emergency departments

Research on 20 Emergency Departments (EDs) in Queensland shows considerable variability in models of care used to meet ever-increasing patient demand. The study has been published today in Australian Health Review, the peer-reviewed journal of the...

Unplanned readmissions, GP registrar referrals to emergency departments, the impact of mental illness, and privately practising nurse practitioners are among the topics investigated in the February 2019 edition of the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals...

A new Deeble Institute for Health Policy Research Issues Brief has shown the pitfalls of using the National Emergency Access Target (NEAT) to reduce the length of stay in hospital Emergency Departments (EDs) and improve overall patient outcomes. NEAT...

Deeble Institute Issues Brief No 16: The National Emergency Access Target: aiming for the target but what about the goal? evaluates the efficacy of the National Emergency Access Targets and identifies the implications for policy-makers,...

Princess Alexandra Hospital in Queensland has doubled the number of Emergency Department (ED) patients discharged within four hours, according to a report published in the latest issue of the AHHA’s peer-reviewed journal, The Australian Health Review ...

Reports

Advanced healthcare systems are moving toward greater efficiency, transparency and accountability, and this trend will continue, particularly in fiscally-constrained environments. There is no single measure that will improve service delivery and patient...

Targets in emergency departments: A burden or an opportunity?

Why recognising vulnerability matters

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