Senior Lecturer, Health Care Management, School of Medicine, Flinders University

Mark has more than 20 years’ experience in the design and implementation of practically guided research and analysis, with a strong emphasis on health services research, drawing on studies in science, economics, commerce and psychology.

He is an accomplished multi-disciplinary researcher, strategic thinker and project manager with experience working across a range of industries and sectors, including health, economic development, parliament, treasury, education and new technologies.

Mark has experience in teaching in a range of settings, and with experiences at Flinders University, Adelaide University and UniSA.

He is a founding member of the Nosokinetics Collaboration, which is an international group of researchers and clinicians interested in improving the provision of health (and social) care services through the use of modelling. Mark says he is passionate about helping people to deliver effective health services through making use of their available data and evidence, or helping them to collect what is needed for the job at hand.

Experience

  • 2013–present
    Senior Lecturer, Flinders University
  • 2009–present
    Director, Complete the Picture Consulting Pty Ltd
  • 2008–present
    Visiting Research Fellow, University of Adelaide

Education

  • 2007 
    University of Adelaide, Phd
  • 1995 
    University of Adelaide, Bachelor of Commerce
  • 1991 
    University of Adelaide, Bachelor Economics
  • 1987 
    Flinders University, Honours
  • 1986 
    University of Adelaide, Bachelor of Science

Publications

  • 2013
    Does hospital occupancy impact discharge rates?, Australian Health Review (in print)
  • 2005
    Modelling Variability in Hospital Bed Occupancy., Health Care Management Science
  • 2005
    Choice of Models for the Analysis and Forecasting of Hospital Beds., Health Care Management Science
  • 2001
    Practical Experience With Bed Occupancy Management And Planning Systems: An Australian View, Health Care Management Science
  • 2000
    Measuring and modelling surgical bed usage., Annals Royal College Surgeons England
  • 1999
    Application and comparison of two modelling techniques for hospital bed management, Australian Health Review