Improvement Showcase Series 9: Improvement enabled by technology

The show­case is a free, themed webi­nar series host­ed by the CEIH, that brings togeth­er inte­grat­ed South Aus­tralian teams to con­nect, share and explore improve­ments made in healthcare.

CEIH Improve­ment Show­case 24: Tele­health for Den­tal Emer­gency Triage

When South Aus­tralia was fac­ing the gen­uine like­li­hood of COVID lock­downs, a dig­i­tal health solu­tion was need­ed to remote­ly triage den­tal emer­gen­cies, reli­ably cap­ture patient his­to­ries, and deliv­er emer­gency spe­cial­ist den­tal tele­health con­sul­ta­tions. The solu­tion need­ed to be stood up with­in days and sup­port rapid­ly chang­ing COVID protocols.

Hear from Mark Chil­vers and Dr Michael Bradley about how they and their team/​s con­vert­ed man­u­al work­flows into dig­i­tal patient path­ways, in part­ner­ship with Per­son­i­fy Care.

CEIH Improve­ment Show­case 25: Omega‑3 Screen-and-Treat Pro­gram in Ear­ly Pregnancy

Pro­fes­sor Maria Makrides, Deputy Direc­tor and Theme Leader for SAHM­RI Women and Kids — presents this project on behalf of the omega‑3 imple­men­ta­tion project.

In part­ner­ship with SA Pathol­o­gy, omega‑3 screen­ing is avail­able to all women with sin­gle­ton preg­nan­cies in SA. Since the pro­gram began in ear­ly May 2021, over 4000 omega‑3 tests have been ordered and report­ed, with cur­rent report­ing at approx­i­mate­ly 100 omega‑3 tests per week.

CEIH Improve­ment Show­case 26: Bring your own device

Tom Beat­ty and Simon Wind­sor dis­cuss how tech­nolo­gies have been deployed to sup­port self-reg­is­tra­tion and self-screen­ing at Flinders Med­ical Centre.