Working Together to Bridge the Gaps in Disease Management

5th Annual National ADMA Conference 2009

3 - 4 September 2009

Grand Hyatt, Melbourne

Conference Program PDF icon gif (PDF File 309KB)

NOTE: The information provided in the presentations below is not to be reproduced or used without the author's express permission.


Day 1 - Plenary sessions

Ethnic Disparities: Lessons from Across the Ditch (not available)

Dr Peter Jansen, Senior Medical Officer, Accident Compensation Corp, Previously Snr Consultant Mauri Ora Associates, NZ

Chronic Disease Management Issues for Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders PDF icon gif (PDF File 683 KB) 

Dr Christine Connors, Program Director Preventable Chronic Disease Program, NT Department of Health & Families, NT

Launch of Integrated Disease Management Clearinghouse

Fran Thorn, Secretary for the Victorian Department of Health

Sedentary Behaviours in Workers (not available)

Julie Andrew, Group Manager, Health Services, Medibank Private

Consumer Perspective on Chronic Disease Management PDF icon gif (PDF File 131 KB)

Dr Christine Walker, CEO, Chronic Illness Alliance, VIC

Economic and Financial Considerations in Chronic Disease Prevention and Management PDF icon gif (PDF File 514 KB)

Prof Bruce Hollingsworth, Director, Centre for Business and Economics, Monash University, VIC

The Implications of the Health Workforce in Chronic Disease Prevention and Management PDF icon gif (PDF File 820 KB)

Prof Peter Brooks Director, Australian Health Workforce Institute, University of Melbourne/University of Queensland

Chronic Disease Prevention and Management in Australia - Research Priorities and Funding (not available)

Prof Warwick Anderson, Chief Executive Officer, National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), ACT

Review of COPD Disease Management PDF icon gif (PDF File 1413 KB)

A/Prof Caroline Brand, Director, Clinical Epidemiology & Health Services Evaluation Unit (CEHSEU) Melbourne Health, A/Prof Centre for Research Excellence in Patient Safety (CREPS), Monash University & Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, VIC

Drug Optimisation Clinic Model PDF icon gif (PDF File 574 KB)

Dr Sepehr Shakib, Head, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Royal Adelaide Hospital, SA


Day 1: Concurrent sessions

Evaluation of a Case Management Service identifies Relationship Building as a Key Strategy to Promote Cultural Change PDF icon gif (PDF File 139KB)

A/Prof Paul Dugdale, Director, Chronic Disease Management, Aged Care & Rehab Service, ACT Health

Results of Three Randomised Controlled Trials of Telephone Self-Management PDF icon gif (PDF File 278KB)

Dr Mathew Cullen, Co-President, McKesson Asia-Pacific Pty Ltd, NSW

International Programs for the Prevention and Management of Diabetes Explained under the Expanded Chronic Care Model Framework PDF icon gif (PDF File 2367 KB)

Harry Bryce, Executive Director, Australian Community Centre for Diabetes, Victoria University, VIC

Operationalising a Vision for Integrated Chronic Disease Management in Victoria (not available)

Ruth Azzopardi, Manager, Integrated Chronic Disease Management, Primary Health Branch, Victorian DHS, VIC

Best Practice for Australian Chronic Heart Failure Multidisciplinary Care PDF icon gif (PDF File 256 KB)

Sonja Hood, Acting Director Research Implementation Program, NICS, VIC

Community Development with Migrant and Refugee Populations on Western Metropolitan Melbourne - Towards Solutions for Diabetes Prevention and Management PDF icon gif (PDF File 129 KB)

Godefa G'her, Australian Community Centre for Diabetes, Victoria University, VIC

Evaluating the Use of Evidence Based Medicine Guidelines for Patients with Multiple Conditions in the Disease Management Unit PDF icon gif (PDF File 484 KB)

Susan Fisher, Pharmacy Dept, Alfred Hospital, VIC

Health Promotion Resources for Aboriginal People: Lessons Learned from Consultation and Evaluation of Diabetes Foot Care PDF icon gif (PDF File 754 KB)

Deborah Schoen, Podiatrist, Royal Perth Hospital,WA

Challenging the Traditional Service Model for Type 1 Diabetes: "A Case Study in Community Health" PDF icon gif (PDF File 89 KB)

Dianne Harvey, OzDAFNE Coordinator, Diabetes Australia-Vic

Establishing a Kaitautoko-Led, Technology-Enabled Chronic Care Management Service to Support People with Long Term Conditions at Home: Lessons Learned PDF icon gif (PDF File 642 KB)

Jane MacGeorge, Nancy Chapman, Integrated Care Healthcare of NZ Ltd, NZ

Ascertaining who is Indigenous in Western Metropolitan Melbourne General Practices (not available)

Karen Adams, Research Fellow, Australian Community Centre for Diabetes, Victoria University, VIC

'Filed and Forgotten': Recovering the Experiences of Professionals Working in Diabetes-Related Community-Based Programs with Migrants and Refugees PDF icon gif (PDF File 196 KB)

Prof Helen Borland, Diabetes and Diversity in Western Melbourne, Victoria University, VIC

The Better Health Pathway - Integrated Quality Care for People with Chronic Disease PDF icon gif (PDF File 548 KB)

Elizabeth Jewson, Exercise Physiologist, Western Region Health Centre, VIC

I'm OK - Redesigning Systems of Care to Improve Management of Chronic Kidney Disease in Remote Indigenous Communities PDF icon gif (PDF File 1105 KB)

Bhavini Patel, NICS Fellow, NHMRC; Director of Pharmacy, Royal Darwin Hospital, NT

Interpreting Diabetes: Towards an Understanding of Diabetes Educator Models of Practice and their Implications for Migrant and Refugee Communities PDF icon gif (PDF File 253 KB)

Prof Kerry Bennett, Research Officer, Diabetes & Diversity in Western Melbourne, VIC


Day 2 - Plenary sessions

Painting a New Picture for Behavioural Change and Patient Self Management: But Who Really Holds the Brush? PDF icon gif (PDF File 6363 KB)

Barbara Docherty, Director, Training & Development Service, Brief Opportunistic Interventions for Harmful Behaviour, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, NZ

Chronic Disease Self-Management Support in and with General Practice PDF icon gif (PDF File 690 KB)

Prof Mark Harris, Executive Director, Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, Faculty of Medicine, University of NSW

Extending the Horizon of Chronic Heart Disease Management PDF icon gif (PDF File 1197 KB)

Lia Bailey and Prof Simon Stewart, Preventive Cardiology, Baker IDI Heart & Research Institute, VIC

Exercise Prescription in Chronic Disease Management PDF icon gif (PDF File 3239 KB)

Prof Robert Newton, Director, Vario Health Institute, Foundation Professor Exercise & Sports Science, Edith Cowan University, WA

The Diabetes Pilot Program - Translating Community Pharmacy Research into Practice PDF icon gif (PDF File 583 KB)

A/Prof Ines Krass, Discipline Head, Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, NSW

Home Medicines Review - What are the Most Valuable Interventions? PDF icon gif (PDF File 1105 KB)

Andrew Stafford, PhD Candidate, Pharmacist, Unit for Medication Outcomes Research & Evaluation, School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania

The Evidence Base for using Telehealth in the Management of Chronic Disease at Home and in the Community PDF icon gif (PDF File 937 KB)

Prof Branko Celler, Director Biomedical Systems, Laboratory & Laboratory for Health Telematics, University of NSW; CEO TeleMedCare, NSW

Adherence to Chronic Therapy PDF icon gif (PDF File 174 KB)

Dr Parisa Aslani, Senior Lecturer, Pharmacy Practice, University of Sydney, NSW

Web-Enabled Collaborative Care and the Management of Chronic Disease PDF icon gif (PDF File 3693 KB)

Prof Michael Georgeff, Director e-Health Research Unit, School of General Practice, Monash University; CEO Precedence Healthcare, VIC

Technology for Patient-Focused Chronic Disease Management (not available)

A/Prof Malcolm Pradhan, Health Informatics, University of South Australia; Co-Founder Alcidion Corp; Vice President Australian College of Health Informatics

Victorian Workhealth Initiatives (not available)

Julie Harrick, Acting Director, Workhealth, WorkSafe VIC


Day 2 - Concurrent sessions

The New Australian Cardiovascular Risk Assessment Guidelines: Implications for Population Based Telephonic Disease Management Programs (not available)

Heather McDonald, Programs Manager, Total Health- Australian Health Management, NSW

Chronic Illness and the Impact of Family Therapy PDF icon gif (PDF File 64 KB)

Manel Halliday, HARP Family Therapist, Western HARP, Western Health, VIC

Does a Home Medication Review make a Difference? PDF icon gif (PDF File 1445 KB)

Michelle Noronha, Patricia Downes, Program Manager HARP CDMP, Western Health, VIC

New Model of Care for Employee Wellness - Managing Chronic Disease with Simple Initiatives that make a difference PDF icon gif (PDF File 664 KB)

Eve Wilson, General Manager, Vivir Healthcare Pty Ltd, VIC

Predicting Re-Admission Risk in Patients with Diabetes PDF icon gif (PDF File 277 KB)

Alan McCubbin, Diabetes Care Coordinator, HARP Diabetes Program, Austin Health, VIC

Evaluation of HMRs in Outer Metropolitan Area PDF icon gif (PDF File 737 KB)

Helen Brown, Quality Use of Medicines Program Manager, Rockingham Kwinana Division of General Practice Ltd, WA

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