Adjunct Associate Professor

Associate Professor Michael Ortiz

BPharm (University of Sydney), MSc  (Macquarie University), PhD (University of Sydney), Grad Dip Epi (Newcastle University

medicine-health
St Vincent's Clinical School

Qualifications

BPharm (University of Sydney), MSc  (Macquarie University), PhD (University of Sydney), Grad Dip Epi (Newcastle University)

Broad Research Areas    

  • Epidemiology
  • Population Health
  • Evidence Based Medicine

Specific Research Keywords    

  • Health Economics
  • Pharmacoepidemiology

Research Interests    
Reasearch is primarily focused on compliance with medicine by patients
            
Teaching Interests    
Health economics and Evidence Based Medicine    
         
Society Memberships & Professional Activities    

Phone
0401618050

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Michael Ortiz
    Ortiz MS, 2020, 'Analgesic Equivalent Days: A Novel Approach to Assess Chronic Analgesic Use in the Population', Open Medicine Journal, vol. 7, pp. 7 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1874220302007010007
    Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Michael Ortiz
    Ortiz MS, 2020, '“On time - every time” A new strategy for dosing levodopa in hospital', Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research, vol. 50, pp. 339 - 344, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jppr.1641
    Journal articles | 2017
    Associate Professor Michael Ortiz
    Simons LA; Chung E; Ortiz M, 2017, 'Long-term persistence with single-pill, fixed-dose combination therapy versus two pills of amlodipine and perindopril for hypertension: Australian experience', Current Medical Research and Opinion, vol. 33, pp. 1783 - 1787, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03007995.2017.1367275
    Journal articles | 2017
    Associate Professor Michael Ortiz
    Simons LA; Ortiz M; Freedman B; Waterhouse BJ; Colquhoun D, 2017, 'Medium- to long-term persistence with non-vitamin-K oral anticoagulants in patients with atrial fibrillation: Australian experience', Current Medical Research and Opinion, vol. 33, pp. 1337 - 1341, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03007995.2017.1321535
    Journal articles | 2016
    Associate Professor Michael Ortiz
    Ortiz M; Calcino G; Dunagan F, 2016, 'Prescription usage patterns of two formulations of paracetamol in osteoarthritis: Australia-wide experience 2008-11', Australian Family Physician, vol. 45, pp. 321 - 325
    Journal articles | 2016
    Associate Professor Michael Ortiz
    Simons LA; Ortiz M; Freedman SB; Waterhouse BJ; Colquhoun D; Thomas G, 2016, 'Improved persistence with non-vitamin-K oral anticoagulants compared with warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation: recent Australian experience', Current Medical Research and Opinion, vol. 32, pp. 1857 - 1861, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03007995.2016.1218325
    Journal articles | 2016
    Associate Professor Michael Ortiz
    Gunnell AS; Hung J; Knuiman MW; Nedkoff L; Gillies M; Geelhoed E; Hobbs MST; Katzenellenbogen JM; Rankin JM; Ortiz M; Briffa TG; Sanfilippo FM, 2016, 'Secondary preventive medication use in a prevalent population-based cohort of acute coronary syndrome survivors', Cardiovascular Therapeutics, vol. 34, pp. 423 - 430, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1755-5922.12212
    Journal articles | 2016
    Associate Professor Michael Ortiz
    Nedkoff L; Knuiman M; Hung J; Geelhoed E; Briffa T; Katzenellenbogen J; Rankin J; Ortiz M; Hobbs M; Sanfilippo F, 2016, 'Long-Term Persistence on Statins Following Myocardial Infarction in a Population-Cohort: Age and Gender Perspective', Heart, Lung and Circulation, vol. 25, pp. S88 - S89, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2016.06.208
    Journal articles | 2015
    Associate Professor Michael Ortiz
    Simons L; Freedman B; Ortiz M; Colquhoun D, 2015, 'Improved persistence with non-vitamin K oral anti-coagulants compared to warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation', Heart, Lung and Circulation, vol. 24, pp. S457 - S457, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2015.06.799
    Journal articles | 2015
    Associate Professor Michael Ortiz
    Ortiz M, 2015, 'Benefits of less frequent injections in advanced prostate cancer', Australian Family Physician, vol. 44, pp. 429 - 430
    Journal articles | 2015
    Associate Professor Michael Ortiz
    Gunnell A; Nedkoff L; Hung J; Knuiman M; Gillies M; Ortiz M; Rankin J; Geelhoed E; Hobbs M; Katzenellenbogen J; Briffa T; Sanfilippo F, 2015, 'Cardioprotective drugs dispensed after admission for myocardial infarction (MI) in a whole population cohort: Western Australian Medication Adherence and Costs in Heart disease study (WAMACH)', Heart, Lung and Circulation, vol. 24, pp. S377 - S378, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2015.06.618
    Journal articles | 2014
    Associate Professor Michael Ortiz
    Gunnell AS; Knuiman MW; Geelhoed E; Hobbs MST; Katzenellenbogen JM; Hung J; Rankin JM; Nedkoff L; Briffa TG; Ortiz M; Gillies M; Cordingley A; Messer M; Gardner C; Lopez D; Atkins E; Mai Q; Sanfilippo FM, 2014, 'Long-term use and cost-effectiveness of secondary prevention drugs for heart disease in Western Australian seniors (WAMACH): A study protocol', BMJ Open, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006258
    Journal articles | 2013
    Associate Professor Michael Ortiz
    Simons LA; Ortiz M; Germanos P; Calcino G, 2013, 'Persistence on warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation: Experience in australia 2006-2009', Australian Family Physician, vol. 42, pp. 659 - 661
    Journal articles | 2013
    Associate Professor Michael Ortiz
    Ortiz M; Cecere R; Gallagher R, 2013, 'Clinical interventions in community pharmacy increasing strongly: 12 month update on the 5CPA initiatives', Australian Journal of Pharmacy, vol. 94, pp. 76 - 79
    Journal articles | 2012
    Associate Professor Michael Ortiz
    Ortiz MS; Calcino G; Germanos P, 2012, 'COMPLIANCE WITH WARFARIN THERAPY BY AUSTRALIAN PATIENTS WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION', VALUE IN HEALTH, vol. 15, pp. A376 - A376, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2012.08.1022
    Journal articles | 2012
    Associate Professor Michael Ortiz
    Ortiz M; Cecere R; Gallagher R, 2012, 'Pharmacy practice incentives increase clinical interventions in community pharmacies: the first seven months of the 5CPA stimulus', Australian Pharmacist, vol. 31, pp. 581 - 584
    Journal articles | 2011
    Associate Professor Michael Ortiz
    Simons LA; Ortiz MA; Calcino G, 2011, 'Persistence with a single pill versus two pills of amlodipine and atorvastatin: Australia-wide experience 2006-2010', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 195, pp. 134 - 137
    Journal articles | 2011
    Associate Professor Michael Ortiz
    Simons LA; Ortiz M; Calcino G, 2011, 'Statin-fibrate co-prescription: Australia-wide experience 2007-2010', Australian Journal of Pharmacy, vol. 92
    Journal articles | 2011
    Associate Professor Michael Ortiz
    Ortiz MA; Cecere R; Gallagher R, 2011, 'The Mirixa program delivers on the promise of improved patient adherence to therapy', Australian Pharmacist, vol. 30, pp. 244 - 248
    Journal articles | 2008
    Associate Professor Michael Ortiz
    Simons LA; Ortiz MA; Calcino G, 2008, 'Persistence with anti hypertensive medication: Australia-wide experience, 2004-2006', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 188, pp. 224 - 227
    Journal articles | 2000
    Associate Professor Michael Ortiz
    Brooks PM; Mccallum JD; Friedlander Y; Simons J, 2000, 'Moderate alcohol intake is associated with survival in the elderly: the Dubbo study', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 173, pp. 121 - 124
  • Reports | 2014
    Associate Professor Michael Ortiz
    Ortiz M, 2014, Is it time to revisit PBS -patient copayments and the safetynet, Australian Pharmacist
    Reports | 2013
    Associate Professor Michael Ortiz
    Ortiz M, 2013, Are prescription copayments compromising patient care?, http://dx.doi.org/10.18773/austprescr.2013.001
    Reports | 2012
    Associate Professor Michael Ortiz
    Ortiz MS; Marshall D; Waterhouse B; Gallagher R, 2012, AUSTRALIAN NEW TO THERAPY PROGRAM IMPROVES TIOTROPIUM (SPIRIVA) PERSISTENCE AND COMPLIANCE, ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2012.08.2033, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000312411101619&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Reports | 2012
    Associate Professor Michael Ortiz
    Reports | 2010
    Associate Professor Michael Ortiz

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