Key Conference Themes
• Improve data and costing accuracy
• Optimise the use of data and technology in decision making
• Identify and reduce waste
• Improve operational efficiency
• Understand the importance of quality care in minimising costs
• Maximise revenue and explore alternative sources of revenue generation
Who will attend?
CEO, CFO, COO, CPO, CIO, Executive Director of Finance, Management Accountants, Business Improvement and Performance, Directors of Operations, Strategy, Planning, Clinical Directors
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Attend to learn:
- Leverage data to identify cost-savings
- Reduce clinical and administrative waste & improve operational efficiency
- Generate revenue through existing & new models
- Optimise integrated technology to streamline processes
- Driving in-patient efficiency and producing costsavings through patient flow improvements
- Understanding & interpreting data to improve financial outcomes
- Using integrated technology to streamline efficiency: Making the patient journey visible
- Synthesising data management to improve surgical procurement
The Grattan Institute
Dr Stephen Duckett has held top operational and policy leadership positions in health care in Australia and Canada, including as Secretary of what is now the Commonwealth Department of Health. He has a reputation for creativity, evidence-based innovation and reform in areas ranging from the introduction of activity-based funding for hospitals to new systems of accountability for the safety of hospital care.
Liverpool Hospital, South Western Sydney Local Health District
Damien is the Director of Finance for Liverpool Hospital and has over 12 years’ experience working in NSW Health. In this role Damien holds responsibility for the financial management of an annual expenditure budget of over $600 million as well as an annual revenue target of $105 million. In the 2016/17 financial year, Damien has successfully coordinated savings and efficiency strategies exceeding $25 million with highlights including the improvement of Private Patient Fee collection and the introduction of hospital avoidance strategies.
Logan and Beaudesert Hospital, Metro South Health Service
Fiona Butler is the Nursing Director of Patient Flow at Logan Hospital. She is a leader in patient flow and service redesign and has transformed health systems from worst to best performing through addressing issues with existing service delivery and producing fiscally responsible outcomes.
Fiona leads the patient flow team within her hospital and champions the delivery of contemporary models of care through her high performing team. Fiona is published in the impacts of hospital wide process redesign on clinical outcomes, trained in Lean & Six Sigma and is presently completing a Masters in Health Administration.
St John of God Hospital, Ballarat
Nigel Jarvis is the Director of Finance and Corporate Services at St John of God Ballarat. He attained a Bachelor of Commerce and, whilst studying, worked in the payroll and finance within Ballarat Health Services. Upon graduation, Nigel quickly excelled into management roles. Nigel works proactively within St John of God Ballarat to create efficiencies and meaningful KPI’s/reports for clinical managers.
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What People Are Saying
“Informative sessions from highly qualified and experienced speakers.”Paul Coghla, Financial Accountant, Southern NSW Local Health District
“I felt refreshed and inspired by what I had experienced over the 2 days.”Judith Ford, Health Service Manager Mudgee Gulgong, WNSWLHD
“I valued this opportunity to listen to, and learn from Australian industry leaders in the areas of patient flow and operational improvement in hospitals”Anne Crowley, Operations Director, Division of Family Health, Mackay Hospital and Health Service
“Quality content. Very useful and practical information that left me with a lot of thinking to do and a lot of work to implement”Rick Forrest, Management Accountant, Hunter New England Local Health District
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Endorsers & Media Partners
Australian Healthcare & Hospitals Association
The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) is the independent peak membership body and advocate for the Australian healthcare system and a national voice for universally accessible, high quality healthcare in Australia. The AHHA is uniquely positioned to facilitate collaboration between clinicians, academics, policy makers, administrators and politicians.