8 & 9 May 2019 - Brisbane
Meeting Code HRT1906
Emergency Care providers face significant challenges in delivering high quality and timely patient care on an ever-present background of increasing patient numbers and finite hospital resources. Any mismatch between patient demand and the hospital’s capacity can compromise the safe delivery of care to the patient.
Emergency Care teams have little control over demand through the front door, and varying to little control with how timely patients leave through the back door. Investigations and input from other services take more time and every moment that each patient spends within the Emergency Department is measured and reported. Our Emergency teams need to work well with referral teams, internal colleagues and external partners. High-functioning interfaces are important to the smooth running of any Emergency Department. In 2019, our workshop will explore The ED - Hospital Interface.
The Mental Health Improvement Group will run their workshop concurrently, and a joint session between the two Groups will be held during the afternoon of Day One.
The Emergency Care Improvement Group will be working closely with members to co-design reporting and workshop format to maximise the utility of this resource and minimise duplication with other forums.
- Designate an Emergency liaison representative as a key contact for this group.
- Extract non-casemix data for your health service and submit as requested.
- Organise a multi-discliplinary Emergency Care team of up to 4 people to attend the group meeting
- Identify an improvement innovation and share progress with other member health services.
What does The Health Roundtable do?
- Work with key liaison contacts to plan the annual meeting.
- Analyse Emergency Care data to provide key comparisons amongst participants.
- Provide reports comparing the safety, quality and timeliness of Emergency Care services.
- Facilitate the annual meeting to identify innovative practices and track progress on action plans.