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Case Studies of clinical variation in health care
Case Studies of clinical variation in health care

As part of their work to reduce healthcare variation, the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare provides a range of case studies that demonstrate how unwarranted clinical variation can be successfully addressed.

Clinical care
Quality improvement
Variation
Guide to reviewing clinical variation
Guide to reviewing clinical variation

Regular reviews of clinical variation data help health services identify areas of practice that need improvement. They are also mandated by Action 1.28 of the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards. This Guide presents a six-step approach to the review of clinical variation data, and case studies that put those steps into action.

Appropriateness
Credentialling
Effectiveness
Variation
Practical guide to identifying and addressing unwarranted clinical variation
Practical guide to identifying and addressing unwarranted clinical variation

All health services need to meet Action 1.28 Variation in clinical practice and health outcomes in the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (second edition).

Appropriateness
Credentialling
Effectiveness
Variation
Clinical Excellence Queensland Clinical Pathways
Clinical Excellence Queensland Clinical Pathways

Clinical pathways are standardised, evidence-based multidisciplinary management plans, which identify an appropriate sequence of clinical interventions, timeframes, milestones and expected outcomes for a homogenous patient group.

Appropriateness
Credentialling
Effectiveness
Variation
Using Care Bundles to Improve Health Care Quality
Using Care Bundles to Improve Health Care Quality

Care bundle concepts to improve critical care processes to the highest levels of reliability and result in vastly improved outcomes.

Appropriateness
Credentialling
Effectiveness
Variation
10 IHI innovations to improve health and health care
10 IHI innovations to improve health and health care

This curated publication highlights 10 ideas that have emerged from that systematic approach and reshaped how and what IHI has committed itself to over the years.

Appropriateness
Credentialling
Effectiveness
Variation
Credentialing health practitioners and defining their scope  of clinical practice: A guide for managers and practitioners
Credentialing health practitioners and defining their scope of clinical practice: A guide for managers and practitioners

The purpose of this guide is to provide practical guidance for managers and practitioners responsible for credentialing, and for determining and managing, a health practitioner’s scope of clinical practice.

Appropriateness
Credentialling
Effectiveness
Variation
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