Clinical Quality Committee
The VCOR Clinical Quality Committee convened for the first time in June 2013. This committee is responsible for advocating for quality and safety by communicating knowledge between investigators, clinicians, government and other relevant stakeholders. The CQC advises on clinical matters arising from VCOR data; reviews clinical quality issues and develops policies for monitoring quality of care and policies for the promotion of quality improvement in cardiac care.
CQC Committee Members
|VCOR Coordinating PI||Prof Chris Reid|
|VCOR Clinical Director||A/Prof Jeffrey Lefkovits|
Ms Angela Brennan & Dr Diem Dinh
|Clinical Representatives from Public Hospital sector||
Prof Stephen Duffy, Dr Geoffrey Toogood, Dr Jennifer Cooke, Dr Voltaire Nadurata, A/Prof Leeanne Grigg, Prof Stephen Nicholls, Dr Andrew Black, A/Prof Chin Hiew
|Clinical Representatives from Private Hospital sector||
Dr Martin Sebastian
|Representative from Vic Branch CSANZ||Several members fulfil this role|
|Representative from the Department of Health & Human Services, Victorian Cardiac Clinical Network (funding body)||Mr Jim Doumtses|
|Representative from Registries Sciences & Management Unit (Department of Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine, Monash University)||Prof Susannah Ahern|
|Statistician (Monash University)||TBA|
* Positions may overlap. It is acceptable for one member to fulfil the role of multiple representative positions. For information about the Clinical Quality Review process undertaken by the CQC, please refer to our Measuring Quality of Care page.