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Week 6 reflection and ‘thank you’

Thank you for completing this final week of the course. In this week our objective was to highlight the critical role that patients and the public might play in assisting …

Clinical networks and knowledge mobilisation

Here we turn to the topic of clinical networks and how networks that link practitioners together, both within and between organisations, may foster innovation in healthcare. This step also builds …

Understanding innovation in healthcare

In this video we focus on the question of how to foster and sustain innovation in healthcare. The benefits of innovation are plain to see, both with regard to new …

Week 5 reflection

Thank you for completing Week 5 of the course. In this week we focused on the question of how innovations in healthcare arise and how knowledge about promising practices that …

Barriers to lean implementation

Here we consider some of the barriers and facilitators to lean implementation in healthcare. Please watch the short interview clip with Professor Amrik Shoal, Monash University. In previous steps, we …

Introduction to lean in healthcare

Here we will introduce the concept of one of the most popular QI methods used in healthcare at the moment: lean. You should listen to the short lecture by Dr …

A strategic approach to lean at Eastern Health

Here we will look at how lean implementation can be made more strategic and systems-focused. We look specifically at a strategic model of lean implementation at Eastern Health, a large …

Background to quality improvement

We start this week by returning to the concept of quality improvement (QI) (first mentioned in Week 1) and the range of tools and techniques that have been associated with …