A Quality Framework and Suite of Quality Measures for the Emergency Department Phase of Acute Patient Care in New Zealand

Published online: 
28 March 2014
A Quality Framework and Suite of Quality Measures for the Emergency Department Phase of Acute Patient Care in New Zealand cover

This publication suggests a quality framework including a common suite of measures. DHBs will be expected to use these measures to improve the acute patient journey, thereby improving patient experience.

Emergency departments and district health boards all currently monitor a range of different measures. The only mandatory common measure to date has been the Shorter stays in Emergency Departments health target. This publication provides a suite of common measures.  

This publication is a product of the National Emergency Departments Advisory Group.

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    28 March 2014
  • ISBN:
    978-0-478-42793-6 (online)
  • HP number:
    5848
  • Citation:
    National Emergency Departments Advisory Group. 2014. A Quality Framework and Suite of Quality Measures for the Emergency Department Phase of Acute Patient Care in New Zealand. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Ordering information:
    Only soft copy available to download
  • Copyright status:
    Third-party content. Please check the document or email the Web Manager to find out how to obtain permission to re-use content.
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