Cardiac Rehabilitation Improvement Project

Initiative Type
Service Improvement
Status
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Added
10 January 2018
Last updated
02 March 2022

Summary

A Government Election Commitment has offered support to a 3-year project, beginning in 2016/17, designed to improve the referral, uptake and quality of Cardiac Rehabilitation. The Improvement Project will begin with the development of performance indicators and an electronic tool to facilitate the collection of data regarding the performance and activity of cardiac rehabilitation programs.

Key dates
Dec 2016
Dec 2017
Implementation sites
All Queensland Public Hospitals

Aim

To improve the referral, uptake and quality of Cardiac Rehabilitation.

Benefits

Endeavours to enhance patient flow and outcomes for adults with cardiac disorders accessing Queensland Health services.

Background

The Statewide Cardiac Clinical Network (SCCN) was established in 2005 and draws all the State’s cardiac clinicians together to combine their knowledge, clinical and operational expertise to influence, progress, develop and reform cardiac care. This project has been flagged as a current priority on the 2017-18 program.

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Key contact

Kylie Kidby
Network Coordinator
Healthcare Improvement Unit
(07) 3328 9193
statewide_cardiac_clinical_network@health.qld.gov.au

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