Funding for this research was provided by:
Department of Health, State Government of Victoria
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Received: 6 July 2017
Accepted: 1 May 2018
First Online: 30 May 2018
: CH was the Director of the Centre for Clinical Effectiveness and the SHARE Program Director. CH completed the SHARE publications as part of an unfunded PhD. KA was the SHARE Project Manager. WR was Executive Director of Medical Services and Chair of SHARE Steering Committee. RK is Director of Medicine Program, member of the SHARE Steering Committee, Chair of Technology/Clinical Practice Committee and co-supervisor of CH’s PhD. SG is Professorial Fellow, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University and co-supervisor of CH’s PhD.
: The Monash Health Human Research and Ethics Committee (HREC) approved the SHARE Program as a Quality Assurance activity. Further ethical review was not required as the program met the following criteria [CitationRef removed]:UnorderedList removedParticipation was based on the ‘opt-out approach’ [CitationRef removed]. “The opt-out approach is a method used in the recruitment of participants into an activity where information is provided to the potential participant regarding the activity and their involvement and where their participation is presumed unless they take action to decline to participate.” [CitationRef removed] Consent to participate was approved by the HREC based on the following criteria:UnorderedList removedThese conditions were met.
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