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Innovation Central

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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.

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Julian's Key health passport app

| Logan-Bayside Network

This project will trial the use of a health passport app which documents the care and support needs of people with disabilities while they use our health services at Logan Hospital.

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Be Heard: Safe Communications at Redland Hospital

| Logan-Bayside Network

Be Heard: Safe Communications at Redland Hospital is about improving communication and access to health services for the hearing impaired and Deaf community.

Rheumatic Heart Disease Control Program in Metro South Health

| Logan-Bayside Network

This program will provide an integrated clinical care coordination approach to improve access to high quality regular care to prevent the complications of Rheumatic Heart Disease.

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Cognitive Impairment Rounding Model

| Medicine and Chronic Disease

This project will trial a new model of care for patients with cognitive impairment, which utilises evidence based strategies in determing appropriate, and individualised, provision of care.

Body Worn Camera Trial PAH

| Corporate Services

To trial the use of body worn cameras on security guards at the Princess Alexandra Hospital to reduce the incidence of occupational violence.

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Value Based Wound Care in MSHHS

| Medical

The development of a Metro South Health wide integrated wound care service will improve the patient journey, hospital burden, and avoidable ED presentations and admissions.

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MSAMH Mobile Health App Library - Pilot

| Addiction and Mental Health

Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Service (MSAMHS) is conducting a review of current mobile health apps, followed by the develolpment of a web-based App library.

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Patient On-boarding Video project

| All of Metro South Health

Metro South Health is producing a video for patients, families and visitors, with important information about their stay at one of our hospitals.

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World-first spinal cord injury trial at PAH

| PAH-QEII Network

Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) researchers are launching a world-first clinical trial aimed at improving recovery from spinal cord injuries.

Planetree - person centred care

| All of Metro South Health

Metro South Health is a strong advocate for providing a person-centred approach that places people at the core of all that we do.

Health Justice Partnership

| Logan-Bayside Network

Logan Hospital has launched Queensland’s first Health Justice Partnership to support women experiencing domestic and family violence.

Advance Care Planning- PHN

| Aged Care and Rehabilitation

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.

Michah Homeless to Home Health

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Homeless to Home Health provides nursing care to the homeless population within inner city Brisbane and Brisbane City Council wide boundaries.

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Better Aged Care

| Aged Care and Rehabilitation

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.

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Metro South Health Research Biorepository Project

| Research

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.

A revolution in mozzie monitoring

| All of Metro South Health

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.

Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounding

| Logan-Bayside Network

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.

Queensland’s newest and most advanced CT scanner

| PAH-QEII Network

Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) is home to Queensland’s newest and most advanced CT scanner that is setting new standards in speed and dose reduction for patients.

Gestational Diabetes App

| All of Metro South Health

This new app will provide a mobile health system to support monitoring and management of symptoms for women with gestational diabetes mellitus.

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Peritoneal Dialysis App

| Nursing

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.

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