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Researcher: Hensher, M (Professor Martin Hensher)

Fields of Research

Health economics
Health care administration
Aged health care

Research Objectives

Evaluation of health outcomes
Behaviour and health
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Health system performance (incl. effectiveness of programs)
Other economic framework
Evaluation of health and support services
Clinical health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Health care, overconsumption and uneconomic growth: a conceptual framework; Social Science and Medicine
Incorporating environmental impacts into the economic evaluation of health care systems: Perspectives from ecological economics; Resources, Conservation and Recycling
Long COVID-19: threats, opportunities for health care system; InSight
Population estimates and characteristics of Australians potentially eligible for bariatric surgery: findings from the 2011-13 Australian Health Survey; Australian Health Review
Rates and reasons for emergency department presentations of patients wait-listed for public bariatric surgery in Tasmania, Australia; Obesity Research and Clinical Practice
“Too much medicine”: insights and explanations from economic theory and research; Social Science & Medicine

Research Projects

Bariatric surgery in Tasmanian public hospitals: investigating health service use, costs, and policy options; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Evaluation of the Tasmanian Elective Surgery Panel Project; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
The Royal Hobart Hospital's innovative Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic (RACPC): A health economic evaluation of patient, RHH and community benefits; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)

Research Candidate Supervision