BSc(Hons), MSc, Grad Cert Pub Health, Grad Cert Heallth Econ
Profile & Research Interests
Brent Hodgkinson is the Senior Business Improvement Officer (Best Practice) for the Blue Care Residential Care Services Team. His role is the development and coordination of organisational research projects with specific focus on implementing evidence based practice.
Previously he was a Research Fellow at the UQ/Blue Care Research & Practice Development Centre where he evaluated health issues of interest to Blue Care with a particular focus on continence education. Prior to this appointment he was an evaluator for the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee assessing the cost-effectiveness of drugs submitted for listing on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Schedule. He has also served as a Research Officer performing Health Technology Assessments for the Medical Services Advisory Committee to identify cost-effective medical interventions.
Finally, he has enduring links with the Joanna Briggs Institute, first as a Research Officer and as a core team member with the Australian Centre for Evidence Based Community Care, a collaborating JBI centre. His interests are in Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment and he is an author of over 15 systematic reviews.
Address and Contact Details
Senior Care Advisor (Development & Research)
PO Box 1539
MILTON BC QLD 4064
T: +61 (0)7 3720 5306
F: +61 (0)7 37205332