Associate Professor David Peiris

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India

(George Institute for Global Health, India) Collaboration on India based primary health care projects

Selected grants

2015

  • Nurse-led tailored risk reduction in atrial fibrillation; Neubeck A, Sanders P, Hendriks J, Peiris D; Heart Foundation of Australia/Vanguard Grant.
  • An integrated general practice and pharmacy-based intervention to promote the prescription and use of appropriate preventive medications among individuals at high cardiovascular risk.; Patel A, Peiris D, Saini B, Joshi R, Usherwood T, Armour C, Webster R, Lo S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2013

  • Establishing pathways to implement and sustain evidence based fall prevention in primary care: The iSOLVE project; Clemson L, Sherrington C, Roberts C, Peiris D, Willis K, Mackenzie L, Pit S, Poulos R, Lam M, Lovarini M; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Partnership Projects.
  • Consumer Navigation of Electronic Cardiovascular Tools - The CONNECT study; Peiris D, Usherwood T, Harris M, Hayman N, Rodgers A, Panaretto K, Chow C, Redfern J, Lau A, Heeley E; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Multi-faceted e-health interventions for primary health care; Peiris D; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Early Career Fellowships.

2012

  • A smartphone-based clinical decision support system for primary health care workers to improve the detection and management of hypertension and associated cardiovascular risk in rural India; Peiris D, Patel A, MacMahon S, Clifford G, Prabhakaran D, Maulik P, Joshi R, Jan S, Heritier S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Strategic Awards: Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases.

2011

  • PULSE: an electronic decision support system for vascular disease management and prevention in primary health care; Peiris D; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Translating Research into Practice (TRIP) Fellowship.
  • What Determines Patients Adherence to Treatment in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention A Process Evaluation of The Kanyini-GAP Trial; Jan S, Rose J, Usherwood T, Brien J, Peiris D, Rose J, Hayman N, Howard K; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Evaluation of a novel electronic decision support tool for cardiovascular risk management - the TORPEDO study; Patel A, Peiris D, Usherwood T, Harris M, Hayman N, Panaretto K, Redfern J, Zwar N, Colagiuri S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2010

  • RCT of polypill versus usual care among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with high cardivascular risk; Cass A, Brown A, Rodgers A, Hayman N, Usherwood T, Peiris D; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Laba, T., Howard, K., Rose, J., Peiris, D., Redfern, J., Usherwood, T., Cass, A., Patel, A., Jan, S. (2015). Patient Preferences for a Polypill for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 49(5), 528-539.
  • Liu, H., Massi, L., Laba, T., Peiris, D., Usherwood, T., Patel, A., Cass, A., Eades, A., Redfern, J., Hayman, N., Howard, K., Brien, J., Jan, S. (2015). Patients' and Providers' Perspectives of a Polypill Strategy to Improve Cardiovascular Prevention in Australian Primary Health Care: A Qualitative Study Set Within a Pragmatic Randomized, Controlled Trial. Circulation. Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 8(3), 301-308. [More Information]
  • Patel, B., Patel, A., Jan, S., Usherwood, T., Harris, M., Panaretto, K., Zwar, N., Redfern, J., Jansen, J., Doust, J., Peiris, D. (2014). A multifaceted quality improvement intervention for CVD risk management in Australian primary healthcare: a protocol for a process evaluation. Implementation Science, 9(1), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Redfern, J., Usherwood, T., Harris, M., Rodgers, A., Hayman, N., Panaretto, K., Chow, C., Lau, A., Neubeck, A., Coorey, G., Heeley, E., Patel, A., Jan, S., Peiris, D., et al (2014). A randomised controlled trial of a consumer-focused e-health strategy for cardiovascular risk management in primary care: The Consumer Navigation of Electronic Cardiovascular Tools (CONNECT) study protocol. BMJ Open, 4(2), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Williams, C., Holbrook, R., Lindner, R., Reeve, J., Das, A., Maher, C. (2014). A web-based clinical decision support tool for primary health care management of back pain: development and mixed methods evaluation. JMIR Research Protocols, 3(2), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Laba, T., Hayes, A., Lo, S., Peiris, D., Usherwood, T., Hillis, G., Rafter, N., Reid, C., Tonkin, A., Webster, R., Neal, B., Patel, A., Rodgers, A., Jan, S., et al (2014). An economic case for a cardiovascular polypill? A cost analysis of the Kanyini GAP trial. Medical Journal of Australia, 201(11), 671-673. [More Information]
  • Fathima, M., Peiris, D., Naik Panvelkar, P., Saini, B., Armour, C. (2014). Effectiveness of computerized clinical decision support systems for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in primary care: a systematic review. B M C Pulmonary Medicine, 14(1), 1-24. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Patel, A., Doust, J. (2014). How to Treat Cardiovascular risk assessment and management: updates and controversies. Australian Doctor, 14th Feb 2014, 23-30.
  • Orchard, J., Freedman, S., Lowres, N., Peiris, D., Neubeck, L. (2014). iPhone ECG screening by practice nurses and receptionists for atrial fibrillation in general practice: the GP-SEARCH qualitative pilot study. Australian Family Physician, 43(5), 315-319.
  • Praveen, D., Patel, A., Raghu, A., Clifford, G., Maulik, P., Abdul, A., Mogulluru, K., Tarassenko, L., MacMahon, S., Peiris, D. (2014). SMARTHealth India: Development and Field Evaluation of a Mobile Clinical Decision Support System for Cardiovascular Diseases in Rural India. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 2(4), 1-18. [More Information]
  • Joshi, R., Alim, M., Kengne, A., Jan, S., Maulik, P., Peiris, D., Patel, A. (2014). Task Shifting for Non-Communicable Disease Management in Low and Middle Income Countries - A Systematic Review. PloS One, 9(8), e103754. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Praveen, D., Johnson, C., Mogulluru, K. (2014). Use of mHealth Systems and Tools for Non-Communicable Diseases in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: a Systematic Review. Journal of Cardiovascular Translational Research, 7(8), 677-691. [More Information]
  • Praveen, D., Patel, A., MacMahon, S., Prabhakaran, D., Clifford, G., Maulik, P., Joshi, R., Jan, S., Heritier, S., Peiris, D. (2013). A multifaceted strategy using mobile technology to assist rural primary healthcare doctors and frontline health workers in cardiovascular disease risk management: protocol for the SMARTHealth India cluster randomised controlled trial. Implementation Science, 8(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Agaliotis, M., Patel, B., Patel, A. (2013). Validation of a general practice audit and data extraction tool. Australian Family Physician, 42(11), 816-819. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Brown, A., Howard, M., Rickards, B., Tonkin, A., Ring, I., Hayman, N., Cass, A. (2012). Building better systems of care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: findings from the Kanyini health systems assessment. BMC Health Services Research, 12(1), 1-15. [More Information]
  • Heeley, E., Anderson, C., Patel, A., Cass, A., Peiris, D., Weekes, A., Chalmers, J. (2012). Disparities between prescribing of secondary prevention therapies for stroke and coronary artery disease in general practice. International Journal of Stroke, 7(8), 649-654. [More Information]
  • Burns, K., Turnbull, F., Patel, A., Peiris, D. (2012). Opinions of community pharmacists on the value of a cardiovascular polypill as a means of improving medication compliance. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 20(3), 155-163. [More Information]
  • Turnbull, F., Arima, H., Heeley, E., Cass, A., Chalmers, J., Morgan, C., Patel, A., Peiris, D., Weekes, A., Anderson, C. (2011). Gender disparities in the assessment and management of cardiovascular risk in primary care: the AusHEART study. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, 18(3), 498-503. [More Information]
  • Heeley, E., Peiris, D., Patel, A., Cass, A., Weekes, A., Morgan, C., Anderson, C., Chalmers, J. (2010). Cardiovascular risk perception and evidence-practice gaps in Australian general practice (the AusHEART study). Medical Journal of Australia, 192(5), 254-259. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Mohsin, M., Jenkins, A., Hughes, C., Cass, A. (2010). Robust data to close the gap: current vascular and maternal/newborn indicators as measures of progress in Aboriginal health in New South Wales. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 34(6), 563-571. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Joshi, R., Webster, R., Groenestein, P., Usherwood, T., Heeley, E., Turnbull, F., Lipman, A., Patel, A. (2009). An electronic clinical decision support tool to assist primary care providers in cardiovascular disease risk management: Development and mixed methods evaluation. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 11(4), 1-22. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Patel, A., Cass, A., Howard, M., Tchan, M., Brady, J., De Vries, J., Rickards, B., Yarnold, D., Hayman, N., et al (2009). Cardiovascular disease risk management for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in primary health care settings: findings from the Kanyini Audit. Medical Journal of Australia, 191(6), 304-309. [More Information]
  • Webster, R., Heeley, E., Peiris, D., Bayram, C., Cass, A., Patel, A. (2009). Gaps in cardiovascular disease risk management in Australian general practice. Medical Journal of Australia, 191(6), 324-329. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Hersch, F., Peiris, D., Coorey, G., Patel, B., Neubeck, A., Redfern, J., Wechsler, J., Tan, L. (2013). A User Centered Design Approach to Developing a Cross Platform E-Health Intervention for Consumers at Mod-to-High Risk of Cardiovascular Disease. Medicine 2.0'13, London, UK: World Congress.

2015

  • Laba, T., Howard, K., Rose, J., Peiris, D., Redfern, J., Usherwood, T., Cass, A., Patel, A., Jan, S. (2015). Patient Preferences for a Polypill for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 49(5), 528-539.
  • Liu, H., Massi, L., Laba, T., Peiris, D., Usherwood, T., Patel, A., Cass, A., Eades, A., Redfern, J., Hayman, N., Howard, K., Brien, J., Jan, S. (2015). Patients' and Providers' Perspectives of a Polypill Strategy to Improve Cardiovascular Prevention in Australian Primary Health Care: A Qualitative Study Set Within a Pragmatic Randomized, Controlled Trial. Circulation. Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 8(3), 301-308. [More Information]

2014

  • Patel, B., Patel, A., Jan, S., Usherwood, T., Harris, M., Panaretto, K., Zwar, N., Redfern, J., Jansen, J., Doust, J., Peiris, D. (2014). A multifaceted quality improvement intervention for CVD risk management in Australian primary healthcare: a protocol for a process evaluation. Implementation Science, 9(1), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Redfern, J., Usherwood, T., Harris, M., Rodgers, A., Hayman, N., Panaretto, K., Chow, C., Lau, A., Neubeck, A., Coorey, G., Heeley, E., Patel, A., Jan, S., Peiris, D., et al (2014). A randomised controlled trial of a consumer-focused e-health strategy for cardiovascular risk management in primary care: The Consumer Navigation of Electronic Cardiovascular Tools (CONNECT) study protocol. BMJ Open, 4(2), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Williams, C., Holbrook, R., Lindner, R., Reeve, J., Das, A., Maher, C. (2014). A web-based clinical decision support tool for primary health care management of back pain: development and mixed methods evaluation. JMIR Research Protocols, 3(2), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Laba, T., Hayes, A., Lo, S., Peiris, D., Usherwood, T., Hillis, G., Rafter, N., Reid, C., Tonkin, A., Webster, R., Neal, B., Patel, A., Rodgers, A., Jan, S., et al (2014). An economic case for a cardiovascular polypill? A cost analysis of the Kanyini GAP trial. Medical Journal of Australia, 201(11), 671-673. [More Information]
  • Fathima, M., Peiris, D., Naik Panvelkar, P., Saini, B., Armour, C. (2014). Effectiveness of computerized clinical decision support systems for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in primary care: a systematic review. B M C Pulmonary Medicine, 14(1), 1-24. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Patel, A., Doust, J. (2014). How to Treat Cardiovascular risk assessment and management: updates and controversies. Australian Doctor, 14th Feb 2014, 23-30.
  • Orchard, J., Freedman, S., Lowres, N., Peiris, D., Neubeck, L. (2014). iPhone ECG screening by practice nurses and receptionists for atrial fibrillation in general practice: the GP-SEARCH qualitative pilot study. Australian Family Physician, 43(5), 315-319.
  • Praveen, D., Patel, A., Raghu, A., Clifford, G., Maulik, P., Abdul, A., Mogulluru, K., Tarassenko, L., MacMahon, S., Peiris, D. (2014). SMARTHealth India: Development and Field Evaluation of a Mobile Clinical Decision Support System for Cardiovascular Diseases in Rural India. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 2(4), 1-18. [More Information]
  • Joshi, R., Alim, M., Kengne, A., Jan, S., Maulik, P., Peiris, D., Patel, A. (2014). Task Shifting for Non-Communicable Disease Management in Low and Middle Income Countries - A Systematic Review. PloS One, 9(8), e103754. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Praveen, D., Johnson, C., Mogulluru, K. (2014). Use of mHealth Systems and Tools for Non-Communicable Diseases in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: a Systematic Review. Journal of Cardiovascular Translational Research, 7(8), 677-691. [More Information]

2013

  • Praveen, D., Patel, A., MacMahon, S., Prabhakaran, D., Clifford, G., Maulik, P., Joshi, R., Jan, S., Heritier, S., Peiris, D. (2013). A multifaceted strategy using mobile technology to assist rural primary healthcare doctors and frontline health workers in cardiovascular disease risk management: protocol for the SMARTHealth India cluster randomised controlled trial. Implementation Science, 8(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Hersch, F., Peiris, D., Coorey, G., Patel, B., Neubeck, A., Redfern, J., Wechsler, J., Tan, L. (2013). A User Centered Design Approach to Developing a Cross Platform E-Health Intervention for Consumers at Mod-to-High Risk of Cardiovascular Disease. Medicine 2.0'13, London, UK: World Congress.
  • Peiris, D., Agaliotis, M., Patel, B., Patel, A. (2013). Validation of a general practice audit and data extraction tool. Australian Family Physician, 42(11), 816-819. [More Information]

2012

  • Peiris, D., Brown, A., Howard, M., Rickards, B., Tonkin, A., Ring, I., Hayman, N., Cass, A. (2012). Building better systems of care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: findings from the Kanyini health systems assessment. BMC Health Services Research, 12(1), 1-15. [More Information]
  • Heeley, E., Anderson, C., Patel, A., Cass, A., Peiris, D., Weekes, A., Chalmers, J. (2012). Disparities between prescribing of secondary prevention therapies for stroke and coronary artery disease in general practice. International Journal of Stroke, 7(8), 649-654. [More Information]
  • Burns, K., Turnbull, F., Patel, A., Peiris, D. (2012). Opinions of community pharmacists on the value of a cardiovascular polypill as a means of improving medication compliance. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 20(3), 155-163. [More Information]

2011

  • Turnbull, F., Arima, H., Heeley, E., Cass, A., Chalmers, J., Morgan, C., Patel, A., Peiris, D., Weekes, A., Anderson, C. (2011). Gender disparities in the assessment and management of cardiovascular risk in primary care: the AusHEART study. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, 18(3), 498-503. [More Information]

2010

  • Heeley, E., Peiris, D., Patel, A., Cass, A., Weekes, A., Morgan, C., Anderson, C., Chalmers, J. (2010). Cardiovascular risk perception and evidence-practice gaps in Australian general practice (the AusHEART study). Medical Journal of Australia, 192(5), 254-259. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Mohsin, M., Jenkins, A., Hughes, C., Cass, A. (2010). Robust data to close the gap: current vascular and maternal/newborn indicators as measures of progress in Aboriginal health in New South Wales. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 34(6), 563-571. [More Information]

2009

  • Peiris, D., Joshi, R., Webster, R., Groenestein, P., Usherwood, T., Heeley, E., Turnbull, F., Lipman, A., Patel, A. (2009). An electronic clinical decision support tool to assist primary care providers in cardiovascular disease risk management: Development and mixed methods evaluation. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 11(4), 1-22. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Patel, A., Cass, A., Howard, M., Tchan, M., Brady, J., De Vries, J., Rickards, B., Yarnold, D., Hayman, N., et al (2009). Cardiovascular disease risk management for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in primary health care settings: findings from the Kanyini Audit. Medical Journal of Australia, 191(6), 304-309. [More Information]
  • Webster, R., Heeley, E., Peiris, D., Bayram, C., Cass, A., Patel, A. (2009). Gaps in cardiovascular disease risk management in Australian general practice. Medical Journal of Australia, 191(6), 324-329. [More Information]

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