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Dr Mikaela Jorgensen is a research fellow and coordinator of the Aged Care Evaluation and Research Team at the Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University. She is passionate about improving the care and outcomes of older adults across the health and aged care systems.

Mikaela has expertise in the management and analysis of large and linked routinely-collected administrative health datasets. Her clinical background is in allied health and she has experience as a community care worker.

She leads and collaborates on a number of projects with aged care providers, Primary Health Networks, the acute care sector, government agencies, peak bodies and older Australians, with a focus on information and communication technology to monitor and improve wellbeing for those living at home.

Mikaela is currently seconded part time to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety as Assistant Director in the Data and Research team.

Twitter: @mikaelajorgensn


Research interests

  • Aged care
  • Older adults' health and wellbeing
  • Big data and data analytics
  • Digital technology
  • Health services research
  • Health equity
  • Evidence-based policy and practice

Education/Academic qualification

Public Health, PhD, University of Sydney

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Research Outputs

Ageing well: evaluation of social participation and quality of life tools to enhance community aged care (study protocol)

Brett, L., Georgiou, A., Jorgensen, M., Siette, J., Scott, G., Gow, E., Luckett, G. & Westbrook, J., 12 Mar 2019, In : BMC Geriatrics. 19, 1, p. 1-8 8 p., 78.

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    At the grassroots of home and community-based aged care: strategies for successful consumer engagement

    Brett, L., Siette, J., Nguyen, A., Jorgensen, M., Miao, M., Westbrook, J., Lee, W., Gow, E., Hourihan, F. & Georgiou, A., 21 Nov 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 11, p. 1-7 7 p., e028754.

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  • Press / Media

    Home care reforms leaving most vulnerable behind

    Mikaela Jorgensen


    1 item of Media coverage

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