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Unwarranted Clinical Variation

Eurobodalla Birthing Partners

This project developed a new model of care, where pregnant women at Eurobodalla Maternity Service were offered a known midwife who was an integral part of their antenatal, birth and...

Added: 16 August 2017 | Last updated: 20 April 2021

Breathe Easy: eliminating unwarranted clinical variation for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

The Breathe Easy project aims to eliminate varying treatment outcomes and clinical uncertainty for patients with exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, admitted to South East Regional Hospital in Bega.

Added: 20 November 2018 | Last updated: 13 December 2018

Shared Clinical Review Across Four Rural Health Services

A project to implement a shared mortality and morbidity clinical review process across four small rural health services in northeast Victoria. The project includes development of standardised tools and the...

Added: 26 September 2018 | Last updated: 6 November 2018

Planning for Gastronomy Success

St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney (SVHS) improved patient information, treatment procedures and staff education, to ensure the placement of gastronomy feeding tubes aligned with best practice and Agency for Clinical Innovation...

Added: 18 September 2017 | Last updated: 2 October 2017

Increasing the Appropriateness of Dietetic Referrals

This project addressed barriers experienced by nursing staff when using the malnutrition screening tool, by introducing staff education, streamlined education pathways and a cheat sheet for nursing staff.

Added: 23 August 2017 | Last updated: 6 September 2017

The iCareTrack Study

This project measured the appropriateness of eye care delivery in NSW, by developing clinical indicators and conducting an on-site record review of up to 40 optometry and ophthalmology practices across...

Added: 16 June 2017 | Last updated: 16 June 2017

Testing Times: Reducing Variation in Pathology Testing

This project identified a number of strategies to reduce pathology costs and clinical variation in the testing process, including enhancements to the patient’s electronic medical record, development of best practice...

Added: 7 April 2017 | Last updated: 28 April 2017

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