The Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation illuminates variation in health care provision across Australia. The atlas embodies our shared aim of providing information to improve the appropriateness of care for populations and individuals in Australia and increasing the value obtained from resources allocated to health.
The PBS eCMC project is to support electronic prescribing of chemotherapy medicines in hospitals and other defined care settings. The proposed information requirements are a list of data entry fields that must be available within oncology systems to support electronic prescribing as part of the conformance requirements set by the Australian Digital Health Agency.
This report provides analyses of data on confirmed critical antimicrobial resistances (CARs) submitted to the National Alert System for Critical Antimicrobial Resistances (CARAlert) for 2019, and trend data for 2017 to 2019.
Two groupers have been developed to support the implementation of the hospital-acquired complications (HACs) list. These tools can be used by hospitals, health services and system managers to identify and monitor HACs.
This report includes analyses of detailed information about prescribing practices for surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis in 2019. The findings can be used to guide quality improvement programs and improve overall care for patients having surgery.
This report describes the findings of a national stocktake of health resources developed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, undertaken by the Cultural and Indigenous Research Centre Australia (CIRCA).
A report reviewing the implementation of the Australian Open Disclosure Framework identifying perceived implementation gaps, areas for improvement, and suggested strategies at a national, state and territory, and health service organisation level.
The 2020 Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Care Standard describes the key components of care for patients who have an infection or who or at risk of an infection. It contains eight quality statements and ten indicators.
This report provides an update on data submitted to CARAlert for the reporting period 1 September 2020 to 31 October 2020, and complements previous analyses of and updates on CARAlert data. The data update provides information to support prevention and containment of antimicrobial resistance.