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VAHI News - December

Welcome to the December issue of VAHI news

VAHI was very proud to release Victoria’s first private hospital quality and safety report last month. The report provides all private hospitals in Victoria comparative quality and safety data, better enabling them to learn from each other and understand where they are getting and right and where they can improve.

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VAHI News - November

Welcome to the November issue of VAHI news

Last week, VAHI hit the road with Safer Care Victoria for our joint patient experience of quality and safety roadshow, designed to help health services make better use of patient experience information. Feedback to date has been excellent and it’s not too late to register for the next events.

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VAHI News - October

Welcome to the October issue of VAHI news

I’d like to say a big thank you to everyone who attended our Annual Forum on 20 September. It was a great celebration of VAHI’s first year with colleagues from health services, consumer groups, Safer Care Victoria and the Department. Dr Norman Swan led an insightful panel discussion on using data to drive quality and safety improvement.

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VAHI News - September

Welcome to the September issue of VAHI news

I’m delighted to announce that the new VHIMS Central system went live last month at four pilot sites. Health services have been waiting a long time for an effective and user-friendly incident management system so it’s exciting to have VHIMS Central up and running. Find out more below. 

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VAHI News - August

Welcome to the August edition of VAHI news

Over the past few weeks, we have been reviewing all of the feedback received from a wide range of stakeholders on VAHI's reports and the measures they contain. In this issue, we summarise some of the key points you raised in the consultations. It’s an exciting time as we start to use this feedback to guide improvements across our reporting products. 

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VAHI News - July

Your feedback on VAHI reports

VAHI has consulted with a range of stakeholders to get your feedback on our reports, and the quality and safety measures we report in them, to inform our reporting program for 2018–19.

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VAHI News - June 

Death in low mortality DRGs measure to be withdrawn pending review

Based on feedback from health services, the death in low mortality diagnosis-related groups (DRGs) measure will no longer be included in the Statement of Priorities and will be removed from VAHI reports while the methodology is reviewed. 

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VAHI News - May

Our goal: Become a leading health information agency

Over the past few months since starting with VAHI, I’ve attended numerous forums and meetings, visited many services and listened to what data, information and reports you require to provide better, safer care.

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VAHI News - April

VAHI’s new CEO presents to health services

On Wednesday 14 March, VAHI CEO Dr Lance Emerson presented at the Health Service CEO forum held by the Department of Health and Human Services.

Central to the presentation was a discussion around the review of VAHI’s reporting program, where Lance urged CEOs to share their feedback on VAHI’s current reporting suite. He stated that VAHI is eager to understand health services’ data and information needs, and how clinicians, board members and CEOs would like to receive this information.

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VAHI News - March

Welcome to VAHI news

Welcome to the first issue of our monthly update newsletter. Our aim is to provide you with information on current VAHI reports and developments, details about what VAHI are currently working on, our plans for the future, and other issues related to health and human services data and information.

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Page last updated: 05 Dec 2018

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