November 2020
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HPV Update  

Advancing safe, affordable and sustainable healthcare

30 November 2020

Solar initiatives are making a difference
New solar PV installations across regional Victoria are helping health services to reduce their carbon footprint while providing long-term savings on energy bills. Read more

Chief Executive Elaine Ko moves on from HPV

Health Purchasing Victoria’s Chief Executive Elaine Ko has departed HPV to focus on her family and other opportunities in 2021. Elaine joined HPV in August 2016, leading the organisation to become a strategic, high-functioning business partner for Victoria’s public health services. Read more

Fit testing program launched to help hospitals access well-fitting PPE

HPV has partnered with Victoria’s public health services and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) in launching a new program that has already seen more than 6,000 hospital staff ‘fit tested’ in less than a month. Read more

HealthShare Victoria engagement activities continue
Health service engagement activities to support the establishment of HealthShare Victoria in the lead-up to 1 January have been ongoing throughout November. Read more

Pharmaceutical team collaboration drives better patient care
Unprecedented collaboration between Health Purchasing Victoria (HPV), the Department of Health and Human Service (DHHS), health service pharmacy directors and their teams and other stakeholders throughout 2020 has led to more informed decision-making, strengthened medicine supply chains and better patient outcomes.
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The latest top performers in publishing data to the National Product Catalogue
HPV encourages all suppliers to publish their entire catalogue of product and pricing details on the NPC for improved visibility across the supply chain. Read more

Common Catalogue roll-out continues apace
Implementation of the Common Catalogue continued in November with several health services now in training and undertaking user acceptance testing as the final steps in adopting the catalogue. Read more

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