Jeffrey Braithwaite

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Jeffrey Braithwaite is the professor and Foundation Director of the Australian Institute of Health Innovation, and professor and Director of the Centre for Clinical Governance Research in Health,[1] both based in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of New South Wales. He is also a fellow of the Australian Institute of Management (FAIM, 2000), the Australian College of Health Service Management (FCHSM, 2001)[1] and Fellow in the distinction grade, Faculty of Public Health, Royal Colleges of Physicians, United Kingdom (FFPH, RCP (UK) 2014). He also holds visiting places including Honorary Senior International Research Fellow at the Canon Institute for Global Studies (Japan), Honorary Professor, University of Birmingham (UK), and Adjunct Professor for Resilient Health Care and Patient Safety, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark (Denmark).

Braithwaite has published on health services and systems improvement including organisational and professional cultures,[2] change,[3] restructuring,[4] patient safety[5] and the value of accreditation.[6]

He has received almost A$60 million of research funding through multiple grants, and published more than 400 refereed contributions and 600 total publications as of 2014.[7] His Google Scholar details can be accessed here.

Professor Braithwaite has consulted to the World Health Organization (WHO) and AusAid, particularly to the Governments of East Timor, Laos, Papua New Guinea and The People’s Republic of China; to WHO Kobe in Japan and the Shanghai Municipal Health Bureau. He has also consulted to ACT Health in Canberra, the New South Wales Health Department, various Commonwealth Government agencies, peak bodies, universities,[8] Colleges and member organisations, and a range of area health services, metropolitan and teaching hospitals.

Selected publications[edit]

  • Hollnagel, E., Braithwaite, J., Wears, R. (eds) (2013) Resilient Health Care, London, Ashgate. ISBN 978-1-4094-6978-0 [3].
  • Long, JC., Cunningham, FC., and Braithwaite, J. (2013) Bridges, brokers and boundary spanners in collaborative networks: a systematic review. BMC health services research, 13(1): 158.
  • Runciman, W.B., Hunt, T.D., Hannaford, N.A., Hibbert, P.D., Westbrook, J.I., Coiera, E., Day, R.O., Hindmarsh, D.M., McGlynn, E.A. and Braithwaite, J. (2012) CareTrack: assessing the appropriateness of healthcare delivery in Australia. Medical Journal of Australia, 197(2):100-105. doi: 10.5694/mja12.10510.
  • Braithwaite, J., Greenfield, D., Westbrook, J., Pawsey, M., Westbrook, M., Gibberd, R., Naylor, J., Nathan, S., Robinson, M., Runciman, B., Jackson, M., Travaglia, J., Johnston, B., Yen, D., McDonald, H., Low, L., Redman, S., Johnston, B., Corbett, A., Hennessy, D., Clark, J. and Lancaster, J. (2010) Health service accreditation as a predictor of clinical and organizational performance: a blinded, random, stratified study. Quality and Safety in Health Care [now BMJ Quality & Safety], 19:14-21.
  • Greenfield, D. and Braithwaite, J. (2008) Health sector accreditation research: a systematic review. International Journal of Quality in Health Care, 20:172-183.
  • Westbrook, J.I., Braithwaite, J., Georgiou, A., Ampt, A., Creswick, N., Coiera, E. and Iedema, R. (2007) Multi-method evaluation of information and communication technologies in health in the context of wicked problems and socio-technical theory. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 14: 746-755.
  • Braithwaite, J. (2007) How to restructure-proof your health service, British Medical Journal, 335(7610):99.
  • Braithwaite, J., Westbrook, M.T., Mallock, N.A., Travaglia, J.F. and Iedema, R.A. (2006) Experiences of health professionals who conducted root cause analyses after undergoing a safety improvement program. Quality and Safety in Health Care [now BMJ Quality & Safety], 15:393-399.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Staff Profile: Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite". Retrieved 9 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Braithwaite, J., Hyde, P. and Pope, C. (eds) (2010) Culture and climate in health care organizations, London, Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-0-230-58465-5.
  3. ^ Braithwaite, J. and Mannion, R. (forthcoming) Managing change. In: Walshe, K. and Smith, J. (eds) Healthcare management, 2nd edn, London, Open University Press, in press (Accepted 09/08/2010).
  4. ^ Braithwaite, J. (2005) Invest in people, not restructuring. British Medical Journal, 331(26 November): 1272. 112.
  5. ^ Braithwaite, J., Westbrook, M.T., Robinson, M., Michael, S., Pirone, C. and Robinson, P. (forthcoming) Improving patient safety: the comparative views of patient safety specialists, workforce staff and managers. BMJ Quality and Safety", in press (Accepted 09/12/2010). [1]
  6. ^ Braithwaite, J., Greenfield, D., Westbrook, J., Pawsey, M., Westbrook, M., Gibberd, R., Naylor, J., Nathan, S., Robinson, M., Runciman, B., Jackson, M., Travaglia, J., Johnston, B., Yen, D., McDonald, H., Low, L., Redman, S., Johnson, B., Corbett, A., Hennessy, D., Clark, J. and Lancaster, J. (2010) Health service accreditation as a predictor of clinical and organizational performance: a blinded, random, stratified study. Quality and Safety in Health Care, 19: 14-21 [2]
  7. ^ "Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite". Australian Institute of Health Innovation. UNSW Medicine. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  8. ^ University of Birmingham, UK. Honorary Staff list. http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/social-policy/departments/health-services-management-centre/staff/hsmc-honorary-staff.aspx accessed 2 August 2011.