The Australian Centre for Value-Based Health Care aims to deliver a range of thought-leadership events that will help those interested in VBHC to grow their knowledge and skills.
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The inaugural Value-Based Health Care Conference will be held in Perth in March 2021 to raise awareness of value-based healthcare (VBHC) and the work being done in this area across any/all disease types or conditions. VBHC focusses on delivering the outcomes that matter most to patients at the optimal cost. This approach is already transforming whole health services e.g. NHS Wales, the Dutch health system and has been adopted by some of the largest health care providers worldwide e.g. MD Anderson.

The aim of the conference will be to showcase and celebrate Australian value-based healthcare innovation, initiatives, implementation, research, and training from all areas of the health care system, with discussion on topics as diverse as cancer, stroke, dental health, and more.

Focus will be given to practical applications of VBHC, rather than a theoretical approach, with innovative opportunities for involvement and discussions about how to put VBHC into practice and the conference will also feature the inaugural Australian Value-Based Health Care Awards.

The call for abstracts will be released in early 2020 and further information can be found on the conference website .

Applications for sponsorship are open now.

VBHC Conference Sponsorship Prospectus

Presentation, videos and recordings from past events and webinars can be found here. To access recordings of the webinars, click on the webinar name.

Webinar: Outcomes Based Commissioning – Diabetes Practical Case Study, Alison Verhoeven, AHHA CEO interviews Jay Rebbeck, managing director of Rebbeck Consulting and international commissioning thought-leader, presented 11th December, 2019. presentation slides

Webinar: Value-based Radiology – A Modern Practical Approach in the era of Value-based healthcare, presented by Dr Carlos Francisco Silva, 26 November 2019, presentation slides

Webinar: Meeting the Evolving Needs of the Population, presented by Dr Sally Lewis, 14 November 2019

Webinar: Can we increase the uptake of shared decision making in Australia, presented by Tara Dimopoulos-Bick, Regina Osten and Professor Lyndal Trevena, 22 October 2019, presentation slides

Webinar: Healer, Leader, Partner – the role of the physician-leader in leading change in healthcare, Dr Jack Cochran interviews by Dr Jas Saini, 18 Sepember 2019

Webinar: The state of safety and quality in Australian Hospitals, presented by Professor Amanda Walker, Clinical Director as the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare, 22 August 2019, presentation slides 

Webinar: Improving the Patient Experience – How to develop a Strategy by using Data and Digital Solutions to Advance Person-Centred Care, presented by Dr. Avi Ratnanesan, Chief Executive Officer of Energesse, 26 July 2019, presentation slides 

Webinar: Implementing value-based healthcare procurement and contracts in the UK and Europe, presented by Robert McGough, Partner at Hill Dickinson LLP, 24 June 2019. Please note Rob experienced a power failure mid-presentation. We were able to reconnect him but there is a break of a few minutes at about the 30-minute point of the presentation. Presentation slides 

Launch of the Australian Centre for Value-Based Health Care, held on 11 June 2019.

Panel Discussion: The Future of Value-Based Health Care in Australia. Led by AHHA Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven, the panel discussion took place at the launch of the Australian Centre for Value-Based Health Care, 11 June 2019, and featured Professor Christobel Saunders, Head of Division, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Surgery, University of Western Australia; Professor Anne Duggan, Clinical Director at the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care; Terry Symonds, Deputy Secretary of the Health and Wellbeing division in the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services; and Michael Pervan, Secretary of the Department of Health in Tasmania.

Case Study: Value Based Health Care – How Dental Health Services is transforming oral healthcare presented by Dr Deborah Cole, CEO Dental Health Services Victoria and Susan McKee, Executive Director Value Based Health Care Implementation Dental Health Services Victoria at the launch of the Australian Centre for Value-Based Health Care, 11 June 2019
PowerPoint presentation: Case Study: Value Based Health Care – How Dental Health Services is transforming oral healthcare 

Enabling Value-Based Health Care in Australia presented by Dr Linc Thurecht at the Activity Based Funding Conference 2019, 13-15 May 201presentation

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