Today the Third Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation has been released by the Australian Commission of Safety and Quality in Healthcare. This annual report presents key findings and recommendations for action. Specific focus areas include;
- Neonatal and paediatric health
- Gastrointestinal treatments and investigations
- Thyroid investigations and treatments
- Cardiac tests
- Repeat investigations (from previous Atlases; antimicrobial, opioid and psychotropic medicines dispensing)
Well worth a read - summary reports are available.