The priorities for the ECI are to:
Bring together and engage clinicians, consumers and key stakeholders across NSW to ensure that their views inform the work of the ECI
Reduce variation in clinical practice and increase consistency in outcomes
Promote and disseminate evidence based care including new models of care to address challenges in emergency care
Foster communication and share information across all key stakeholders including NSW Health, expert groups, clinicians and consumers at a state, national and international level
Act in an advisory capacity
Encourage and support emergency care research and innovation
Ensure a multi disciplinary approach to improve the quality, efficiency, effectiveness and safety of patient care
Support robust evaluation of clinical and operational ED practice across the dimensions of efficiency and effectiveness
Provide a forum for the systematic analysis and assessment of information regarding the quality of care in NSW Emergency Departments.
Display strong leadership to support the Institute members inform the future strategic direction of emergency care in NSW.
Undertake audit of activities to ensure that there are meaningful and transparent results, which are widely available