05
Dec 16

6 presentations from the 2016 Driving Quality in Emergency Departments Conference

Emergency departments from across Australia are continuing to struggle to meet increased demand and alleviate hospital congestion. Hospitals must now look past NEAT and drive sustainable improvements to support quality, patient centred care. The 2016 national conference showcased how emergency departments can drive sustainable change to improve the delivery of emergency medicine within Australia’s hospitals. Did you miss out on … Continue reading 6 presentations from the 2016 Driving Quality in Emergency Departments Conference

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Nov 16

NSW Emergency Departments have the shortest waiting times despite having the most patients

A new Emergency Department care 2015–16 statistics report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has just been released and states that NSW Emergency Departments have the shortest waiting times despite having the most patients. You can download a copy of the report here  Some of the statistics revealed include: In 2015–16, there were 7.5 million … Continue reading NSW Emergency Departments have the shortest waiting times despite having the most patients

08
Mar 16

What is quality in aged care?

The Quality in Aged Care Conference, held by Criterion and COTA Australia, kicked off today with lively debate around the definition of quality in the context of aged care. The conference Chair, Ian Yates from COTA, began the discussion by stating: “Quality is a significant challenge that both government and providers don’t have our heads … Continue reading What is quality in aged care?

13
Jan 16

How to Improve Patient Flow

Waiting times in hospitals will always be a highly political issue. As demand for acute services continues to increase, it is imperative that stakeholders along the continuum of care assess their impact on the system and engage in practices that will create optimal patient flow. Over the years we’ve run many conferences on patient flow … Continue reading How to Improve Patient Flow

17
Nov 15

5 Reasons Attendees Love our Aged Care Conferences

Naturally, we think our Aged Care Conferences are pretty awesome, but don’t take our word for it! Take a look at why our attendees love coming to our Aged Care conferences. See what they’re saying… Stay up to date on industry changes “The conference was a great opportunity for organisations to hear about the significant changes in home … Continue reading 5 Reasons Attendees Love our Aged Care Conferences

23
Apr 15

Domestic Violence: Seriously Guys..#Itstartswithus

“According to Women’s Agenda ’31 Women have been killed as a result of violence against women in Australia since January 1, 2015.  That’s 15 weeks 31 Women.” Last week across my Facebook feed came a video from Mario Mohorko that really got my attention because the first few words shocked me.   Believe me his video is worth watching! A … Continue reading Domestic Violence: Seriously Guys..#Itstartswithus

18
Mar 15

What needs to happen to accelerate Fintech success down under

The recent announcement of the Fintech Hub Stone and Chalk Opening in Sydney in May has been a big kick starter to Fintech in Australia. But what does the sector need to do to continue accelerating its success? Last week we highlighted 3 Steps to Making Sydney the Region’s Fintech Hub so this week I took a moment to ask … Continue reading What needs to happen to accelerate Fintech success down under

11
Mar 15

Which Aussie Universities are Winning on Social Media in 2015?

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Back in June 2014, I wrote a blog on Australia’s most influential Universities on Twitter and Facebook. Nine months down the track I thought it would be worth seeing who has made the most progress from those same Universities.  Progress is essential for every Australian University right now with the deregulation of higher education fees … Continue reading Which Aussie Universities are Winning on Social Media in 2015?