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Transform quality improvement processes into a finely tuned engine

29 March, 2022

Ongoing monitoring and improvements in healthcare provision are crucial for hospitals to maintain compliance with the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards.


New standards for primary, community health care

12 October, 2021

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) has launched the National Safety and Quality Primary and Community Healthcare Standards.


CleanSpace Technology HALO respirators

24 August, 2021

CleanSpace HALO is a powered respirator without the conventional belts and hoses associated with PAPR, in one light and easy-to-use system.


Cataract national care standard prepares to launch

06 August, 2021

The Cataract Clinical Care Standard will help ensure that patients are prioritised for cataract surgery or non-surgical alternatives based on clinical need.


Sound Safety SoundEar II and SoundEar 3-300 noise alert system

04 August, 2021

SoundEars from Sound Safety are wall-mounted units designed to alert staff when sound levels in an area reach a specified level.


Camfil Focus UCV Systems for Operating Theatres

01 August, 2021

Camfil Focus ultraclean ventilation (UCV) systems cater to a range of operating theatre requirements.


Time to rethink our approach to using cannulas

26 July, 2021 by Associate Professor Amanda Walker, Clinical Director at the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Associate Professor Amanda Walker explains why it's time for a consistent approach to using cannulas.


What technologies can help achieve best practice in hospital kitchens?

22 July, 2021 by Andrew Thomson, Think ST Solutions

It's time to move away from handwritten, paper-based logs and embrace digital technology, software platforms and modern cooking equipment.


PPE confidence in quality and supply means manufacturing at home

05 July, 2021

The only way to achieve certainty of supply is by ensuring self-sufficiency; the ability to manufacture everything we need in the volumes we require, to be available on demand.


The fundamental role of compressors in the healthcare industry

01 July, 2021 by Sullair Australia

Not only does the hospital environment require clean, oil-free air, the air must also be dry enough to conform to standards and regulations.


Data capture technology and data standards readiness critical for healthcare

28 June, 2021

Data standards and 2D scanning capability is increasingly playing a pivotal role in enabling digital health for consumers and health providers.


What to look for when sourcing clinical personal protective equipment

01 June, 2021

In wake of COVID-19, the surging demand for PPE led many healthcare providers in Australia and New Zealand to look beyond their existing suppliers for their sourcing needs.


Aus-developed nasal swab outperforms standard of care

27 May, 2021

Australia-based Rhinomed's self-administered nasal swab has demonstrated superior performance to the current standard-of-care nasal swab for detecting SARS-CoV-2.


New standard of care for IV cannulas

26 May, 2021

From today, a new clinical standard will change our approach to peripheral intravenous catheter insertion — a procedure carried out on 7.7 million Australians each year.


Early C-sections put babies at risk

28 April, 2021

Babies are being placed at unnecessary risk because their birth by caesarean section is scheduled too early, without a medical reason, according to a major report.


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