Program

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Monday 9 May 2016

 Room Boulevard room B1 & B2 B3
0900  Workshop one: Introduction to Activity Based Funding

Prof. Stephen Duckett, Director of the Health Program, Grattan Institute

Chair: James Downie, Acting CEO, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Workshop two: Performance management in an ABF environment

John Pilla, Director, Policy, Programmes and Evaluation Practice, KPMG; John O’Connor, Director, Business Health Consulting Services

Chair: Alfa D’Amato, Deputy Director, ABF Taskforce, NSW Health

Workshop three: Tying the Knot: Clinician Engagement in ABF

Dr Amanda Ling, Deputy CEO, Joondalup Health Campus, Ramsay Health; Philip Hoyle, Director, Medical Services, Royal North Shore Hospital

Chair: Joanne Fitzgerald, Director, Classification and Coding Standards, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

1030   Morning tea  
1100 Workshop one cont. Introduction to Activity Based Funding

Prof. Stephen Duckett, Director of the Health Program, Grattan Institute

Chair: James Downie, Acting CEO, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Workshop two cont. Performance management in an ABF environment

John Pilla, Director, Policy, Programmes and Evaluation Practice, KPMG

Chair: Alfa D’Amato, Deputy Director, ABF Taskforce, NSW Health

Workshop three cont. Tying the Knot: Clinician Engagement in ABF

Dr Amanda Ling, Deputy CEO, Joondalup Health Campus, Ramsay Health; Philip Hoyle, Director, Medical Services, Royal North Shore Hospital

Chair: Joanne Fitzgerald, Director, Classification and Coding Standards, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

1230    Lunch   
1330 Workshop four: The national benchmarking portal

Alfa D’Amato, Deputy Director, ABF Taskforce, NSW Health; Rob Anderson, Director, Activity Based Management Reform, WA Health.

Chair: Jane Barry, Acting Policy Director, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

 

Workshop five: Realising the potential of the National Efficient Price

Dr Sarah Neville, Director Pricing, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority; Dr Trent Yeend, Senior Advisor, Pricing & Funding, Hospital Pricing Authority and Sean Heng, Mathematical/Statistical Analyst, Hospital Pricing Authority.

Chair: Jennifer Nobbs, Executive Director ABF, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Workshop six: Clinical costing

Stathi Tsangaris, Director Hospital Costing, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority; Dr Myles Cover, Technical Manager, Hospital Costing, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority; Dr Michael Rabenschlag, Director, The Department of Economics, InEK GmbH; Dr Prabhu Sivabalan, Associate Professor, Management Accounting, UTS Business School.

Chair: Toni Cunningham, Senior Director, Purchasing and Funding, Queensland Health

1500   Afternoon tea  
1530 – 1700 Workshop four cont. The national benchmarking portal

Alfa D’Amato, Deputy Director, ABF Taskforce, NSW Health; Rob Anderson, Director, Activity Based Management Reform, WA Health.

Chair: Jane Barry, Acting Policy Director, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

 Workshop five cont. Realising the potential of the National Efficient Price

Dr Sarah Neville, Director Pricing, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority; Dr Trent Yeend, Senior Advisor, Pricing & Funding, Hospital Pricing Authority and Sean Heng, Mathematical/Statistical Analyst, Hospital Pricing Authority.

Chair: Jennifer Nobbs, Executive Director ABF, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Workshop six cont. Clinical costing

Stathi Tsangaris, Director Hospital Costing, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority; Dr Myles Cover, Technical Manager, Hospital Costing, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority; Dr Michael Rabenschlag, Director, The Department of Economics, InEK GmbH; Dr.Prabhu Sivabalan, Associate Professor, Management Accounting, UTS Business School.

Chair: Toni Cunningham, Senior Director, Purchasing and Funding, Queensland Health

Tuesday 10 May 2016

 Room Boulevard auditorium
0855 Welcome to country
Songwoman Maroochy Barambah of the Turrabal-Gubbi Gubbi people
Chair: James Downie, Acting CEO, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
0900  Introduction: The ABF journey so far
Shane Solomon
, Chair, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Chair: James Downie, Acting CEO, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
0930  Plenary one: Health care spending in the US
Stuart Guterman, Senior Scholar in Residence, AcademyHealth
Chair: James Downie, Acting CEO, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
1030   Morning tea    
 Room Boulevard auditorium 
1100 Plenary two: The future is bright for ABF – looking to the next four years
Mark Cormack, Deputy Secretary, Strategic Policy and Innovation, Commonwealth Department of Health
Chair: James Downie, Acting CEO, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
1130 Plenary three: Developing a list of Hospital Acquired Complications (HACs)
Rob Herkes
, Clinical Director, Australian Commission for Safety and Quality in Health Care
Chair: James Downie, Acting CEO, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
1200   Lunch   
 Room  Boulevard Auditorium B1  B2  B3
1300   Concurrent one:  Developing new classifications Concurrent two:
Coding quality
Concurrent  three: Costing insights I Concurrent four: Analytics
  Chair: Joanne Fitzgerald, Director Classification and Coding Standards, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority Chair: Jan Erven, Manager, Acute Aged Care, Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District Chair: Brian Hanning, Medical Director, Australian Health Service Alliance Chair: Dr Sarah Neville, Director Pricing, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
  Teaching, training and research costing study
Robin Auld, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority; Julian Maiolo, Paxton Partners
An innovative clinical document card – its impact on health information coding queries and weighted inlier equivalent separation (wies)
Boon Shih Sie, Maroondah Hosptial
NSW district and network return audit program
Julia Herbele, NSW Health; Rosemary Dartnell, NSW Health
New frontiers in health system insights using data analytics
Lynton Norris, National Health Funding Body
  Development of the Australian Mental Health Care Classification
Jennifer Nobbs, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority; Vanessa D’Souza, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
National audit of admitted patient information in Ireland
Brian Donovan, Healthcare Pricing Office, Ireland
Embedding quality data reporting for pallative care: challenges and a clinical perspective
Vi Tran, WA Health
Integrating with ABF – benefits of linking data across all ABF work streams
Gowri Sriraman, Independent consultant
  The dark shadow of data quality and activity based funding in mental health
Tim Coombs, Australian Mental Health Outcomes and Classification Network
Impact of senior clinician review on the accuracy of clinical documentation – its impact on diagnostic related groups (DRGs) and weighted inlier equivalent separation (wies)
Nicholas Chin, Maroondah Hospital
Capturing and costing remote patient activity in the Northern Territory
Ian Pollock, Director, Activity Based Funding, NT Health
A structural review of the AR-DRG classification – moving towards version 9.0
Dr Qingsheng Zhou, The University of Sydney
  ABF mental health care data set specification: creating harmony from cacophony
Alix Higgins, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
I told you I was ill: but would you let me code it?
Kevin Ratcliffe, Department of Health and Human Services, Tasmania
Costing clinical staff using data from the bedside
Patrick Power, PowerHealth Solutions
Minimising harm for patients – the role of quality data

Dominic Dawson, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District

  Costing teaching and training – embedding the right answer
Craig Margetts, Redcliffe Hospital, Metro North Hospital & Health Service; Joel Dulhunty,Illawarra Shoalhaven Local health District Mental Health service; Adrian Boddice; Redcliffe Hospital, Metro North Hospital & Health Service; Arlena Kuenzel, Redcliffe Hospital, Metro North Hospital & Health Service
Clinical documentation improvement: capturing the activity in Activity Based Funding
Kathy Wilton, 3M
Australia 
Australian emergency care costing and classification study
Jim Pearse, Health Policy Analysis
1505   Afternoon tea 
 Room Boulevard auditorium
1530  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
Chair: Laurie Wilson, Director, National Press Club
1700

Networking event – canapés and drinks
Boulevard foyer, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Wednesday 11 May 2016

 Room Boulevard auditorium
 0855 Acknowledgement of country
Jim Birch, Deputy Chair, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
0900 Plenary four: ABF from a clinical perspective
Alasdair MacDonald
, Chair, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority Clinical Advisory Committee
Chair: Jim Birch, Deputy Chair, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
0930  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
Chair: Jim Birch, Deputy Chair, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
1030   Morning tea    
 Room Boulevard auditorium
1100 Plenary six: Classification development – what’s new?
Jennifer Nobbs
, Executive Director ABF, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Chair: Jim Birch, Deputy Chair, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
1130  Plenary seven: From volume to value
Toni Cunningham
, Senior Director, Purchasing and Funding, Queensland Health
Chair: Jim Birch, Deputy Chair, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
1200 Plenary eight: The national benchmarking portal
James Downie
, Acting CEO, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Chair: Jim Birch, Deputy Chair, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
1230 Lunch   
 Room  Boulevard auditorium B1  B2 B3
1330   Concurrent five: Activity Based Management Concurrent six: Costing insights II Concurrent seven: International perspectives Concurrent eight: Quality improvements
Chair: Toni Cunningham, Senior Director, Purchasing and Funding, Queenland Health Chair: Jennifer Nobbs, Executive Director, ABF, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority Chair: Jane Hall, Pricing Authority member Chair: Jane Barry, Acting Policy Director, Independent Hopsital Pricing Authority
Activity Based Funding and Activity Based Management education – a modular approach
Lisa Byrne, North Metropolitan Health Service
Applying the abc methodology in patient costing, Korean practice
Sung Chool Jung, CalebABC Co. Ltd
ABF price setting in an international environment
Sean Heng, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Hospitals costs associated with nurse-sensitive complications for older patients
Kasia Bail, University of Canberra
Maintaining the ABF rage
John Pilla, KPMG
The German National Cost Data Collection – boon or bane of having a 5m-cases-sample per year
Dr Michael Rabenschlag, InEK GmbH
Bundling inpatient and postacute care, the patient focused episodes grouper
Thilo Koepfer, 3M Health Information Systems
Morbidity data sets – an improvement component of an effective clinical governance framework
Kaye Borgelt, West Wimmera Health Service
A model to predict demand for rehabilitation and GEM using acute care data
Jennifer McNamee, University of Wollongong
Costs of acute admitted patients in Australia’s public hospitals from 2011-12 to 2013-14
Dan O’Halloran, National Health Performance Authority
How the finance department can be on the driving seat in the transformation from volume to value-based population healthcare
William Bercik, Oracle Corporation
Quality clinical data acquisition through guided workflows: a novel electronic medical record (emr) solution
Yuresh Naidoo, Joondalup Health Campus; Colin Parker, Joondalup Health Campus
Using analytics and data visualisation to enhance collaboration and drive improvement
Shara Hatter, Queensland Health; Amalia Savini, Queensland Health
Patient level costing reinvigoration – lessons from the ACT
Prathima Karri, ACT Health
Using activity based modelling and costing for planning health servcies – an international trading perspective
Monika Sarangal, Total Alliance Health Partners International
Optimising data for intelligence; managing various data sources for performance monitoring, improvement and assurance
Dominic Dawson, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Comparing and contrasting activity based costing approaches in other industry sectors in health care
Adam Sawers, HealthConsult
ABF – balancing risk and quality risk as part of a six-step universal health care paradigm
Craig Margetts, Redcliffe Hospital, Metro North Hospital and Health Service
1530  Afternoon tea   
 Room Boulevard auditorium 
1600 Wrap up: Future directions – what’s next for ABF?
James Downie, Acting CEO, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
1630 Conclusion of ABF 2016 Conference