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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

1 March 2017: 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

15 September 2016: 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

1 June 2016: 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

28 May 2016: 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

12 January 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)

1 October 2015: 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

15 July 2015: 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

18 February 2015: 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

19 December 2014: 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

25 July 2014: 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

27 March 2014: 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

3 August 2013: 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 ...