Journal article

Utilising a Data Capture Tool to Populate a Cardiac Rehabilitation Registry: A Feasibility Study

Emma Thomas, Sherry L Grace, Douglas Boyle, Robyn Gallagher, Lis Neubeck, Nicholas Cox, Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis, Sandra Henley-Smith, Dominique A Cadilhac, Adrienne O'Neil

HEART LUNG AND CIRCULATION | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Clinical registries are effective for monitoring clinical practice, yet manual data collection can limit their implementation and sustainability. The objective of this study was to assess the feasibility of using a data capture tool to collect cardiac rehabilitation (CR) minimum variables from electronic hospital administration databases to populate a new CR registry in Australia. METHODS: Two CR facilities located in Melbourne, Australia participated, providing data on 42 variables including: patient socio-demographics, risk factors and co-morbidities, CR program information (e.g. number of CR sessions), process indicators (e.g. wait time) and patient outcomes (e.g. change in ex..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council


Awarded by National Heart Foundation of Australia


Awarded by University of Melbourne


Funding Acknowledgements

ET is supported by a Postgraduate Scholarship from the National Health and Medical Research Council (#1113920). AO is supported by a Future Leader Fellowship (#101160) from the the National Heart Foundation of Australia. The project was support by an Early Career Research grant from the University of Melbourne [#1655329].