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CUH Annual Patient Pathway Symposium


3rd Annual Patient Pathway Symposium  - Thursday 2nd November 2017

"Co-ordination of Care To Create A Sustainable Performance Improvement in Unscheduled Care" 

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2nd Annual Patient Pathway Symposium 2016 "Looking Beyond the Hospital for Solutions"

CUH hosted  its second annual patient pathway symposium "Looking Beyond the Hospital for Solutions" on Thursday 3rd March 2016.  This symposium provided an opportunity to learn from the experience of implementing change in the patient pathway in order to improve performance. Speakers presentations available below.


Community Intervention Team

Sarah Butler,

CIT Services Manager

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Cork Integrated Falls & Fracture Prevention PathwayDr. Pat Barry, Consultant Physician, CUH & Ms. Eileen MoriartyAcrobat Reader logo  Cork Integrated Falls & Fracture Prevention Pathway
The Policy Context for Developing More Integrated & Reliable Patient Pathways

Jim Breslin,

Secretary General, Department of Health

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Looking Beyond The Hospital For Solutions

Avilene Casey,

Executive Performance Improvement Lead (USC) HSE.

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Patient Flow Remodel

Sonya Cotter,

Bed Management Unit 

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Supporting CUH Discharges

Deborah Harrington,

Project Manager, Disability Services &

Paula Murphy,

Continuing Care Placement Coordinator

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Taskforce Implementation - Learning & Experience

Ms. Angela Fitzgerald

Deputy Director Acute Hospitals Division

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1st Annual Patient Pathway Symposium 2015,  Thursday 12th March 2015

This symposium provided an opportunity from the experience of implementing change in the patient pathway in order to improve performance. The symposium got underway with an introduction from Mr. Tony McNamara, CEO.  This was followed by a presentation from Ms. Lilly Walsh, Business Analysts who gave a presentation on the how the study was carried out using lean six sigma principles.  Ms Sonya Cotter, Bed Manager, CUH presented on the Visual Hospital which works by visualising patient demand for discharge and acting upon this demand.  The next presentation from Ms. Mary Owens, Director of Nursing, Mallow General Hospital, provided and overview of the Model 2 Hospital and the positive contribution they can make to patient care and patient flows across a group of hospitals. The next presentation from Mr. Damian McGovern, Business Manager, CUH and Mr. Gavin Keogh, Business Information Analyst/Programmer, Mercy University Hospital provided an analysis of the Ambulance Pathway to include the targets and Key Performance Indicators to be achieved. The next presentation facilitated by Dr. Des Fitzgerald, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, University Hospital Waterford, provided an update on the linkages between Patient Pathways and the Emergency Medicine Programme.  Dr. Fitzgerald followed with a presentation on the University Hospital Waterford experience in the management of a busy Emergency Department. Finally Dr. Helena Moore, Clinical Director, Kerry General Hospital, gave an overview of the management of Unscheduled Care from the perspective of the Bed Management Team in Kerry General hospital.



 Mr Gerard O'Dwyer, Group CEO,

South-South West Hospital Group


Change Management - CUH Prespective

Mr. Tony McNamara, CEO

CUH Group

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Patient Pathway - CUH StudyMs Lilly Walsh, Business Analyst, CUH

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The Visual Hospital ExperienceMs Sonya Cotter, Bed Manager, CUH

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 Bi-directional Flow - Small Hospital Framework

Ms Mary Owens, Director of Nursing

Mallow General Hospital

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 Mapping the Ambulance Pathway

Mr Damian McGovern, Business Manager,

Medical Directorate, CUH

Mr Gavin Keogh, Business Information Analyst,

Mercy University Hospital

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Clinical Leadership

Dr Mike O'Connor, Clinical Director,

Medical Directorate, CUH

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Emergency Care Programme

Dr Gerard McCarthy, National Clinical Lead,

Emergency Care Programme

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Emergency Department Performance - Why Data Matters

Dr Des Fitzgerald, Emergency Medicine Consultant,

University Hospital Waterford

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Management of Unscheduled CareBed Management Team, Kerry General Hospital

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