- Associate Professor Reece Hinchcliff
- Associate Professor, Health Services Research
Faculty of Health,
School - Public Health and Social Work
- IHBI Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Public Health and Social Work - HDHS
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- Public Health and Health Services
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PhD(Medicine) (University of Sydney), BA(Hons1)(Social Anthropology) (University of Sydney)
Quality and safety, Patient safety, Quality improvement, Health systems, Health services research, Accreditation, Regulation, Indonesia, Clinical variation, Knowledge translation
Reece Hinchcliff is an Associate Professor in Health Services Research, Deputy Discipline Lead and Course Coordinator in Health Management and the Academic Lead of International Engagement within the School of Public Health and Social Work, Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology (QUT). He also maintains honorary and adjunct appointments at the University of Technology Sydney, UNSW Australia and Macquarie University.
Since completing his PhD at The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Associate Professor Hinchcliff’s research and teaching has examined how both regulatory policies and quality improvement programs can be applied in health services to improve organisational and care outcomes. He has a particular reputation for research into health service accreditation programs, being the third most published author in that field, internationally.
Associate Professor Hinchcliff has authored 70 peer-reviewed outputs. This includes 38 papers that have been cited on over 1000 occasions, producing a Google Scholar H-index of 17 and i-10 index of 25. He is also an Editorial Board Member of BMC Health Services Research and Indonesian Journal of Health Administration.
Associate Professor Hinchcliff coordinates the following degrees at QUT:
- PU84/PQ84 Master of Health Management
- PU63/PQ63 Graduate Diploma in Health Management
- PQ30 Graduate Certificate in Emergency and Disaster Management
- PQ31 Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management
- HL38 Graduate Certificate in Health Science
He is also the unit coordinator of unit PUN640, PUQ640, PUZ640: Health Systems.
Associate Professor Hinchcliff has been involved in several Australian and international expert advisory committees to inform quality and safety regulation in health systems. His health services research has been used to assist the design, implementation and evaluation of a range of quality and safety programs in Australian jurisdictions and individual health service organisations.
- Harrison R, Hinchcliff R, Manias E, Mears S, Heslop D, Walton V, Kwedza R, (2020) Can feedback approaches reduce unwarranted clinical variation? A systematic rapid evidence synthesis, BMC Health Services Research p1-18
- Yousefinezhadi T, Mosadeghrad A, Hinchcliff R, Akbari-Sari A, (2020) Evaluation results of national hospital accreditation program in Iran: The view of hospital managers, Journal of Healthcare Quality Research p12-18
- Feuerlicht D, Agaliotis M, Hinchcliff R, (2020) Falling short: examination of the validity of methods used to identify paediatric hospital falls in NSW, Australia, Public Health Research and Practice p1-5
- Hinchcliff R, Debono D, Carter D, Glennie M, Robertson H, Travaglia J, (2020) Options to enhance the veracity of Australian health service accreditation assessments, Health Information Management Journal p1-4
- Harrison R, Manias E, Mears S, Heslop D, Hinchcliff R, (2019) Addressing unwarranted clinical variation: A rapid review of current evidence, Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice p53-65
- Littlewood J, Hinchcliff R, Lo W, Rhee J, (2019) Advance care planning in rural New South Wales from the perspective of general practice registrars and recently fellowed general practitioners, Australian Journal of Rural Health p398-404
- Rakmawati T, Hinchcliff R, Pardosi J, (2019) District-level impacts of health system decentralization in Indonesia: A systematic review, International Journal of Health Planning and Management pe1026-e1053
- Ashraf M, Sultan P, Hasan R, Harrison R, Hinchcliff R, (2019) A systematic literature review on people with intellectual disability and health promotion, International Journal on Disability and Human Development p249-259
- Mimmo L, Harrison R, Hinchcliff R, (2018) Patient safety vulnerabilities for children with intellectual disability in hospital: a systematic review and narrative synthesis, BMJ Paediatrics Open p1-7
For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.
Awards and recognition
- Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
- Reference year
- Churchill Fellowship recipient
In addition to my current HDR supervision responsibilities, I am interested in supervising additional full-time PhD students focused on quality and safety regulation in Australian and South East Asian health systems.
- The professional and personal impact of the Australian and New Zealand comprehensive gynaecological surgery training program on specialists in training and third party stakeholders
PhD, Principal Supervisor
Other supervisors: Professor Julie Hepworth, Adjunct Professor Bruce Dunphy, Professor Steven McPhail
- The Future of Residential Aged Care Services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
PhD, Principal Supervisor
Other supervisors: Ms Paula Bowman
- Contribution of Private Healthcare to Universal Health Coverage in Vietnam
PhD, Associate Supervisor
Other supervisors: Adjunct Professor Michael Dunne, Dr Amaya Gillespie, Dr Amina Tariq
- Optimising the distribution of human resources for health (HRH) through outreach services in rural and remote communities
PhD, Associate Supervisor
Other supervisors: Dr Cynthia Cliff, Dr Sheree Lloyd, Dr Christina Malatzky
- Do the differing models of private investment (i.e. corporatisation) in the private health field influence clinician engagement and is there a link to outcomes in patient care?
MPhil, Principal Supervisor
Other supervisors: Emeritus Professor Gerard Fitzgerald