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2019
Publication, report or update

The HACs are identified using a combination of ICD-10-AM codes to identify the diagnosis and the condition onset flag (METeOR identifier: 354816) to indicate that the diagnosis occurred during the episode of admitted patient care.

Some HACs also require other codes to define the complication such as procedure and external cause codes.

2019
Template, survey or form
2019
Publication, report or update

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
Publication, report or update

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
Publication, report or update

Version 3, released April 2019.

The core hospital-based outcome indicators (CHBOIs) contain a range of indicators which have been developed to enhance safety and quality reporting and feedback.

2019
Guide, user guide or guidelines

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) sought feedback on the draft National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards Aged Care Module.  This module has been developed to allow organisations to meet the requirements of both the NSQHS Standards and the Aged Care Quality (ACQ) Standards by assessment to one set of standards. Consultation is now closed.

2019
Publication, report or update

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 sepsis, preventable harm, errors and disclosure, mental health and more.

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

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on health equity, pharmacy, e-health, emergency admissions, data sharing, health prevention, obesity, longevity, surgical mortality, antimicrobial stewardship, burnout and more

Also covered are new issues of Public Health Research & Practice, the Australian Journal of Primary Health and the Future Leaders Communiqué, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and latest from the UK’s NICE.