Clinical redesign for the Surgery Productivity and Planning Initiative is under way in the South.
The first two days of the much anticipated Applied Clinical Redesign Course, which runs over a 20 week timeframe, was conducted on 28th and 29th July and judged a great success by participants and coordinators.
HSI Tas were invited to participate in a forum entitled "Spatially Enabling Health and Community services" organised by the Tasmanian Spatial Information Council.
Jessica Anaf, Senior Physiotherapist from Royal Adelaide Hospital was invited to speak to staff about the Clinical Redesign program Royal Adelaide Hospital.
Dr Andrew Staib, Deputy Director Emergency Medicine and Dr Clair Sullivan, Endocrinologist and Deputy Chair of Medicine speak with staff about lessons learnt at the PAH regarding the criticality of the ED -Inpatient interface and its impact on patient mortality and outcomes
Nicola Ross, Director of Acute Operations at Ipswich Hospital, Queensland visited North West Regional Hospital, Mersey Community Hospital and Royal Hobart Hospital
A 14-month program bringing together all healthcare system leaders is now under way, explain HSI Co-Directors, Assoc Prof Craig Quarmby and Prof Greg Peterson.
Associate Clinical Professor Marcus Skinner and CRO-S Program Officer Loretta Baillie presented the preliminary data from the Royal Hobart Hospital's surgical redesign diagnostic phase.