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Successful quality accounts workshop held

18 Mar 2016, Health Quality Intelligence

The Health Quality & Safety Commission recently held a successful day-long workshop on 10 March to discuss this year's district health board (DHB) quality accounts.

Report finds our health system rates well internationally

10 Dec 2015, Health Quality Intelligence

A new report shows New Zealand’s health and disability system rates well internationally and is good value for money. However, it has the potential to improve further, particularly in areas of equity and safety.

Webinar panel debate 30 October: Polypharmacy in older people

12 Oct 2015, Health Quality Intelligence

Following the August 2015 update of the polypharmacy in older people domain of the Atlas of Healthcare Variation, the Health Quality & Safety Commission and the Atlas Steering Group are hosting a panel debate on the topic.

Patients to be surveyed about out of hospital care

19 Aug 2015, Health Quality Intelligence

Patients from over 20 general practices across New Zealand will be asked about their care outside of hospital, in a trial of an online survey taking place from July to October.

Falls assessment rates improve in latest QSM update

30 Jun 2015, Health Quality Intelligence

The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s latest quality and safety marker (QSM) quarterly data shows falls assessment rates are continuing to improve. The update covers QSM data from January–March 2015.