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27 Aug 2019

Ahead of GIANT STEPS 2019 we caught up with one of our speakers, Dr Zoe Wainer, Head of Public Health and Medical Director at Bupa, to learn about how sex differences are critical to all aspects of healthcare and to find out what’s in store for her session.

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  • Quality measures
  • Safety cultures
26 Aug 2019

Two Safer Care Victoria fellows have been marked as researchers to watch, after receiving national recognition for research that will improve outcomes for mothers and babies.

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  • Clinical/Acute Care
  • Maternity and newborn
22 Aug 2019

Establishing new key performance indicators (KPI) for dialysis and transplantation - and refining existing measures - are among the recommendations from a review of our renal KPI program.

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  • Quality measures
  • Renal
16 Aug 2019

Through the Safer baby collaborative, we’re aiming to significantly reduce the rate of stillbirth across the Victoria.

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  • Maternity and newborn
09 Aug 2019

When patients are unexpectedly harmed or die in a health service, a team of staff come together to find out what happened, why, and how to prevent it from happening again.

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  • Consumers as partners
  • Incident response
06 Aug 2019

Last month, VAHI was pleased to resume provision of monthly Performance Indicators for Coding Quality (PICQ®) numerator reports to public hospitals.

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06 Aug 2019

Victorian public health services that are not using the Victorian Health Incident Management System (VHIMS) Central Solution for incident reporting are now considering their options for procuring a new incident and feedback management system.

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06 Aug 2019

VAHI has begun looking for a provider to administer the Victorian Healthcare Experience Survey (VHES) program from 2020 onwards. The end of the current contract in June 2020 presents an opportunity to put in place new arrangements with a focus on improving the program.

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05 Aug 2019

“We used to record people as ‘confused’,” says nurse manager Sarah Jenkin. “Now we write ‘delirium’, and take appropriate action to manage the condition."

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  • Innovation and improvement
  • Older people
01 Aug 2019

We are currently seeking consumers to join our Cardiac Clinical Network committees.

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  • Consumers as partners
  • Cardiac