Projects tagged with Healthcare
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5 Dec 2017
Conduct problems is the common childhood health condition that has the most far-reaching and pervasive consequences for later health, development and social adjustment (including offending, incarceration, substance abuse, mental health problems, early parenthood and welfare dependency). It affects 5–10% of New Zealand children...
New Zealand's health system supports nearly every New Zealander at some time in their life. As part of providing better services to New Zealanders, the Ministry of Health (the Ministry) is using emerging technology to help people use those services more easily. Patient portals are secure websites that...
Between October 2017 and June 2018, the Commission worked with six early implementation sites to make improvements to their systems through testing the national vital signs chart, New Zealand early warning score and other tools and guidance.
Healthy Families NZ is a large-scale initiative that is a key part in helping New Zealanders live healthy, active lives. There are 10 Healthy Families NZ locations around New Zealand. Together, they have the potential to impact the lives of over a million New Zealanders. The initiative aims to improve people’s...
Increasing sustainability in co-design projects: A qualitative evaluation of a co-design programme in New Zealand
The Health Quality & Safety Commission commissioned Ko Awatea, an innovation and improvement centre, to deliver a co-design programme to nine teams of health care providers. The co-design programme was part of Partners in Care, a broader programme developed in 2012 to support and enable patient engagement and...
A Review of the National Orthopaedic Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) Quality Improvement Collaborative
The National Orthopaedic Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) Quality Improvement Collaborative took place between November 2013 and March 2015. The 18 participating district health boards (DHBs) implemented ERAS principles for people having elective hip and knee replacement and acute patients with fractured neck of femur....
In this paper the Health Quality & Safety Commission explore health quality and equity in New Zealand. Further, this paper sets the scene for a shift in the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s (the Commission’s) strategic priorities, to include equity as one of four new areas of focus. Finally, it puts forward a...
New Zealand Mental Health Survey and Health and Lifestyles Survey: Methods report for the combination of three survey datasets
This is a methods report for the combination of three survey datasets. The 2015 and 2016 New Zealand Mental Health Survey (NZMHS) and the 2016 Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) datasets were pooled in order to allow researchers to analyse itemsrelated to mental health for small sub-population groups, such as subgroups of...
This document is the result of a collaborative effort between ERO and representatives from hospital-based education and care services. It will support improved service performance and accountability, and focuses on how well placed hospital-based services are to contribute to children’s learning, and promote their wellbeing.
31 May 2017
Raising the Bar on the National Patient Experience Survey responds to the national inpatient experience survey results by investigating the lower scoring areas of the survey and recommending interventions to improve these results. Four DHBs participated and provided opportunities for staff and patients to...
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