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Gastroenterology Network

Working to improve the experience and delivery of healthcare for patients across NSW with a range of digestive system disorders.

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Current projects

Endoscopy Information System (EIS) Analytics and Reporting Dashboard statewide roll-out

In 2018 the ACI will work with public endoscopy units across NSW to implement the EIS Analytics and Reporting dashboard. The Dashboard allows units to measure how they perform against six clinical indicators, and identify areas for improvement where appropriate.


In 2016, the ACI Gastroenterology Network EIS Clinical Advisory Group published clinical indicators for endoscopy procedures. These indicators are:

  1. Number of Endoscopies performed
  2. Caecal Intubation rate
  3. Quality of Bowel Preparation
  4. Polyp detection rate
  5. Finalised records within 24 hours
  6. Number of Colonoscopies conducted as a result of positive Faecal Occult Blood Tests (FOBT)

ACI engaged eHealth NSW to develop a dashboard which analyses the data in EIS and reports on it against the clinical indicators. This is known as the QlikView Dashboard.

In 2017 the dashboard was piloted at two sites. Feedback from the pilot will be incorporated into the Dashboard prior to roll-out in 2018.


  • To collaborate with the ACI Nutrition Network on projects relating to parenteral and enteral nutrition.
  • To work with eHealth to implement the Endoscopy Information System Analytics and Reporting Dashboard across NSW.
  • To improve access to gastroenterology services in the acute setting, including working with Cancer Institute NSW on timely access to colonoscopy.

Gastroenterology Network


Ingrid Klobasa
Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Gastroenterology Network Manager

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