Finding the right place to start healthcare improvement

Finding the right place to start a healthcare improvement initiative can be like trying to find the end of a ball of string. The best place to start is not immediately obvious until you start looking. At Metrixcare we look for certain characteristics or conditions that help to guide us and our clients in finding the best places to start.

New moves for the game of clinical governance

One more time. Does anyone else feel it’s ground hog day? In my last post I said that in regard to the marked variations in cost and quality we are at fault, we caused them, essentially it’s our collective fault. But who is “we”? Did “we” all make it so? Maybe we are...

Patient Centric Care – managing what matters

How is it that we have 15% waste in our health services, expose many patients to “low value” procedures and have marked differences in cost and outcomes yet we seem incapable of improving this? Is this patient centred care or provider driven care?

Patient Experience – do you have your finger on the patient pulse?

A patient-centred view of health care promotes a strong consumer focus and delivery of the best outcomes that matter to patients. Information about patient experience and satisfaction provides valuable indicators for the monitoring and improvement of health care...

A sanity survival guide for health care accreditation & compliance

Accreditation and compliance in the health care sector could at times be compared to painting the Sydney Harbour Bridge. No sooner are you finished then you have to start again. Nearly every organisation within the sector would be either preparing for some sort of...

Public Reporting – Can it improve healthcare outcomes?

Every day there is an article or expert commentary about the importance of big data and data analytics.  No industry, business or public sector is immune to the constant pressure of how to improve products or services and big data and analytics...

Singapore Healthcare Analytics Roadshow, May 7-12 2017

Metrixcare is coming to Singapore from 7-12 May 2017 for our healthcare analytics roadshow. We will be demonstrating the Metrixcare advanced healthcare analytics platform and how it can make a difference in supporting value based care to...

Metrixcare Presenting at Healthcare of the Future Conference 2016

New healthcare technologies will dramatically improve the effectiveness and efficiency of hospitals but knowing what is relevant and useful can be a challenge. Metrixcare Clinical Director Dr Chris Farmer will be delivering a presentation titled 'Bringing...

Metrixcare Presenting at NSQHS Conference 2016

A revised set of National Safety and Quality Healthcare Standards are due for full implementation in 2018 and hospitals are currently preparing for the proposed changes and how to get ready for accreditation. Metrixcare Clinical Director Dr Chris Farmer will be...

Metrixcare presenting at PowerHealth Conference 2015

Metrixcare will be presenting at the PowerHealth Solutions national user conference in May 2015 to share some implementation experiences from St Andrews Private Hospital. Dr Chris Farmer will be talking about acceleration of healthcare change and the imperative to...

Metrixcare Presenting at APHA Conference 2015

Metrixcare will be presenting at the Australian Private Hospitals Association Conference in Melbourne, March 2015. Dr Chris Farmer, Metrixcare Clinical Director, and Professor David Ben-Tovim will be presenting a session titled "Torture the Data Long Enough and It...