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At Clinical Excellence Queensland, we partner with health services, clinicians and consumers to drive measurable improvement in patient care through a continual pursuit of excellence.

Our annual Showcase event brings together clinicians, consumers and managers from across Queensland Health to share their projects and programs that are creating change and delivering healthcare benefits to Queenslanders.

This podcast is your opportunity to learn how others are making change happen from clinicians and administrators at the coalface who have successfully navigated healthcare system challenges to deliver improvement and innovation in their own health service.

These are some of their stories.

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At Clinical Excellence Queensland, we partner with health services, clinicians and consumers to drive measurable improvement in patient care through a continual pursuit of excellence.

Our annual Showcase event brings together clinicians, consumers and managers from across Queensland Health to share their projects and programs that are creating change and delivering healthcare benefits to Queenslanders.

This podcast is your opportunity to learn how others are making change happen from clinicians and administrators at the coalface who have successfully navigated healthcare system challenges to deliver improvement and innovation in their own health service.

These are some of their stories.

    Will hospitals as we know them cease to exist in 50 years? | The Great Debate

    Will hospitals as we know them cease to exist in 50 years? | The Great Debate

    Following the same tried and tested format of previous events, the best was saved to last at Showcase 2020 with The Great Debate closing out Day Two. Looking at the impact of technology and the huge costs associated with bricks-and-mortar hospitals, the 2020 debate examined whether hospitals as we know them would cease to exist in 50 years' time.

    The teams featured some old and new debaters including Carl de Wet, Chris May and Champika Pattulo (affirmative team), and Nikia Goldsmith, Rob Franz and Robyn Littlewood comprising the negative team.

    With several humorous and personal digs between opponents, each team came up with interesting and thought-provoking ideas of what the future would hold. Including: personalised, technology-driven medicine embedded in our brain with a little chip, futuristic hospitals, and overall improvements to our wellbeing that would reduce hospital burden. But in the end, the winner (as determined by the audience poll and chair Prof Keith McNeil) was ... well, you'll just have to listen to find out!

    Connect with Clinical Excellence Queensland

    •To learn more about us, visit the Clinical Excellence Showcase website.
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    • 37 min
    When the rheumatology specialist comes to you: a novel telehealth outreach model | Eugene Ma and Ashleigh Hennessey, Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service

    When the rheumatology specialist comes to you: a novel telehealth outreach model | Eugene Ma and Ashleigh Hennessey, Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service

    Central Queensland residents are benefiting from a global shift towards technology-enabled care to provide cost-effective specialist rheumatology services. This novel telehealth outreach model is providing better access to care thanks to a collaboration between Central Queensland and Metro North.

    Learn more

    •To watch Ashleigh and Eugene's interview, visit the Clinical Excellence Showcase website.
    •For information about the project, visit their page on our Improvement Exchange.
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    • 9 min
    OPEN ARCH: A model of integration for the older person with complex needs | Jennifer Mann, Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service

    OPEN ARCH: A model of integration for the older person with complex needs | Jennifer Mann, Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service

    Older Persons Enablement and Rehabilitation for Complex Health Conditions (OPEN ARCH) is an Australian-first model of care for the community dwelling older person with complex needs. OPEN ARCH provides comprehensive care through connection and collaboration at the primary-secondary interface.

    Learn more

    •To watch Jennifer's interview, visit the Clinical Excellence Showcase website.
    •For information about the project, visit their page on our Improvement Exchange.
    •Please subscribe to 'Clinical Excellence Showcase' wherever you digest your podcasts, rate and review on iTunes and follow us on social media: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

    • 15 min
    The Flying Surgeons | Robert Franz, Metro North Hospital and Health Service

    The Flying Surgeons | Robert Franz, Metro North Hospital and Health Service

    The Prince Charles Hospital provides general surgeons on a rotating basis to 16 hospitals throughout the South West and Central West. patients benefit by being close to home, local hospitals benefit by providing a broader scope of care and issues around recruitment are solved.

    Learn more

    •To watch Robert's interview, visit the Clinical Excellence Showcase website.
    •For information about the project, visit their page on our Improvement Exchange.
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    • 10 min
    Allied health brief therapies clinics: collaborative care during suicidal crisis | Sarah Hamilton and Tom Meehan, West Moreton, Metro South and Darling Downs Hospital and Health Services

    Allied health brief therapies clinics: collaborative care during suicidal crisis | Sarah Hamilton and Tom Meehan, West Moreton, Metro South and Darling Downs Hospital and Health Services

    A pilot implementation of the Allied Health Brief Therapies (AHBT) Clinic Model of Service within the Darling Downs, Metro South and West Moreton Health Services supported allied health mental health staff in delivering brief psychotherapeutic interventions to consumers at risk of suicide.

    Learn more

    •To watch Sarah and Tom's interview, visit the Clinical Excellence Showcase website.
    •For information about the project, visit their page on our Improvement Exchange.
    •Please subscribe to 'Clinical Excellence Showcase' wherever you digest your podcasts, rate and review on iTunes and follow us on social media: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

    • 15 min
    BabyCam: revolutionising neonatal intensive care | Yogavijayan Kandasamy, Townsville Hospital and Health Service

    BabyCam: revolutionising neonatal intensive care | Yogavijayan Kandasamy, Townsville Hospital and Health Service

    Babycam is a ground-breaking innovation connecting families to their pre-term and critically unwell babies via a smart device application and revolutionising neonatal intensive care in North Queensland. The program received the Minister's Award for Outstanding Achievement at the 2019 Queensland Health and Department of Health Awards for Excellence.

    Learn more

    •To watch Yogavijayan's interview, visit the Clinical Excellence Showcase website.
    •For information about the project, visit their page on our Improvement Exchange.
    •Please subscribe to 'Clinical Excellence Showcase' wherever you digest your podcasts, rate and review on iTunes and follow us on social media: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

    • 8 min

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