22 June 2017
Introducing Healthcare Quarterly and our new ambulance performance measures
After more than 12 months of consultation and analytic, research and design work, we are today releasing our revamped quarterly report. Previously known as Hospital Quarterly, the renamed Healthcare Quarterly report introduces a new structure, new graphics and most importantly, new insights into performance in the NSW public healthcare system. Alongside our established measures which focus on emergency department care, admitted patients and elective surgery, we are now able to report ambulance data on a quarterly basis.Read More
12 April 2017
Focusing on unwarranted clinical variation to assess performance
Every patient is different and this means that healthcare varies – it must, if it is to respond to patient needs, expectations, social circumstances and capacity to manage their own care. However, there is increasing evidence that healthcare also varies for reasons that are not related to patients’ needs and expectations. While some variation is warranted, it can also be unwarranted.Read More
TagsAccessibility and timeliness 4 Ambulance services 2 Appropriateness of healthcare 2 BHI - general 6 Challenging ideas 1 Chartpack 2 Data 9 Effectiveness of healthcare 2 Efficiency 1 Elective surgery 2 Emergency department 2 Healthcare services 6 Hospital care 5 International data 1 Patient experience 6 Safety and risk 2
Hilary is our Director, Strategic Relations. She has extensive experience of developing policy and strategy around the role of information in improving health and healthcare, mostly in the UK.
Renee Carter is a senior analyst at the Bureau of Health Information. She holds a Masters degree in health and social policy from the London School of Economics and a Doctorate in epidemiology from McGill University.
Lisa Corscadden is a senior researcher at the Bureau of Health Information. She has experience in healthcare research in Australia and Canada, with an interest in measuring equity in healthcare.
Kim is the former Senior Director, Performance Measurement & Reporting at BHI. She has extensive experience in health services research in Australia and internationally.
Jean-Frederic is the former Chief Executive of BHI. He is now Chief Executive of the Agency for Clinical Innovation.