Professor Claire Jackson

Session Topic: eConsultation and innovation: is this the way of the future?

Claire has been active in integrated care innovation, education and research for many years, and has been extensively involved in health services research and reform since the early 90s.

Since 2009, Claire has been a national driver in the Health Care Home initiative – publishing and presenting widely on the topic and sitting on national Advisory Committees for Ministers Plebisek, Ley and Hunt. She has been Clinical Director of two $ 2.5 million Centres for Research Excellence in Primary Care Reform – one exploring new models of integrated care between hospital and community, the other investigating the impact of researcher and end-user ‘co-creation’ on clinical quality, patient experience, governance and models of care. She is currently Director, MRI-UQ Centre for Health System Reform and Integration.

Her current primary area of research interest is in health system reform involving primary care, a topic on which she has published and presented internationally.