Ross S. Bailie

Journal article

Aboriginal health workers and diabetes care in remote community health centres: a mixed method analysis

This article investigates the impact of employing Aboriginal health workers on the delivery of diabetes care in remote community health centres. This study was part of the Coordinated Care Trials of health system reform, conducted from 1997 to 2002 in two remote areas of the...
Journal article

Determinants and gaps in preventive care delivery for Indigenous Australians: a cross-sectional analysis

Background: Potentially preventable chronic diseases are the greatest contributor to the health gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-­Indigenous Australians. Preventive care is important for earlier detection and control of chronic disease, and a number of recent policy initiatives have aimed to...
Journal article

Wide variation in absolute cardiovascular risk assessment in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with type 2 diabetes

Background: Absolute cardiovascular risk assessment (CVRA) is based on the combined effects of multiple risk factors and can identify asymptomatic individuals at high risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the Indigenous people of Australia, are disproportionately affected by CVD and...