Clinical Information Assurance

The Clinical Information Assurance team monitors:

  • the integrity of admitted activity data for activity based funded establishments in WA;
  • compliance with the Admission, Readmission, Discharge and Transfer (ARDT) Policy
What we do

Clinical Information Audit Program

The audits provide a measure of quality assurance for users of Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs). They measure:

  • accuracy of DRG assignment
  • compliance with relevant policies with the Information Management policy framework, including the ARDT Policy
  • accuracy of clinical coding

Admission, Readmission, Discharge and Transfer (ARDT) Policy

  • maintain the ARDT Policy and Reference Manual
  • measure compliance of ARDT Policy

DRG and casemix consultancy

  • provide expert DRG and casemix advice to staff in the WA health system

Principal Policy Consultant is the WA representative on IHPA’s DRG Technical Group (DTG)


Contact

Principal Policy Consultants

Elise White (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)
Email: elise.white1@health.wa.gov.au
Phone: 9222 4392

Sam Rickert (Monday, Tuesday)
Email: Samantha.Rickert@health.wa.gov.au
Phone: 9222 4181

Post

PO Box 8172
Perth Business Centre
Perth WA 6849
Australia