20062021

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Personal profile

Biography

Katie is an emergency physician at Casey Hospital. Her main interests are in health services research, productivity, innovation and new technology. She has completed a multi-centre randomised study, evaluating the impact of scribes on physician productivity across Victoria (BMJ) and developed, evaluated and managed an Australian scribe training program.

Katie is a collaborator in work on geriatric/end-of-life care, private emergency medicine, musculoskeletal disease, new medical device technology research, emergency health policy and exploratory data-mining. She also contributes data to multi-centre clinical trials. She is an ACEM Clinical Trials Network founding executive committee member. She has served on the Cabrini Human Ethics and Research Committee, is a journal section editor and a reviewer for multiple academic journals.

Katie enjoys teaching clinical research skills to university students, emergency medicine trainees and emergency medicine specialists. She also advises and collaborates with established researchers in other fields regarding how to test their innovations in clinical settings.

Research interests

  • Emergency medicine
  • Health workforce
  • Medical scribes
  • Health policy
  • Health technology
  • Innovation
  • Private emergency medicine
  • End-of-life care
  • Patient centred care
  • Multi-centre emergency medicine clinical trials
  • Geriatric emergency medicine

Clinical activities

Emergency Physician at Casey Hospital, Monash Health, Melbourne.

External positions

Emergency Physician, Cabrini Health

Emergency Physician, Casey Hospital

Research area keywords

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Scribe
  • End of life care
  • Goals of Care
  • Geriatrics
  • Health Economics (cost-effectiveness, health technology assessment, cost of illness, budget impact analysis)
  • Patient experience
  • Quality and safety
  • Geriatric Emergency Medicine
  • Cost Effectiveness
  • Health workforce
  • Medical Scribe
  • Scribe education
  • Scribe implementation
  • Wait times
  • Health policy
  • Health Technology Assessments
  • Palliative Care

Network

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  • John Gilroy Potts award 2019

    Walker, Katie (Recipient), Michael Ben-Meir (Recipient), William A. Dunlop (Recipient), Rachel Rosler (Recipient), West, Adam (Recipient), Gabrielle O'Connor (Recipient), Thomas Chan (Recipient), Diana Badcock (Recipient), Mark Putland (Recipient), Kim Hansen (Recipient), Carmel Crock (Recipient), Liew, Danny (Recipient), David Taylor (Recipient) & Staples, Margaret (Recipient), 6 Nov 2019

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

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