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Do external quality ratings improve care and services?
Do external quality ratings improve care and services?

With the publication of STAR ratings, Australian aged care enters a new era of quality measurement and public reporting. What can we learn from other countries using similar systems about the potential for published ratings to effect improvement?

Aged care
Data
Member
Quality improvement
Reporting
A Guide to Using Data for Healthcare Quality Improvement
A Guide to Using Data for Healthcare Quality Improvement

A comprehensive guide to collecting, analysing and presenting quality data from the Victorian Quality Council

Data
Member
Reporting
Tool
NSW Clinical Excellence Commission data collection and reporting tools: control charts

The benefits of using statistical process control charts for presenting quality data and how to use them.

Data
Member
Reporting
Tool
Overcoming three key challenges in presenting quality data to boards
Overcoming three key challenges in presenting quality data to boards

Hospital boards are ultimately accountable for the quality of care delivered in hospitals. As such, data review is a key component of effective hospital board governance. But what is the best way to present quality data so it tells the story?

Data
Member
Reporting
Clinical governance and clinical systems
Clinical governance and clinical systems

How are clinical information systems relevant to clinical governance? The answer is quite straightforward: imagine a world of care delivery in darkness (literally or metaphorically), absent of any information about the person for whom you are providing care.

Data
Digital health
Member
Records
What is clinical governance?
Clinical data analytics; How to see the forest for the trees
Clinical data analytics; How to see the forest for the trees

In this webinar, Dr Anthony Carpenter guides us through demystifying clinical data analytics. During this 1-hour webinar, Dr Carpenter will step viewers through understanding the value of data, realising quality and performance insights for system improvement and using data to drive strategic organisational outcomes.

Continuous improvement
Data
Member
Quality
Risk management
Safety
Reporting and clinical governance in aged care: The Serious Incident Response Scheme
Reporting and clinical governance in aged care: The Serious Incident Response Scheme

Effective management of incidents is critical to effective clinical governance and will enable you to manage risks to consumers and improve the quality of care and services you provide.  By systematically recording and investigating incidents, you are better placed to identify trends and issues and to pursue continuous improvement

Data
Incident management
Member
Residential care
Risk management
SIRS
Let's take reporting seriously
Let's take reporting seriously

Reporting is not just ‘red tape’ – it is an essential part of clinical governance. Why? Because unless we observe and assess care outcomes and experiences on an ongoing basis - which reporting enables – we cannot effectively identify risks, emerging risks, or areas for improvement.

Data
Incident management
Public
Quality
Risk management
SIRS
Clinical governance in a digital world
Clinical governance in a digital world

It’s almost impossible to think about clinical governance these days without also thinking about digital health. But what does clinical governance mean in this digitised age?

Data
Digital health
Member
What is clinical governance?
When risk changes
When risk changes

When risk changes, governance of that risk must also change. In addition to proactive, continuous assessment of risks, clinical governance involves planning, implementing and reviewing measures to reduce the risk of harm, and support our duty of care.

COVID-19/Infection control
Data
Member
Person-centred care
Risk management
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