Tag: Emergency Care

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Emergency medicine at the crossroads? The impact of NEAT on professional values

Associate Professor April Wright from the University of Queensland Business School is investigating the impact of the ‘4-hour rule’ on Emergency Medicine in Queensland. After investigating institutional change processes in English country cricket, April Wright turned her attention to the regulation of the health sector in 2009 firstly with an ARC Linkage Grant ‘Institutional logics…

23 Jul 2014, by test test

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How can we take care of dying patients in the Emergency Department and ICU?

In the lead up to the upcoming 6th Annual Emergency Department Management Conference, Dr Christine Drummond, Senior Palliative Care Consultant, Critical Care Services Project Officer at the Lyell McEwin Hospital, Northern Adelaide Local Health Network joined us to discuss her experiences working in ED, ICU, General Practice and palliative care services, and the importance of community partnerships in…

22 Jul 2014, by test test

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Program launch: Effectively manage hospital emergency departments

More than 6.7 million emergency department cases were reported by public hospital emergency departments in 2012-2013, corresponding to over 18,000 cases per day* or 1 in 4 Australians. Current trends only expect this number to increase, posing the serious question: How are we going to effectively manage our emergency departments in order to meet demand?…

7 May 2014, by test test