The role of the Osteoarthritis Clinical Care Standard Topic Working Group was to provide expert advice on the development of the first version of the Osteoarthritis of the Knee Clinical Care Standard published in 2017.
This report identifies options and recommendations to support implementation of public reporting for quality healthcare and patient safety. The report has been informed by consumer and clinician focus groups, expert interviews, and a literature review and environment scan. The options paper was endorsed by all Health Ministers in 2020.
The quality statements for the Acute Anaphylaxis Clinical Care Standard are based on best available evidence and guideline recommendations at the time of development. This summary describes the relevance of each evidence source to the quality statements.
This complete version of the clinical care standard includes information about using clinical care standards and the background to the development of the Third and Fourth Degree Perineal Tears Clinical Care Standard. It provides descriptions of what each quality statement means for women, clinicians, and health service organisations, as well as indicators for local monitoring and supporting evidence.
The quality statements for the Management of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters Clinical Care Standard are based on best available evidence and guideline recommendations at the time of development. This summary describes the relevance of each evidence source to the quality statements.
The Management of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters Clinical Care Standard contains 10 quality statements and 13 indicators to guide quality care for the management of cannulas, and is accompanied by supporting resources.
This report draws on data from a wide range of sources, and includes information about key advances in safety and quality in Australia; prevalence of common safety risks to patients; action taken to identify and drive the delivery of appropriate care; and the Commission’s approach to supporting value based healthcare.
The analysis and data provided in this report are limited to public hospitals. The Commission is currently working with the private hospital sector to ensure the specified safety and quality indicators can be included in future reporting.
This report by the Sub-Committee on Best-Practice Pricing and Clinical Quality Information (the Sub-Committee) was endorsed by the Joint Working Party on Pricing for Safety and Quality in Australian Public Hospitals (JWP) of the Independent Health and Aged Care Pricing Authority (IHACPA) and the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) on 29 June 2015.
This report provides a summary of findings from a literature review and environment scan undertaken to inform options for national public reporting standards of safety and quality in health care across public and private hospitals in Australia.
This report provides a summary of findings from consumer and clinician focus groups and expert interviews undertaken to inform options for national public reporting standards of safety and quality in health care across public and private hospitals in Australia.
This chapter examines variation in three women’s healthcare interventions and two maternity care items. Analysis by Statistical Area Level 3 (SA3) showed marked rate differences across Australia in hysterectomy, endometrial ablation, cervical loop excision and cervical laser ablation, and third- and fourth-degree perineal tears.