Dr Qingsheng Zhou

Senior Research Fellow, NCCH

C43T - T Block Cumberland Campus
The University of Sydney


Biographical details

Dr Qingsheng Zhou has been as a Senior Research Fellow at the National Centre for Classification in Health (NCCH) since 2013. He has worked extensively on development of Versions 8.0 and 9.0 of AR-DRGand Editions 9 to 11 of ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS.

In 2018 Qingsheng commenced part-time employment in the Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health.

Qingsheng also undertakes research to understand people with disability from culturally and linguistically diverse background. He published several journal articles on the subject. He is a stream leader of the Centre for Disability Research and Policy.

Between 2013 and the middle of the 1990s, Qingsheng worked in a number of NSW human service agencies. Most recently, he was Director, Evidence Base Development, NSW Family and Community Services (FACS), and had responsibilities for developing evidence through statistical analysis, research, and evaluation. He has extensive experience in statistical modelling aimed at assessing the feasibility and impacts of major policy initiatives. He managed program and service planning processes and developed resource allocation formula and guidelines to support the delivery of the resulting plans. He was the NSW representative in several national minimum data collections such as Social Housing, Home and Community Care Program and Disability Services. He played an active role in developing national performance reporting frameworks and indicators for disability services and aged care services. He directed the development and implementation of FACS’ research grant and evaluation programs and contributed a great deal to many R&E projects.

While pursuing his PhD at the University of Sydney, Qingsheng was awarded scholarships and grants for his projects on regional development and planning. He has extensive publications in that discipline. He has lectured at the University of Sydney and Nanjing University (China) where he received his MSc and BSc qualifications.

Themes

Disability and Mental Health

Selected grants

2017

  • Measuring social investment for children in different child welfare permanency pathways: a scoping study; Wright A, Schurer S, Harmon C, Cashmore J, Zhou Q, Cobb-Clark D; DVC Research/Sydney Policy Lab.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Zhou, Q., Wu, C. (2000). Regional Implications of Central vs. Local Resource Control under Chinese Reforms. In Si-ming Li and Wing-shing Tang (Eds.), China's Regions, Polity, & Economy. A Study of Spatial Transformation in the Post-Reform Era, (pp. 187-215). Hongkong: The Chinese University Press.

Journals

  • Zhou, Q. (2017). Changing disability status of immigrants in Australia - Three case studies. Journal Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 13(2), 1-18. [More Information]
  • Zhou, Q. (2016). Accessing disability services by people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in Australia. Disability and Rehabilitation, 38(9), 844-852. [More Information]
  • Zhou, Q. (1996). Inter-provincial resource transfer in China, 1952-1990. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 20(4), 571-586. [More Information]
  • Zhou, Q. (1993). Capital construction investment and its regional distribution in China. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 17(2), 159-177. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Zhou, Q., Guo, Y. (2018). Chronic Diseases Study: the outcome for Eleventh Edition of ICD-10-AM and the ACS. 35th HIMAA NCCH National Conference 2018, North Ryde: Health Information Management Association of Australia Ltd and National Centre for Classification in Health.
  • Zhou, Q. (2016). A Structural Review of AR-DRG Classification: Moving towards Version 9.0. Activity Based Funding Conference 2016, Darlinghurst: Independent Hospital Pricing Authority.
  • Zhou, Q., Hoyle, P., Dimitropoulos, V., Madden, R. (2015). Principles for splitting Adjacent Diagnosis Related Groups (ADRGs). Activity Based Funding Conference 2014, Melbourne, Australia.

2018

  • Zhou, Q., Guo, Y. (2018). Chronic Diseases Study: the outcome for Eleventh Edition of ICD-10-AM and the ACS. 35th HIMAA NCCH National Conference 2018, North Ryde: Health Information Management Association of Australia Ltd and National Centre for Classification in Health.

2017

  • Zhou, Q. (2017). Changing disability status of immigrants in Australia - Three case studies. Journal Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 13(2), 1-18. [More Information]

2016

  • Zhou, Q. (2016). A Structural Review of AR-DRG Classification: Moving towards Version 9.0. Activity Based Funding Conference 2016, Darlinghurst: Independent Hospital Pricing Authority.
  • Zhou, Q. (2016). Accessing disability services by people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in Australia. Disability and Rehabilitation, 38(9), 844-852. [More Information]

2015

  • Zhou, Q., Hoyle, P., Dimitropoulos, V., Madden, R. (2015). Principles for splitting Adjacent Diagnosis Related Groups (ADRGs). Activity Based Funding Conference 2014, Melbourne, Australia.

2000

  • Zhou, Q., Wu, C. (2000). Regional Implications of Central vs. Local Resource Control under Chinese Reforms. In Si-ming Li and Wing-shing Tang (Eds.), China's Regions, Polity, & Economy. A Study of Spatial Transformation in the Post-Reform Era, (pp. 187-215). Hongkong: The Chinese University Press.

1996

  • Zhou, Q. (1996). Inter-provincial resource transfer in China, 1952-1990. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 20(4), 571-586. [More Information]

1993

  • Zhou, Q. (1993). Capital construction investment and its regional distribution in China. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 17(2), 159-177. [More Information]

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