2014 conference presentations

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Monday 23 June 2014

Workshops    
900 Acknowledgment of Country  
900-1030

Workshop A: Managing performance under Activity Based Funding

Prof Stephen Duckett, Director of the Health Program Grattan Institute

Workshop B: Technical costing forum

Chair: Joanne Siviloglou, Manager Costing, Analysis & Reporting, IHPA

1030-1100 Morning tea  
1100-1230

Workshop A continued: Managing performance under Activity Based Funding

Prof Stephen Duckett, Director of the Health Program Grattan Institute

Workshop B continued: Technical costing forum

Chair: Joanne Siviloglou, Manager Costing, Analysis & Reporting, IHPA

1230-1330 Lunch  
1330-1500

Workshop C: Using Activity Based Funding data

Chris O’Gorman, Health consultant and costing/Activity Based funding consultant, Health Roundtable

Workshop D: Update on classifications

Joanne Fitzgerald, Senior Manager,
Classification Standards, IHPA

1500-1530 Afternoon tea  
1530-1700 Workshop C continued: Using Activity Based Funding data

Workshop D continued: Update on classifications

Joanne Fitzgerald, Senior Manager,
Classification Standards, IHPA

1700 Workshops conclude  

Tuesday 24 June 2014

Conference
9.00 Welcome to country
9.00-10.00

Plenary one: Activity Based Funding Conference 2014 welcome

Shane Solomon, Chair, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

10.00-10.45

Plenary two: What happens at IHPA?

Dr Tony Sherbon, Chief Executive Officer, IHPA

10.45-11.15 Morning tea
11.15-12.00

Plenary three: How we pay matters: payment and health system innovation A U.S and international perspective

Cathy Schoen, Senior Vice President for Policy, Research and Evaluation, The Commonwealth Fund

12.00-12.30

Plenary four: Completing the cycle: the funding process

Bob Sendt, Administrator, National Health Funding Pool

12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-15.10

Concurrent session one:
Implementing Activity Based Funding (ABF) – a clinician’s perspective

Concurrent session two: : The building blocks of ABF – high quality coding and costing information

Concurrent session three: Hospital case studies – Implementing ABF at the hospital level

Concurrent session four: Subacute care in an Activity Based Funding setting

15.10-15.30 Afternoon tea
15.30-17.00 Panel: Implementing Activity Based Funding at a federal, state and territory level
  • Commonwealth: Charles Maskell-Knight PSM, Principal Adviser, Acute Care Division, Commonwealth Department of Health
  • New South Wales: Dr Rohan Hammett, Deputy Director General Strategy and Resources, NSW Ministry of Health
  • Victoria: Frances Diver, Deputy Secretary, Hospital and Health Service Performance, Department of Health, Victoria
  • Queensland: Nick Steele, Executive Director, Healthcare Purchasing, Funding and Performance Management Branch, Queensland Health
  • Tasmania: Michael Pervan, Deputy Secretary, System Purchasing and Performance, Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania
  • Western Australia: Beress Brooks, A/Executive Director, Performance, Activity and Quality Division, Department of Health, Western Australia
  • South Australia: Kym Piper, Director, Data and Reporting Services, South Australia Health
  • Northern Territory: Michael Kalimnios, A/Executive Director Corporate Services, Department of Health Northern Territory

Chair: Prof Stephen Duckett, Director of the Health Program Grattan Institute

17.00-19.00 Networking drinks and canapés

Wednesday 25 June 2014

Conference
9.00 Acknowledgment of country
9.00-10.00

Plenary five: From DRG to diagnoses: What our data tells us about our clinical practice

Dr Michael Wilke, Managing Partner, Dr. Wilke GmbH

10.00-10.30

Plenary six: IHPA’s Clinical Advisory Committee

A/Prof Alasdair Macdonald, Director of Medicine, Launceston General Hospital

10.30-11.00 Morning tea
11.00-11.45

Plenary seven: A review of IHPA’s major classification work

James Downie, Executive Director, Activity Based Funding, IHPA

11.45-12.30

Plenary eight: State of health reform in 2014: Where are we now?

Dr Christine Bennett, Dean, School of Medicine Sydney, University of Notre Dame

12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-15.10
Concurrent session five: The building blocks of ABF – high quality coding and costing information Concurrent session six: Hospital case studies: Implementing Activity Based Funding at the hospital level Concurrent session seven: Reviewing classifications to effectively enable Activity Based Funding Concurrent session eight: The building blocks of Activity Based Funding: High quality coding and costing information session two
15.10-15.30 Afternoon tea
15.30-16.30

Panel: IHPA Q & A session and conference round-up

Shane Solomon, Chair, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

James Downie, Executive Director, Activity Based Funding, IHPA

Jennifer Nobbs, Director of Mental Health Care, IHPA

Chair: Dr Tony Sherbon, Chief Executive Officer, IHPA

16.30 Conference concludes