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This declaration involves web-based self audit using a software system that provides performance feedback to health professionals, administrators and other interested parties on the outcomes of medical interventions.
Administered by: Health
Registered 21 May 2015
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR25-May-2015
Tabled Senate15-Jun-2015
To be ceased 10 May 2020
Ceased by Self Ceasing

 

 

Declaration of Quality Assurance Activity under section 124X of the Health Insurance Act 1973 – QAA 4/2015

 

 

I, DOCTOR ANTHONY HOBBS, delegate of the Minister for Health, under section 124X of the Health Insurance Act 1973 (the Act):

 

 

1.             DECLARE the Activity described in the Schedule to this declaration (the Activity) to be a quality assurance activity to which Part VC of the Act applies being satisfied in relation to the Activity that:

(i)            any person engaging in, or proposing to engage in, the Activity is authorised to do so by an association of health professionals; and

(ii)          it is in the public interest that Part VC of the Act apply to the Activity having regard to the criteria prescribed in regulations 23C to 23G (inclusive) of the Health Insurance Regulations 1975.

 

 

 

Dated:                 11 May 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Anthony Hobbs

Acting Chief Medical Officer

Department of Health

 



Part 1          Preliminary

 

1.                       Name of Declaration

 

This Declaration is the Declaration of Quality Assurance Activity under section 124X of the Health Insurance Act 1973 – QAA 4/2015.

 

2.                       Commencement

 

This Declaration commences the day after registration on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

 

3.                       Cessation

 

This Declaration will cease to be in force at the end of 5 years after the Declaration is signed.

 

4.                       Authority

 

This Declaration is made under the Health Insurance Act 1973.

 

5.                       Schedule

 

The Schedule to this Instrument describes the quality assurance activity to which Part VC of the Health Insurance Act 1973 applies.

 


Schedule

 

Declaration of Quality Assurance Activity under section 124X of the Health Insurance Act 1973 – QAA 4/2015

 

 

1           Organisation engaging in activity:

Surgical Performance Pty Limited, under the auspice of Quality Innovation Performance Limited

 

Title:

Improvement of surgeons’ operative outcomes and better health outcomes for patients through web-based self audit and practice comparisons with professional peers.

 

             Description:

 

This Activity involves web-based self audit using a software system provided by Surgical Performance Pty Ltd that provides performance feedback to health professionals, administrators and other interested parties on the outcomes of medical interventions. The software product/s allow comparison of outcomes for a health care provider with others, whether local or in the medical communities at large, with the aim of providing better health outcomes for patients.