25
Nov

60 seconds with… Abby Mosedale

Abby Mosedale is a research associate at Curtin University in Perth working on PCHSS Research Stream 3.4: Impacts of a Collaborative Research Program on the Realisation of Cost Savings and Efficiencies in Healthcare Settings. Her work centres on a ‘realist’ evaluation of the Western Australia Department of Health’s Research Translation Projects (RTP) program.  How would...
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9
Nov

International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare virtual conference 2-6 November 2020 (Video)

Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite spoke at the International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare virtual conference in the ‘Reliability and Resilience. Moving from Safety I to Safety II’ session on Wednesday 4 November. The session was opened by Dr Axel Ros, Chief Medical Officer in Region Jönköping County in Sweden. Dr Ros explained the difference between...
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1
Nov

Webinar: Harnessing Digital Technologies to Enhance Patient Safety – 25 November 2020 2–3pm (AEDT)

The second webinar in the PCHSS 2020-2021 Webinar Series is Harnessing Digital Technologies to Enhance Patient Safety.  The video is available on our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ItHU0EdTvJI Event summary: When we strive for patient safety, we aim for the absence of preventable harm to a patient in the provision of care and a reduction in the...
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27
Oct

WEBINAR: Impact of COVID-19 on the Australian Health Workforce, 26 October 2020

COVID-19 has had far-reaching effects on all sectors of our society, but few sectors have been as directly affected as the health workforce. In this webinar, our two distinguished speakers discussed how the pandemic has changed the Australian health workforce. First, Professor Anthony Scott explored the effects of COVID-19 on the working patterns, mental health...
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21
Oct

Reducing Surgical Waitlists in Australia

Surgical waitlists and wait times have been increasing over the past five years in Australia. With the suspension of elective surgeries, and changes in healthcare seeking behaviour in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a surgical backlog has emerged.   Fortunately, states and territories have determined that processing the surgical backlog is a priority. This renewed attention to surgical waitlists affords us an opportunity to stop and think and address the multiple long-longstanding challenges in...
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13
Oct

Video and phone consultations only scratch the surface of what telehealth has to offer

Video and phone consultations only scratch the surface of what telehealth has to offer Shutterstock Centaine Snoswell, The University of Queensland; Anthony Smith, The University of Queensland; Emma E Thomas, The University of Queensland; Helen Haydon, The University of Queensland, and Liam Caffery, The University of Queensland The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in rapid changes...
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12
Oct

WEBINAR: IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE AUSTRALIAN HEALTH WORKFORCE 26 OCTOBER 2020 2PM–3PM (AEDT)

COVID-19 has had far-reaching effects on all sectors of our society, but few sectors have been as directly affected as the health workforce. In this webinar, our two distinguished speakers will discuss how the pandemic has changed the Australian health workforce. First, Professor Anthony Scott will explore the effects of COVID-19 on the working patterns,...
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