Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
Research Fellow

Dr Heidi Jane Welberry

medicine-health
Centre for Big Data Research

Dr Heidi Welberry is a research fellow specialising in data science and biostatistics at the Centre for Big Data Research in Health and the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA). Dr Welberry works collaboratively on projects related to dementia prevention and care across CHeBA and Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRa).

Heidi has experience in using large-scale administrative datasets for health services research and current research interests include dementia, dementia prevention, dementia care, aged care and primary care as well as new methods and techniques to understand care transitions over time.

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
    Welberry HJ; Jorm LR; Barbieri S; Hsu B; Brodaty H, 2021, 'The impact of dementia on aged care service transitions in the last five years of life.', Age Ageing, vol. 50, pp. 1159 - 1165, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afaa254
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
    Welberry HJ; Jorm LR; Schaffer AL; Barbieri S; Hsu B; Harris MF; Hall J; Brodaty H, 2021, 'Psychotropic medicine prescribing and polypharmacy for people with dementia entering residential aged care: the influence of changing general practitioners', Medical Journal of Australia, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.51153
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
    Jackson T; Barr M; Welberry H; Kabir A; Harris-Roxas B; Lloyd J; Blunden L-A; Donnelly D; Goodger B; Harris M, 2021, 'Impact of social isolation and living alone on health service use, morbidity and mortality over time in Central and Eastern Sydney, Australia', International Journal of Integrated Care, vol. 20, pp. 23 - 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/ijic.s4023
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
    Barr ML; Welberry H; Hall J; Comino EJ; Harris E; Harris-Roxas BF; Jackson T; Donnelly D; Harris MF, 2020, 'General practitioner follow-up after hospitalisation in Central and Eastern Sydney, Australia: access and impact on health services', Australian Health Review, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AH19285
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
    Welberry HJ; Brodaty H; Hsu B; Barbieri S; Jorm LR, 2020, 'Impact of Prior Home Care on Length of Stay in Residential Care for Australians With Dementia', Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, vol. 21, pp. 843 - 850.e5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2019.11.023
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
    Barr M; Welberry H; Finch J; Blunden LA, 2020, 'Using Multiple Administrative Health Datasets to Identify A Mental Illness Cohort', International Journal of Population Data Science, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.23889/ijpds.v5i5.1563
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
    Welberry H; Brodaty H; Hsu B; Barbieri S; Jorm L, 2020, 'Measuring dementia incidence within a cohort of 267,153 older Australians using routinely collected linked administrative data', Scientific Reports, vol. 10, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-65273-w
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
    Welberry H; Barr ML; Comino EJ; Harris-Roxas BF; Harris E; Harris MF, 2019, 'Increasing use of general practice management and team care arrangements over time in New South Wales, Australia', Australian Journal of Primary Health, vol. 25, pp. 168 - 175, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/PY18113
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
    Welberry H; Barr ML; Comino EJ; Harris-Roxas BF; Harris E; Dutton S; Jackson T; Donnelly D; Harris MF, 2019, 'Do general practice management and/or team care arrangements reduce avoidable hospitalisations in Central and Eastern Sydney, Australia?', BMC Health Services Research, vol. 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-019-4663-3
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
    Barr ML; Welberry H; Comino EJ; Harris-Roxas BF; Harris E; Lloyd J; Whitney S; O'Connor C; Hall J; Harris MF, 2019, 'Understanding the use and impact of allied health services for people with chronic health conditions in Central and Eastern Sydney, Australia: a five-year longitudinal analysis', Primary health care research & development, vol. 20, pp. e141, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S146342361900077X
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
    Murray P; Kerridge I; Tiley C; Catanzariti A; Welberry H; Lean C; Sinclair S; Bishop J; Bradstock K, 2010, 'Enrolment of patients to clinical trials in haematological cancer in New South Wales: Current status, perceived barriers and opportunities for improvement', Internal Medicine Journal, vol. 40, pp. 133 - 138, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1445-5994.2009.01911.x
  • Reports | 2018
    Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
    Barr M; Welberry H; Comino E; Harris-Roxas B; Lloyd J; Harris E; Hall J; Harris M, 2018, General Practitioner follow-up after hospitalisation in the Central and Eastern Sydney area, Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, UNSW, Sydney, https://cphce.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/uploads/GP%20Follow-UP%20after%20hospitalisation%20in%20CES%20-%20Nov%202018.pdf
    Reports | 2018
    Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
    Welberry H; Comino E; Barr M; Harris M; Harris E; Harris-Roxas B, 2018, Access to measures of multidisciplinary/integrated care for participants attending general practice and impact on health service utilisation, Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, Sydney, https://cphce.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/uploads/Integrated%20Multidisciplinary%20Care%20Report%20Feb%202018.pdf
  • Conference Abstracts | 2021
    Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
    Welberry H; Jorm L; Schaffer A; Barbieri S; Hsu B; Harris M; Hall J; Brodaty H, 2021, 'Changing general practitioner when entering residential aged care: impact on psychotropic medicine use and polypharmacy in 2,250 Australians with dementia', in Australian Dementia Forum, presented at Australian Dementia Forum
    Conference Abstracts | 2020
    Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
    Welberry H; Brodaty H; Hsu B; Barbieri S; Jorm L, 2020, 'Measuring dementia incidence within a cohort of 267,153 older Australians using routinely collected linked administrative data', in 34th International Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease, Singapore, presented at 34th International Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease, Singapore
    Conference Abstracts | 2020
    Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
    Welberry H; Brodaty H; Hsu B; Barbieri S; Jorm L, 2020, 'Measuring dementia incidence within a cohort of 267,153 older Australians using routinely collected linked administrative data', in International Population Data Linkage Network, presented at International Population Data Linkage Network
    Conference Abstracts | 2020
    Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
    Welberry H; Brodaty H; Hsu B; Barbieri S; Jorm L, 2020, 'Impact of prior home care on length-of-stay in residential care for Australians living with dementia', in Australian Dementia Forum, Adelaide, Australia, presented at Australian Dementia Forum, Adelaide, Australia
    Conference Posters | 2019
    Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
    Blunden L-A; Lloyd J; Barr M; Welberry H; Comino E; Harris-Roxas B; Jackson T; Donnelly D; Harris E; Harris M, 2019, 'Understanding the medical determinants and health service needs of older people who experience loneliness in Sydney', San Sebastian, Spain, presented at 19th International Conference for Integrated Care, San Sebastian, Spain, 01 April 2019 - 03 April 2019
    Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
    Stewart G; Jackson T; Barr M; Blunden L-A; Clinch K; Roxas-Harris B; Welberry H; Comino E; Lloyd J; Harris E; Haris M, 2019, 'Understanding the predictors of services use in older people to plan for and provide quality cost effective care', in International Journal of Integrated Care, Ubiquity Press, Ltd., Vol. 19, pp. 161 - 161, http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/ijic.s3161
    Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
    Welberry H; Brodaty H; Hsu B; Barbieri S; Jorm L, 2019, 'Impact of prior home care on length of stay in residential care for Australians with dementia', in HSRAANZ, Auckland, New Zealand, presented at HSRAANZ, Auckland, New Zealand
    Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
    Welberry H; Brodaty H; Barbieri S; Hsu B; Jorm L, 2019, 'Transitions through aged care in the last five years of life among those with dementia', in Australian Dementia Forum, Hobart, TAS, Australia, presented at Australian Dementia Forum, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Conference Posters | 2018
    Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
    Barr M; Welberry H; Hall J; Comino E; Harris-Roxas B; Harris MF, 2018, 'General Practitioner follow-up after hospitalisation: access and impact on health services', Melbourne, presented at Primary Health Care Research and Information Service (PHCRIS), Melbourne, -
    Conference Presentations | 2018
    Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
    Barr M; Harris MF; Welberry H; Hall J; Harris-Roxas B; Comino E, 2018, 'GP follow-up within 2 weeks of hospital discharge in a community dwelling population of residents in Central and Eastern Sydney, Australia', presented at North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG), Chicago USA,, -
    Conference Abstracts | 2018
    Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
    Welberry H; Brodaty H; Hsu B; Barbieri S; Jorm L, 2018, 'Estimating dementia incidence and prevalence with multiple linked datasets', in Australian Epidemiological Associating Meeting, Fremantle, WA, Australia, presented at Australian Epidemiological Associating Meeting, Fremantle, WA, Australia
    Conference Presentations | 2017
    Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
    Welberry HJ; Comino E; Harris MF, 2017, 'Chronic Disease Management in NSW: Examining patterns of MBS claims to inform care planning.', presented at GP17 - The RACGP Conference for General Practice, Sydney, 26 October 2017 - 28 October 2017
    Conference Presentations | 2017
    Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
    Welberry HJ; Comino E; Harris M, 2017, 'Exploring Access to Chronic Disease Management Services in Central and Eastern Sydney', presented at 45 & Up Study Annual Forum, Sydney, 24 October 2017 - 24 October 2017
    Conference Presentations | 2017
    Dr Heidi Jane Welberry
    Welberry HJ; Comino E; Harris MF, 2017, 'Chronic Disease Management in NSW: Who receives a care plan through General Practice and does care planning reduce hospitalisation?', presented at 2017 Primary Health Care Research Conference, Brisbane, Australia, 07 August 2017 - 09 August 2017, https://az659834.vo.msecnd.net/eventsairaueprod/production-phcris-public/2cc7093894634371b7693ebdc2c5c69d

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