Flying Blind
The Australian Health Data Series

Flying Blind is a series of three reports dedicated to uncovering the acute levels of data fragmentation existing at all levels of Australia’s health landscape.

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Useful Resources

On this page you’ll find links to useful resources and further reading.


Productivity Commission Inquiry Report on Data Availability and Use

McKeon Review Summary Report 

Big health data: Australia's big potential - Sixth interim report
The Senate's inquiry into and report on health policy, administration and expenditure.

Value in Healthcare Laying the Foundation for Health System Transformation
Insight Report by World Economic Forum in collaboration with Boston Consulting group 

Journal Articles 

Has open data arrived at the British Medical Journal (BMJ)? An observational study
Anisa Rowhani-Farid, Adrian G Barnett
Accepted 25 August 2016

Data linkage capabilities in Australia: practical issues identified by a Population Health Research Network ‘Proof of Concept project’
Rebecca J. Mitchell, Cate M. Cameron, Rod J. McClure, Ann M. Williamson
25 February 2015 

Privacy and the use of health data for research
Christine M O'Keefe and Chris J Connoll
1 November 2010