2016 conference videos

Videos of the Activity Based Funding Conference 2016 plenary session presentations are available via the IHPA YouTube Channel. Please click the links below to stream these presentations:

Tuesday 10 May 2016


^ Introduction: The ABF journey so far
Shane Solomon
, Chair, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority


^ Plenary one: Health care spending in the US
Stuart Guterman, Senior Scholar in Residence, AcademyHealth


^ Plenary three: Developing a list of Hospital Acquired Complications (HACs)
Rob Herkes, Clinical Director, Australian Commission for Safety and Quality in Health Care


^ Panel discussion: Jurisdictional updates
NSW: Neville Onley,
Director, Activity Based Funding Taskforce, NSW Ministry of Health
VIC: Pat Henry,
Department of Health and Human Services
WA: Rob Anderson,
Director, Activity Based Management Reform, WA Health
QLD: Toni Cunningham,
Senior Director, Purchasing and Funding, QLD Health
NT: Ian Pollock
, Director, Activity Based Funding, NT Health
ACT: Phil Ghirardello, Executive Director, Performance Information Branch, ACT Health
Commonwealth: Mark Cormack
, Deputy Secretary, Strategic Policy and Innovation, Commonwealth Department of Health
Moderator:
 Laurie Wilson, Director, National Press Club

Wednesday 11 May 2016


^ Plenary four: ABF from a clinical perspective
Alasdair MacDonald, Chair, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority Clinical Advisory Committeee


^ Plenary five:  How the Australian AR-DRG 4.1 became G-DRG 2016, the currency of the German hospital remuneration system
Dr Frank Heimig
, Managing Director, InEK


^ Plenary six: Classification development – what’s new?
Jennifer Nobbs, Executive Director ABF, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority


^ Plenary seven: From volume to value
Toni Cunningham, Senior Director, Purchasing and Funding, Queensland Health


^ Plenary eight: The national benchmarking portal
James Downie, Acting CEO, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority


^ Wrap up: Future directions – what’s next for ABF?
James Downie, Acting CEO, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority