Data Linkage Symposium 2018

The Tasmanian Data Linkage Unit held a data-linkage symposium in December 2018 entitled "Linked Data in Action: Supporting Service Improvement".  The symposium was aimed at policy makers, planners and researchers, and showcased data linkage and data integration projects at a state and Commonwealth level with case study presentations from invited local and interstate guest speakers.  Professor John Lynch, Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Adelaide, was the keynote speaker presenting on the use of linked data to reduce inequalities in child health and development.

The presentations delivered at the symposium are available to download by by the links below:

1. Mr Brian Stokes - Manager, Tasmanian Data Linkage Unit - Data Linkage Infrastructure in Tasmania - Current Status

2. Professor John Lynch - Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Adelaide - Evidence for interventions to reduce inequalities in child health and development

3. Professor Cate Taylor - Pathways to better health and education for Tasmania - Using linked data to improve outcomes for Tasmanian children

4. Dr Jodi Glading and Dr Shannon Melody - Public Health Challenges & Priorities for Tasmania

5. Dr Anton Forsyth - Epidemiology of Staphylococcus Aureus Bacteraemia in Tasmania between 2011 & 2016

6. Dr Barbara de Graaff - Reducing the Burden of Liver Cancer for Tasmanians

7. Professor Alison Venn - The D-Health Trial: Data Linkage

8. Associate Professor Heinrich Weber - Perinatal risk factors associated with impaired lung function in children at the age of 6 to 8 years