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 Jeff Lefkovits
VCOR Management Committee Ms Angela Brennan
Clinical Representatives from Public Hospital sector Dr Stephen Duffy
A/Prof Bill vanGaal
Dr Geoffrey Toogood
Dr James Sapontis
Clinical Representatives from Private Hospital sector A/Prof Ronald Dick
(Other Clinical Representatives also fulfil this role)
Representative from Vic Branch CSANZ Several members fulfil this role
Representative from Victorian Department of Health (funding body) Ms Eileen Thompson
Representative from Registries Sciences & Management Unit
(Department of Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine, Monash University)
Dr Susannah Ahern
Statistician Dr Diem Dinh

* 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.