The DAA Group is proud to be associated with Care-Metric, an organisation that is committed to quality improvement and that has as its goal ‘to support health care organisations to increase the safety and quality of the care they provide to their clients. Care-Metric achieves this by using the Continuous Quality Improvement Process (P-D-S-A) and Deming’s System of Profound Knowledge’. Care Metric has strong links to the Netherlands through its principals, Jan and Marian Weststrate. Jan and Marian have for the third time, planned a most exciting health study tour to the Netherlands. Click here for more information. If this [...]
Building Quality This is a unique opportunity to learn from leaders in Improvement Science who travel the world sharing their knowledge and expertise. We are privileged to have this opportunity. Wellington, 6 November 2017 Christchurch, 7 November 2017 Auckland, 10 November 2017 James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor 147 The Terrace Wellington Sudima Hotel 550 Memorial Ave Christchurch Airport Christchurch Novotel Hotel Auckland Airport Ray Emery Drive Auckland International Airport Auckland Our two presenters, Dr Christine Dennis and Bernie Harrison, are experts in healthcare improvement: Both have international experience in health and quality improvement through working in Australia, [...]
Building Quality - The Science of Quality Improvement We are thrilled to introduce our November seminars. Our two international presenters, Dr Christine Dennis and Bernie Harrison, are leaders with the Australasian Council on Healthcare Standards, and experts in health quality improvement. Their presentations will include: An understanding of the fundamentals of quality improvement theory and science An opportunity to apply that theory using real clinical scenarios Hands on practical experience in using quality improvement diagnostic tools An understanding of where quality improvement science fits into a whole of organisational level quality system that takes into account patient centred care. [...]
We are delighted to offer the EQuIP 6 Risk Management and Quality Improvement Handbook which is now available for purchase from the DAA Group. This Handbook is an essential resource for all organisations with Quality Improvement goals. About the Handbook This Handbook provides information to assist organisations with the development of their Quality Improvement Plan and Risk Register. It describes how to manage risks at the organisational, division, department and system levels and to ensure that quality of care and services are integrated. The Handbook is of relevance to all organisations as well as those engaged in the EQuIP [...]
Attached are the PowerPoint presentations for the July 2017 Quality Seminars. You can print these and take them along with you to make note taking easy! Janine Gould – Key note presentation Janine Gould – Workshop presentation Cathy Cummings and Janice McEwan – EQuIP 6 workshop presentation We look forward to seeing you all next week at these seminars.
The message below was sent to DHB Portfolio Managers by HealthCERT and this is important information for aged care providers. Dear DHB HOP Portfolio Managers The Ministry of Health has been notified of an event where influenza vaccines were compromised by exposure to temperatures outside the required storage range of +2˚C to +8˚C. These vaccines were given to residents in an Aged Residential Care (ARC) facility and they have been offered re-vaccination. This is of concern as this age group is vulnerable to the complications associated with influenza. This event has brought to both the Ministry's and the affected [...]