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eSURG: Streamlining the Admission Process for Surgery at St George Hospital

The project will improve the Recommendation for Admission process for patients undergoing upper gastrointestinal surgery. The solutions developed will simplify the process for patients, surgeons and admissions staff by reducing inefficiencies and unnecessary delays.
St George Hospital
Added: 20 April 2015
Last updated: 22 April 2015

Sugar S.N.A.P – Supporting the Needs of Aboriginal People

This Dubbo Diabetes Integrated Care Project works across sectors to ensure an integrated approach to the care of Aboriginal people with diabetes. Fundamental to this approach is giving Aboriginal people an authentic voice in the way care is delivered to them.
Western NSW Local Health District
Added: 20 April 2015
Last updated: 22 April 2015

Ready, Set, Go! Effective Discharge Planning at St Vincent’s Hospital

This project implemented a range of tools to reduce discharge delays at every stage of the patient journey, reducing length of stay and improving patient satisfaction and access to inpatient beds.
St Vincent's Hospital
Added: 20 April 2015
Last updated: 22 April 2015

Re-ACT: Redesigning Allergy Care Together for Children

This project is developing streamlined health pathways, improving operational systems, standardising diagnostic services and developing an education framework for health professionals to provide integrated care for children with diagnosed or potential food allergies.
Sydney Children's Hospital Network
Added: 17 April 2015
Last updated: 22 April 2015

General Practitioner and Mental Health Collaborative Care Project

This project improves the way primary care and mental health services work with consumers to manage their physical health. The new model of care establishes and develops roles and responsibilities, communication pathways, ongoing care and escalation strategies, with an annual review to accommodate the individual needs of each consumer.
Sydney Local Health District
Added: 17 April 2015
Last updated: 22 April 2015

A Pain in the Gut

This project will audit the medical records of Australian Refined Diagnostic Reference Group G70 – Other Digestive System Disorders patients at Gosford Hospital to investigate the reasons for increasing length of stay and implement strategies to decrease this rate.
Gosford Hospital
Added: 16 April 2015
Last updated: 23 April 2015

Once Is Not Enough

The project aims to address barriers that impact the attendance of women aged 50 to 69 years in the BreastScreen program, including health literacy, access for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse women and awareness of the program among General Practitioners in Sydney Local Health District.
Sydney Local Health District
Added: 14 April 2015
Last updated: 22 April 2015

The Sugar Fix

The project focused on planning, coordinating and integrating diabetes services in the local community and primary healthcare system. Newly diagnosed patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) will be managed using appropriate referral pathways led by their general practitioner.
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Added: 14 April 2015
Last updated: 22 April 2015

Breast in the West

This project aims to increase awareness of the benefits of mammograms among General Practitioners and women in Western Sydney, through education and training initiatives.
Westmead Breast Cancer Institute
Added: 10 April 2015
Last updated: 23 April 2015

Improving Rates of Engraftment in Cord Blood Transplants

This project analysed factors affecting platelet engraftment rates, including the age of dump frozen inventories of CBUs in the SCBB. This data will be used to enhance recipient engraftment and patient outcomes by guiding the appropriate selection of units for donors.
Sydney Children's Hospital Network
Added: 8 April 2015
Last updated: 22 April 2015
2015 Apr
2015 Apr

Evaluation: what to consider

13 April 2015
The Health Foundation

2015 Apr

Using communications approaches to spread improvement

13 April 2015
The Health Foundation

2015 Jan

Doing things better without adding hours to the day

14 January 2015
Health News from HealthCanal.com

2014 Oct

WIHI: Better Care and Better Value for Hip and Knee Replacement

25 October 2014
Institute for Healthcare Improvement

2014 Oct

Using Real-Time Demand Capacity Management to Improve Hospitalwide Patient Flow

24 October 2014
Institute for Healthcare Improvement