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Harvey is an Endocrinologist and General Physician with extensive clinical leadership experience in the acute health sector. Harvey is Professor and Director of General Medicine, and Clinical Program Director of Emergency and Acute Medicine at Alfred Health and Professor of General Medicine, Central Clinical School, Monash University. Harvey is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a board member of Better Care Victoria and also chair of the board of Health Education Australia Limited (HEAL).
Harvey’s main interests are in delivery and quality improvement of acute medical care, patient engagement and interdisciplinary teamwork. In 2014 Harvey completed Brent James's “Advanced Training Program in Health Care Delivery Improvement" at the Intermountain Institute of Healthcare Delivery Research, Salt Lake City, USA.
In 2016, Harvey was the clinician on a three-member panel contributing to the "Targeting zero: Supporting the Victorian hospital system to eliminate avoidable harm and strengthen quality of care. Report of the Review of Hospital Safety and Quality Assurance in Victoria" produced by the Grattan Institute under the leadership of Stephen Duckett. This report has led to substantial changes in the Victorian DHHS's approach to its oversight of the quality and safety of healthcare in Victoria.
In his earlier career, Harvey was extensively involved in developing both the undergraduate medical student program and the physician training program at Eastern Health and was chair of the Endocrinology Specialist Advisory Committee of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. Harvey has served for many years as a senior member of the National Examining Panel of the RACP.
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
Medicine, PhD, MONASH UNIVERSITY
Award Date: 7 Dec 1990
Medicine, MBBS, MONASH UNIVERSITY
Award Date: 5 Dec 1979
Professor and Director of General Medicine, Alfred Hospital
1 Aug 2018 → …
Melbourne Health board member, Melbourne Health
1 Aug 2017 → …
Better Care Victoria board member, Safer Care Victoria (SCV)
2 Mar 2016 → …
Program Director of Emergency and Acute Medicine, Alfred Hospital
1 Jan 2009 → …
Research area keywords
- person-centred care
- ward rounding
- Safety culture
- communication skills
- systems approaches
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Gastroenterological Soc S/Ship-Newnham
Gastroenterological Society Of Australia (GESA)
20/03/08 → …
Be Your Best: an innovative, co-designed approach to frailty and care transitions from hospital to home, in people aged 65 years or more.
Lowthian, J., Mills, A., Cyarto, L., Meyer, C., Dickins, M., Thurgood, L., Boyd, L., Walker, K., Rose, M., De Villiers Smit, P., Newnham, H. & Hutchinson, A. M.
Department of Health and Aged Care (Australia)
1/07/19 → 30/06/21
SNOTWATCH Asthma: Mapping childhood viruses in real time to improve asthma health outcomes
Buttery, J., Cheng, A., Peleg, A., Russell, G., Mazza, D. & Newnham, H.
1/01/18 → 31/12/20
Understanding the contribution of general medical services to acute inpatient care in Victorian public hospitalsGorman, A. C., Newnham, H. H., Potter, E. L., Busija, L. & Aung, A. K., 2022, (Accepted/In press) In: Internal Medicine Journal. 8 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-reviewOpen Access
Applying complexity theory to a hospital complex patient care programBorghmans, F., Fernandes, V. & Newnham, H., 2021, In: International Journal of Integrated Care. 21, 2, 6 p., 19.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile
Being your best: Protocol for a feasibility study of a codesigned approach to reduce symptoms of frailty in people aged 65 years or more after transition from hospitalLowthian, J. A., Green, M., Meyer, C., Cyarto, E., Robinson, E., Mills, A., Sutherland, F., Hutchinson, A. M., Smit, D. V., Boyd, L., Walker, K., Newnham, H. & Rose, M., Mar 2021, In: BMJ Open. 11, 3, 6 p., e043223.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Other › peer-reviewOpen Access
Comparison of the Victorian Emergency Minimum Dataset to medical records for emergency presentations for acute cardiovascular conditions and unspecified chest painBray, J., Lim, M., Cartledge, S., Stub, D., Mitra, B., Newnham, H. & Cameron, P., Apr 2020, In: EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia. 32, 2, p. 295–302 8 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-review
Discharge communication practices and healthcare provider and patient preferences, satisfaction and comprehension: A systematic reviewNewnham, H., Barker, A., Ritchie, E., Hitchcock, K., Gibbs, H. & Holton, S., Oct 2017, In: International Journal for Quality in Health Care. 29, 6, p. 752-768 17 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review Article › Research › peer-reviewOpen Access
MJA, MDA National Prize for Excellence in Medical Research
Tong, E. (Recipient), Ghijben, C. (Recipient), Mitra, Biswadev (Recipient), Dooley, Michael (Recipient), De Villiers Smit, P. (Recipient), Yip, G. (Recipient), Gibbs, Harry (Recipient), Dooley, Michael (Recipient), Galbraith, Kirsten (Recipient) & Newnham, Harvey (Recipient), 28 May 2018
Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)
- 1 Membership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board
Monash Partners (External organisation)
Jim Buttery (Chair/Co-Chair), Steve Quenette (Member), Susannah Ahern (Member), Chris Bain (Member), Peter Cameron (Member), Joanne Enticott (Member), Jennifer Irvine (Member), Danielle Mazza (Member), Amy McKimm (Member), Harvey Newnham (Member), Emilio Pozo (Member), David Rankin (Member), Velandai Srikanth (Member), Helena Teede (Member), Andrea Wecke (Member), Chris Wood (Member), Nikolajs Zeps (Member), Sophia Zoungas (Member), Thomas E. Lew (Member), Steven Mcconchie (Member), Adam McCleod (Member), Ronnie Ptasznik (Member) & Alison Johnson (Member)2018 → 2021
Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and Partnerships › Membership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board