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Electronic Patient Journey Boards

The Electronic Patient Journey Board is a highly visible interactive touch screen, able to feed data directly from the electronic medical record and patient administration system. It is designed to facilitate multidisciplinary handover meetings with information displayed in a highly visual medium with graphic icons and colour schemes to discretely share clinical, financial and demographic information.
Central Coast Local Health District
Added: 17 December 2014
Last updated: 17 December 2014

In the Hand of Our Clinicians

A mobile phone viewable website allows clinicians ready access to assist in the safe, appropriate and timely prescribing of antimicrobials, thus decreasing the risk of healthcare associated bloodstream infections.
Hunter New England Local Health District
Added: 15 December 2014
Last updated: 17 December 2014

Food Packaging Improvement

A successful partnership between HealthShare NSW and Arthritis Australia has dramatically redesigned packaged food, improving ease of opening to ensure NSW public hospital patients and people at home can access food more easily, increase the amount they eat, build nutrition and support good health outcomes.
HealthShare NSW
Added: 15 December 2014
Last updated: 15 December 2014

Enhanced Scope of Practice Model of Care

The ESOP Model of Care was designed along with a supporting clinical governance structure, n education and training program and clinical pathways which define the scope of the ESOP Nurse. By developing the current rural nursing workforce to ensure that patients in small communities were able to receive appropriate treatment, by an appropriate person, at the appropriate time, without having to be transferred to larger facilities some distance away....
Murrumbidgee Local Health District
Added: 15 December 2014
Last updated: 15 December 2014

Unlocking the door to chronic disease management in custody

This program aims to improve the health of patients with chronic disease whilst in custody as well as connecting them to community services upon release to ensure their continuum of care. Following three years of implementation, this current initiative relates to the redesign of the program to increase patient access through improved identification of patients with chronic disease and the application of risk stratification to measure a patient’s risk of hospitalisation for appropriate management of care....
Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network
Added: 5 December 2014
Last updated: 8 December 2014

Heart to Heart: Partnering Patients with their Healthcare

This project aims to work with acute, community and primary care services to better support patients with chronic heart failure to live well, at home.
Blacktown Mount Druitt Hospital (Blacktown Campus)Blacktown Mount Druitt Hospital (Mount Druitt Campus)
Added: 5 December 2014
Last updated: 8 December 2014

Improving Outpatient Services Across Bega Valley Health Service

Bega Valley Health Service Executive highlighted the need to develop sustainable outpatient clinics across the health service to improve patient access and experience and meet the demands of the community while being cost effective and aligning processes with Activity Based Funding criteria.
Bega District Hospital
Added: 4 December 2014
Last updated: 8 December 2014

Lymphoedema Management in Occupational Therapy

This approach is focused on facilitating early intervention with improved awareness of the chronic condition and referral pathway. Solutions aim to empower patients with the ability to independently self-manage with support of an integrated care approach with community health and EnableNSW to minimize long episodes of care with the outpatient service. Improved efficiencies with a service agreement and planned patient journey aim to help meet the demand of the service and reduce the wait time for treatment....
Sydney Local Health District
Added: 4 December 2014
Last updated: 8 December 2014

Pre Admission Clinic Managing Attendance Numbers (PACMAN)

This is a clinical redesign project being undertaken at Concord Repatriation General Hospital that is focused on improving the patient journey for elective surgery patients by reducing delays in the Pre Admission Clinic and reducing cancellations on the day of surgery.
Concord Repatriation General Hospital
Added: 4 December 2014
Last updated: 8 December 2014

Hand in Hand: Connecting Acute Aged Care Services with Residential Aged Care Facilities

This project aims to provide care to patients in their home for patients who are living in Residential Aged Care Facilities. This will be through either face to face consultations or consultations using Telehealth (video conferencing). This project will also smooth the process for those patients who do need to go to hospital, avoiding lengthy stays in busy Emergency Departments.
Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
Added: 4 December 2014
Last updated: 8 December 2014
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