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Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest – Issue 101 online now

Te Tāhū Hauora Health Quality & Safety Commission
27 June 2019

Ngā ihirangi | In this issue

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

  • Commission proud to receive the Rainbow Tick
  • Case studies from the 2018/19 co-design project teams
  • System change is key to Choosing Wisely

Whakaheke mōrearea | Reducing harm

  • Spend five to save lives
  • WHO publishes global patient safety challenge ‘medication without harm’ technical reports

Pūrongo me te whakamārama | Reporting and commentary

  • Update of the polypharmacy Atlas domain
  • Quality and safety marker results for January–March 2019 available
  • Choosing Wisely must mean choosing equity

Mahi ngātahi me mātou | Work with us

  • Quality improvement advisor, Māori (closes 5pm, Thursday 27 June)
  • Quality improvement advisor, mental health and addiction (closes 5pm, Thursday 27 June)
  • Quality improvement advisor, healthcare associated infections (closes 5pm, Tuesday 9 July)
  • Senior data analyst (closes 5pm, Thursday 11 July)

Ngā hui huhua | Events

  • Is the quality and safety agenda stalling?
  • International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare
  • Healthcare Human Factors Symposium and Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of New Zealand conference
  • Save the date: Quality Improvement Scientific Symposium 2019 
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