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Why Participate?

  • Identify good performers in key areas and learn from their practices

  • Compare medication safety practices with other health services

  • Share issues and innovations with your colleagues

  • Develop action plans to improve practices at your health service

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Select Optional Activity B14 on your subscription agreement and return by email to accounts@healthroundtable.org

Cost

$A5,250 (excl. GST) per group per facility.
Individual delegate venue fees are billed separately.

Timeline and key dates

27 March 2018
Patient Medication Data due to the Health Roundtable for 2017

13 April 2018
Membership Subscriptions close for 2018

9 June 2018
Pre-meeting Briefing package distributed

20-21 June 2018
Medication Meeting - Sydney

Medication

Medication Improvement Group Workshop

20-21 June 2018 - Sydney
Meeting Code HRT1811

The Medication Improvement Group was formed to bring together a multi-disciplinary group of Pharmacists, Physicians, Nurses and Quality and Safety practitioners, to identify variations in Prescribing, Dispensing and Distribution of Medications.

In 2018 the theme for the meeting is: “The impact of variations in medication practices on patient care and patient safety”.

The group will work together to compare results in key areas, which may contribute to different outcomes.
Focused on:

  • Electronic Prescribing Systems
  • Medication Dispensing
  • Patient Engagement
  • Medication Processes
  • Documentation variations
  • Drug Storage
  • Stock Management
  • Hospital Workforce
  • Hospital Culture

  • What do you need to do?
    • Designate a liaison representative as a key contact for this group, to coordinate communications including data and survey submissions, definitions, practices and policies
    • Complete the pre-meeting survey to identify how you compare to other leading health services
    • Identify an innovative practice at your health service to share with others at the meeting
    • Organise a delegation of up to four people to attend the meeting
    What does The Health Roundtable do?
    • Work with key liaison contacts to plan pre-meeting survey and data collection process for the Roundtable meeting
    • Provide data reports and briefing package prior to the meeting
    • Facilitates the meeting to help you identify innovative practices and track progress on action plans
    • Provides on-going support and one additional data collection round during the year

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