Projects tagged with Healthcare
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Auckland University of Technology was contracted by the Ministry of Health to evaluate whether changes made to auditing processes have improved outcomes for people living in age residential care facilities. The evaluation was conducted from December 2015 to June 2016 and used a variety of data sources. Over...
16 Jun 2016
Family violence is a population health issue that occurs globally, and is not limited to any one gender, religious, cultural or income group. Violence and abuse in families can have damaging cumulative physical and mental health effects that can last for many years after the abuse has ended.
3 Jun 2016
This Action Plan was developed as a way of addressing the need to provide sustainable, high-quality pharmacist services in a complex and evolving environment. It emphasises the importance of taking an integrated, coherent approach so that all are clear on the role they have to play in making its vision of the future into a...
In September 2013, the Ministry of Health contracted the Health Quality & Safety Commission to trial suicide mortality review, an action contained in the New Zealand Suicide Prevention Action Plan 2013–16. This resulted in the establishment of the Suicide Mortality Review Committee within the Commission and the...
This paper provides a ‘snapshot’ of current practice in the recognition and management of the deteriorating adult inpatient in New Zealand. It also includes health sector views on emerging themes from international literature.
This report presents the findings from the 2016 Green Prescription (GRx) initiative patient survey, conducted for the Ministry of Health (the Ministry) in April and May 2016. The GRx patient survey allows the Ministry to monitor the performance of the GRx initiative each year. The ongoing success of the...
To inform a scheduled review of the National Reportable Events Policy, the health Quality & Safety Commission has conducted a brief scan of overseas literature on patient safety reporting systems. This report summaries the literature review findings. This report provides the context for findings on...
23 May 2016
The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s in-hospital patient experience survey was implemented on 1 July 2014. Since the survey began, there are three questions which consistently rate lower than others. In early 2016, the Commission undertook qualitative analysis of comments in the quarterly survey...
4 May 2016
Health targets are a set of national measures designed to improve the performance of health services. They focus on population health objectives and on reducing inequities. The More heart and diabetes checks health target began in 2012 and includes a cardiovascular risk assessment (CVDRA) and a blood test for...
This paper is Part 1 in a series of three discussion papers that aims to provide a broad frame of reference for discussion of risk in the New Zealand context. The over-arching theme of the series is ‘decision-making under uncertainty’, because some degree of uncertainty underlies virtually all choices we make, both as...
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