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Gerry Marr

Chief Executive Officer

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District, NSW

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Gerry Marr is the Chief Executive of South Eastern Sydney Local Health District, taking up the position in February 2014.

 

Prior to this position, Gerry has held Senior Executive roles for the past last thirteen years, with the National Health Service (NHS) Tayside, firstly as Chief Executive Tayside University Hospitals Trust, then Chief Operating Officer/Deputy Chief Executive Officer, NHS Tayside and then Chief Executive from 2010 until 2013. Prior to his work with NHS Tayside, Gerry held senior roles in the areas of system performance and human resources management with the NHS Scotland Department of Health. In his early career, Gerry held senior management roles at major tertiary hospitals, including Yorkhill Hospitals NHS Trust in Glasgow and the Women and Children Services, Greater Glasgow Health Board.

 

In his role as Chief Executive, NHS Tayside between 2010 and 2013, Gerry was responsible for an operating budget of $1.6b, 14,000 staff and the provision of community through to tertiary level services – including neurosciences and specialist cancer services – for a population of over 400,000 people. Facing performance challenges when Gerry took up the role of Chief Executive, NHS Tayside is now seen as one of the top performing NHS Boards in Scotland.

 

With qualifications in nursing and education, Gerry has been a passionate advocate for quality in health care delivery. He has led the implementation of a range of quality programs within the Scottish health system in partnership with The Institute of Healthcare Improvement (IHI) based in Boston, was a non-executive Board member, Healthcare Improvement Scotland, and is an international guest speaker on the topic of quality and safety.


Speaking On:
KEYNOTE Developing an implementation plan for integration

Workshops:
How to build a business case for quality in integrated care
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Benedict Hefford

Director Primary Health & Community Services

Counties Manukau Health, NZ

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Andrew Stripp

Chief Operating Officer & Deputy Chief Executive Officer

The Alfred Hospital, VIC

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Andrew is responsible for the clinical programs across the three hospitals of Alfred Health including the acute medical and surgical program, mental health and rehabilitation and aged care. He is also responsible for Outpatients and general site coordination of the Alfred hospital.  Andrew chairs the Health Services Operations leadership Committee which comprises all Clinical Program and Service Directors and coordinates the overall activity and patient safety related activities in the health service.

 

He has worked at Alfred Health for 8 years. Andrew originally trained as a Clinical Psychologist and subsequently undertook further studies in an MBA program. He has worked in a variety of hospitals and health care settings and within the State Government’s Department of Human Services as the Director for the State’s mental health system, Regional Director for Health, Housing and Community Services and Director Strategy.


Speaking On:
KEYNOTE The Alfred – Sustainable governance structures to drive improved performance

Implementing a shared care plan across the entire health continuum

This conference will explore practical case studies that promote improved integration of health services to support patient centred care through sustainable collaboration.


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  • Improve service planning to meet capacity & drive patient centred care
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  • Build meaningful partnerships & drive collaboration between health providers
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  • Utilise shared information & tools to improve patient outcomes
Day 1
GerryMarr-Grayscale

Gerry Marr

Chief Executive Officer

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District, NSW

AndrewStrippGrayscale

Andrew Stripp

Chief Operating Officer & Deputy Chief Executive Officer

The Alfred Hospital, VIC

Day 2
Catherine-Morley-Grayscale

Catherine Morley

Chief Executive Officer

Rural Northwest Health, VIC

Russell-McGowan-Grayscale

Russell McGowan

Secretary

Australian Health Care Reform Alliance

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