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Data for improvement

EVENT: 12 Nov 2014, Health Quality & Safety Commission

During this two-day course participants will learn how measurement for improvement differs from that for accountability and research.

Person-centred care: from ideas to action

NEWS: 3 Oct 2014, Partners in Care

A new report from The Health Foundation 'Person-centered care: from ideas to action', brings together evidence on shared decision making and self-management support.

Improving patient safety in the operating theatre

NEWS: 30 Sep 2014, Surgery

From April to September the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Reducing Perioperative Harm programme has been the focus of the Open for better care patient safety campaign.

Commitment to reducing harm from falls continues

NEWS: 8 Sep 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

he Health Quality & Safety Commission's Reducing Harm from Falls programmes continues to strengthen connections across aged care and primary care/community settings, and continues a focus on falls in district health board hospitals.

New e-Incident management project kicks into action!

NEWS: 1 Sep 2014

Work has now commenced on a new electronic incident management system for South Island DHBs; a project which promises to improve patient safety outcomes and support a reduction in all types of risk for DHB patients, staff and visitors across the region.

New data shows asthma rates vary between DHB

NEWS: 2 Jul 2014, Health Quality Intelligence

A new way of presenting data has found hospital admission rates for asthma and indicators of asthma management vary between district health boards (DHBs).

Clinical leads congratulate Open on its first anniversary

NEWS: 23 May 2014, Open for better care

Open for better care celebrates its first anniversary this month, and the clinical leads of the campaign’s topic areas have congratulated health care workers on their work over the past year to prevent patient harm.

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World Hand Hygiene Day - 5 May

NEWS: 5 May 2014, Infection Prevention & Control

No action today; no cure tomorrow! Support the World Health Organization’s global 5 May ‘call to action’ and highlight the important role that hand hygiene plays in preventing the spread of antimicrobial resistant germs.

Quality and safety markers: outcome data for individual DHBs

NEWS: 24 Jan 2014, Health Quality Intelligence

These Excel sheets and graphs contain individual DHBs’ data on progress made against the quality and safety markers (QSMs) process measures and in reducing patient harm from falls, healthcare associated infections and surgery (the outcome data).

Atlas of Healthcare Variation steering group

NEWS: 9 Dec 2013, Health Quality Intelligence

The Health Quality & Safety Commission produces the Atlas of Healthcare Variation to help public and private providers of health and disability services improve the safety and quality of their services.