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  1. New young-onset dementia telehealth service goes live

    31 Jul 2019

    Young-onset dementia (YOD) affects around 25,000 Australian's. This accounts for about 10 per cent of all people with dementia...

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

    04 Jun 2019

    Interested to learn more about healthcare improvement, innovation and leadership?...

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

    11 Apr 2019

    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...

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

    28 Feb 2019

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

  5. Latrobe Regional Hospital telehealth news

    14 Jan 2019

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

  6. 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...

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

    11 Dec 2018

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

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

    15 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...

  9. 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...

  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. World Sepsis Day

    20 Sep 2018

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

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

    13 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!...

  13. Latrobe Regional Hospital telehealth news

    24 Jul 2018

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

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

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

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

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

  17. Posters from the IHI-BMJ quality conference 2018

    10 Apr 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...

  18. 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...

  19. Showcase: Improvement and Innovation Program

    18 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...

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

    15 Jan 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...

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

    12 Jan 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!...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. The importance of innovation and redesigning hospital care

    09 Dec 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...

  25. Engaging consumers in improvement and innovation

    09 Dec 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...

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

    21 Nov 2017

    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...

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

    21 Sep 2017

    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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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–...

  31. Impact and outcomes of the collaborative model

    11 Aug 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. 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...

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

    08 Jul 2017

    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...

  36. 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...

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

    17 May 2017

    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...

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

    16 May 2017

    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...

  39. We dont need another hero...

    15 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...

  40. Supporting problem solving in Victorian health organisations

    06 May 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...

  41. Critical Care Telehealth

    12 Apr 2017 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...

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

    08 Apr 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...

  43. Problem solving and leading and sustaining change workshops

    05 Apr 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...

  44. 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...

  45. 2017-18 Innovation fund kick-off

    15 Mar 2017

       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...

  46. Scaling and sustaining change

    11 Feb 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...

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

    09 Jan 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...

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

    05 Jan 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...