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Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest – Issue 100 online now

Te Tāhū Hauora Health Quality & Safety Commission
06 June 2019

Ngā ihirangi | In this issue

Whakapai i te kounga me te haumaru | Quality and safety improvement

  • New guide supports people with disabilities through the United Nations complaints process
  • Towards quality improvement at scale in the New Zealand primary care setting
  • Streamlining patient enrolment delivers extra benefits

Whakaheke mōrearea | Reducing harm

  • Spend five to save lives
  • New Zealand aged residential care app receives international award
  • National approach for healthcare associated infection quality improvement
  • Patient Safety Week | Wiki Haumaru Tūroro 2019 to focus on improving communication by understanding implicit bias in health care 

Pūrongo me te whakamārama | Reporting and commentary

  • Suicide post-vention group shows benefit of community critical in suicide prevention
  • Dashboard of health system quality quarterly update
  • Call for nominations for the Maternal Mortality Review Working Group
  • Equity needs to be embedded across Choosing Wisely programme – Assoc Prof Sue Crengle

Mahi ngātahi me mātou | Work with us

  • Director, Māori health outcomes (closes 5pm, Thursday 6 June 2019)
  • Graduate analyst or analyst, health quality evaluation (closes 5pm, Friday 7 June 2019)
  • Quality improvement advisor, Māori (closes 5pm, Thursday 27 June 2019)
  • Quality improvement advisor, mental health and addiction (closes 5pm, Thursday 27 June 2019)

Ngā hui huhua | Events

  • Adverse event review workshop
  • Is the quality and safety agenda stalling?
  • International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare
  • Save the date: Quality Improvement Scientific Symposium 2019
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