Why participate in VicHip?

VicHip is a caring community of families, researchers and clinicians who are dedicated to sharing knowledge and insights about hip dysplasia.

Working with us allows you to share your opinions, suggest improvements and contribute to discussions that influence healthcare policies. Your involvement ensures that the views of clinicians are given priority in decision-making.

By joining VicHip, you can actively contribute to advancing medical research, promoting evidence-based practice and improving the quality and outcomes of patient care.

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You might consider participating in VicHip to:

  • keep track of your patient’s progress and treatment history in a secure and easily accessible location
  • generate site-specific and state-wide de-identified reports to help inform the clinical management of hip dysplasia
  • better understand the natural history of hip dysplasia, risk factors and long-term outcomes
  • generate insight and evidence into health economic evaluation approaches to hip dysplasia in Victoria
  • advance treatment guidelines and the effectiveness of current screening programs
  • facilitate the use of VicHip research evidence to develop more robust health policies and programs
  • help shape a future of healthier hips and reduce the impact of hip dysplasia on patients and families worldwide.


Learn more, read our frequently asked questions for health professionals.

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If you would like to speak to someone about working with VicHip, please contact us

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VicHip is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care under the Medical Research Future Fund grant 2015989.

Murdoch Children's Research Institute acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of lands on which we work and pay our respect to their Elders, past, present and emerging.