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Patients are often discharged without a care plan from the acute stroke unit following a non-disabling stroke or transient ischaemic attack. To address this issue, communication materials were developed alongside other initiatives, to support an increased incidence of exercise.
St George Hospital
Added: 16 September 2019|Last updated: 30 September 2019
This project aims to provide proactive care for heart failure patients in the Hunter New England Local Health District. It will support people with heart failure who are transitioning from hospital to home and back into the ongoing care of their general practitioner.
Hunter New England Local Health District
Added: 28 November 2018|Last updated: 13 December 2018
This project aims to improve patient outcomes for Aboriginal people with cardiac conditions in far west NSW, starting with the Broken Hill Catchment Region, by providing access to a cultural specific program in the identified communities.
Far West Local Health District
Added: 19 November 2018|Last updated: 13 December 2018
Mid North Coast Local Health District empowered Aboriginal patients to manage their own health care, by providing education, information on services, self-management strategies, culturally-sensitive care and links to community health services.
Added: 25 May 2018|Last updated: 11 June 2018
Prince of Wales Hospital screened all patients booked for elective cardiac surgery, to diagnose diabetes and identify those requiring blood glucose level control before admission.
Prince of Wales Hospital
Added: 26 April 2018|Last updated: 10 May 2018
This project aimed to optimise the efficiency and sustainability of the Echocardiography Clinic at Westmead Hospital, by streamlining processes, distributing resources efficiently and delivering better services to the Western Sydney community, ahead of the opening of the new acute services building in 2020.
Added: 24 April 2018|Last updated: 3 May 2018
The seamless, person-centred Electronic Chest Pain Pathway (eCPP) was developed to be compatible with all other pathways. It provided continuous care for patients with deteriorating health and developed key partnerships between the project teams that co-designed the easy to use evidence based tool.
Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District
Added: 21 November 2014|Last updated: 15 December 2014
This project aims to work with acute, community and primary care services to better support patients with chronic heart failure to live well, at home.
Blacktown Mount Druitt Hospital (Blacktown Campus)Blacktown Mount Druitt Hospital (Mount Druitt Campus)
Added: 5 December 2014|Last updated: 8 December 2014
Aim: To oversee the development and implementation of a system-wide approachto identify, address and reduce Unwarranted Clinical Variation (UCV).
Benefits: To refine care processes and implement evidence-based models of care tosupport improved patient outcomes.
17 November 2013
Aim: To improve care for all patients in NSW with a suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) and reduce the time from symptom onset to reperfusion for patients with S...
Benefits: Care is tailored to specific settings so that all patients, regardless of their geographical location or presentation pathway can benefit from early access to s...
21 May 2015
Aim: To examine clinical variation in 30 Day mortality for patients presenting with Acute Myocardial Infarction to hospitals throughout NSW.
Benefits: Increased understanding of the factors that contribute to unwarranted clinical variation (UCV) in 30 day mortality for Acute Myocardial Infarction. If UCV is co...
6 November 2013
Aim: Provide clinicians in critical care areas and specialist respiratory care units with best practice guidance regarding the provision of NIV for appropriately sel...
Benefits: Improve patient experience and outcomes Reduced need for invasive ventilation, prolonged mechanical ventilation and tracheostomy Reduce length of stay
26 June 2015
Aim: The aims of the ACI Investigating Clinical Variation in Acute Care project are to identify clinical variation in the inpatient management of COPD, CAP and CHF a...
Benefits: Unwarranted clinical variation (UCV) is an ongoing barrier to providing safe and effective care for patients. Recognising and addressing UCV has been identified...
13 March 2017
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