Associate Professor - Health Economics, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
I have a Bachelor of Economics, a Masters of Public Health, a PhD and I'm a full-time health economist and team lead (Health economics) at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute. I have adjunct appointments at The University of Queensland and Queensland University of Technology. I have over 15 years of research experience performing economic evaluations, decision-analytic modelling and applied health economic research. Most recently, I have undertaken research in the areas of supportive care programs for cancer survivors, skin cancer economics, nursing care and assessing the economic value of clinical genomics applications.
Australias Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy will investigate how to better protect patients from doctors charging really unjustifiable, excessive fees of up to A$10,000 or more for medical procedures. Murphy said it...