Journal article

Assessing the Impacts of Integrated Decision Support Software on Sexual Orientation Recording, Comprehensive Sexual Health Testing, and Detection of Infections Among Gay and Bisexual Men Attending General Practice: Observational Study

Denton Callander, Christopher Bourne, Handan Wand, Mark Stoove, Jane S Hocking, John de Wit, John M Kaldor, Basil Donovan, Catherine Pell, Robert Finlayson, David Baker, Bradley Forssman, BK Tee, Bill Kefalas, Tim Duck, Rebecca Guy

JMIR Medical Informatics | JMIR PUBLICATIONS, INC | Published : 2018


Funding Acknowledgements

Funding for this project was provided by the New South Wales Ministry of Health and University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney. The authors acknowledge the following people and organizations for their support and guidance: Anna Roberts (Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, and Sexual Health Medicine); Craig Cooper (Positive Life NSW), Geoff Honnor (AIDS Council of New South Wales); Sonny Williams (Positive Life NSW); Marianne Gale (NSW Ministry of Health); Vijay Ramanathan (Royal Australian College of General Practitioners); and Liza Doyle, Larissa Lewis, and Fraser Drummond (Kirby Institute, UNSW Australia). The authors also acknowledge the developers and managers of the PrimaryCare Sidebar sexual health module, in particular Christine Chidgey, Paul Matthews, and Monica Schlesinger (PEN Computer Systems). Data from pathology laboratories were extracted with the help of the following people: Lisa Crawford (Douglas Hanly Moir), Stella Pendle and Adrian Yap (Australian Clinical Labs), Lisa Katon and Joymarie Armstrong (SydPath Central Laboratory), Rob Warren (Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory), and Gareth Halbert (Laverty Pathology). And finally, the authors acknowledge the tremendous contribution of practice managers and nursing staff at participating clinics, namely Shakira Watts, Esme Sinnott, Jo Toomey, Marie Stoal, Marion Solomon, Elisha Smith, Claire Johnson, Erin McDonald, Alastair Colgrave, Lucy Kalangi, Cheryl Walker, Danielle Collins, and Simon Powell. For the provision of additional data, the authors acknowledge additional ACCESS investigators who are not authors on this paper, Carol El-Hayek and Margaret Hellard.