Papers and Publications

Apologies - the publications list is currently under review

Health Informatics

Boyle DIR. Liaw ST. Sustainability in Data Collection, Information Sharing and Research (Poster). Medinfo 2007, 20-24th August 2007, Brisbane.

Liaw ST, Getting the balance right: sharing across the healthcare continuum. Private Hospital June 2007: 54-5, 58.

Liaw ST, Boyle DIR. Lessons from the NHS National Programme for IT (Letter). MJA 2007; 186(11): 607.

Liaw ST, Humphreys J. The Rural eHealth paradox - it's not just geography! Aust J Rural Health 2006; 14(3): 95-98.

Boyle D, Liaw ST, Cross M, Morrison I. Can Australian GPs trust their software? Proceedings Health Informatics Conference 2006, Sydney, August 2006. ISBN 0975101374

Cross M, Hellwege B, Liaw ST, Boyle DIR. CONDUIT: Collaborative Network and Data Using Information Technology. 2006 GP&PHC Research Conference. Perth, July 2006.

Liaw ST, Cross M, Boyle D. RHAN-CONDUIT. 2006 GP&PHC Research Conference. Perth, July 2006.

Liaw ST, Cross M, Boyle D, Guest-Smith A, Bourke L. Academic is not a dirty word. 2006 GP and PHC Research Conference, Perth, July 2006.

Liaw ST, Hellwege B, Cross M. A CONDUIT to integrate information systems and people to promote continuity of care, research and health outcomes (Poster). 2005 General Practice & Primary Health Care Research Conference, Adelaide Convention Centre, 26-28 July 2005.

Liaw ST, Tomlins R. Developments in information systems. Chap 12 in: General Practice in Australia 2004, pp 544-586. Aust Gov Publishing Services, Commonwealth Department of Health & Family Services. May 2005.

Tse J, Liaw ST, Sulaiman N. CONDUIT-Collaborative Network and Data Using Information Technology. Capacity building through a collaborative computerized network: Implementation and Support Issues. Proc Health Informatics Conference, Darling Harbour Sydney 11-12 August 2003 (ISBN 0 975101307).

Boyle DIR, Cunningham SG. Resolving fundamental quality issues in linked datasets for clinical care. Health Informatics Journal 2002: 8; p73-77.

Liaw ST. General practice and computing standards. Aust Fam Physician 2002; 31(6): 509-514.

Liaw ST, Grain H, Pearce C. An approach to terminology standards for electronic health records: Background and conceptual framework. Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing, May 2002.

Boyle DIR, Morris AD. Electronic record dependability in patient management through a negative feedback loop: The resolution of major data quality issues in using linked datasets for patient care. Dependability in Healthcare Informatics, Lancaster University Press, ISBN 1 86220 109 9 p42-44, April 2001.

Liaw ST. Telehealth - convergence for personal health care. Telehealth International 2000; 1(1): 29-42.

Ball MJ, Petersen H, Douglas JV, Liaw ST, et al. The Computerized Patient Record: a global view. MD Computing Sep/Oct 1999: 40-46.

Liaw ST. Evidence-based general practice - fact or fantasy. Aust Fam Physician 1998; 27(Suppl 1): S53.

Liaw ST, Radford AJ, Maddocks I. The impact of a computer-generated patient-held health record. Aust Fam Physician 1998; 27(Suppl 1): S39-S43.

Liaw ST. Consumer Health Informatics. Informatics in Health Care Australia 1998; 7(3): 105-107.

Evans JMM, Boyle DIR, Morris AD. The DARTS database: Epidemiological and health services research initiatives in diabetes. Society for Social Medicine, Cardiff, September 1998.

Liaw ST, Lau C, Lau MY. Observations of the PANCH automated fax project. Informatics in Health Care Australia 1996.

Liaw ST, Lawrence MSTA, Rendell J. The effect of a computer-generated patient-held medical record summary and/or a written personal health record on patients’ attitudes, knowledge and behaviour concerning health promotion. Fam Practice 1996; 13(3): 289-293.

Boyle DIR, MacDonald TM, Chalmers J, McDevitt DG, Jung RT, Morris AD. A record-linkage capture-recapture technique to create a diabetes disease register for epidemiological research. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 1996, 5, S36



Pagliari HC, Hunter K, Clark D, Boyle DIR, Cunningham S, Morris AD. DARTS 2000 on-line diabetes management system: formative evaluation in clinical practice. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 2003; 9(4): 391-400.

Pagliari C, Hunter K, Clark D, Boyle DIR, Cunningham S., Morris AD. Implementing a web-based system to support the Tayside MCN. Diabetes and Primary Care, 2003; 5, 1: 34-40.

Cunningham SG, Boyle DIR, McAlpine RR, Hunter K, Morris AD. From DARTS to SCI-DC: The impact of system re-design on utilisation and user perception of a web-based diabetes clinical management system. Diabetic Medicine 2003: 20 (Suppl 2); p117-118.

Hunter K, Pagliari C, Cunningham S, Boyle DIR, Morris AD. Implementation and use of a regional web-based clinical diabetes management system. Diabetic Medicine 2002: 19 (Suppl 2); p83.

Boyle DIR, Cunningham S, Sullivan FM, Morris A. Technology integration for the provision of population-based equitable patient care: The Tayside Regional Diabetes Network - a brief description. Diabetes, Nutrition & Metabolism Clinical & Experimental. 2001; Vol 14: N2. 100 - 103.

Boyle DIR, Hunter K, Pagliaric C, Cunningham S, Clarke D, Rodwell J, Morris AD. DARTS 2000: Evaluation of web-based clinical and education resource to support a managed clinical network. Diabetic Medicine 2001: 18 (Suppl 2); p100.

Morris AD, Boyle DIR, MacAlpine R, Emslie-Smith A, Jung RT, Newton, RW, MacDonald TM. The Diabetes Audit and Research in Tayside Scotland (DARTS) Study: electronic record linkage to create a diabetes register. British Medical Journal 1997; 315; 524-528.