Innovation Central is an online space where Metro South Health staff can share the innovative work they're doing (or have done) to improve health services and outcomes for staff, patients and the community.
BSPHN and Metro South Health will collaborate, design and implement solutions that will improve the quality and effectiveness of End of Life care for Residential Aged Care Facility residents in the BSPHN region.
This project aims to prevent unnecessary hospital transfers, and improve patient care outcomes by providing a service that will directly decrease the number of non-acute hospital services/unnecessary hospital transfers by the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) from Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACFs) in the after-hours period.
MSH is developing a strategy for the ongoing governance and operations of several ethically approved research tissue banks, biobanks, tumour banks and human biological material collections in operation on the Princess Alexandra Hospital campus.
The world-first ‘Zika Mozzie Seeker’ project aims to increase our confidence that mosquitoes with the potential to spread Zika or dengue viruses (Aedes aegypti species) are not present in the Metro South Health region.
Logan Hospital is the first Queensland hospital to launch Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounding (SIBR) in an Accountable Care Unit (ACU) to increase collaborative cross checking and promote proactive patient care.
The Peritoneal Dialysis Unit at Logan Hospital and CSIRO are developing an application and web portal enabling patients requiring peritoneal dialysis to record, store and review treatment information on their mobile devices.