Chronic Disease Management and the Australian Health System

6th Annual National ADMA Conference 2010

19 - 20 August 2010

Crown Promenade, Melbourne

Conference Program PDF icon gif (PDF File 610KB)


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


Pre-conference workshop: Contemporary Chronic Disease Self Management Tools

Contemporary Chronic Disease Self-Management Tools PDF icon gif (PDF File 80 KB)

Assoc Prof Sharon Lawn, Flinders Human Behaviour & Health Research Unit

Telephone & OnlineChronic Disease Management PDF icon gif (PDF File 246 KB)

Dr Matthew Cullen, Medibank Health Solutions

The variety of chronic disease self-management tools used in Australia: results from the pre-workshop survey PDF icon gif (PDF File 395 KB)

Ms R Taylor, Centre for Health Stewardship, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, The Australian National University

A state government perspective: the NSW experience PDF icon gif (PDF File 605 KB)

Sharryn Gannon, Information and Communication Chronic Disease Management Office

cdmNet: Making the right thing to do the easy thing to do PDF icon gif (PDF File 3886 KB)

Professor Michael Georgeff, CEO Precedence Health Care


Day 1: Plenary sessions

Chronic Disease Management a Health System approach PDF icon gif (PDF File 1259 KB)

Dr Christine Bennett, former Chair, NHHRC & Chief Medical Officer, Bupa Australia.

Guided Care for Patients with Chronic Conditions: Results of a Large Randomized Trial PDF icon gif (PDF File 776 KB)

Prof Chad Boult, Dept of Health Policy & Management, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

The Australian Primary Care Collaborative (APPC) PDF icon gif (PDF File 1075 KB)

Dr Dale Ford, Principal Clinical Advisor, Improvement Foundation SA, formerly APCC Clinical Director

Better Utilizing the General Practice / Endocrinology Interface to Support Australians with the Most Complex Diabetes PDF icon gif (PDF File 1417 KB)

Prof Claire Jackson, Professor of General Practice and Primary Health Care, School of Medicine, Royal Brisbane Hospital, QLD and
A/Prof Anthony Russell, Director Diabetes and Endocrinology Dept, Princess Alexandra Hospital, QLD

Health Reform Roundtable PDF icon gif (PDF File 492 KB)

Chair: Prof Andrew Wilson
Panel: Prof Ed Fisher (Global Director of Peers for Progress, Professor Health Behavior and Health Education, USA); Dr Mukesh Haikerwal (Primary Care); Greg Johnson (Chief Executive, Diabetes Australia, Vic); Dr Shaun Larkin (Managing Director, HCF & Member of National Preventative Health Taskforce); Mr Stephen Murby (Acting Chair, CHF)

Peer Support as a Key Approach to Self Management and Community Support in Chronic Care: Evidence and Models for Implementation PDF icon gif (PDF File 2273 KB)

Prof Ed Fisher, Global Director of Peers for Progress, Professor Health Behavior and Health Education University of North Carolina, USA.

Telephone Support of the Patient with Heart Failure PDF icon gif (PDF File 848 KB)

Prof Henry Krum, Head of Clinical Pharmacology, Director Monash Centre of Cardiovascular Research Monash University, VIC


Day 1: Concurrent sessions

Programs for children to older adults

Evaluation of an Ambulatory Care Coordination Program for Children with Complex Care Needs in WA PDF icon gif (PDF File 596 KB)

Corinne van Veldhuisen, Ambulatory Care Services, Princess Margaret Hospital, WA.

Exposure to an Integrated Care Model Improves Risk Factor Management and Disability in Stroke Survivors returning to their Primary Care Physicians PDF icon gif (PDF File 7,150 KB)

Jacques Joubert, St Vincents Hospital, VIC

Indigenous health

A National Coordination Unit to Support Chronic Disease Management for Indigenous Australians PDF icon gif (PDF File 1,184KB)

Brenda Green, RHD Australia, NT

Using Information Systems to Optimise Care for Rheumatic Heart Disease PDF icon gif (PDF File 640 KB)

Sara Noonan, RHD Australia, NT

Provider education

Interprofessional Learning to Improve Self Management in Cardiac Patients: a Demonstration Project PDF icon gif (PDF File 208 KB)

Rosemary Higgins, Heart Research Centre, VIC

On-line Learning providing Self Management Support Skills to Chronic Care Clinicians Across the Rural and Metropolitan Workforce PDF icon gif (PDF File 1,522 KB)

Kay Cope, Chronic Disease Hunter New England Health, NSW

Expanded provider roles

The Role of Pharmacists in Sleep Health - a Screening, Awareness and Monitoring Program PDF icon gif (PDF File 984 KB)

Bandana Saini, Faculty of Pharmacy The University of Sydney, NSW

Including People with Chronic Disease in Community Activities: Development of an Education Package for Group Leaders PDF icon gif (PDF File 246 KB)

Susan Abbott, Centre for Health Stewardship, ANU Medical School, ACT


Cardiac Coach - Shining a Light on Low Mood Post Discharge PDF icon gif (PDF File 185 KB)

Natalie Gibson, Cardiology Dept Royal Melbourne Hospital, VIC

Imbedding a Phase 2 Heart Failure Program into a Model of Chronic Illness Management within a Community Health Setting PDF icon gif (PDF File 187 KB)

Tina Asker, Whitehorse Community Health Centre, VIC

A Community Based Rehabilitation Program for Elderly CHF Clients can Improve 6 Minute Walk Test Distance and HRQOL (not available)

Bianca Condon, HARP-Partnerships in Health, Merri Community Health Service, VIC


Factors Affecting Long Term Outcomes and Role of Maintenance Programs 3-6 Years After Pulmonary Rehabilitation PDF icon gif (PDF File 187 KB)

Rebecca Howard, Restoring Health Program, St Vincent's Hospital, VIC

Comprehensive Respiratory Program in Australian Primary Care PDF icon gif (PDF File 318 KB)

Marcus Daddo, Pretium Pty Ltd, VIC

Preliminary Outcomes from the Introduction of Tobacco Free Clinics across Eastern Health PDF icon gif (PDF File 513 KB)

Julie Evans, Eastern HARP, Eastern Health, VIC

Connecting the dots

Enhancing Innovation and Reducing Duplication: an Interactive Webbased Chronic Disease Map PDF icon gif (PDF File 611 KB)

Phillipa Grant, General Practice Queensland, QLD

Making Knowledge Visible: Mapping a Chronic Disease Selfmanagement Healthcare Network. PDF icon gif (PDF File 2,263 KB)

Anne Hogden, Centre for Clinical Governance Research in Health, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, University of New South Wales, NSW

Development of Catchment Wide Chronic Disease Priorities PDF icon gif (PDF File 233 KB)

Belinda Beer & Tracey Forster, Goulburn Valley Health, VIC


Telehealth Research Across the Community: A Randomised Controlled Trial of Remote Monitoring of Chronic Disease PDF icon gif (PDF File 1255 KB)

Joanna Smith, Silverchain, WA

User Adoption of Technology in Chronic Disease Selfmanagement: Patterns in Adherence PDF icon gif (PDF File 569 KB)

Marlien Varnfield, E-Health Research Centre, ICT Centre, CSIRO, Brisbane, QLD

Using Communications Technology to Improve Mental Physical and Vocational Outcomes of Depressed Patients Following Myocardial Infarction: the Mood Care Trial PDF icon gif (PDF File 846 KB)

Adrienne O'Neil, School of Public Health & Preventive Medicine, Monash University, VIC


Day 2: Plenary sessions

Variations in the Delivery of Health Care: A Call to Action PDF icon gif (PDF File 1259 KB)

Prof David Wennberg, Chief Science and Products Officer, Health Dialog, USA

So Much Interest, So Little Evidence: What Do We Know About the Impact of Disease Management on Quality, Health Outcomes and Cost? PDF icon gif (PDF File 164 KB)

Prof Soeren Mattke, Senior Scientist and Managing Director, RAND Health Advisory, USA

Chronic Care Model and the Patient Centred Medical Home PDF icon gif (PDF File 951 KB)

Prof Brian Austin, Deputy Director MacColl Institute, USA

The variety of chronic disease self-management tools in Australia: A preliminary survey PDF icon gif (PDF File 349 KB)

Associate Professor Paul Dugdale and Ms R Taylor, Centre for Health Stewardship, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, The Australian National University

Results of the Online Integrated Chronic Disease Management Clearinghouse Evaluation PDF icon gif (PDF File 241 KB)

Ruth Azzopardi, Victorian Dept of Health, VIC, and Kaylene Fiddes, ADMA

Integrated Care - Providing a person centred approach PDF icon gif (PDF File 464 KB)

Fran Thorn, Secretary, Victorian Dept of Health

Health Literacy - a Key Driver of Patient-centred Care and Quality Improvement PDF icon gif (PDF File 3374 KB)

Prof Richard Osborne, Director Public Health Innovation, School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, VIC

People with Multiple Chronic Diseases and the Australian Health System (not available)

Dr Lisa Kalisch, Research Fellow, Quality Use of Medicines & Pharmacy Research Centre, University of South Australia, SA

A Roadmap for Action ? the National Preventative Health Strategy (not available)

Dr Lyn Roberts, Past Chair, Australian Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance; CEO, Heart Foundation

Where is Workplace Health Promotion Up To: Trends in Victoria and Elsewhere PDF icon gif (PDF File 658 KB)

Prof Niki Ellis, Chief Executive Officer, Institute for Safety Compensation and Recovery Research, VIC


Day 2: Concurrent sessions

Emerging areas of importance

Oral Health and Chronic Disease PDF icon gif (PDF File 746 KB)

Prof Mike Morgan, Melbourne Dental School, The University of Melbourne, Oral Health Cooperative Research Centre, Dental Health Services Victoria, VIC

Sleep and Chronic Disease PDF icon gif (PDF File 4551 KB)

Prof Ron Grunstein, Sleep Medicine, Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in Respiratory & Sleep Medicine, University of Sydney, NSW

E-Health initiatives

Disrupting Healthcare: New Models of Care for Chronic Disease Using Technology PDF icon gif (PDF File 1368 KB)

Dr George Margelis, Industry Development Manager, Intel Australia, Digital Health Group, NSW

'Learnings to Date' a Pilot Study of 50 Patients Using Remote Patient Monitoring PDF icon gif (PDF File 1094 KB)

Margaret Scott, Nursing Director, Hunter Nursing, NSW

Physical activity

Yoga in Australia: Results of a Landmark National Survey PDF icon gif (PDF File 4559 KB)

Stephen Penman, School of Health Sciences, RMIT, University Melbourne, VIC

Good Life Gym: a Model to Move People with Long-term Health Conditions to Community Based Exercise Programs PDF icon gif (PDF File 963 KB)

Jennifer Lachal, Whitehorse Community Health Centre, VIC


A Randomized Controlled Trial of an Automated Telephone System Targeting Diabetes Self-management PDF icon gif (PDF File 542 KB)

Dominique Bird, Dept Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine, Monash University, VIC

An Online Patient Management Platform for Cancer Care: ECANCARE PDF icon gif (PDF File 525 KB)

Donna Milne, Dept of Nursing and Supportive Care Research, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, VIC


Use of an Extended Protection Motivation Theory to Predict Change in Health Behaviours after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention PDF icon gif (PDF File 513 KB)

Rosemary Higgins, Heart Research Centre, VIC

The Use of Social Marketing to Promote Awareness of the Warning Signs of Heart Attack PDF icon gif (PDF File 265 KB)

Christopher Poulter & Harry Patsamanis, National Heart Foundation


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