Tag: Clinical Practice

Healthcare

Rethinking morbidity and mortality review meetings in maternity care

In maternity services, morbidity and mortality (M&M) review meetings play a crucial role in reducing avoidable harm, improving transparency and strengthening clinical governance; both locally and across the healthcare system. The process of M&M review allows clinicians to evaluate and reflect on clinical practice and identify areas for improvement, without blame or individual focus. Over…

21 May 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Healthcare

Implementing eMM systems to improve patient safety, efficiency and quality of care

The 5th Annual eMedication Management Conference will address the latest strategies for hospitals using eMM systems. The event will be held at the Swissotel in Sydney, on the 15th & 16th March 2016, and will examine implementation and integration processes using case studies from across Australia, including representation from NZ and the UK. Stephen Goundrey-Smith…

20 Jan 2016, by test test

Healthcare

The challenge of gaining international consensus in clinical testing

Despite the routine nature of comparing sequence variations identified during clinical testing to database records, few databases meet quality requirements for clinical diagnostics. To address this issue, The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) in collaboration with the Human Genetics Society of Australasia (HGSA), and the Human Variome Project (HVP) is developing standards for…

30 Sep 2014, by test test

Healthcare

Moving frontiers of clinical practice with eHealth

Technology is becoming increasingly central to driving the efficiency of healthcare services and to improving the patient experience. Implementing interoperable eHealth solutions however is a complex feat, particularly given the complexity and size of health systems, in terms of technology and existing procedures for capturing, storing and sending information. In the lead up to the…

28 Aug 2014, by test test

Healthcare

Program launch: Operating Theatre Management Conference

Key to the performance of operating theatres is meeting national safety and quality standards, effectively managing the workforce, improving safety procedures and maximising theatre efficiency. Whilst there have been developments around safety and efficiency there are still areas for improvement, which requires effective operating room management through collaboration and collective responsibility. With this in mind,…

17 Jun 2014, by test test