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Activity Based Funding Conference

4 – 6 May 2022 | Hybrid event

Program

The three-day program will explore the theme ‘Innovation and collaboration: Activity based funding for sustainability in health care’ through focused pre-conference workshops on day one, followed by presentations from eminent local and international speakers on day two and three.

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Wednesday 4 May 2022

8:30 - 9:00 Tea and coffee
9:00 - 10:30 Workshops
Workshop 1 Understanding the basics of activity based funding for continuous improvement

Beginner level

Workshop 2 Safety and quality: The impact of reforms on funding, patient outcomes and clinical performance

Mid level

Workshop 3 The future of value-based care: Improving the patient journey

Mid level

Workshop 4 Development, refinement and implementation of classifications and coding standards

Mid level

Workshop 5 Advanced activity based management

Advanced level

Workshop 6 Connecting Indigenous culture and technology: Creating balance in clinical models of care

All levels

10:30 - 11:00 Morning tea / networking
11:00 - 12:00 Workshops
Workshop 1 - continued Understanding the basics of activity based funding for continuous improvement

Beginner level

Workshop 2 - continued Safety and quality: The impact of reforms on funding, patient outcomes and clinical performance

Mid level

Workshop 3 - continued The future of value-based care: Improving the patient journey

Mid level

Workshop 4 - continued Development, refinement and implementation of classifications and coding standards

Mid level

Workshop 5 - continued Advanced activity based management

Advanced level

Workshop 6 - continued Connecting Indigenous culture and technology: Creating balance in clinical models of care

All levels

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch /networking
13:00 - 14:30 Workshops
Workshop 7 The national pricing model explained

Beginner level

Workshop 8 Improving clinical costing: The principals of current approaches, methods and techniques

Beginner level

Workshop 9 Data, analytics and benchmarking for quality and outcomes

Mid level

Workshop 10 At the hospital level: Applications of activity based funding, trialling new models of care and engaging clinicians

Mid level

Workshop 11 Digital health care for innovation and sustainability

All levels

14:30 - 15:00 Afternoon tea / networking
15:00 - 16:30 Workshops
Workshop 7 - continued The national pricing model explained

Beginner level

Workshop 8 - continued Improving clinical costing: The principals of current approaches, methods and techniques

Beginner level

Workshop 9 - continued Data, analytics and benchmarking for quality and outcomes

Mid level

Workshop 10 - continued At the hospital level: Applications of activity based funding, trialling new models of care and engaging clinicians

Mid level

Workshop 11 - continued Digital health care for innovation and sustainability

All levels

16:30 Day one concludes
17:30 - 20:30 Welcome drinks

Thursday 5 May 2022

8:30 - 9:30 Tea and coffee
9:30 - 10:00 Opening
Conference open and Acknowledgement of Country

James Downie Chief Executive Officer, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

10:00 - 10:30 Plenary one
Plenary one

Introduced by James Downie Chief Executive Officer, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

10:30 - 11:00 Morning tea / networking
11:00 - 12:00 Keynote one
Keynote speaker one
12:00 - 12:30 Plenary two
Plenary session two
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch / networking
13:30 - 15:00 Concurrent sessions
Activity based funding
Concurrent | 13:3013:35 Introduction
Concurrent | 13:3513:45 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 13:5014:00 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:0514:15 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:2014:30 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:3015:00 Q&A
Classifications
Concurrent | 13:3013:35 Introduction
Concurrent | 13:3513:45 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 13:5014:00 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:0514:15 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:2014:30 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:3015:00 Q&A
Clinical engagement in activity based funding
Concurrent | 13:3013:35 Introduction
Concurrent | 13:3513:45 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 13:5014:00 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:0514:15 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:2014:30 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:3015:00 Q&A
Coding and documentation
Concurrent | 13:3013:35 Introduction
Concurrent | 13:3513:45 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 13:5014:00 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:0514:15 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:2014:30 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:3015:00 Q&A
Costing
Concurrent | 13:3013:35 Introduction
Concurrent | 13:3513:45 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 13:5014:00 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:0514:15 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:2014:30 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:3015:00 Q&A
Innovation in health care
Concurrent | 13:3013:35 Introduction
Concurrent | 13:3513:45 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 13:5014:00 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:0514:15 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:2014:30 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:3015:00 Q&A
15:00 - 15:30 Afternoon tea / networking
15:30 - 16:30 Keynote two
Keynote speaker two
16:30 - 17:30 Panel
International perspectives and applications of activity based funding
17:30 Day two concludes
18:30- 22:30 Gala dinner

Friday 6 May 2022

8:30 - 9:00 Tea and coffee
9:00 - 10:00 Keynote three
Keynote speaker three
10:00 - 10:30 Plenary three
Plenary session three
10:30 - 11:00 Morning tea / networking
11:00 - 11:30 Plenary four
Plenary session four
11:3012:30 Panel session
Clinical and strategic improvements in health care through activity based funding
12:3013:30 Lunch / networking
13:30 - 15:00 Concurrent sessions
Data, analytics and benchmarking
Concurrent | 13:3013:35 Introduction
Concurrent | 13:3513:45 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 13:5014:00 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:0514:15 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:2014:30 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:3015:00 Q&A
International perspectives
Concurrent | 13:3013:35 Introduction
Concurrent | 13:3513:45 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 13:5014:00 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:0514:15 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:2014:30 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:3015:00 Q&A
Pricing and funding
Concurrent | 13:3013:35 Introduction
Concurrent | 13:3513:45 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 13:5014:00 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:0514:15 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:2014:30 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:3015:00 Q&A
Private sector
Concurrent | 13:3013:35 Introduction
Concurrent | 13:3513:45 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 13:5014:00 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:0514:15 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:2014:30 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:3015:00 Q&A
Safety and quality
Concurrent | 13:3013:35 Introduction
Concurrent | 13:3513:45 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 13:5014:00 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:0514:15 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:2014:30 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:3015:00 Q&A
Sustainability in health care
Concurrent | 13:3013:35 Introduction
Concurrent | 13:3513:45 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 13:5014:00 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:0514:15 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:2014:30 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:3015:00 Q&A
Value-based care
Concurrent | 13:3013:35 Introduction
Concurrent | 13:3513:45 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 13:5014:00 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:0514:15 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:2014:30 Concurrent session
Concurrent | 14:3015:00 Q&A
15:0015:30 Afternoon tea / networking
15:3016:30 Keynote four
Keynote speaker four
16:3017:00 Awards and conference close
Conference close and awards

James Downie Chief Executive Officer, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

17:00 Conference close