Disease Management: Is it worth it?

3rd Annual National ADMA Conference

6 - 7 September 2007
Park Hyatt, Melbourne

Conference Program PDF icon gif (PDF File 663KB)


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

Disease Management Going Forward PDF icon gif (PDF File 1875 KB)

Dr Paul Wallace, Medical Director for Health and Productivity Management Programs, Kaiser Permanente, USA

Integrating Chronic Care in NSW? Achievements, Lessons Learnt & Future Directions PDF icon gif (PDF File 329 KB)

Professor Ron Penny AO, Senior Clinical Advisor, NSW Health

Diabetes Care in Australian War Veterans: Investigations, Interventions and Introspection PDF icon gif (PDF File 1,248 KB)

Dr Leslie Jackowski, Director Quality Use of Medicines and Pharmacy Research Centre, University of South Australia

Treatment of Long Term Conditions? Doing It Differently PDF icon gif (PDF File 661 KB)

Dr Colin Feek, Deputy Director General Clinical Services, Ministry of Health NSW

The Potential Impact of Economic Incentives and Self Care on Personal Responsibility, Quality and Costs of Chronic Condition Management: Implications for Medicare and Private Health Insurance (not available)

Dr Paul Gross, Health Economist, Director Institute of Health Economics & Technology Assessment Australia and Greater China

Day 1 - Concurrent sessions


Evaluation of a Chronic Disease Management Program (not available)

Associate Professor Damien Jolley, Deputy Director Monash Institute of Health Services Research, VIC & Ms Sue Bradshaw, Health Development Manager, Health Services, Medibank Private, VIC

Maximising the Value of Disease Management - Reducing Risks to Reduce Costs (not available)

Mr Ron de Jongh, General Manager, Innovation & Development, Australian Health Management, NSW

Self Management of Chronic Disease Reduces Hospital Demand and Promotes Patient Health PDF icon gif (PDF File 931 KB)

Ms Helen Sinnott, Program Manager HARP, Sunshine Hospital, VIC

Disease specific

Outcomes of Chronic Disease Self Management Approaches at the Royal Hobart Hospital: Peaks and Pitfalls PDF icon gif (PDF File 451 KB)

Mrs Helen Cameron-Tucker, Physiotherapy Coordinator, Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation & Stanford Chronic Disease Selfmanagement Master Trainer, Royal Hobart Hospital, TAS

Prince of Wales Hospital Chronic Respiratory Care Program PDF icon gif (PDF File 1175 KB)

Ms Renae McNamara, Respiratory Physiotherapist & Pulmonary Rehabilitation Coordinator, Prince of Wales, NSW

Service Variability of Chronic Heart Failure Management Programs Questions the Quality of Health Related Outcomes PDF icon gif (PDF File 123 KB)

Ms Jane Day, HARP Manager, Austin Health, VIC

Older and complex

Addressing Advanced Directives for People with Chronic Disease (not available)

Dr William Silvester, Austin Health, VIC

The Use of the Inter-RAI Assessment tool in Frail Aged Patients with Complex Care Needs PDF icon gif (PDF File 600 KB)

Ms Michele Thompson, Program Manager, HARP Sunshine Hospital, VIC

Post Stroke Risk Factor Modification in an Integrated Program: The ICARUSS Model (not available)

Dr Jacques Joubert, Dept of Neurology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, VIC


Roles for Community Pharmacists within Cardiovascular Disease Management PDF icon gif (PDF File 14,117 KB)

Professor Greg Peterson, Medication Outcomes, Research & Education Unit, School of Pharmacy, University of Tasmania, TAS

A Pilot Study of Warfarin Home Monitoring with Electronic Communication to Primary Care PDF icon gif (PDF File 2517 KB)

Mr Luke Bereznicki, Lecturer Pharmacy Practice, University of Tasmania, School of Pharmacy, TAS

Community DM

Mapping Self Management Interventions in the Outer Eastern Metropolitan Region of Melbourne PDF icon gif (PDF File 771 KB)

Ms Kate Gilbert, Chronic Disease Project Manager, Knox Community Health Service, VIC

The Chronic Disease Community Program - Building Capacity for Change PDF icon gif (PDF File 282 KB)

Ms Jeanette Walters, Senior Project Officer, Southern Adelaide Health Service, SA


Methods and Outcomes in US Disease Management PDF icon gif (PDF File 498 KB)

Jeff Persson, Vice President Outcomes and Analytics, Healthways, USA

Implementing Disease Management Programs in Private Health? Radically Different Model of Business PDF icon gif (PDF File 92 KB)

Mr John Meckiff, Healthcare Consultant, Sano Consulting, VIC

Day 2 - Plenary sessions

Managing People with Co-morbidities: Outcomes of a Disease Management Unit PDF icon gif (PDF File 1978 KB)

Dr Marco Bonollo, Head Disease Management Unit, Bayside Health VIC, Chair, ADMA

Chronic Disease Management - A 5 year Evaluation and Directions forward for Singapore PDF icon gif (PDF File 697 KB)

Dr Jason Cheah Chief Executive Officer, National Healthcare Group Polyclinics & Chief Projects Officer, National Healthcare Group, Singapore

Thinking like a System: Chronic Disease Management & Prevention across the Continuum PDF icon gif (PDF File 1675 KB)

Dr Chrissie Pickin, Assistant Director, Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention and Ms Janet Laverick, Director Primary Health, Victorian Department of Human Services, VIC

Evaluation (Financial and Clinical) of Chronic Care Models in Counties Manukau NZ PDF icon gif (PDF File 11,306 KB)

Dr Gary Sinclair, Clinical Director Primary Care and Chronic Care Model, Counties Manukau DHB, NZ

Short term Outcomes from the Logan Healthy Living Program: A Telephone-Delivered Intervention for Physical Activity and Diet in Low-Income Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions PDF icon gif (PDF File 2,803 KB)

Associate/Professor Elizabeth Eakin, Deputy Director, Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, QLD

Day 2 - Concurrent sessions

Consumer education

Making Evidence Based Health Information accessible to Consumers with Musculoskeletal Conditions PDF icon gif (PDF File 1949 KB)

Ms Liz Bongetti, Principal Health Professional, Arthritis Victoria, VIC and Ms Miranda Cumpston, Coordinator, Australian Editorial Base, Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group, Cabrini Hospital & Monash University VIC

Better Living with Heart Failure: A Self Management Manual PDF icon gif (PDF File 489 KB)

Dr Donita Baird, Senior Clinical Psychologist, HARP CDM, Southern Health, VIC

Mental health

A Randomised Control Trial for an Online Self-Management System for Bipolar disorder PDF icon gif (PDF File 497 KB)

Dr Dennis Tannenbaum, Executive Chairman, Sentiens Pty Ltd, WA

D_TECT: a primary care model for identification and management of depression in heart disease and diabetes (not available)

Prof Prasuna Reddy, Director of Health Services Research, Flinders and Deakin Universities

Primary care

Population-based CVD Risk Measurement: A Pragmatic Solution for achieving this in Primary Care PDF icon gif (PDF File 4,488 KB)

Dr David Nixon, The Doctors, Masterson, NZ

Informatics in General Practice? Building the Evidence of Chronic Disease Management in General Practice PDF icon gif (PDF File 439 KB)

Ms Shauna Gaebler, Deputy CEO, Perth & Hills Division of General Practice, WA

Medications in DM

Titration of Medications by HF Nurses in Heart Failure Management Programs Increases Optimisation Doses of Key Therapeutic Agents PDF icon gif (PDF File 141 KB)

Ms Vesna Courtot, Austin Health, VIC

Managing Complex Medicine Regimens by Consumers with Diabetic Kidney Disease PDF icon gif (PDF File 150 KB)

Dr Allison Williams, Research Fellow School Nursing, University of Melbourne, VIC

Indigenous communities

A Primary Health Care Model of Service Delivery for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples PDF icon gif (PDF File 1281 KB)

Ms Kathy Broad, Project Officer, Cardiac Rehabilitation Indigenous Communities (CRIC) Project Cardiac Rehabilitation Coordinator, Cairns Base Hospital, QLD

Chronic Disease Management delivered Telephonically, WA Experiences and Preliminary Outcomes PDF icon gif (PDF File 530 KB)

Ms Genevieve Stone, Program Manager - Chronic Disease WA Country Health Service, WA


Patient Goal Setting in the Self-management of Chronic Illness PDF icon gif (PDF File 490 KB)

Dr Lorraine Smith, Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, NSW

Developing an Evaluation Framework for the Northern Alliance HARP CDM Program PDF icon gif (PDF File 84 KB)

Ms Marnie Graco, Northern Clinical Research Centre, The Northern Hospital, VIC

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