6 presentations from the 2016 Driving Quality in Emergency Departments Conference

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Dec 16
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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 attending? If you did, here’s six of the presentations:

Telehealth in the ED and improving partnerships with community healthcare providers – Diana Badcock, Director of Emergency, Bendigo Health

Linking NEAT performance with quality outcomes
Clair Sullivan, Deputy Chair Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, QLD & Andrew Staib, Deputy Director Emergency, Princess Alexandra Hospital, QLD 

Examining data trends in NSW emergency departments from 2010-2015
Michael Dinh, Emergency Physician, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, NSW

Fiona Stanley Hospital – Segmenting acute care to drive quality outcomes
Yusuf Nagree, Emergency Consultant, Fiona Stanley Hospital, WA

Improving hospital avoidance for aged care residents
Jacqueline Hewitt, Clinical Nurse Consultant, John Hunter Hospital, NSW

Implementing Physician Assistants in the ED to improve patient experience
Benjamin Close, Director Emergency, Townsville Hospital, QLD

The next conference in the series is accredited for 20 CPD Hours from the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

Submitted by John Burgher, Marketing Director, Criterion Conferences

John Burgher, Marketing Director, Criterion Conferences

John is a Marketing Director with over 12 years of B2B experience in the UK, Asia and Australia. He’s an ideas guy, foodie and a gadget geek who is always looking for the next ‘big thing’. If John had a super power he would love to plug into the matrix, and become superhuman. You connect with John on Linkedin http://au.linkedin.com/in/johnburgher

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