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HIC 2012 Workshops

HIC 2012 Workshop 1 Tuesday July 30:
Chair - Dr George Margelis
Participatory health - the drive for greater involvement from the patient - information requirements
Collaborative care and the future of healthcare - supporting patients in an online collaborative environment
Jon Hilton Precedence Health Care

HIC 2012 Workshop 2 Tuesday July 30:
Chair - Lissa Smith
How IHPA determines the efficient price of a service
Dr Ric Marshall Consultant to the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA). Developing ABF in mental health services - time is running out HealthConsult
Health informatics implications of subacute transition to activity based funding Carrie Schulman PwC. Facilitated panel discussion

HIC 2012 Workshop 3 Tuesday July 30:
Chair - Andrew James
Sydney West PCEHR - objectives, drivers, clinical engagement, focus areas to implement, experiences to date
PCEHR and Medicare Locals North of the Border

HIC 2012 Workshop 4 Tuesday July 30:
Chair - Greg Moran
How to effectively reach medical professionals with mobile devices
Dr Iltifat Husain iMedicalApps (USA)
Social media - changing the nature of healthcare interaction? Kirra Pendergast Common Ground Australia

HIC 2012 Workshop 5 Wednesday August 1:
Chair - David Roffe
Lessons from successful implementations of specialty clinical systems
Silvia Fazekas St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney
Defining and prioritising KPIs for EHR implementation: A clinically-focused, consensus-based approach
Prof Paddy Phillips South Australia Health
Prof Steven Shaha Allscripts

HIC 2012 Workshop 6 Wednesday August 1:
Chair - Dr Louise Schaper
Regina Holliday The Walking Gallery (USA)
This workshop will inspire, inform and empower. Led by a worldleading health advocate, with participation from Australian health consumer groups, participants will discuss and share strategies on how to be a strong advocate for themselves and for others in terms of access to their healthcare information and interacting with healthcare providers. Includes a screening of the 11 minute documentary on Regina Holliday '73 cents'.

HIC 2012 Workshop 7 Wednesday August 1:
Chair - Ross Nable
Integrating e-health in Medicare Local core business
Ross Nable Australian Medicare Local Alliance
Utilising information technology in primary healthcare research: Where to begin, facilitators and barriers to quality evidence based outcomes
Moyez Jiwa Curtin Health Innovation and Research Institute

HIC 2012 Workshop 8 Wednesday August 1:
Chair - Prof Anthony Maeder & the Australasian Telehealth Society
Overview of some current major telehealth activities in Australia and NZ/Pacific
- Understand the impact and issues arising from Medicare reimbursements for telehealth
- Understand the elements of remote patient monitoring in a recent research trial project
- Awareness of policy directions including consultations, connectivity and the NBN
- Familiarity with standards trends for videoconferencing and chronic disease management

HIC 2012 Workshop 9 Thursday August 2:
Chair - David Rowlands
The future role of the health informatics professional - opportunities, training, options and accreditation
This workshop will help cement your career path in what is set to be one of the hottest growing fields across many industries and professions - health informatics!

HIC 2012 Workshop 10 Thursday August 2:
Importance of collaboration in the delivery of true e-health outcomes Denis Tebbutt Dudley Mann International
The true nature of collaboration will be explored and discussed through a facilitated discussion. Areas to be explored will be:
- Definition and understanding of collaboration - understanding what is really means and not just a term to engage people
- Understanding the value - how to lead to a value proposition that will engage others to participate
- Why should parties and people collaborate and potential outcomes - scenario based examples
- Identify a list of key elements of any successful collaboration

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