Julie Artus


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Julie specialises in health services planning and analysis, policy development and evaluation. Over the past fifteen years as a consultant, she has worked with many health sector clients in areas such as economic evaluation, programme design and review, and clinical services planning.

Julie holds a BSc (Hons) in Psychology, an MA in Health Services Management and a PG Cert in Public Health/Health Economics. She is currently completing a PhD with the Suicide and Mental Health Research Group, University of Otago Wellington. Her research is focussed on the model of service delivery for inpatient psychiatric services for children and adolescents, and the role such services play within the contemporary mental health system in New Zealand.

My publications

The Health Quality & Safety Commission engaged Sapere to undertake an evaluation of the Surgical Site Infection Improvement Programme. The overall aim of the evaluation is to assess the effectiveness of the programme against the purpose and objectives articulated over time since the SSII programme was established formally in 2012. In this final evaluation report, we ...

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Sapere Research Group was engaged by the Health Quality & Safety Commission to undertake an evaluation of the Surgical Site Infection Improvement Programme. The purpose of this interim, formative report is to identify key insights and learnings, primarily from review of documentation and stakeholder interviews, to help shape the design and planning of the next ...

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Gary Blick, Joanna Smith and Julie Artus from Sapere Research Group were engaged by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFAT) to undertake an independent evaluation of the Institutional Linkage Programme between the Samoan National Health Service and Counties Manukau District Health Board, that was funded by the New Zealand Aid Programme. The purpose ...

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