Selected Publications

Find out more about our recent publications, published in the International Journal of Cardiology, Health Policy and BMJ, among other journals.


Hospital costs and cost implications of co-morbid conditions for patients with single ventricle in the International Journal of Cardiology highlights that non-cardiac inpatient admissions for patients born with single ventricle are common and have substantial resource implications. Find out more here.

Using Medicare data to track changes in out-of-pocket expenditures in  Health Policy reveals considerable variation in the out-of-pocket expenditure across different types of services in Australia using a price index.

Cost-effectiveness of gastric band surgery for overweight but not obese adults with type 2 diabetes in the US in the Journal of Diabetes and its Complications indicates that gastric band surgery for this specific-group of patients appears to be cost-effective if weight loss endures for more than five years.

Time to publication for publicly funded clinical trials in Australia in BMJ reveals long delays in the publication of trial results and protocol papers after funding.

A full list of our publications can be found here.