The Behavioural Insights Unit’s Community of Practice (CoP) event on 4 December showcased the work on health that we’ve done in the past year with our partner organisations.
BIU met with Professor Dan Ariely during his recent visit to Sydney. Professor Ariely’s research interests intersect with BIU, particularly in the areas of health, finance and morality.
We are pleased to announce Team Australia won the 2016 international Fit Feb competition!
The Behavioural Insight Unit has released a new publication Spotlight on Health Results – Behavioural Insights Short Report. The report outlines the significant gains we have made in increasing hospital efficiency and health outcomes in NSW through our trials.
Lessons in practical applications of BI from the health domain.
As we approach the end of 2013, it is a good opportunity to reflect on what has been achieved over the past year, and what lies ahead for the next 12 months. The headline message is that a there is a real sense of momentum growing behind the use of Behavioural Insights (BI) in the NSW public sector.
In “Would You Hold the Mayo if the Receipt Suggested It?” Cass Sunstein (co-author of Nudge) writes about an interesting initiative developed by US company SmartReceipt to promote healthy food choices.
Case Study Series - ‘Between the Flags’: A Hospital Safety Net System to Save Lives (NSW Department of Health)
Unexpected deaths in hospitals are often preceded by warning signs, with up to 80% of cases having indicators of deterioration in the hours or days leading up to the death.