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Emergency Department bed

In response to the October 2018 introduction of a new high-sensitivity cardiac Troponin assay (hsTnI) blood test to all Queensland Health Hospitals, the Accelerated Chest pain Risk Evaluation (...

flying

The flying surgical services initiative is an agreement between South West Hospital and Health Service (SWHHS), Central West Hospital and Health Service (CWHHS) and Metro North Hospital and Health...

patient flow - preventing bedblock

Solutions were implemented to address Patient flow difficulties - with delayed discharges on the Mater Public Postnatal Unit causing bed block and impacting Birth Suite, Antenatal Unit and...

suicide prevention in the Emergency Department

To overcome the limitations inherent to the recording of suicidal presentations to Emergency Departments (EDs), Gold Coast MHSS Services developed a machine learning algorithm Searching EDIS for...

orthopaedics

Gold Coast Health pilot tested a shared governance business model in the orthopaedics department. Shared governance is a decentralised management approach, that grants clinical departmental leads...

Health application to reach out to patients

a.    Determining that healthcare providers better understand the patient perspective when using eAPP-enabled Patient Reporting Experience Measures (PREM) feedback
b.    Demonstrate...

central line drip

Central line associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) in neonatal intensive care is associated with mortality, morbidity, increased length of stay and increased healthcare costs. Implementing a...

IeMR

Recognising the role of simulation in testing work place transition (Adler et al 2009) and the recommendation for the use of simulation to improve EMR use and patient safety (Mohan et al 2017),...

music therapy for sensory training

After extensive literature reviews into rehabilitation guidelines for adults with disorders of consciousness due to severe acquired brain injuries and sensory stimulation, the full...

Improving work environment practicees

Getting Rid of Stupid Stuff - Removing the non-value adding activities in everyday work.

The 2019 G.R.O.S.S. Awards is an initiative of the Future Hospital Program for Logan and Beaudesert...

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Resuscitation Medication Safety (ReMS) is a visual prompt for organising and classifying resuscitation drugs to help reduce cognitive load on staff.  It includes two benchtop...

Mid-stream urine is a frequently performed diagnostic test that relies on patients using correct collection technique to avoid sample contamination. 

Safer Ventilation in Emergency (SaVE) is a bedside resource to promote safe care of the ventilated patient in Emergency Departments (EDs). It assists with:

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The gap in health outcomes between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous people is a well-documented priority area for both National and State Governments....

The Nurse Initiated X-Ray (NIX) project aims to streamline patient care in all areas of the Emergency Department (ED), through early initiation of investigations by nursing...