AIHI Seminar Series past presentations

Thursday, 31 August 2017
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Thursday, 29 June 2017
Title Strategies for changing the health system: Implementing a clinical pathway for anxiety and depression in cancer patients. View the seminar video. Abstract Anxiety and depression...
Thursday, 8 June 2017
Speaker Dr Tony Badrick, Chief Executive, Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia Quality Assurance Programs (RCPAQAP). View the seminar video. Abstract The interpretation of pathology...
Wednesday, 31 May 2017
Speaker Dr Malcolm Fisk, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Computing and Responsible Research, De Montfort University, Leicester, Director, Telehealth Quality Group EEIG  Abstract This...
Tuesday, 30 May 2017
Speaker Dr Stephen E. Muething, Professor, University of Cincinnati Department of Pediatrics, Fulbright Scholar. View the seminar video. Abstract At Cincinnati Children’s part of...
Tuesday, 23 May 2017
Speaker Luke Slawomirski, Health Economist, OECD Health Division, Paris Abstract This presentation will summarise a background report prepared for the 2nd Global Ministerial Summit on...
Thursday, 18 May 2017
Speaker Professor Geoff Delaney, Director of Cancer Services for Sydney South West Area Health Service. View the seminar video. Abstract In this seminar Professor Delaney will discuss...
Tuesday, 2 May 2017
Title Analysis of skilled nursing facility transfers using a quality improvement tool. View the seminar video. Speaker Dr Gregory L Alexander, Professor, University of Missouri, Sinclair...
Wednesday, 26 April 2017
Speaker Associate Professor Simon Bishop, Nottingham University Business School Abstract In this seminar I will discuss issues of organisational change in contemporary healthcare, focusing...
Thursday, 13 April 2017
Speaker: Professor John Øvretveit, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, Visiting Professor AIHI. The complete seminar video can be viewed here. Abstract: We know there are improvements to...
Tuesday, 14 March 2017
Speaker: Professor Emeritus Joel Lexchin, York University, Canada. Please view the seminar video here. Abstract: The focus of this talk will be on drug approval mechanisms that aim to get...
Thursday, 9 March 2017
Speaker Professor Enrico Coiera, Director Centre for Health Informatics, AIHI. View the seminar video. Abstract Anyone with knowledge of information systems has experienced frustration...
Tuesday, 28 February 2017
Speaker Professor David Goldstein, conjoint clinical professor at the UNSW Prince of Wales Clinical school. View the seminar video. Abstract The Translational Cancer Research Network (...
Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Speakers: Emeritus Professor Stephen Leeder and Emeritus Professor Farhat Yusuf Abstract This seminar will demonstrate creative possibilities for the use of high-quality survey and routinely...
Tuesday, 21 February 2017
Title Being willing to see things clearly: Leadership lessons for quality improvement. View the seminar video Speaker  Professor Paul Levy Abstract There a just a few core...
Thursday, 9 February 2017
Sarah Hughes, South Wales Cochlear Implant Programme, UK. Title Enhancing the validity of the conceptual framework for a new PROM of perceived listening effort in hearing loss....
Thursday, 2 February 2017
Title Delivering best practice in Germany: specialist multidisciplinary care for motor neurone disease patients Speakers Johannes Dorst and MND clinic team, Department of Neurology,...
Wednesday, 11 January 2017
Speaker: Wouter Gude - Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam Abstract: Health informatics interventions such as clinical decision support (CDS)...
Thursday, 15 December 2016
Speaker: Sebastian Potthoff, Institute of Health & Society, Newcastle University Abstract: Translating evidence-based guidance into improved care in routine practice involves healthcare...
Thursday, 8 December 2016
Title Resilient leadership: Exploring the most appropriate leadership style for resilient organizations within the health care sector Speaker Associate Professor Eric Arne Lofquist, BI...
Monday, 5 December 2016
Professor Chris Lehmann, Professor for Pediatrics and Biomedical Informatics at Vanderbilt University. View the seminar video. Abstract Electronic Health Records have become common...
Tuesday, 15 November 2016
Speaker: Professor Johanna Westbrook, Director, Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research, AIHI. Abstract: How do doctors and nurses spend their time? Are interrupting and multi-...
Thursday, 10 November 2016
Speaker Dr Roman Kislov, MD, MSc, PhD Title The bright and the dark side of knowledge mobilisation: Learning from a large-scale collaborative research partnership Abstract How do...
Thursday, 3 November 2016
Speaker: Carrie Marr, Chief Executive, Clinical Excellence Commission. Abstract: Creating the conditions in healthcare systems to support improvement in safety is vital. We can no longer...
Tuesday, 1 November 2016
Speaker Associate Professor Heidi Wald, Visiting Associate Professor, AIHI Abstract Overdiagnosis of urinary tract infection (UTI) and inappropriate treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria are...
Tuesday, 25 October 2016
Speaker: Professor Rema Padman Abstract: Clinical pathways translate the best available evidence to local practice workflows, reflecting patients’ co-progression of disease with...
Wednesday, 28 September 2016
Speaker:  Associate Professor Joanne Travaglia. Please view the seminar video here. Abstract: Efforts to improve the safety and quality of care have primarily focused on patients and...
Wednesday, 21 September 2016
Speaker: Gilla Shapiro, McGill University, Montréal Abstract: HPV is a sexually transmitted disease that can cause cancer and other health problems in females and males.  Three...
Thursday, 8 September 2016
Speaker: Ms Serena Joyner, Health Consumers NSW Abstract: “Having active and informed consumers as equal partners in decision-making processes at all levels of the healthcare system...
Tuesday, 30 August 2016
Professor David Hunter, Florance and Cope Chair of Rheumatology and Professor of Medicine at University of Sydney, Chair of the Institute of Bone and Joint Research and Staff Specialist at Royal...
Thursday, 11 August 2016
Abstract Although it is promising for electronic health records to improve information management and quality of residential aged care services, to date there is little empirical evidence to...
Monday, 8 August 2016
Abstract The Research Agenda for ENT, Hearing and Balance Care: patients and professionals have decided on what needs to be researched. Everyone suffers from ear, nose and throat (ENT)...
Thursday, 21 July 2016
Associate Professor Hardeep Singh from Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. View the seminar video. Abstract Recently, the US Institute of Medicine...
Monday, 18 July 2016
Associate Professor Jessica Mesman from Maastricht University in the Netherlands. View the seminar video. Abstract In this presentation Jessica Mesman will take the opportunity to...
Thursday, 7 July 2016
Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite, founding Director, AIHI. View the seminar video. Abstract Every day people go to work and develop a work plan. This is a list, either written or in their heads,...
Monday, 27 June 2016
Professor Annette O’Connor from Iowa State University. View the seminar video. In this presentation I will provide an overview of systematic reviews outside of the clinical sciences, with a...
Wednesday, 22 June 2016
Dr. Timothy Buchman and Cheryl Hiddleson from the Emory eICUTM Center. View the seminar video. The demand for critical care continues to rise, fuelled by an aging and chronically ill population....
Wednesday, 8 June 2016
On 8th June the AIHI was pleased to welcome Dr Faisal Saeed who is currently on an Endevaour Executive Fellowship working at the Agency for Clinical Innovation. Dr Saeed gave an insightful...
Wednesday, 25 May 2016
Abstract Public health guidelines are increasingly required to be based on rigorous evidence. If underlying studies are not sound, guidelines cannot be evidence-based or credible. The...
Thursday, 5 May 2016
Speaker: Dr. Jonathan Palma, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine at Stanford University Abstract: In the United States,...
Thursday, 21 April 2016
Abstract What are the key characteristics of high performing health and care services? Data sharing, transparency and access to digital services measurably improve clinical safety,...
Thursday, 7 April 2016
Associate Professor Craig Kuziemsky from the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa is speaking on “Collaboration spaces: Understanding health information systems design for...
Friday, 4 March 2016
Speaker:  Professor Fabrizio Carinci,  University of Surrey. Abstract: Health care planning at all levels is based on the objective analysis of all relevant dimensions of systems...
Tuesday, 16 February 2016
In this seminar we were pleased to welcome Associate Professor Hao Zheng from Tongji University School of Medicine, Shanghai. We were interested to hear about patient safety and quality improvement...
Thursday, 11 February 2016
For the first AIHI seminar of 2016 we were priviledged to have Professor Patrick Bolton present interesting and valuable insights into the workings of the Prince of Wales Hospital, NSW in his...
Tuesday, 24 November 2015
This paper addresses the growing problem of retractions in the scientific literature of publications that contain bad data (i.e., fabricated, falsified, or containing error), also called "...
Tuesday, 17 November 2015
The seminar will provide a glimpse into Big History, a history of 13.8 billion years from the Big Bang to modern day, and how it relates to population, living standards, and health. It will...
Wednesday, 11 November 2015
As corporate entities with statutory oversight responsibilities hospital boards are ultimately accountable for the overall quality and safety of the care provided by their organisation. Yet recent...
Thursday, 5 November 2015
The system of health and care regulation in England has been radically overhauled over the past 3 years from a system that measures compliance with minimum standards to one that combines data to...
Thursday, 24 September 2015
Dr Andrew Carson-Stevens from South Wales UK, today presented a very interesting and informative presentation on "Incident reporting driving a co-produced primary care improvement agenda for...
Thursday, 17 September 2015
Associate Professor Anne Miller today presented a very informative presentation on "The implications of summative usability test results required for US Meaningful Use Certification for...
Tuesday, 25 August 2015
An Informative presentation by Dr Annette Pantle, "What's clinical governance in reality? Tales from the (almost) front line". TITLE Tales from the (almost) front...
Thursday, 20 August 2015
A captivating presentation by Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite on Resilient health care: re-conceptualising patient safety Resilient health care: re-conceptualising patient safety Professor...
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
Dr Axel Ros, MD and Ms Berit Axelsson from Sweden presented an interesting seminar on Qulturum, Improvement and Patient Safety hub in Region Jönköping County, Sweden.  We thank them...
Monday, 10 August 2015
ABSTRACT As the adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) has grown, EHRs are now composed of a diverse array of data, including structured information and unstructured clinical progress...
Thursday, 6 August 2015
TITLE Medical Tourism: patient, organisational and system-level perspectives  ABSTRACT ‘Medical tourism’ is a type of patient or consumer mobility whereby...
Tuesday, 4 August 2015
ABSTRACT Ergonomics/human factors is a scientific and practice-based discipline devoted to studying and improving human performance in sociotechnical systems. Over the past few decades,...
Wednesday, 29 July 2015
TITLE The Long Journey: Building Quality and Safety within the Electronic Health Record at Memorial Hermann ABSTRACT Electronic health records have long been advocated to improve healthcare...
Tuesday, 21 July 2015
ABSTRACT It is accepted that patient safety could be considerably improved. This would save lives, reduce morbidity and reduce health costs. The Quality in Australian Healthcare Study found...
Wednesday, 1 July 2015
NPS MedicineWise has been working nationally since 1998 to improve the use of medicines and medical tests. By using evidence based interventions based on social marketing and behaviour change...
Thursday, 25 June 2015
We discuss research projects being undertaken by a team of scholars at UQ (Psychology and School of Medicine) and UNSW (Business). Our research investigates how the hospital culture and associated...
Tuesday, 9 June 2015
Few researchers find preparing an ethics application a fun part of their job. There is no doubting the time and effort involved in preparing one, and in the seemingly inevitable and often frustrating...
Thursday, 7 May 2015
The future of a sustainable healthcare system is digital – with technology to increase productivity and improve safety and quality through the appropriate use of data, improved diagnosis and...
Tuesday, 21 April 2015
Innovation may occur through changes in surgical technique, through using existing tools or devices in novel ways, or when entirely new operations, tools or devices are developed. Some innovations...
Thursday, 16 April 2015
Climate change has been described as the most serious health threat of the 21st century. Increases in the frequency and intensity of extreme events are already occurring, both globally and in...
Wednesday, 8 April 2015
Many countries have national strategies for eHealth development and dissemination. The availability of systems and functions are often benchmarked on a national level, but as the availability...
Friday, 6 March 2015
The Australian Institute of Health Innovation will host a special seminar on 6th March, 2015 presented by Drs Natalie Pageler and Veena Goel, practising Pediatricians from Stanford School of Medicine...
Tuesday, 9 December 2014
In Sweden, converging economic, technical, and socio-political agendas promote shifting care from medical facilities to the patient's home. This shift is intended to increase quality of life and...
Thursday, 4 December 2014
The Professional Indemnity Review was established in 1991 by the then Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister, the Hon Brian Howe to look at the rising costs of medical...
Thursday, 4 December 2014
With the shift in governance from cost-control towards outcome-management the measurement and management of performance has become a key item in all OECD countries. This presentation will address the...
Thursday, 27 November 2014
In this seminar, Professor Timothy Devinney will talk about issues underlying the measurement of societal values.  What is shown is that traditional survey approaches that dominate this domain...