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Cathy Kowaleski

Wilmer/Hopkins-QI Overview ~ Top impact projects This presentation will provide a general overview of Hopkins structure for quality and safety and highlight several specific Wilmer (eye) examples of impactful QI initiatives and outcomes.

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Jean-Pierre Klumpp

Patient Safety & Quality Management – An Integrated Iterative Process Patient Safety & Quality Management – Advantages of An Integrated Iterative Process on a common Platform – Examples of measures taken in the operating theatre (checklist time out procedure) and in the...

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Professor Euan Wallace

Prior to his appointment, from 2017-2020 Euan was the inaugural CEO of Safer Care Victoria, the state’s lead agency for healthcare quality and safety. Before joining the government, Euan was an academic clinician. He was the Carl Wood Professor and Head of Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology...

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Jean-Pierre Klumpp

Philanthropy Based Funding – Very Valuable for Access to Care and Human Aspects of Rare Diseases – How Clinicians Contribute Actively Presentation of the Importance of Phylanthropy as additional Funding source for a Foundation dedicated to Visual Health and Eye care with presentation of...

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Jos Hubers

Still thinking about it A summary of results of the HR community of practices Results of a employee/opthalmologistst work experience survey in relation to retention of our employees “new” recruitmenttools to find the right employees

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Jacomijn Gussenhoven

A shaky path: improving patientoutcomes & experiences In 2015 The Rotterdam Eye Hospital started very modestly with the implementation of Value BasedHealthcare with the introduction of de CatQuest questionnaire for cataract patients. Eight years later VBHC is part of the strategic goals of...

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Linda Fagan

Sydney Eye Hospital Foundation-philanthropy in promotion of eye How Sydney Eye Hospital Foundation future-proofed its own capacity and is partnering with the first hospital established in Australia, NSW’s world- class Sydney Eye Hospital, identifying opportunities, engaging community and...

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Weiwei Dai

FedEye: A Scalable and Adaptable Federated Learning Platform for AI in Eye Health The advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) have brought about significant changes in healthcare. The success of machine learning in healthcare depends on the quality and quantity of...

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Dr. Stefan Larsson

Progress in Healthcare requires focus on outcomes that matter to patients Bio Stefan Larsson, MD, PhD, is co-founder of the International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM). He is an independent advisor in health care and life sciences, and a senior advisor to Boston Consulting...

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Carmel Crock

On creating a diagnostic safety program – one eye hospital’s experience In this presentation we will describe the development of a diagnostic safety program in our hospital.The program is based on development of clinical practice guidelines, morning handover with cross checking night...

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Elsie Chan

WAEH Medical Outcome Indicator Set Data: Keratoconus This presentation summarises the processes involved in the development of the first WAEH MedicalOutcome Indicator Set, for the corneal condition keratoconus. This set of Patient-Centered OutcomeMeasures brought together patient groups and clinicians...

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The Hon Mary-Anne Thomas MP

The Hon Mary-Anne Thomas MP Minister for Health, Minister for Health Infrastructure, Minister for Medical Research, Leader of the House  Mary-Anne Thomas was appointed Minister for Health in June 2022, Minister for Health Infrastructure in December 2022 & Minister for Medical Research...

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Penelope Allen

The Suprachoroidal Retinal Prosthesis My presentation will describe our work to develop a retinal prosthesis for use in people with profound vision loss due to end-stage retinal dystrophies. This has been tested in two clinical trials and aids navigation and object localisation. I will present...

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WAEH 🌍 – Annual Meeting

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Eye Colleagues Worldwide, Excited to Meet in Australia! WAEH2023 is scheduled for October 10-14, and we’re excited to welcome eye health experts from around the globe who are eager to share their wealth of knowledge! Your journey to Australia promises to be truly rewarding. You’ll...

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Newsletter Wilmer Eye Institute – Full member of the WAEH

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Dear friends and colleagues, September is always a busy time, with students returning to classes, the days growing shorter and ophthalmology meetings taking place with increasing frequency. In this issue, we look at some of the places our faculty members have been recently and some of the exciting...

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Global eye hospital specialists converge on Melbourne

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The 17th World Association of Eye Hospitals (WAEH) annual meeting 11 and 12 October The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital (Eye and Ear) is gearing up to host a gathering of eye hospital professionals from around the globe as part of the WAEH annual meeting. Founded in 2007 by eight...

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Gene Therapy: Tom Edwards

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Meet Dr. Tom Edwards! He is a Melbourne-based vitreoretinal surgeon who also leads a research team investigating retinal gene therapy at the University of Melbourne affiliated Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) based at the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital. Dr. Edwards is working on a...

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WAEH 🌍 – Newsletter August

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Australia’s calling you, my friend. WAEH2023 is taking place 10-14 October, and we’ve got a who’s who of eye health colleagues from all over the world coming to share their knowledge. Early bird registration is about to close, but don’t worry—you’re right on time to claim your...

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Head of Lions Eye Donation Service – Victoria

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The Lions Eye Donation Service (LEDS) is a world leading non-profit eye bank responsible for stewarding the end-of-life eye donations, of Victorian donors, toward transplantation, research and training.  We offer a comprehensive donation medical service, from referral and consent, to donation,...

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Reminder: 17th Annual Meeting Invitation

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REMINDER!! Register now for The 17th Annual WAEH Meeting from October the 10th till October the 14th 2023 in Australia! Hosted by the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Eye Hospital from Melbourne, and the Sydney Eye Hospital and the Chatswood Private Hospital from Sydney.  This year’s themes?...

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WAEH Projects

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​​WAEH is pleased to announce its sponsored projects aimed at improving eye care around the world. These are the following projects: 1. Assessing Evidence-based Management Practices and variations within WAEH member hospitals. This project was submitted by The Maastricht University Clinic for...

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Oriel celebrates breaking ground milestone

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News from our full member the Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust A special breaking ground celebration has been held today (Tuesday 11 July) to mark the start of construction to build Oriel, a new eye care, research and education centre in Camden. The integrated centre will be the...

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Patient perspective: Georgia Hall

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Georgia Hall was diagnosed and treated for choroidal melanoma in 2021 at Sydney Eye Hospital when she was 31 years old. She successfully received eye sparing plaque radiation therapy and now follows a rigorous scanning protocol at the Kinghorn Cancer Centre.  She is passionate about sharing...

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Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital: new full WAEH Member

A warm welcome to the Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital from Pakistan as a full member of the WAEH! Al-Shifa Trust was established in 1985. It is a non-governmental, non-political, charitable organization. The board of trustees comprises retired service men, businessmen, bureaucrats and professionals. The...

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LV Prasad Eye Institute: new full WAEH Member

A warm welcome to the LV Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) from India as a full member of the WAEH! Established in 1987, LV Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI), a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Prevention of Blindness, is a comprehensive eye health facility. LVPEI’s mission is to...

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Bridging the Gap

News from our full member the Wilmer Eye Institute – Johns Hopkins Working with CASA and the Maryland Optometric Association, Bryce St. Clair, OD, FAAO has established a single point of service for immigrants and refugees in the Baltimore community to receive essential eye care.  More...

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Newsletter Wilmer Eye – Johns Hopkins

Dear friends and colleagues, A multi-center effort harnesses AI to develop a model for sustained drug delivery in the eye. A team of talented clinicians pools their expertise to address a particularly complex case. An intrepid optometrist partners with a community-based organization to provide...

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Consultation hour WAEH Members

Want to know more about the WAEH and meet your fellow-members? Join the WAEH Consultation hour! This consultation hour is especially for WAEH members to get to know the WAEH a bit better. During this consultation hour, you can pop up all your questions about the WAEH activities like the WAEH Annual...

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