Project/team award categories

Nominations are now open for the 2017 WA Health Excellence Awards.

Principal Sponsor - HESTA

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1. Managing resources effectively and efficiently

Projects that deploy strategies to optimise WA Health’s resources; for example by one or more of the following:
  • in line with ABF/ABM principles, ensuring that funding is transparently linked to health services and outcomes 
  • forming strategic partnerships
  • applying sound financial management, governance and procurement processes
  • recruiting, managing and developing a skilled and motivated workforce.

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Australian Institute of Management Western Australia

Sponsor – Managing resources effectively and efficiently

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2. Engaging with consumers, carers and the community

​Projects that listen to and engage with the community to inform the planning and provision of relevant, accessible healthcare services and/or education.

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3. Achieving better health outcomes for Aboriginal people

Projects that provide equitable and respectful health services to Aboriginal people by:
  • strengthening and integrating efforts to improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people
  • engaging with Aboriginal consumers, carers and community members to better understand how to deliver culturally appropriate health services and/or education
  • creating strategic partnerships to enable better health outcomes for Aboriginal people.

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HESTA

Principal Sponsor and sponsor –
Achieving better health outcomes for Aboriginal people

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4. Developing sustainable solutions for out-of-hospital healthcare

Projects that reduce pressure on emergency departments and in-hospital services by:

  • increasing non-hospital ambulatory care services
  • reducing patient re-admission to hospital by better coordinating care.

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Silver Chain

Sponsor – Developing sustainable solutions for out-of-hospital healthcare

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5. Overcoming inequities

WA Primary Health Alliance logo Projects that work to overcome inequities in access to healthcare due to distance, socioeconomic status, disability or other constraints by:
  • identifying difficulties that some people face in accessing health care
  • consulting with marginalised groups and individuals
  • developing solutions.
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6. Innovative solutions for improving safety and quality

Projects that:
  • apply principles of ABF/ABM to improve care, manage resources and deliver quality services
  • effectively manage clinical risk and improving clinical quality.

Core Medical Solutions

Sponsor – Innovative solutions for improving safety and quality

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7. Preventing illness and injury and keeping the community healthy

  • Projects that strive to build health literacy and self-management skills by:
    • providing education and resources to help consumers understand chronic diseases 
    • supporting healthier habits and lifestyles.

OR

  • Projects that prevent injury and illness in the community

Edith Cowan University

Sponsor – Preventing illness and injury and keeping the community healthy

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8. Workforce initiatives to improve service delivery

Projects that contribute to improvement in service delivery, by one or more of the following:

  • providing patient-centred services based on evidence, within a culture of continuous improvement
  • regularly monitoring and measuring services against efficiency and benchmarking standards

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St John of God Health Care

Sponsor – Workforce initiatives to improve service delivery

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More information

Communications Directorate
Department of Health
Email: WA Health Excellence Awards
Phone: 9222 6425