Aligning financial strategy with clinical innovation to maximise resource efficiency
Conference Date
19th & 20th September
Location
Novotel Sydney Central
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Overview

With limited resources competing with increased demand, the healthcare sector faces persistent financial challenges. Hospitals must look towards clinical innovation and alternative mechanisms of operations to improve financial and resource efficiency. Improvement is contingent on accurate reporting of data, identification of wastage and exploring new methods of operation to inform future strategy.


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

Sponsorship Opportunities
We work closely with corporate partners to create unique and innovative tailored sponsorship packages that best meet specific sales & marketing, objectives. Contact Allen Yao on 02 9239 5708 / 0415 559 451 or email allen.yao@criterionconferences.com to find out more.

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
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Key Speakers

Dr Stephen Duckett
Health Program Director
The Grattan Institute
Damien Van Rosmalen
Director of Finance
Liverpool Hospital, South Western Sydney Local Health District
Fiona Butler
Assistant Director of Nursing-Patient Flow Program
Logan and Beaudesert Hospital, Metro South Health Service
Nigel Jarvis
Director of Finance and Corporate Services
St John of God Hospital, Ballarat

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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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