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2019
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Dr Kelly Shaw, Dr Jennifer Makin and Professor Tania Winzenberg from KP Health and Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania, have prepared this report on behalf of the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care.

2019
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Prof Samantha Keogh and Dr Saira Mathew from the Queensland University of Technology have prepared this report on behalf of the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care.

2019
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The purpose of identifying and agreeing to goals of care is to develop a shared understanding between patients, family, carers, other support people and the clinicians in the multidisciplinary team about the clinical expectations, personal needs and preferences of the patient and the likely steps required to attain the agreed goals.

2019
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A comprehensive care plan is a document describing agreed goals of care, and outlining planned medical, nursing, midwifery and allied health activities for a patient.

2019
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A survey to gather information from health professionals about the most important information to include in a comprehensive care plan.

 

2019
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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.

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on the second edition of the Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights, a draft Peripheral Venous Access Clinical Care Standard, antimicrobial resistance, infections, prescribing, digital health and more

Also covered are new issues of the Australian Health Review and Health Affairs, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and latest from the UK’s NICE.

2019
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2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on leadership, culture, imaging, communication, mental health, Aboriginal people’s experience of health care, BRCA-related cancer, electronic health records, bundled payments, progressive neurological conditions, falls, asthma, clinical decision support systems and more

Also covered are new issues of BMJ Quality & Safety and Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and latest from the UK’s NICE.

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on surgical volume and quality, antimicrobial stewardship, pressure injuries, patient experience, patient-centred care quality indicators, just culture, Vitamin D and more

Also covered are new issues of the Journal of Patient Safety and Risk Management, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and latest from the UK’s NICE.

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on sepsis, implementing health in all policies, prescribing errors, machine learning, breast cancer risk, diagnosis, and more

Also covered are new issues of the American Journal of Medical Quality and Health Affairs, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and latest from the UK’s NICE.

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI), integrated care, nursing, genomic medicine, deteriorating patients, shared decision making, hip and knee surgery, and more.

Also covered are new issues of the Journal for Healthcare Quality, the Journal of Patient Experience and the Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and latest from the UK’s NICE.

2019
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Details on how to extract completion data from the National Hand Hygiene Initiative LMS.