The Australian Health Services Research Institute (AHSRI) is a major research facility at the University of Wollongong, established in May 2011. AHSRI brings together eight research centres, and is part of the Sydney Business School (Faculty of Business).
AHSRI aims to improve the management and provision of health and community services in Australia by achieving greater equity in resource distribution, fairer access to services, better continuity within and across the health and community care sectors, and the use of evidence to assist management decision-making.
In addition to producing robust academic output, the products of the Institute include practical and expert advice to a variety of government and non-government agencies and interest groups.
AHSRI is comprised of the following eight research centres:
- Centre for Health Service Development (CHSD)
- Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration (PCOC)
- Australasian Rehabilitation Outcomes Centre (AROC)
- National Casemix and Classification Centre (NCCC)
- electronic Persistent Pain Outcomes Collaboration (ePPOC)
- Centre for Applied Statistics in Health (CASiH)
- Australian Health Outcomes Collaboration (AHOC)
- Australasian Occupational Science Centre (AOSC)
AHSRI offers an active Education Program consisting of three components: