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AMSANT annual report 2016-2017



AMSANT annual report 2016-2017

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Annual report 2016-2017; Aborignal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory annual report 2016-2017


Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory


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AMSANT.ORG.AU 57 AMSANT ANNUAL REPORT 2016-2017 56 AMSANT continues to promote and enable improvements in quality management throughout our sector and we were formally recognised for these achievements via the ISO9001 (2008) Quality Management standard. AMSANT surpassed this effort during the year when we became one of the few organisations in the country to have achieved certified accreditation under the new ISO 9001 (2015) Quality Management standard. This is formal recognition that AMSANT meets the latest, and highest, level of International Quality Management System standards. AMSANT maintains strong and consistent links with our member services and continues to provide expert advice and assistance in the areas of Clinical Accreditation ~ under the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) Standards and Organisational Accreditation ~ under the ISO 9001 or QIC accreditation frameworks. This has resulted in our members achieving the greatest completion rate of both clinical and organisational accreditation within our sector throughout Australia. The rate of health services within our sector nationally that achieved organisational accreditation, or who are engaged in the process of doing so, is about 40%. AMSANT member services in the NT have achieved a success rate of 95% ~ a mighty achievement! AMSANT has also assisted member services in achieving and maintaining a 100% success rate for RACGP clinical accreditation. ACCREDITATION AMSANT leads the ACCHS sector in all areas of accreditation and provides technical advice for the improvement of the clinical and organisational accreditation standards, while providing strong input to the development of the new RACGP 5th edition Clinical Standards. Our feedback regarding the new ISO 9001 (2015) Quality Management standards is well respected by our colleagues from interstate organisations. GLOSSARY ACCHS AGPAL AHP AMS AMSANT APO NT ATSIHP CAAC CAALAS CATSI CDP CIRH CIS CPHAG CQI DoH FORWAARD GPET GPR HSDA ICDP IRCA ITC MoU NACCHO NKPI NTAHF NTG NTAHKPI NTPHN PHAG PHC PHMO PHN PIP PIRS QMS SEMS SEWB WALS Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services AGPAL Australian General Practice Accreditation Ltd Aboriginal Health Practitioner Aboriginal Medical Service Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory Aboriginal Peak Organisations Northern Territory Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioner Central Australian Aboriginal Congress Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service Corporations ~ Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Act Community Development Program Centre for Innovation in Regional Health Clinical Information System Clinical and Public Health Advisory Group Continuous Quality Improvement Department of Health (NT and Commonwealth governments) Foundation of Rehabilitation with Aboriginal Alcohol Related Difficulties General Practice Education and Training General Practice Registrar Health Service Delivery Area Indigenous Chronic Disease Package International Register of Certified Auditors Integrated Team Care Memorandum of Understanding National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation National Key Performance Indicators Northern Territory Aboriginal Health Forum Northern Territory Government Northern Territory Aborginal Health Key Performance Indicators Northern Territory Primary Health Network Public Health Advisory Group Primary Health Care Public Health Medical Officer Primary Health Network Practice Incentive Payments Patient Information Recall System Quality Managed Systems Secure Electronic Message Service Social & Emotional Wellbeing Workforce and Aboriginal Leadership Support