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An Economic Evaluation of the Orthopaedic Physiotherapy Screening Clinic and Multidisciplinary Service

Posted by Tracy Comans on 1 June 2015

Tracy and her team developed an economic model to assess the costs, health outcomes, value for money and potential for cost-savings of OPSC & MDS compared with usual orthopaedic care using a cost-utility analysis from the perspective of the health care funder (Queensland Health). This project was funded by AusHSI (the Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation).

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Author: Tracy Comans
About: Tracy Comans is an Associate Professor with the CAHE, Griffith University, and the Metro North Hospital and Health Service Australia. Her research interests centre on developing economic models to synthesise costs and outcomes of health care interventions and leading and developing health services research with a particular focus on allied health.
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Tags: Musculoskeletal Disorders

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