Jessica Casado

East Metropolitan Health Service

After graduating from a Bachelor of Health Science (Nutrition Bioscience) as the valedictory speaker in 2017, Jessica secured a position in the highly competitive WA Health Graduate Development Program in the Data Analysis Stream. Jessica currently works in the Choosing Wisely Support Team at East Metropolitan Health Service.

The Choosing Wisely Support Team was formed in 2018 through the amalgamation of project teams located at East Metropolitan Health Service (EMHS) and Royal Perth Bentley Group (RPBG) to provide collaborative leadership and project support to local Choosing Wisely initiatives. The core objectives of the team are to:

    - Reduce unnecessary investigations and procedures, developing a standardised approach across all EMHS sites

    - Increase consumer engagement/empowerment and health literacy

    - Reduce unwarranted clinical variation

    - Embed a culture of Choosing Wisely across EMHS and RPBG by increasing the pool of clinical staff undertaking Choosing Wisely activities

The team is comprised of staff from a variety of backgrounds and includes:

    - Dr Sumit Sinha-Roy, Deputy Director of Clinical Services and Clinical Lead, RPBG

    - Dr Joel Tate, Geriatrician and Clinical Lead, EMHS

    - Fran Downey, Manager, EMHS

    - Jessica Casado, Project Coordinator, EMHS

    - Ryan Shepherd, Project Officer, RPBG

    - Rebecca McLean, Project Coordinator, EMHS



Digital Posters by Jessica Casado
Engaging clinicians as part of a Choosing Wisely Champions program to build capacity and sustainability in a tertiary hospital
Engaging clinicians as part of a Choosing Wisely Champions program to build capacity and sustainability in a tertiary hospital
Dr Lesley Bennett, Jessica Casado, Ryan Shepherd, Frances Downey, Dr Joel Tate, Dr Sumit Sinha-Roy
Empowering consumers in Choosing Wisely and shared care at East Metropolitan Health Service
Empowering consumers in Choosing Wisely and shared care at East Metropolitan Health Service
Rebecca McLean, Frances Downey, Jessica Casado, Dr Sumit Sinha-Roy, Dr Joel Tate
Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Audit: Armadale Health Service
Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Audit: Armadale Health Service
Jessica Casado, Dr David New, Dr Joel Tate
Supporting junior clinical staff in undertaking Choosing Wisely projects within a tertiary hospital
Supporting junior clinical staff in undertaking Choosing Wisely projects within a tertiary hospital
Dr Sumit Sinha-Roy, Dr Michele Delacretaz, Frances Downey, Ryan Shepherd, Jessica Casado, Dr Joel Tate