Initiatives by Category
Aim: The primary aim of the research is to explore patient-centred outcomes of cataract surgery in Australia and the effectiveness of currently available tools to assist Australian Ophthalmologists to appropriately plan surgery for people with cataract.
Benefits: While there is a large body of knowledge describing visual improvement following cataract surgery, we currently know little about the expectations that Australian cataract patients have of their impending surgery, or their satisfaction with post-surgical outcomes. This research will provide important information on which to shape patient-focused criteria for cataract surgery referral, including measures of driving confidence and quality of life.Up to 500 bilateral cataract patients in NSW will be assessed for vision function and quality of life prior to...
Pre-implementation Added: 8 December 2014|Last updated: 8 December 2014
Aim: To provide a quick and simple guide to recognizing important signs and symptoms and management of common eye emergencies for medical and nursing staff in Emergency Departments (EDs)
Benefits: This initiative has provided easy access to highly graphical overview of signs, symptoms and management of common eye emergencies.
Ready to Implement Added: 2 June 2014|Last updated: 2 June 2014
Aim: The aim of the ACI Clinical Innovation Program is to:Accelerate implementation of ACI Models of Care and Guidelines; Assist in the sharing and spread of local innovations.
Benefits: Improved implementation and system uptake of models, with demonstrated patient and health system benefit; Reduction in time and effort for LHDs to replicate contemporary evidence based models; Opportunities for LHDs to receive funding to implement the model.
Ready to Implement Added: 4 August 2014|Last updated: 7 August 2014
Aim: To enable, support and challenge group members to achieve their mission of driving healthcare quality and efficiency through shared knowledge, collaborative communication and professional peer support.
Benefits: This network can generate significant momentum for local and system change by optimising relationships within and across clinical and geographical boundary lines.
Ready to Implement Added: 25 October 2013|Last updated: 5 August 2016
Aim: To partner with Health Services to develop and implement an approach that supports collaboration, learning capability and sharing knowledge about innovation and improvement projects in health services.
Benefits: A robust KM approach will serve NSW Health by ensuring: Both small and large-scale innovations and improvements generated across health services are recognised and shared to benefit the broader health system The work of the ACI is shared across the NSW Health system to encourage effective partnerships and assist in delivering better health outcomes, improved patient experience and efficient service delivery.
Ready to Implement Added: 8 November 2013|Last updated: 30 May 2014
Other initiatives related to Knowledge Management:
Clinical Excellence Commission
Agency for Clinical Innovation