PAST EVENTS

Australasian Vital Statistics Interest Group (AVSIG) Workshop 2016

This AVSIG (previously AMDIG) workshop was held at the ABS in Canberra from Monday 21 to Tuesday 22 November 2016.

It was hosted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the National Centre for Classification in Health, University of Sydney.

HIMAA-NCCH Conference 2016 - 8-10 November 2016

The HIMAA-NCCH conference took place from 8-10 November 2016, at the Crown Conference Centre in Melbourne.

Health Information Management: At the Heart of Healthcare
Topics included:

  • EMRs
  • personal health records
  • implementation of health information systems
  • health classifications and coding
  • data quality
  • interoperability
  • clinical data management
  • clinical trials
  • data analytics
  • and data documentation.

Presentations are available from this link

Activity Based Funding Conference 2016 - Brisbane Exhibition Centre

The conference was organised by the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) and took place from 9-11 May 2016.

Videos of the Activity Based Funding Conference 2016 plenary session presentations are available from this link:

The presentations are available from this link.

(Click the green presentation titles to download a print friendly PDF).

HIMAA-NCCH Conference 2015 - Sydney Masonic Centre

The HIMAA-NCCH Conference 2015 took place from 27-29 October at the Sydney Masonic Centre. The topic of the conference was: Diversify, innovate and transform.

An added bonus of the 2015 conference was that the delegates included members of the Council of the International Federation of HIM Associations, so the proceedings offer a truly international flavour.
You access the proceedings here

Activity Based Funding Conference 2015 - Adelaide Exhibition Centre

The conference was organised by the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) and took place from 27-29 May 2015.
The presentations are available from below link:
http://abfconference.com.au/speakers-presentations/

18-19 November 2014 - AMDIG Workshop - Mortality Data in the Information Age

The workshop was hosted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Macquarie University and University of Sydney, National Centre for Classification in Health.

It took place at Macquarie University Sydney.

The 2014 workshop brought together leading professionals from Australia, New Zealand and other countries for two days of discussion and networking about current issues surrounding mortality data, with particular emphasis on the Australasian region.

HIMAA NCCH 2014 National Conference - Double Tree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin, Northern Territory

The 2014 HIMAA and NCCH conference took place 7-9 October 2014 and aimed at exploring how local and international health information professionals can transport eHealth initiatives and funding reform through the changing terrain with quality outcomes along the way. To achieve this, we will need to negotiate a range of on-road features, from clinical coding to data governance, financial management to performance reporting, eHealth standards development to implementation, workforce management to quality management, and terminologies to classifications.

Conference proceedings can be viewed at this link.

Activity Based Funding Conference 2014 - Melbourne Exhibition Centre

The conference was organised by the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) and took place from 23-25 June 2014.
The presentations are available from below link:
http://abfconference.com.au/speakers-presentations/

12-13 November 2013 - AMDIG Workshop 2013 - Bringing Mortality Data to Life

The workshop was hosted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the Australian National University Canberra, in conjunction with the National Centre for Classification in Health, University of Sydney.

It took place at the Australian National University Canberra

Preceded by a workshop on 11 November 2013: Innovations in Australian Mortality Research: Analysis Models and Methods.

For further information please visit AMDIG website

13-16 May 2013 IHPA's Activity Based Funding Conference

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11-15 February 2013 - PCSI Winterschool

Design and Implementation of Activity Based Funding

The 2013 PCSI Winterschool was hosted by the National Centre for Classification in Health, The University of Sydney

PCSI is an international organisation focusing on all aspects of casemix based classification, analysis and financing. The organisation hosts an annual conference and offers educational opportunities through its casemix schools.

Its teaching content and topics are described by its theme “Design and Implementation of Activity Based Funding”.

Visit the PCSI website for future events.

30 November 2012 - ABF Casemix Symposium: Classification Development Toolkit (issues and techniques)

The symposium was hosted by the National Centre for Classification in Health, The University of Sydney.
The presentations by an expert panel and discussions on key technical issues and practical exercises in the use of classification tools are available from this link.

12-13 November 2012 - Unlocking the Value of Mortality Data - AMDIG Workshop 2012

This workshop was hosted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the National Centre for Classification in Health, University of Sydney.

For further information and presentations visit the AMDIG website

March 2012 - Continuing Education Workshop

In March 2012, the NCCH in conjunction with the Northern Sydney Local Health District prepared and delivered a one day coding continuing education workshop. The workshop included a presentation delivered by Professor Ric Marshall on Activity Based Funding (ABF). The workshop then continued with discussion surrounding the coding of various discharge summaries and clinical record scenarios using ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Seventh Edition.

June 2011: Think Before you Measure Symposium and AIHW workshop

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