FREE Public lecture by Shane Solomon, 30 November 2012 at 12.30 - 1.30 pm
Putting a Price on health: A national efficient price for health care services
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Shane Solomon is KPMG’s Partner in Charge, Healthcare. His credentials span 30 years of international and national healthcare management expertise. Shane is also chair of the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) following his appointment in November 2011. IHPA was established as a statutory authority under the National Health Reform Act.
Before joining KPMG, Shane was the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Hospital Authority, managing Hong Kong’s 57,000 staff within the public hospital system. During his 5-year tenure, he implemented significant funding reforms, a casemix pay for performance model and oversaw the ongoing development of a comprehensive integrated e-health system.
In Victoria, Shane was Under-Secretary of Health at the Department of Human Services (as it then was) where he was responsible for managing the funding system (including casemix) for Victoria, and performance and governance of Melbourne metropolitan health services.
Shane was the first Group Chief Executive Officer of the integrated Sisters of Mercy Victorian hospital and aged care services group, merging public hospitals, private hospitals, aged care services, and palliative care services into a single new organisation.