Institutions: Musculoskeletal Australia (formerly MOVE), PwC
This report focused on five specific conditions (chronic back pain, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and osteopenia, rheumatoid arthritis and juvenile arthritis) and investigated opportunities for improvement to enhance the health outcomes people with these conditions are able to achieve.
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Institution: MOVE, based on analysis by Deloitte Access Economics
This report details the rising cost of musculoskeletal conditions in Australia and makes a case for why there needs to be a proactive, strategic response.
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Investigators: Rachelle Buchbinder, Allison Bourne, Christopher Maher, Bethan Richards, Sam Whittle
Institution: Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital
This study examined the status of musculoskeletal clinical trials in Australia between 2009-2013. It looked at: trials underway, conditions and interventions under investigation, the researchers, funding sources, where research is being published and how we compare to the rest of the world.
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