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V-DOTS – A unique client care for protracted tuberculosis regimens

V-DOTS – A unique client care for protracted tuberculosis regimens

The project team implemented an innovative, secure, low cost, and high impact program using readily available digital technology, to transform the current tuberculosis service to a patient-centred delivery model.
Murrumbidgee Local Health District
Added: 18 December 2018|Last updated: 15 January 2019
Unlocking Care: Improving Access to GP Services in Adult Correctional Centres

Unlocking Care: Improving Access to GP Services in Adult Correctional Centres

The Justice Health & Forensic Mental Health Network is implementing six identified solutions to improve access to general practitioner services in correctional centres across NSW.
Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network
Added: 22 August 2018|Last updated: 30 August 2018
Improving the Critical Care Advisory Service

Improving the Critical Care Advisory Service

Western NSW Local Health District enhanced its Critical Care Advisory Service by conducting an audit, delivering staff education, streamlining clinical pathways and improving the patient experience.
Western NSW Local Health District
Added: 6 June 2018|Last updated: 21 June 2018
Collaborative Care Outreach for Residential Aged Care Facilities

Collaborative Care Outreach for Residential Aged Care Facilities

The ‘A Collaborative Care Outreach for Residential Aged Care Facilities in SLHD’ (ACCORD) project aims to deliver improvements in clinical leadership, education, processes and connections between the Access Care Team and Residential Aged Care Facility Outreach Service.
Sydney Local Health District
Added: 24 April 2018|Last updated: 3 May 2018
Confident and Connected at Home on Haemodialysis

Confident and Connected at Home on Haemodialysis

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District, in collaboration with The University of Sydney and Western Renal Services, developed a mobile app that allows patients to send their home haemodialysis data to nursing staff remotely and in real time.
Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
Added: 23 October 2017|Last updated: 8 November 2017
Police Ambulance Early Access to Mental Health Assessment via Telehealth

Police Ambulance Early Access to Mental Health Assessment via Telehealth

HNELHD provided iPads to police and ambulance staff, so they can access mental health triage and support for consumers at the scene of the emergency.
Hunter New England Local Health District
Added: 15 August 2017|Last updated: 25 August 2017
Enhancing Remote Physiotherapy Services for Consistent Patient Care

Enhancing Remote Physiotherapy Services for Consistent Patient Care

Hay Physiotherapy Service implemented a telehealth model of care for appropriate patients, to better manage its waiting list and allow patients across vast geographical regions to access physiotherapy services in a timely and convenient way, particularly during service interruptions.
Murrumbidgee Local Health District
Added: 6 April 2017|Last updated: 21 April 2017
Transforming Acute Stroke Care Locally and Globally

Transforming Acute Stroke Care Locally and Globally

John Hunter Hospital implemented advanced computed tomography (CT) imaging, which allows patient profiling, prognostic accuracy and personalised acute stroke care.
John Hunter Hospital
Added: 18 January 2016|Last updated: 1 February 2016
 Rural/Remote Recruiting and Retention Value-Based Redesign (R5) Project

Rural/Remote Recruiting and Retention Value-Based Redesign (R5) Project

This project addressed factors that had a significant impact on vacant full-time equivalent positions, staff turnover, length of vacancies and the quality of consumers’ experience and engagement in care.
Hunter New England Local Health District
Added: 12 October 2015|Last updated: 26 October 2015
How Access Has Changed Emergency Mental Health Care in the Bush

How Access Has Changed Emergency Mental Health Care in the Bush

Many rural and remote towns have limited access to mental health specialist services and local providers bear the responsibility for emergency mental health care. The Mental Health Emergency Care – Rural Access Program (MHEC-RAP) is a telepsychiatry program established in western NSW to provide accessible specialist emergency mental health care and is available 24 hours 7 days a week. MHEC-RAP is changing the local provision of emergency mental health care. Local providers are no longer ‘flying blind’ as this has...
Broken Hill University Department of Rural Health
Added: 11 March 2015|Last updated: 25 March 2015
Save the Date to Vaccinate Campaign

Save the Date to Vaccinate Campaign

The Save the Date to Vaccinate campaign is part of a long term strategy to improve childhood vaccination rates in NSW. The key message of the Save the Date to Vaccinate campaign focuses on ‘on time’ immunisation, addressing a lack of understanding about the importance of vaccinating children in line with the recommended immunisation schedule.
NSW Ministry of Health
Added: 16 February 2015|Last updated: 16 February 2015
eCommunicating Patient Feeding Assistance Needs

eCommunicating Patient Feeding Assistance Needs

In 2013 a modification to electronic medical record (eMR) diet ordering was initiated to communicate patient feeding assistance requirements electronically at the time of ordering a patient diet. This modification now triggers a bright marker on the patient’s meal tray to clearly indicate their eating assistance needs at every meal.
Prince of Wales Hospital
Added: 11 February 2015|Last updated: 11 February 2015
Electronic Patient Journey Boards

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

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

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
North Coast Cancer Institute Lync Project

North Coast Cancer Institute Lync Project

This telehealth project has used Microsoft LyncTM software and IT hardware to facilitate communications between cancer specialists and primary care providers in regional and rural areas such as Port Macquarie, Coffs Harbour and Lismore.
Mid North Coast Local Health District
Added: 12 September 2014|Last updated: 23 October 2014
Telehealth Resource Package

Telehealth Resource Package

Aim: To assist in the implementation of Telehealth as a service delivery method.
Benefits: Telehealth is a tool that can improve the delivery of health care programs to patients and provide equity of access, especially for people who may be disadvanta...
3 March 2016
Telehealth Pilot for Pain Management

Telehealth Pilot for Pain Management

Aim: To implement the telehealth toolkit and test and modify its application in the real setting of a pain clinic.
Benefits: Telehealth is a modality that can be utilized to improve access for people to specialized healthcare who live in rural and remote regions.It also provides suppo...
16 July 2015
Cystic Fibrosis Model of Care

Cystic Fibrosis Model of Care

Aim: Maintain or improve the health and wellbeing of people with CF Provide consumers with greater choice for how and where care can be safely and effectively provid...
Benefits: Better meet the health care needs of people with CF in NSW now and into the future Build capacity within the health system to provide timely and effective care
15 January 2016
Implementation of the Statewide Pain Plan

Implementation of the Statewide Pain Plan

Aim: To document and implement a statewide pain strategy to reduce the burden of chronic pain in the community.
Benefits: Following the implementation of the NSW Pain Plan, there will be greater access to expert services, and improved support for primary care, for people living in ...
20 January 2014
Chronic Pain and Spinal Cord Injury Project

Chronic Pain and Spinal Cord Injury Project

Aim: The aim of this initiative was to provide web-based resources for consumers who live with spinal cord injury and chronic pain in addition to a clinical navigati...
Benefits: The project has developed extensive resources and a service model that are now accessible to consumers and clinicians.
12 February 2015
Rural Innovations Changing Healthcare (RICH) Forum

Rural Innovations Changing Healthcare (RICH) Forum

Aim: To offer a conference without the travel where projects can be presented from the nearest participating venue. RICH is an annual ‘virtual’ foru...
Benefits: Using a combination of face to face, videoconference and social media, the one day forum links 17 satellite hubs across rural NSW bringing together a mix o...
10 October 2014
Hepatitis C: A guide to current treatment and care

Hepatitis C: A guide to current treatment and care

Aim: To provide health care managers and staff with information to help design and implement services for the best care for patients with hepatitis C in their own en...
Benefits: Improvements in clinical practice and patient care.
9 December 2014
Statewide Burn Injury Service (SBIS) Telehealth Project

Statewide Burn Injury Service (SBIS) Telehealth Project

Aim: To establish a Telehealth model of care for the Statewide Burn Injury Service.
Benefits: There is significant potential for Telehealth to focus on patient centred care and improve the quality of care for:Patients by providing services that will allo...
16 April 2015
Guidelines for the use of Telehealth for Clinical and non-Clinical Settings in NSW

Guidelines for the use of Telehealth for Clinical and non-Clinical Settings in NSW

Aim: The Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI) Rural Telehealth Working Group has developed state-wide Guidelines for those using telehealth across NSW. The aim of th...
Benefits: Ability to reduce wait times;  Focus on patient centred care closer to home;  Additional way of providing broader care options;  Implementation o...
3 March 2016

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