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Speaking Up for Safety launched at Whanganui DHB Quality Awards

Senior Clinical Educator with the Cognitive Institute, Kirsten Dyer was honoured to attend the Whanganui District Health Board Quality Awards, held recently in Whanganui New Zealand.  Read more...

Building middle managers through safety and reliability

“Leadership is one of the most seemingly impactful and frequently cited factors associated with The article written by Jennifer Gutberg and Whitney Berta and published by BMC Health Services Research discusses the need for middle managers to use their “unique position between upper and lower levels in their organisation to engage in ‘ambidextrous’ learning, critical  to implementing and sustaining radical change”.  Read more...

Now is the time to speak up for safety

Speaking up for patient safety and the safety of others in healthcare organisations is recognised as the crux in critical error prevention. Cognitive Institute's 'Speaking Up For Safety' communication skills training programme provides doctors, nurses and healthcare organisations with the skills they need to raise patient safety concerns.  Read more...

 

Promoting Professional Accountability Programme now offered in New Zealand

Cognitive Institute—part of the not-for-profit Medical Protection Society—has announced it will begin offering the Promoting Professional Accountability Programme (PPA) to New Zealand hospitals and healthcare organisations. Read more...


Cognitive Institute Medical Director recognised for contribution to health industry

Cognitive Institute’s Medical Director, Dr Mark O’Brien, has received the President’s Award from the Australian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM) (Queensland) in partnership with Queensland Health. The award recognises Mark’s contribution to the broader health industry, and in particular his service in the areas of clinical professionalism and patient safety in health care. Read more...

 

Cognitive Institute Medical Director to present at ACHSM Breakfast

Drawing on his extensive experience in clinical leadership, safety and reliability improvement, and organisational cultural change, Cognitive Institute Medical Director Dr Mark O’Brien has been invited to present at the ACHSM Breakfast in Brisbane this July. Read more...


The Age: Royal Melbourne Hospital targets bullying with new Cognitive Institute program 

Read about Cognitive Institute's partnership with Royal Melbourne Hospital, as reported by Julia Medew in the Age. Read more...

 

International partner ISQua to host 33rd International Conference on ‘Change and Sustainability in Healthcare Quality: the Future Challenges’ in Japan 16 – 19 October 2016

The International Society of Quality Healthcare (ISQua) will collaborate with the Japan Council for Quality Health Care (JQ) to host the 33rd International Conference on quality and safety in health care in Tokyo, Japan 16 - 19 October 2016. Read more ...


Cognitive Institute partners with International Society of Quality Health Care (ISQua)

Cognitive Institute courses have been selected to form part of the curriculum for the International Society of Quality Health Care’s (ISQua) Fellowship Programme. Read more ...


Safety and reliability at Sydney Adventist Hospital

Sydney Adventist Hospital has been selected to join seven Asia Pacific organisations as Cognitive Institute's Safety and Reliability Improvement Programme (SRIP) partners. Read more ...

 

Promoting professional accountability briefing and workshop

Cognitive Institute is hosting a series of briefings and workshops throughout Australia in March and April to share with healthcare managers how to change behaviours that impact on an organisation's safety culture. Read more ...


Cognitive Institute signs partnership with Vanderbilt University

Cognitive Institute, an Australian based international healthcare education provider, will partner with Vanderbilt University in Nashville Tennessee, to deliver quality and safety improvement programmes to healthcare organisations throughout Asia Pacific. Read more ...


ODEL leads new open disclosure e-learning programmes

Cognitive Institute has launched its first ever e-learning, with two open disclosure modules now available to complement our face to face workshop programmes. Read more ...

Clinical Communication Programme reduces risk of doctor complaints and claims: study

Completion of the Cognitive Institute developed Clinical Communication Programme (CCP) has been found to significantly reduce the likelihood of high risk doctors being the subject of future complaint or claim. Read more ...

 

2013 National briefing series on new accreditation requirements

Cognitive Institute is partnering with Minter Ellison Lawyers to host open disclosure briefing sessions across Australia in September to assist hospitals and day procedure services prepare to meet new accreditation requirements in open disclosure. Read more ...