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This project improves the median turnaround time for emergency department patients receiving scans at Royal North Shore Hospital.
Royal North Shore Hospital
Added: 24 April 2019|Last updated: 9 May 2019
Incomplete clinical history information on emergency x-ray referrals can lead to insufficient imaging, missed pathologies, longer time spent in emergency and higher radiation doses. This project aims to ensure that a concise clinical history is included on every emergency x-ray referral at the Cowra Health Service. This will enable accurate imaging and diagnostic reporting and lead to the best possible outcome for patients....
Western NSW Local Health District
Added: 17 September 2018|Last updated: 1 October 2018
Hunter New England Local Health District staff volunteered their time to develop information videos incorporating 3D animation for patients undergoing radiation therapy. Patient engagement led to videos that were tailored to specific treatment situations and information needs.
Hunter New England Local Health District
Added: 6 January 2016|Last updated: 20 January 2016
Grafton Base Hospital encouraged general practitioners to follow a new care pathway for patients requiring an ascitic tap procedure, to reduce avoidable emergency department admissions and improve the patient experience.
Grafton Base Hospital
Added: 21 October 2015|Last updated: 9 November 2015
Imaging departments across NSW are struggling to balance emergency, inpatient and outpatient care with resources. The increasing demand for medical imaging presents further difficulties in meeting expected timeframes, particularly for examination and reporting turnaround times. The radiology department will assist referring clinicians in making the patient’s journey through the hospital as efficient as possible by minimising delays, and improving timely access to medical imaging services....
Added: 19 August 2015|Last updated: 21 August 2015
Aim: To assist Local Health Districts implement a more business-like approach to the delivery of Medical Imaging clinical services for sustainability and better pati...
Benefits: Timely access to services and reporting to enable better patient care Appropriate referrals, optimal use of imaging Economies of scale across the LHD reduc...
25 February 2015
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