Linking data to improve health outcomes

Jessica L Harding, Jonathan E Shaw and Dianna J Magliano
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (2): . || doi: 10.5694/mja14.00639
Published online: 21 July 2014

To the Editor: Olver raises important issues concerning data linkage and the future of public health research in Australia.1 We agree, but want to highlight several other impediments to research opportunities in Australia.

  • Jessica L Harding
  • Jonathan E Shaw
  • Dianna J Magliano

  • Clinical Diabetes and Epidemiology, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, VIC.

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