Associate Professor Roberto   Forero
Associate Professor

Associate Professor Roberto Forero

PhD(UNSW), MPH(Syd), MA(Syd), BA (Col), MPHAA

medicine-health
SWS Clinical School

Dr Roberto Forero is a well-known health services researcher with an international reputation for his work investigating the epidemiology of mental health problems amongst adolescents and the impact of substance use, deleterious lifestyle and bullying. Dr Forero is also well known for his work in health services research exploring factors associated with mortality and poor health outcomes in Australian Emergency Departments (EDs). Dr Forero is currently working as a Senior Research Fellow with the University of NSW Simpson Centre for Health Services Research and he has a total 140 publications, including 51 in peer review journals (53% as first, second or senior author), 4 book chapters, 20 technical reports and 65 presentations in both international and national conferences and has 915 citations with an H-index of 14. Dr Forero is the recipient of career research funding of $2.2 million dollars and is an associate investigator of a program grant of $10.8 million. Previous appointments included coordinating research and evaluation activities with the NSW Health Department and Area Health Services. Dr Forero has been appointed SWS Clinical School Post-Graduate Coordinator and member of the Faculty of Medicine High Degree Committee since January 2017. He is currently member of the NHMRC Panel for Partnership Grants and recently appointed panel member for the new NHMRC Ideas Grant. He is an appointed Member of the NHMRC Research Translation Faculty since 2011. He has assessed research submissions for NH&MRC Grants, Drug and Alcohol Grants and Victorian and Singapore Government Grant Schemes for Health Services Research (2011-current). Dr Forero is also a Member for the Research and Literature Reviews Panel to the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality of Care
Broad Research Areas: Health Services Research, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Health Promotion, Community Medicine

Specific Research Keywords: Culture and Mental Health, Access to health care, Clinical effectiveness, Emergency medical care in public hospitals, Emergency Medicine

Phone
02 8738 9369
Location
Simpson Centre for Health Services Research Level 3, Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research Building Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, NSW Australia

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2012
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; Nugus PI; McDonnell GD; Mccarthy S, 2012, 'Iron meets clay in sculpturing emergency medicine: A multidisciplinary sense making approach', in Deng M; Raia F; Vaccarella M (ed.), Relational Concepts in Medicine, edn. First, Inter-Disciplinary Press, Oxford, UK, pp. 13 - 25
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; Mccarthy S; Hillman KM, 2011, 'Access block and emergency department overcrowding', in Vincent JL (ed.), Annual update in intensive care and emergency medicine, edn. Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 720 - 728, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-18081-1
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; McCarthy S; Hillman K, 2011, 'Access Block and Emergency Department Overcrowding', in Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2011, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 720 - 728, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-18081-1_63
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Jones PG; Mountain D; Forero R, 2021, 'Review article: Emergency department crowding measures associations with quality of care: A systematic review', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 33, pp. 592 - 600, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13743
    Journal articles | 2021
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Jones P; Haustead D; Walker K; Honan B; Gangathimmaiah V; Mitchell R; Bissett I; Forero R; Martini E; Mountain D, 2021, 'Review article: Has the implementation of time-based targets for emergency department length of stay influenced the quality of care for patients? A systematic review of quantitative literature', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 33, pp. 398 - 408, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13760
    Journal articles | 2021
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Walker K; Honan B; Haustead D; Mountain D; Gangathimmaiah V; Forero R; Mitchell R; Martini E; Tesch G; Bissett I; Jones P, 2021, 'Review article: Have emergency department time-based targets influenced patient care? A systematic review of qualitative literature', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 33, pp. 202 - 213, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13747
    Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Yap SJ; Forero R; Greenfield D; Hillman KM, 2020, 'Implementing value-based health care at scale: the NSW experience', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 213, pp. 285 - 285.e1, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.50745
    Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; Man N; Nahidi S; Fitzgerald G; Fatovich D; Mohsin M; Ngo H; Toloo G; Gibson N; McCarthy S; Mountain D; Hillman K, 2020, 'When a health policy cuts both ways: Impact of the National Emergency Access Target policy on staff and emergency department performance', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 32, pp. 228 - 239, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13395
    Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Man NWY; Forero R; Ngo H; Mountain D; Fitzgerald G; Toloo GS; McCarthy S; Mohsin M; Fatovich DM; Bailey P; Bosley E; Carney R; Lai HMX; Hillman K, 2020, 'Impact of the Four-Hour Rule policy on emergency medical services delays in Australian EDs: A longitudinal cohort study', Emergency Medicine Journal, vol. 37, pp. 793 - 800, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/emermed-2019-208958
    Journal articles | 2019
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Nahidi S; Forero R; McCarthy S; Man N; Gibson N; Mohsin M; Mountain D; Fatovich D; Fitzgerald G; Toloo G, 2019, 'Qualitative analysis of perceptions and experiences of emergency department staff in relation to implementation and outcomes of the Four-Hour Rule/National Emergency Access Target in Australia', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 31, pp. 378 - 386, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13166
    Journal articles | 2019
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Nahidi S; Forero R; Man N; Mohsin M; Fitzgerald G; Toloo G; McCarthy S; Gibson N; Fatovich D; Mountain D, 2019, 'Impact of the Four-Hour Rule/National Emergency Access Target policy implementation on emergency department staff: A qualitative perspective of emergency department management changes', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 31, pp. 362 - 371, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13164
    Journal articles | 2019
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; Man N; McCarthy S; Richardson D; Mohsin M; Toloo GS; Fitzgerald G; Ngo H; Mountain D; Fatovich D; Celenza A; Gibson N; Xu F; Nahidi S; Hillman K, 2019, 'Impact of the national emergency access target policy on emergency departments’ performance: A time-trend analysis for New South Wales, Australian capital territory and queensland', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 31, pp. 253 - 261, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13142
    Journal articles | 2019
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; Man N; Ngo H; Mountain D; Mohsin M; Fatovich D; Toloo G; Celenza A; FitzGerald G; McCarthy S; Richardson D; Xu F; Gibson N; Nahidi S; Hillman K, 2019, 'Impact of the four-hour National Emergency Access Target on 30 day mortality, access block and chronic emergency department overcrowding in Australian emergency departments', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 31, pp. 58 - 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13151
    Journal articles | 2019
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; Ngo H; Man N; Mountain D; Fatovich D, 2019, 'Response to Re: Impact of the four-hour National Emergency Access Target on 30 day mortality, access block and chronic emergency department overcrowding in Australian emergency departments', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 31, pp. 147 - 148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13214
    Journal articles | 2019
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; Nahidi S; De Costa J; Fatovich D; Fitzgerald G; Toloo S; McCarthy S; Mountain D; Gibson N; Mohsin M; Man WN, 2019, 'Perceptions and experiences of emergency department staff during the implementation of the four-hour rule/national emergency access target policy in Australia: A qualitative social dynamic perspective', BMC Health Services Research, vol. 19, pp. 82, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-019-3877-8
    Journal articles | 2019
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Hession M; Forero R; Man NW; Penza L; McDonald W, 2019, 'Gaming National Emergency Access Target performance using Emergency Treatment Performance definitions and emergency department short stay units', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 31, pp. 997 - 1006, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13295
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; Nahidi S; De Costa J; Mohsin M; Fitzgerald G; Gibson N; McCarthy S; Aboagye-Sarfo P, 2018, 'Application of four-dimension criteria to assess rigour of qualitative research in emergency medicine', BMC Health Services Research, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-2915-2
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Ngo H; Forero R; Mountain D; Fatovich D; Man W; Sprivulis P; Mohsin M; Toloo S; Celenza A; Fitzgerald G; McCarthy S; Hillman K, 2018, 'Impact of the Four-Hour Rule in Western Australian hospitals: Trend analysis of a large record linkage study 2002-2013', PLoS One, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0193902
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Hillman K; Athari F; Forero R, 2018, 'States worse than death', Current Opinion in Critical Care, vol. 24, pp. 415 - 420, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MCC.0000000000000529
    Journal articles | 2017
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Shetty AL; Teh C; Vukasovic M; Joyce S; Vaghasiya MR; Forero R, 2017, 'Impact of emergency department discharge stream short stay unit performance and hospital bed occupancy rates on access and patient flowmeasures: A single site study', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 29, pp. 407 - 414, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.12777
    Journal articles | 2017
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Xu F; Sullivan EA; Forero R; Homer CSE, 2017, 'The association of Emergency Department presentations in pregnancy with hospital admissions for postnatal depression (PND): a cohort study based on linked population data', BMC emergency medicine, vol. 17, pp. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12873-017-0123-8
    Journal articles | 2013
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Nugus PI; Forero R; Mccarthy S; McDonnell GD; Travaglia JF; Hillman KM; Braithwaite J, 2013, 'The emergency department ‘‘carousel’’: An ethnographically-derived model of the dynamics of patient flow', International Emergency Nursing, vol. 10th May 2013, pp. 3 - 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ienj.2013.01.001
    Journal articles | 2012
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; McDonnell G; Gallego B; McCarthy S; Mohsin M; Shanley C; Formby F; Hillman K, 2012, 'A literature review on care at the end-of-life in the emergency department', Emergency medicine international, vol. 2012, pp. 1 - 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/486516
    Journal articles | 2011
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Nugus PI; Holdgate A; Fry M; Forero R; Mccarthy S; Braithwaite J, 2011, 'Work pressure and patient flow management in the emergency department: Findings from an ethnographic study.', Academic Emergency Medicine, vol. 18, pp. 1045 - 1052, http://dx.doi.org/10.111/j.1553-2712.2011.01171.x
    Journal articles | 2011
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Nugus P; Forero R, 2011, 'Understanding interdepartmental and organizational work in the emergency department: An ethnographic approach', International Emergency Nursing, vol. 19, pp. 69 - 74, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ienj.2010.03.001
    Journal articles | 2011
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; Mccarthy S; Hillman KM, 2011, 'Access block and emeregency department overcrowding', Critical Care, vol. 15, pp. 216, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/cc9998
    Journal articles | 2011
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; McDonnell GD; Mccarthy S; Nugus PI; Braithwaite J; Hillman KM; Fatovich D; Mountain D; Daly F; FitzGerald G; Richardson D, 2011, 'Lessons from the 4-hour standard in England for Australia', The Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 194, pp. 268 - 268, http://www.mja.com.au/public/issues/194_05_070311/letters_070311_fm-1.html
    Journal articles | 2011
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Nugus P; Holdgate A; Fry M; Forero R; McCarthy S; Braithwaite J, 2011, 'Work pressure and patient flow management in the emergency department: Findings from an ethnographic study', Academic Emergency Medicine, vol. 18, pp. 1045 - 1052, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1553-2712.2011.01171.x
    Journal articles | 2010
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; Hillman KM; McCarthy S; Fatovich DM; Joseph AP; Richardson DB, 2010, 'Access block and ED overcrowding: Short Report', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 22, pp. 119 - 135, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1742-6723.2010.01270.x
    Journal articles | 2010
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Mohsin M; Bauman A; Forero R, 2010, 'Socio economic correlates and Trends in Smoking in Pregnancy in New South Wales, Australia.', Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, vol. Online, pp. 1 - 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jech.2009.104232
    Journal articles | 2010
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Nugus PI; Carroll K; Hewett D; Short A; Forero R; Braithwaite J, 2010, 'Integrated care in the emergency department: a complex adaptive systems perspective.', Social Science and Medicine, vol. 71, pp. 1997 - 2004, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.08.013
    Journal articles | 2009
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; Young L; Santiano N; McCarthy S, 2009, '801 MEASURING SELF REPORTED PAIN IN A MULTI‐CULTURALLY BASED EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT IN SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA', European Journal of Pain, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s1090-3801(09)60804-1
    Journal articles | 2008
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Garrett PW; Dickson H; Young L; Whelan AM; Forero R, 2008, 'What do non-English-speaking patients value in acute care? Cultural competency from the patient`s perspective: A qualitative study', Ethnicity and Health, vol. 13, pp. 479 - 496, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13557850802035236
    Journal articles | 2008
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; Mohsin M; Mccarthy SM; Young L; Ieraci S; Hillman KM; Santiano N; Bauman A; Phung HN, 2008, 'Prevalence of morphine use and time to initial analgesia in an Australian emergency department', Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 20, pp. 136 - 143, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1742-6723.2008.01068.x
    Journal articles | 2008
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Garrett PW; Forero R; Dickson H; Whelan AM, 2008, 'How are language barriers bridged in acute hospital care? The tale of two methods of data collection', Australian Health Review, vol. 32, pp. 755 - 765, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AH080755
    Journal articles | 2008
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Garrett PW; Forero R; Dickson H; Whelan AM, 2008, 'Communication and healthcare complexity in people with little or no English: the Communication Complexity Score', Ethnicity and Health, vol. 13, pp. 203 - 217, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13557850701837328
    Journal articles | 2008
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; Mohsin M; McCarthy S; Young L; Ieraci S; Hillman K; Santiano N; Bauman A; Phung H, 2008, 'Prevalence of morphine use and time to initial analgesia in an Australian emergency department', Acute Pain, vol. 10, pp. 103 - 103, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.acpain.2008.05.031
    Journal articles | 2008
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R, 2008, 'Inventing disease and pushing pills: pharmaceutical companies and the medicalisation of normal life', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol. 19, pp. 74 - 74, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000260630200015&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Journal articles | 2007
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Mohsin M; Forero R; Ieraci S; Bauman A; Young L; Santiano N, 2007, 'A population follow-up study of patients who left an emergency department without being seen by a medical officer', Emergency Medicine Journal, vol. 24, pp. 175 - 179, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/emj.2006.038679
    Journal articles | 2007
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Mohsin M; Forero R; Berthelsen A; Bauman A; Jalaludin BB; Gyaneshwar R, 2007, 'Social influences for smoking in pregnancy in south western Sydney antenatal clinic attendees', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 47, pp. 207 - 212, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1479-828X.2007.00719.x
    Journal articles | 2006
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Lusumi DI; Sarmiento OL; Forero R; Gomez LF; Espinosa G, 2006, 'Community intervention to promote consumption of fruits and vegetables, smoke-free homes, and physical activity among home caregivers in Bogota, Colombia', Preventing Chronic Disease, vol. 3, pp. 1 - 13
    Journal articles | 2006
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; Young L; Hillman KM; Bauman A; Ieraci S, 2006, 'Prevalence of psychological distress assessed in emergency departments', Emergency Medicine Journal, vol. 23, pp. 489 - 489, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/emj.2005.029090
    Journal articles | 2006
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Garrett P; Forero R, 2006, 'Racism and healthcare: experiences of Arabic-speaking patients', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 30, pp. 389 - 390, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-842X.2006.tb00856.x
    Journal articles | 2005
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    G mez LF; Sarmiento OL; Lucum DI; Espinosa G; Forero R; Bauman A, 2005, 'Prevalence and factors associated with walking and bycicling for transport among young adults in two low-income localities of Bogotá, Colombia', Journal of Physical Activity and Health, vol. 2, pp. 445 - 459, http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2.4.445
    Journal articles | 2005
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Corner H; Rissel C; Smith B; Forero R; Olatunbosun-Alakija A; Phongsavan P; Havea D, 2005, 'Sexual health behaviours among Pacific Island youth in Vanatu, Tonga and the Federated States of Micronesia', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol. 16, pp. 144 - 150
    Journal articles | 2004
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; Mohsin M; Bauman A; Ieraci S; Young L; Phung HN; Hillman KM; Mccarthy SM; Hugelmeyer D, 2004, 'Access block in NSW hospitals, 1999-2001 does the definition matter?', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 180, pp. 67 - 70
    Journal articles | 2004
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Donaldson A; Forero R; Finch CF, 2004, 'The first aid policies and practices of community sports clubs in northern Sydney, Australia', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol. 15, pp. 155 - 161
    Journal articles | 2004
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Donaldson A; Forero R; Finch CF; Hill T, 2004, 'A comparison of the sports safety policies and practices of community sports clubs during training and competition in northern Sydney, Australia', British Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 38, pp. 60 - 63, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsm.2002.003806
    Journal articles | 2003
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; Donaldson A; Hill T, 2003, 'The development of a tool to audit the safety policies and practices of community sports clubs', Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, vol. 6, pp. 226 - 230, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1440-2440(03)80258-X
    Journal articles | 2002
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Chen J; Forero R; Rissel C; Bauman A, 2002, 'New statistical methods: their role in health promotion research and evaluation practice - Part 1', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol. 13, pp. 72 - 76
    Journal articles | 2000
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Chen J; Bauman A; Rissel C; Tang KC; Forero R; Flaherty B, 2000, 'Substance use in high school students in New South Wales, Australia, in relation to language spoken at home', Journal of Adolescent Health, vol. 26, pp. 53 - 63, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1054-139X(98)00131-1
    Journal articles | 2000
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; Bauman A; Stewart G, 2000, '8 Mental Health Indicators and Substance Use: A Cross Sectional Survey of Secondary School Children in New South Wales, Australia', International Perspectives on Child and Adolescent Mental Health, vol. 1, pp. 125 - 140, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1874-5911(00)80009-3
    Journal articles | 1999
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; McLellan L; Rissel C; Bauman A, 1999, 'Bullying behaviour and psychosocial health among school students in New South Wales, Australia: Cross sectional survey', British Medical Journal, vol. 319, pp. 344 - 348, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7206.344
    Journal articles | 1999
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; Bauman A; Chen J; Flaherty B, 1999, 'Substance use and socio-demographic factors among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander school students in New South Wales', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 23, pp. 295 - 300, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-842X.1999.tb01259.x
    Journal articles | 1999
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; Bauman A, 1999, 'Population Health Approaches to Defining the Mental Health Problems of Australian Adolescents', Journal of Public Mental Health, vol. 1, pp. 26 - 33, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17465729199900031
    Journal articles | 1996
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; Bauman A; Young L; Booth M; Nutbeam D, 1996, 'Asthma, health behaviors, social adjustment, and psychosomatic symptoms in adolescence', Journal of Asthma, vol. 33, pp. 157 - 164, http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/02770909609054547
    Journal articles | 1994
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; Dechnicz V; Kerecz M; Meek R; Harmer W; Bauman A; Harris M, 1994, 'Utilisation rates of primary care services in an emergency department.', Australian family physician, vol. 23
    Journal articles | 1992
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Young L; Forero R; Bauman A; Larkin P, 1992, 'Sampling bias in asthma surveys of patients attending general practitioners in south-western Sydney.', Australian family physician, vol. 21
    Journal articles | 1992
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; Bauman A; Young L; Larkin P, 1992, 'Asthma prevalence and management in Australian adolescents: Results from three community surveys', Journal of Adolescent Health, vol. 13, pp. 707 - 712, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/1054-139X(92)90068-M
    Journal articles | 1991
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; Young L; Bauman A, 1991, 'Asthma among adolescents: A new issue? [15]', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 155, pp. 63 - 64, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/j.1326-5377.1991.tb116415.x
    Journal articles |
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Walker K; Honan B; Haustead D; Mountain D; Gangathimmaiah V; Martini E; Forero R; Mitchell R; Tesch G; Bissett I; Jones P; Nagree Y; Middleton P; Liew D, 'Has the implementation of time-based-targets for emergency department length-of-stay influenced the quality of care for patients? A systematic review of qualitative literature', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2021.01.03.21249171
  • Reports | 2012
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; Nugus PI, 2012, Literature review on the Australasian Triage Scale (ATS), Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, Melbourne, http://www.acem.org.au/
    Reports | 2001
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Bauman A; Chen J; Smith B; Forero R, 2001, The State of Health Behaviour and Lifestyle of Pacific Youth – Tonga Report
    Reports | 2001
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Bauman A; Smith B; Chen J; Forero R; Rissel C, 2001, The State of Health Behaviour and Lifestyle of Pacific Youth – Vanuatu Report
    Reports | 2001
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Bauman A; Chen J; Smith B; Forero R; Rissel C, 2001, The State of Health Behaviour and Lifestyle of Pacific Youth – Federal States of Macronesia Report
  • Conference Abstracts | 2012
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Nugus PI; Forero R; Hillman KM; McDonnell GD; Travaglia J; Mccarthy S; Braithwaite J, 2012, 'Inter-departmental coordination in the hospital: An ethnography of patient flow.', in Conference Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Organisational Behaviour in Healthcare, Sage Publications, Dublin, Ireland, presented at 8th International Organisation Behaviour in Healthcare Conference, Dublin, Ireland, 15 April 2012 - 17 April 2012
    Conference Presentations | 2010
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R, 2010, 'Mission impossible? integrating policy, research and practice on access block and ED overcrowding', presented at 27 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, Canberra, 21 November 2010 - 25 November 2010
    Conference Presentations | 2010
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R, 2010, 'Investigation into the relationships involved in patient flow and the impact of interventions to reduce access block and ED overcrowding', presented at Optimizing Patient Flow, Quay Grand Hotel, Sydney, 20 October 2010 - 21 October 2010
    Conference Papers | 2010
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; Nugus P; McDonnell GD; Mccarthy SM, 2010, 'Iron meets clay in sculpturing emergency medicine: A multidimensional sense making approach', in Relational Concepts in Medicine, Inter-Disciplinary Press, Oxford, UK, presented at Making Sense of Health, Illness and Disease, Oriel College, Oxford UK, 11 September 2010 - 13 September 2010, http://www.interdisciplinarypress.net/
    Conference Posters | 2009
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; Young L; Santiano N; Mccarthy SM, 2009, 'Measuring self-reported pain in a multi-culturally based emergency department in Sydney, Australia.', UK, Belgium, pp. Abstract 801 - 2009:13:S1:S230, presented at 6th Congress of the European Federation of IASP (EFIC) Pain in Europe VI., Lisbon, 09 September 2009 - 12 September 2009
    Conference Posters | 2008
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R; Garrett PW, 2008, 'The Communication Complexity Score- a model for estimating relative need for professional healthcare interpreters based on patient complexity.', Paris, France, pp. Poster 132, presented at International Forum on Quality and Safety in Health Care, Paris, France, 22 April 2008 - 25 April 2008
    Working Papers | 2008
    Associate Professor Roberto Forero
    Forero R, 2008, Forero R. Hillman K. Access Block and Overcrowding: A literature review. Report Commissioned by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine., Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, Melbourne, http://dx.doi.orghttp://www.acem.org.au/media/media_releases/Access_Block_Literature_Review_08_Sept_3.pdf

Awards

Grants

  • Forero, R, Hillman K, et al., NHMRC Partnership Grant APP1029492 (2013-2017). “Validation and impact of the four hour rule in the emergency department: a large data linkage study”.(2014-2018) $687,000 plus $436,364 cash contributions.

  • Braithwaite, J, Westbrooke, Coiera E, Hillman, K, ....Forero R (AI), et al. National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Program Grant APP1054146 (2014-2018). “Creating safe, effective systems of care: the translational challenge.” $10,855,710

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