Professor Christopher Pearce, Associate Professor Department of General Practice
Associate Professor Christopher Pearce PhD, MFM, MBBS, FRACGP, FACRRM, FACHI, FAICD is a practicing clinician in emergency medicine, general practice, and anaesthetics. Since the mid 90’s he has had a keen interest in health informatics, as he watched the computerisation of general practice. a PhD on the ways computers were changing the consultation followed, and he has written many articles on the social impacts of computing and the change and adoption issues. As director of Research for a Medicare Local, he is exploring the issues of data quality and use for quality improvement purposes. He is also providing input into the clinical aspects of the design of the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record.