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New Zealand Chapter Meeting #1 - 11-12 May 2011




     

Dates
Wednesday, 11 May 2011 - Thursday, 12 May 2011

Meeting Code
HRT1108

Location
Amora Hotel
170 Wakefield Street
Wellington

New Zealand



Please Register your delegates by 20 April 2011.

Delegate Registrations may be cancelled up to 4 May 2011, with a full credit of monies paid. After that date, no credits are possible. However, you may substitute a different person for those registered at any time. Hotel and airfare arrangements are separate, and may have different policies regarding cancellations and name changes. Please contact them directly.

Since 2008 all District Health Boards across NZ have been members of the New Zealand Chapter of The Health Roundtable. The Aim of the New Zealand Chapter is to improve systems and processes for the delivery of NZ Public Health Services by identifying differences in performance and by sharing and disseminating innovative and good practice ideas among members.

For more information contact Bernie Mullin

Note: Delegates are responsible for making their own accommodation and travel/flight arrangements. If you require accommodation you must book before 12 April 2011. Requests for accommodation after this date will be subject to the Hotel's availability. Please see Accommodation information below.

Wednesday 11 May 2011

Agenda – Data Workshop

09.30 – 10.00

Registration & Arrival Tea and Coffee

10.00 – 12.30

(including Morning Tea)

Welcome and Introductions

Workshop on Getting Traction with Health Roundtable Clinical Data

Overview of The Health Roundtable Website and standard reports.
 

Review of special reports:

  • In-hospital Mortality Reports
  • Patient Safety/Nurse-Sensitive Indicators
  • Customised Briefings and Departmental Reports
  • Other e.g. Maternity, Allied Health, Imaging

Selecting and interpreting reports

Wednesday 11 May 2011

Agenda – Plenary Session

12.30 – 13.30

Registration (and Lunch) – All Delegates

13.30 – 15.00

Welcome and Introductions

Executive Briefing: Health Roundtable NZ data

Overview of Variation in Length of Stay in Key Areas

  • General Medicine (heart failure, COAD, respiratory infection)
  • Cardiology (investigate procedures, coronary interventions)

15.00 – 15.30

Afternoon tea

15.30 – 16.30

Latest developments from NZ Hospitals involved in Improvement Collaboratives:

  • Imaging (Thunder, Lynx, Veritas, Orion)
  • Maternity (Thunder, Lynx, Hermes)
  • Costing (Thunder, Electra, Fury, Copia)
  • Operating Theatre (Electra, Fury, Artemis)
  • Mortality Reporting (The Health Roundtable)

16.30 – 17.00

Health Service Action Planning:

What good ideas have we heard?

17.00

Meeting ends

18.30

Group Dinner (Optional) – Restaurant to be advised

Thursday 12 May 2011

Agenda – Reducing Variation in Length of Stay for Medicine and Cardiology

8.30 – 9.00

Registration & Arrival Tea and Coffee

9.00 – 10.00

 

Overview of The Health Roundtable data for General Medicine + Cardiology:

  • Overview of Inpatient Briefings and Departmental Reports
  • Identifying exemplars – what does it mean for us?

10.00 – 10.45

Poster Session – Innovations in General Medicine and Cardiology

(Simple PowerPoint printouts highlighting actions taken to improve care and reduce length of stay of General Medicine and Cardiology patients.)

Delegates will review all posters and identify those of special interest for further discussion.

10.45 – 11.15

Morning Tea

11.15 – 12.30

Selected Innovation Presentations

Presentations of most interest will be discussed with larger groups in more detail. 

12.30 – 13.30

Lunch

13.30 – 14.30

Hot Topics Forum

Each Health Service can identify one “hot topic” to be addressed by colleagues across New Zealand

14.30 – 15.00

Afternoon tea

15.00 – 16.00

Health Service Action Planning:

  • What improvements will your team focus on to improve care of General Medicine or Cardiology patients over the next six months?
  • Develop action plan and first steps

16.00

Meeting Ends

 

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Accommodation & Travel/Flight Arrangements

Delegates are responsible for making their own accommodation and travel/flight arrangements.

The Amora Hotel Wellington has set aside rooms for the nights of 10 & 11 May 2011 for The Health Roundtable at the Conference rate of NZ$190.00 (Deluxe) – room only including GST.

Delegates should call Reservations direct on 04 473 3900 and mention THE HEALTH ROUNDTABLE block booking Code: CHAP100511 to the reservation agent to receive the conference rate.

To reserve one of these rooms please book as soon as possible.

 The hotel has agreed to hold all of these rooms up until 12 March and then 30% of the remaining rooms until 12 April 2011.

Requests for accommodation after this date will be subject to availability.