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Simient Wins Health Start-up and Innovation Showcase with CHIMP

Simient Wins Health Start-up and Innovation Showcase with CHIMP

eHealth Queensland launched the first of a series of a start-up and innovation showcases for emerging suppliers of new ‘digital health’ solutions on 21 October at QUT.

The obje…

eHealth Queensland launched the first of a series of a start-up and innovation showcases for emerging suppliers of new ‘digital health’ solutions on 21 October at QUT.

The objective of this event is to identify emerging solutions that would aid the improved design, delivery and/or management of healthcare services.

20 suppliers were selected to showcase their solution to an audience of clinicians and administrators as well as executives from across Queensland Health. From this event one supplier, Simient,  was chosen to undertake a Proof-of-Concept project within Queensland Health.

Simient is humbled to have been selected against such strong competition. Congratulations to eHealth QLD on running such a professional and well thought out event.

CHIMP – Children’s Health Integrated Mobile Passport

The problem it solves:
Families and caregivers of children with complex care needs experience a number of challenges today:
· It’s not easy for them to record and recall all relevant details of their children’s case plan and other information they need to know. Not having these details on hand and accurately recorded leads to poor compliance to the case plan and may negatively impact the child’s health.
· Families/care givers often need to provide other medical professionals involved in the child’s care relevant and important details to ensure that their advice is supporting rather than hindering the child’s treatment.
· To support a family’s independence, they need relevant information to facilitate better decision making in the best interest of the child’s care.


Description of solution:
Provide authorised care providers, care givers and patients mobile/online access to:
• Connected Care/Nurse Navigator Case Management plans/details, that can help the families better self-manage their care, & provide an authoritative source of information when talking with their GP or other health professionals
• Information & contact details relevant to their care, to facilitate better decision making
• Resource library of approved resources
• A mapping tool that displays local pharmacies, GPs, Emergency Departments & accommodation
• Documents/Inbox
• Load pictures & lodge documents, including events, notes & updates to case management team
• Ability to view and add appointments, set reminders and list the preparation required 

You can access CHIMP here:                                                                                                 http://chimphh16.azurewebsites.net/

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Teamwork

Teamwork

There is no salary cap on EPL teams.  This means that with the biggest cheque book they can buy the best players.  How is it then that Leicester City were able to win the 2015/16 championship. A team that was on the point of relegation the previous year wins the following year beating much better financed opponents. 

What makes a championship team?  In my experience it is more than just people getting on well together.  There are a few things that need to happen to get the result. 

  1. everyone has to know what the objective is and everyone is committed to achieving it
  2. everyone has to know what their role is and what everyone else's roles are
  3. everyone needs to trust everyone else enough to let them do their job

Simple really.

Bonus points:

  1. everyone supports each other in their efforts
  2. no individual is bigger than the team

How many of these get a tick in your team?

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Why?

Why?

Many of you will be familiar with Simon Sinek and his leadership work and writings.  Simon postulates that the understanding of what we do as a company isn't as important as the reasons why we do it.  If you are not familiar with Simon's work take a look at his TED TalkRead On

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Big Government, Big Issues, Big Costs

Big Government, Big Issues, Big Costs

Big problems scream out for big solutions and big ICT programs have from time to time failed, spectacularly.  There are of course far more that are successful, but the ones that f…

Big problems scream out for big solutions and big ICT programs have from time to time failed, spectacularly.  There are of course far more that are successful, but the ones that fail seem to tarnish the image for all the others.  People are interested in what went wrong, this is how we sell newspapers and current affairs shows on TV and radio.  The panacea of the "new ICT project" just doesn't seem to solve them.  NSW Education, VIC Education,  QLD Health, NT Government etc.   I could go on, but if you follow the links you will probably get the point. read on

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