Rebecca Mitchell

Associate Professor, PhD, MOHS, MA (Psych), BA (Psych)

  • 1391 Citations
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1995 …2023
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Biography

Rebecca Mitchell is an Associate Professor with the Centre for Healthcare Resilience and Implementation Science in the Australian Institute of Health Innovation at Macquarie University and leads the Health Outcomes research stream.  A/Prof Mitchell is a psychologist and injury epidemiologist and her research focuses on the conduct of large-scale epidemiological and mixed-methods research to guide improvements in health service delivery and health policy. A/Prof Mitchell has established a research program examining injury across the lifespan, often using record linkage techniques, to conduct population-based health outcome studies. She has extensive experience in analysing large health-related administrative data collections, and linked data collections, to investigate health outcomes following injury. A/Prof Mitchell has a strong history of conducting research that has informed public health policy and health service practice, particularly in the areas of hip fracture among older people, paediatric trauma, patient safety, fall injury prevention, work-related injury, water safety, and road safety.

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Wounds and Injuries Medicine & Life Sciences
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Hip Fractures Medicine & Life Sciences
Trauma Centers Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2015 2023

CareTrack Aged: appropriate care delivered to Australians living in residential aged care

Braithwaite, J., Cameron, I., Kitson, A., Reed, R., Georgiou, A., Gray, L., Rapport, F., Arnolda, G., Westbrook, J., Wiles, L., Ting, P., Hibbert, P., Mitchell, R., Gordon, S. & Runciman, W.

1/01/1831/12/21

Project: Research

Research Outputs 1995 2020

Access to rehabilitation services for older adults living with dementia or in a residential aged care facility following a hip fracture: healthcare professionals’ views

Mitchell, R., Fajardo Pulido, D., Ryder, T., Norton, G., Brodaty, H., Draper, B., Close, J. C. T., Rapport, F., Lystad, R., Harris, I., Harvey, L., Sherrington, C., Cameron, I. D. & Braithwaite, J., 23 Jul 2019, In : Disability and Rehabilitation. p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hip Fractures
Dementia
Rehabilitation
Delivery of Health Care
New Zealand

CareTrack Aged: the appropriateness of care delivered to Australians living in residential aged care facilities: a study protocol

Hibbert, P. D., Wiles, L. K., Cameron, I. D., Kitson, A., Reed, R. L., Georgiou, A., Gray, L., Westbrook, J., Augustsson, H., Molloy, C. J., Arnolda, G., Ting, H. P., Mitchell, R., Rapport, F., Gordon, S. J., Runciman, W. B. & Braithwaite, J., 1 Jun 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 6, p. 1-7 7 p., e030988.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Quality of Life
Practice Guidelines
Research Ethics Committees
Managed Care Programs
Ethics

Comparison of hospitalised trends, treatment cost and health outcomes of fall-related hip fracture for people aged ≥ 65 years living in residential aged care and the community

Mitchell, R., Draper, B., Harvey, L., Wadolowski, M., Brodaty, H. & Close, J., Feb 2019, In : Osteoporosis International. 30, 2, p. 311-321 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hip Fractures
Health Care Costs
Hospitalization
Health
Rehabilitation

Excess mortality among adults hospitalized with traumatic brain injury in Australia: a population-based matched cohort study

Lystad, R. P., Cameron, C. & Mitchell, R., May 2019, In : Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 34, 3, p. E1–E9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cohort Studies
Mortality
Population
Hospitalization
Traumatic Brain Injury

Future hospital service utilisation in older adults living in long-term residential aged care or the community hospitalised with a fall-related injury

Mitchell, R., Draper, B., Close, J., Harvey, L., Brodaty, H., Do, V., Driscoll, T. R. & Braithwaite, J., 24 Jul 2019, In : Osteoporosis International.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hospitalization
Wounds and Injuries
Hospital Design and Construction
South Australia
New South Wales