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  1. Latrobe Regional Hospital telehealth news

    09 Jan 2019

    We are pleased to share Latrobe Regional Hospital's (LRH) quarterly telehealth newsletter...

  2. How an engineer is helping transform the Victorian healthcare system

    08 Jan 2019

    Damon Grimwood never anticipated his Engineering Degree would land him in the emergency department, but since working embarking on a career at Safer Care Victoria (SCV), in a role funded through the...

  3. A look back at 2016 and an update for 2017

    20 Dec 2018

    2016 was a busy year establishing BCV and we owe it to our partners in the health sector for helping make it a success. We would like to take this opportunity to reflect on our progress so far and...

  4. The latest in system improvement, innovation and leadership in healthcare

    13 Dec 2018

    Interested to learn more about healthcare improvement, innovation and leadership? Here are some great resources that our team have read to stay up to date!...

  5. Be part of a successful telehealth project in critical care

    10 Dec 2018

    We’re looking for regional health services to join the Better Care Victoria funded critical care telehealth scaling project for 2019–20...

  6. Expression of interest for Consumer Advisory Committee

    29 Oct 2018

    The Better Care Victoria (BCV) Board is seeking to fill several vacancies on the Consumer Advisory Committee (CAC)...

  7. The latest in system improvement, innovation and leadership in healthcare

    25 Oct 2018

    Interested to learn more about healthcare improvement, innovation and leadership? Here are some great resources that our team have read to stay up to date! Digital technologies for improving hygiene...

  8. Latrobe Regional Hospital telehealth news

    10 Oct 2018

    We are pleased to share Latrobe Regional Hospital's (LRH) quarterly telehealth newsletter. In this issue New ways to engage in telehealth Pain management clinic joins list of LRH telemedicine services...

  9. Posters from the IHI-BMJ quality conference 2018

    04 Oct 2018

      Hosted by Safer Care Victoria, the IHI-BMJ international forum on quality and safety in healthcare was held in Melbourne on 10-12 September 2018. The forum attracted over 1,500 healthcare...

  10. The latest in system improvement, innovation and leadership in healthcare

    21 Sep 2018

    Interested to learn more about healthcare improvement, innovation and leadership? Here are some great resources that out team have read to stay up to date! Four ways innovation can help to beat heart...

  11. Expression of interest for Emerging Leaders' Clinical Advisory Committee

    04 Sep 2018

    Better Care Victoria (BCV) Boards is seeking to fill two vacancies on the Emerging Leaders’ Clinical Advisory Committee (ELCAC)...

  12. World Sepsis Day

    28 Aug 2018

    Sepsis is the body’s overwhelming response to severe infection and can result in multi-organ failure and death...

  13. The latest in system improvement, innovation and leadership in healthcare

    12 Aug 2018

    Interested to learn more about healthcare improvement, innovation and leadership? Here are some great resources that our team have read to stay up to date!...

  14. Better Care Victoria’s 2017 Clinicians in Redesign program workshops

    06 Aug 2018

    Better Care Victoria’s (BCV) 2017 Clinicians in Redesign program was launched in March 2017, with the first of five ‘Active Learning Labs’ held for participants on 27 March 2017...

  15. A look back at 2017, and what's coming up in 2018

    06 Aug 2018

    Better Care Victoria has had a busy year in 2017. This page is a snapshot of our progress last year, and what you can expect from us in 2018...

  16. BCV 2017 leadership programs – now accepting applications

    06 Aug 2018

      Are you a health system leader? Do you have future health system leaders in your organisation? Better Care Victoria’s 2017 leadership development programs are now open and we are accepting...

  17. Launch of the 2017 Professional Certificate in Health Systems Management

    06 Aug 2018

    The Professional Certificate in Health Systems Management has been offered in partnership with the University of Melbourne since 2010, with over 170 successful participants graduating during that time...

  18. Clinicians in Redesign Action Leaning Lab Series - Compassionate Leadership workshop

    06 Aug 2018

    Earlier this year, Better Care Victoria (BCV) took the 2017 Clinicians in Redesign Action Learning Lab series to Bendigo for the third event of the program. Almost 40 early career clinicians attended...

  19. Latrobe Regional Hospital telehealth news

    24 Jul 2018

    We are pleased to share Latrobe Regional Hospital’s quarterly telehealth newsletter...

  20. The latest news in system improvement, innovation and leadership in healthcare

    16 Jul 2018

      Interested to learn more about healthcare improvement, innovation or leadership? Here are some great resources that our team have read, to stay up to date! The Rise of the Conversational Leader...

  21. Follow Better Care Victoria on social media!

    02 Jul 2018

    Follow us for news on innovation and improvement in healthcare, our Innovation Fund and Better Care Victoria (BCV) activities. BCV's LinkedIn page is also a great place to make meaningful connections...

  22. Future hospital: Future patient

    30 Apr 2018

    Presented by RMIT University, guest speakers Larissa Hjorth, Laurene Vaughan, Leah Heiss, Matiu Bush, and Tamara Kohn will be discussing the possibility for a new, better patient experience...

  23. Austin Health launches ‘Choosing Wisely Champion Hospital’ project

    19 Apr 2018

    On Wednesday 3 May, Austin Health and Choosing Wisely Australia, officially launched the “Choosing Wisely Champion Hospital” project funded through the 2016-17 BCV Innovation Fund...

  24. 2017-18 Innovation fund kick-off

    19 Apr 2018

       From 13 February to 8 March, Better Care Victoria (BCV) held a series of ideas sharing forums in metro and regional Victoria – visiting Bendigo, Horsham, Traralgon, Wangaratta and...

  25. Remote Drug and Alcohol Recovery project for Southern Otways Region announced as VicHealth Award finalist

    19 Apr 2018

    The Remote Drug and Alcohol Recovery for Southern Otways Region project has been named a finalist in the health promotion’s night of nights, the VicHealth Awards. The project is the result of a...

  26. Latrobe Regional Hospital Telehealth News - March/April 2018

    10 Apr 2018 Latrobe Regional Hospital Telehealth News - March/April 2018

    We are pleased to share Latrobe Regional Hospital’s March/April 2018 telehealth newsletter...

  27. Innovation in Action Post-Event Wrap Up

    26 Mar 2018

    Better Care Victoria hosted its inaugural Innovation in Action event at the Tennis Centre on Monday 5th and Tuesday 6th of March, 2018. Coordinated by the System Improvement, Innovation and Leadership...

  28. Innovation in Action - registrations now closed

    01 Mar 2018 Innovation in Action - registrations now closed

    The Innovation in Action 2018 event will propel new thinking about improvement, innovation and leadership in healthcare...

  29. Patient experience symposium 2018

    19 Feb 2018

    The program for the 2018 Patient Experience Symposium to be held in Sydney has been released!...

  30. Critical Care Telehealth

    30 Jan 2018 Critical Care Telehealth

    We are pleased to share Mildura Base Hospital’s December 2017 telehealth newsletter. The newsletter is available for download at the bottom of this page...

  31. Showcase: Improvement and Innovation Program

    16 Jan 2018 Showcase: Improvement and Innovation Program

    Through a range of funded initiatives, BCV is supporting and investing in sector-led improvement and innovation projects, partnerships and capability development programs aimed at improving access to...

  32. Opportunities for a System Improvement Expert and Industry Coaches

    22 Dec 2017

    Early in 2018 we will be launching our next collaborative model – the Patient Flow Partnership. In order to support this improvement work we are seeking to engage a System Improvement Expert and up to...

  33. Capability for innovation and improvement strategy 2017–20

    22 Dec 2017

    Better Care Victoria’s (BCV) Capability for innovation and improvement strategy 2017 – 20 has been finalised and is now available on the Better Care Victoria website. The Capability...

  34. Leadership development: value and participants' experience

    20 Dec 2017 Leadership development: value and participants' experience

    Quality healthcare is obviously vital for optimal patient outcomes and experience...

  35. Scalability workshops for Better Care Victoria Innovation Fund projects

    13 Dec 2017

    On 29 and 30 October 2017, Better Care Victoria held a Scalability Workshop. The workshops had 38 participants across both sessions, who are all involved in innovation projects supported through...

  36. Kick start workshop held for 2017-18 Innovation Fund projects

    13 Dec 2017

    Better Care Victoria recently held the 2017-18 Innovation Fund Kick Start Workshop. The workshop had 23 participants, who are involved in one of 11 sector-led innovation projects supported through the...

  37. Spotlight on: Remote drug and alcohol recovery for the Southern Otways region project

    13 Dec 2017 Spotlight on: Remote drug and alcohol recovery for the Southern Otways region project

    Across Australia, people in remote and rural locations, for a variety of reasons, are often the most vulnerable. The vulnerabilities are particularly evident with regard to access and uptake of health...

  38. Impact and outcomes of the collaborative model

    08 Nov 2017 Impact and outcomes of the collaborative model

    Many organisations keep the secrets of their success hidden. However, a group of Victorian health services are doing just the opposite, and are reaping the rewards through shared learnings and...

  39. Scaling and sustaining change

    02 Nov 2017

    Mention the word ‘change’ to staff and the response rarely includes instant fist-pumps and high-fives. There are degrees of resistance to change—it can be slightly daunting for some...

  40. Better Care Victoria launches leadership programs

    15 Sep 2017 Better Care Victoria launches leadership programs

    Better Care Victoria recently launched two exciting new leadership programs Executive Leadership for Innovation and Leadership on the Front Line Excellent opportunity for networking Participants of...

  41. Engaging consumers in improvement and innovation

    12 Sep 2017

    Patient-centred healthcare that fully involves the patient, their families and carers, leads to better outcomes for all. While the quality of healthcare is paramount, a group of Victorians are working...

  42. The importance of innovation and redesigning hospital care

    12 Sep 2017

    Matiu Bush, Better Care Victoria board: the importance of innovation and redesigning hospital care Better Care Victoria (BCV) was launched by the Victorian State Government in November 2015, to...

  43. Essentials of end of life care – leadership, governance, evaluation, feedback and supporting systems

    07 Sep 2017

    The Department of Health and Human Services has released a new resource to help health services put the National consensus statement: essential elements for safe and high-quality end-of-life care (...

  44. Demand, capacity management workshop and the E.P.I.C award winners announced

    01 Sep 2017 Demand, capacity management workshop and the E.P.I.C award winners announced

    Monash Health hosted the sixth Improving Emergency Access Collaborative workshop focussed on demand and capacity management.  Included in this workshop was an exploration of the emergency...

  45. Latrobe Regional Hospital Telehealth News - August edition

    30 Aug 2017

    We are pleased to share Latrobe Regional Hospital’s August 2017 telehealth newsletter. The newsletter is available for download at the bottom of this page.  In this issue Five ways to engage in...

  46. Innovative volunteers and their impact on the health system

    23 Aug 2017

    In 2017, as part of the Minister for Health Volunteer Awards, a new award was created entitled ‘Outstanding Achievement by a Volunteer — The Better Care Victoria Innovation Award’. This award...

  47. Welcome to BCV's new website

    17 Aug 2017

    Better Care Victoria (BCV) has now launched its new website!  This is a place to learn more about BCV, meet our team, board and committee members, and discover tools and knowledge around best...

  48. Better Care Victoria innovations projects announced

    17 Aug 2017

    Better Care Victoria (BCV) is pleased to announce the launch of a further seven sector-led innovation projects, which have been funded as part of BCV’s state-wide Innovation Fund for 2016–...

  49. Sustaining innovation projects after implementation

    15 Aug 2017

    Better Care Victoria recently held Sustainability workshops for project participants of the Better Care Victoria Innovation Fund 2016-17, with two sessions delivered on Monday 26 June and Tuesday 29...

  50. Geri-Connect project improving access to geriatric medicine services

    04 Aug 2017

    The ‘Geri-Connect’ project, funded through the 2016-17 Better Care Victoria (BCV) Innovation Fund, has developed a Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) telehealth funded model to provide...

  51. Specialist clinics kick start workshop

    25 Jul 2017

    Better Care Victoria's Specialist Clinics Access Improvement Partnership 2017-18 commenced with a two day 'kick start' workshop. The Partnership includes 11 Victorian health services who have been...

  52. Business case development workshop

    21 Jul 2017

    Applicants to the Better Care Victoria Innovation Fund 2017-2018 were recently invited to participate in Business Case Development Workshops. The purpose of the workshop was to introduce key concepts...

  53. Engaging clinicians in improvement and innovation

    13 Jul 2017

    Better Care Victoria recently held a workshop focusing on engaging clinicians in improvement and innovation. It was a fantastic opportunity to explore how best to inspire and involve clinicians to...

  54. Mildura Base Hospital kicks off telehealth project to deliver better access to healthcare

    19 Jun 2017

    Mildura Base Hospital (MBH), with the support of the Better Care Victoria 2016-17 Innovation Fund, has partnered with Alfred Health, Melbourne Health and the Royal Children’s Hospital to use...

  55. Supporting problem solving in Victorian health organisations

    06 Jun 2017

     "Improvement happens at intersections of ideas" - health service improvement specialists come together to share knowledge and gain new skills to support problem solving in their organisations...

  56. We dont need another hero...

    16 May 2017

    If you’ve clicked in here hoping to read about Tina Turner, you’re going to be let down. Watch any action movie and there will be the one hero who saves the day. We love Superman, Superwoman and of...

  57. Problem solving and leading and sustaining change workshops

    05 May 2017

    Problem solving is not just for problems. The structured approach used in problem solving can be applied to improvement projects, just as effectively as addressing problems. Better Care Victoria...

  58. BCV rural and regional scholarships and IHI online course subscriptions

    04 May 2017

    Better Care Victoria's (BCV) regional and rural scholarships and Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) online course subscriptions are focused on meeting your organisational or individual...

  59. Talking data and analytics at Frankston Hospital

    31 Mar 2017

    The Improving Emergency Access Collaborative was launched in November 2016 and a core element has been the shared learning workshops. The workshops bring together representatives from the 11...

  60. Capability strategy now out for consultation

    07 Feb 2017

    Better Care Victoria’s (BCV) draft Capability for innovation and improvement strategy 2017-2020 is now formally out for consultation and is available via the BCV website. BCV are interested...