Maternity Service Improvement Group
The aim of the Maternity Improvement Group is to champion improved outcomes for women and babies, through the use of
operational and clinical data to focus on evidence based activities designed to
reduce complications, increase service efficiency and enable woman and family
Many health services are experiencing a rapid growth in maternity service
activities with limited resources, yet we must strive to maintain optimal
outcomes for women and babies receiving our care. The increasing complexities
pregnant women present with, challenge our services. Early in the year
members are invited to participate in planning the specifics of the workshop
and changes to the Maternity Reports to meet the needs of members.
The focus of the 2020 two day
workshop in Sydney on 27th and 28th May 2020: will be on models of care that fully utilise the varying
skills of the maternity team and strategies to enable well women to avoid
intervention. We will be seeking exemplars that improve the woman and her
newborn's journey through the system.
The Maternity Improvement Group
promotes networking between Australian and New Zealand Hospitals to explore and
implement service improvement activities that both streamline services for
women and minimise interventions safely where possible.
|What do you need to do in preparation for your 2020 membership?
- Complete the subscription form for 2020
- Designate a maternity liaison representative to act as a key contact with The HRT collaborative May 2020 event organiser
- Review definitions and updated reports for questions, comments, or issues to be discussed at the collaborative event.
- Organise a delegation to attend the annual 2 day workshop on 27th and 28th May 2020 in Sydney.
- Identify one innovation from your service to present to colleagues at the meeting.
- Work with colleagues to identify one potential service improvement to explore.
|What does The Health Roundtable do?
- Produces reports extracting data from the inpatient episode collection, highlighting trends and differences in performance.
- Provides 'ad hoc' reports for members, on specific sets of indicators.
- Enables the development of customised benchmarking reports.
- Works with key maternity contacts to organise an annual workshop and any special survey materials.
- Facilitates the annual workshop event and provides a summary report based on the discussions.
- Conducts an annual survey of members to identify critical issues for discussion at the workshop.
- Provides phone and webcast support to all members to assist with data interpretation.
|GM Health Round Table Dr Gail Prileszky
with the Innovation Poster winning team
|Attendees at the 2019 Maternity Improvement Group
meeting in Adelaide