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Posted 13 Oct 2014 in Surgery

A new podcast from Southern Cross Hospitals presents information on venous thromboembolism (VTE), as part of the Reducing Perioperative Harm focus of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Open for better care campaign.

The podcast features a number of speakers from Southern Cross discussing their research, findings and experiences around reducing VTE mortality and morbidity, and consumer engagement.

Southern Cross Hospitals recently won first place in the poster award on Blood Clots and You out of 250 entries at the Australia Pacific (APAC) Forum in Melbourne in September 2014 and ‘Leaders in Quality Awards’, run by the New Zealand Private Surgical Hospitals Association. This is a great opportunity to hear about the consumer engagement research and co-design Southern Cross Hospitals has undertaken to reduce elective surgical patients’ harm from VTE.

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