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    Resilient Health Care Network

    Visit the website:http://www.resilienthealthcare.net/ Objective The purpose of the Resilient Health Care Initiative (RHCN) is to facilitate the interaction and collaboration among people who are interested in applying Resilience Engineering to health care – practitioners and researchers alike. This includes, but is not limited to, discussions (face-to-face, skype, or via other media); establishing a web presence; exchange of views, opinions, and ideas; mutual moral and scientific support; collaboration on papers and projects; exchange visits; and the organisation of various events ranging from local informal workshops to international summer schools. Background The developments in safety thinking, in health care and elsewhere, can briefly be characterised by looking at two different interpretations of…

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    Macquarie University

    Visit the website:http://www.mq.edu.au/ Macquarie is renowned for its interdisciplinary research and teaching, highly skilled graduates and first-class facilities. A five-star university Macquarie was awarded five stars in the international QS Stars rating system for its performance in: graduate employability teaching research facilities innovation internationalisation access specialist subjects We are one of only 5 Australian universities to receive 5 stars in all categories. The rating, attained only by truly world-class institutions, reinforces our academic, research and international standing. Research excellence Macquarie achieved the maximum 5 rating — outstanding performance well above world standard — in three science disciplines in the recent Australian Government Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) evaluation, and…

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    Australian Institute of Health Innovation

    Visit the website:http://aihi.mq.edu.au/content/about-aihi The Institute is a special place. We are leading researchers investigating many aspects of health care. The Institute comprises the Centres of Healthcare Resilience and Implementation Science (CHRIS), Health Informatics (CHI) and Health Systems and Safety Research (CHSSR). We are a major national resource for many people whose work is intrinsic to strengthening health systems, organisations and services. We strive to conduct world-class research with relevance to national and international research communities, governments, policymakers, providers of health services, managers, clinicians, patients and the community. Our work underpins health reforms and systems improvement and provides new tools, perspectives and evidence to help stakeholders who are interested in making the health system more effective,…