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Presentations from the 2017 Quality Improvement Scientific Symposium

15 Nov 2021

Presentations from the Health Quality & Safety Commission's 2017 Quality Improvement Scientific Symposium.

Professor Alan Merry (chair, Health Quality & Safety Commission) Opening address: The scope of patient safety (PDF, 2.5MB)
Renee Greaves, Patient and Whānau Care Advisor, Counties Manukau Health Co-design – the new normal (PDF, 1.6MB)

Morning tea and poster viewing

Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite, Professor and Foundation Director of the Australian Institute of Health Innovation, and Professor and Director of the Centre for Health Care Resilience and Implementation New horizons in care quality and patient safety (PDF, 3.6 MB)
Rapid fire sessions
Concurrent 1 Concurrent 2

Reducing opioid-related harm and building quality improvement capability in New Zealand: a national formative collaborative (PDF, 2.5MB)

Prem Kumar, Quality Improvement Advisor, Health Quality & Safety Commission

Capital & Coast DHB Improvement Movement (PDF, 1.2MB)

Anne Stewart and Richard Perry, Improvement Advisors Capital & Coast DHB

Survive Sepsis improvement collaborative (PDF, 1.4MB)

Kelly Bohot, Project Manager, Waitemata DHB

Releasing Time to Care - 8 years on (PDF, 1.1MB)

Michelle Knox, Project Manager, Auckland DHB

Lungs 4 Life - Preventing Bronchiectasis in high-risk children (PDF, 447Kb)

Nicholas Price, Improvement Advisor, Ko Awatea

MAPping New Zealand: Bridging the evidence-practice gap for people with painful musculoskeletal conditions (PDF, 1MB)

Dr Peter Jones, Chief Advisor, Office of the Chief Medical Officer, Ministry of Health


New adventure in statistical process control (PDF, 809Kb)

Cusum template (XLSX, 36Kb)

Richard Hamblin, Director, Health Quality Intelligence, Health Quality & Safety Commission

Measurement for improvement: using charts to tell your improvement journey (PDF, 1.9MB)

Ian Hutchby, Improvement Advisor, Ko Awatea and Prem Kumar, Quality Improvement Advisor, Health Quality & Safety Commission

  Rapid fire sessions
Concurrent 1 Concurrent 2

Cross pollination: Spreading best practice using the Model for Improvement (PDF, 746Kb)

Dr Heike Hundemer, Consultant Anaesthetist, Bay of Plenty DHB

An eight step framework for identifying opportunities for improvement in the Medical Assessment Unit (PDF, 1.9MB)

Dr Lindsay Reid, Fellow, Ko Awatea

Communication cards: A tool to support patients with limited or no English (PDF, 1.7MB)

Michelle Knox, Project Manager, Auckland DHB

#O2 The Fix: Swimming between the flags (PDF, 1.5MB)

Jessica Nand, Pharmacist Team Leader & ICU Pharmacist, Waitemata DHB 

Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite

The end of the beginning or the beginning of the end? (PDF, 2.5MB)

Published: 15 Nov 2021 Modified: 15 Nov 2021