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14 Dec 2020
  • Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre
  • Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
  • University of Melbourne

Monday Lunch Livestream with Associate Professor Karla Gough

Patient-reported outcome (PRO) systems in routine clinical care: key steps in the roadmap to implementation.

Learn about the VCCC's groundbreaking study, and meaningful involvement of consumers, in the identification of PRO system requirements, a key first step in the road to PRO implementation in routine clinical care.

In the final Monday Lunch Livestream for 2020 hear from Associate Professor Karla Gough, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the University of Melbourne, and co-project lead of the study. Karla will provide insights into the roadmap to support the development and implementation of PRO systems in VCCC alliance clinical institutions.

Her presentation will focus on the main objectives and outputs of the study, including examples relevant to real-world settings and stakeholders, with opportunity for discussion.

This project was sponsored by the VCCC Building Connectivity Program and was a collaboration developed by key alliance project leads and in consultation with the VCCC Cancer Consumer Advisory Committee.

More information on the study.

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Associate Professor Karla Gough

Associate Professor Karla Gough is a quantitative psychologist who provides methodological and statistical input to multiple groups within the Peter Mac and VCCC partner health services. Over the last two decades she has been involved in all stages of the research process. She is an investigator on multiple interdisciplinary, collaborative projects involving nurses, doctors, allied health professionals and, most importantly, consumer and carer advocates. Her main areas of interest include patient-centred outcomes and comparative effectiveness research, research into care pathways and patterns of care, and quality measurement and reporting systems, including the capture and integration of patient-reported data.

Monday 14 December 2020