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Evaluating Disease Management!

4th Annual National ADMA Conference 2008

4 - 5 September 2008

InterContinental, Sydney


Conference Program PDF icon gif (PDF File 453KB)
Presentations will be uploaded shortly.

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


Day 1: Plenary sessions

The Future of Chronic Disease Management in Australia: Summary from the Recent ADMA Forum (not available)

Dr Marco Bonollo, Chairman ADMA

The National Health and Hospitals Reform Commission (not available)

Dr Christine Bennett, Chair, The National Health and Hospitals Reform Commission

Chronic Disease Management - England's approach PDF icon gif (PDF File 122 KB)

Prof David Colin-Thome, National Director for Primary Care, Commissioning & System Management Directorate Department of Health, United Kingdom

Disease Management Programs: Design & Evaluation PDF icon gif (PDF File 131 KB)

Adj/Prof Ariel Linden, President Linden Consulting Group, School of Medicine & School of Nursing, Oregon

betterhealth On Call: Are we on the Money? Key Findings of Medibank Private's Telephonic Support Programs for Members With Chronic Disease PDF icon gif (PDF File 502 KB)Health and Sciences University, USA

Julie Andrews, Group Manager Health Services, Medibank Private Limited.


The Next Revolution in Medicine will be Electronic not Genomic PDF icon gif (PDF File 4622 KB)

Prof Rod Jackson, Head Section of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical & Health Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand.


Mental Health Problems: The Chronic Diseases of Young Australians PDF icon gif (PDF File 5167 KB)

Prof Ian Hickie, Executive Director, Brain & Mind Research Institute (BMRI), University of Sydney, NSW


Integrated Chronic Disease Management Through the Hospital Admission Risk Program PDF icon gif (PDF File 994 KB)

Sian Reilly, Senior Project Officer, Chronic & Complex Care, Department of Human Services, VIC


Chronic and Aged Care Program, NSW - Phase 3 PDF icon gif (PDF File 547 KB)

Prof Ron Penny, Advisor NSW Health, NSW


Day 1: Concurrent sessions

The COACH Program - An evidence-based telephone delivered coaching program for patients with chronic disease - update of the rollout in the public and the private health sector (not available)

Assoc/Prof Margarite Vale, Dept of Medicine, The University of Melbourne; Director, The COACH Program.

Walgan Tilly - Chronic Care for Aboriginal People Redesign Project PDF icon gif (PDF File 679KB)

Paul Preobrajensky for Raelene Gordon, Program Manager, Chronic Care for Aboriginal People, NSW Health


Developing a Diabetes Registry to Support Clinical Decision Making and Outcome Management in Singapore PDF icon gif (PDF File 2184 KB)

Dr Matthias Toh, Health Services & Outcomes Research, National Healthcare Group and National Healthcare Group Polyclinics, Singapore


Building a Robust System: Linking General Practice to the Broader Diabetes Service System PDF icon gif (PDF File 449 KB)

Christine Crosbie. Dandenong Casey General Practice Association, VIC.


Health Coaching: Overcoming Individual Barriers to Chronic Disease Prevention and Self-Management PDF icon gif (PDF File 164 KB)

Janette Gale, Health Psychologist, Health Coaching Australia.


A Systematic Evaluation of a Diverse DM Model Across Northern Melbourne: Preliminary Results PDF icon gif (PDF File 151 KB)

Marnie Graco, Coordinator, Northern Clinical Research Centre, Northern Health, VIC


Chronic Disease Management in Primary Care: What Works? PDF icon gif (PDF File 1040 KB)

Dr Sarah Dennis, University of NSW


Maximizing Health Choices for the Client with Chronic Disease in the Community Health Setting PDF icon gif (PDF File 447 KB)

Libby Jewson, Western Region Health Centre, VIC


Day 2: Plenary sessions

Contemporary Approaches to Self-Management of Chronic Disease PDF icon gif (PDF File 2020 KB)

Prof Brian Oldenburg, International Public Health, School of Public Health & Preventive Medicine, Monash University, VIC


What Skills do Health Workers Need to Best Support Patients to Manage their Chronic Conditions? PDF icon gif (PDF File 111 KB)

A/Prof Malcolm Battersby, Director Flinders Human Behaviour and Health Research Unit, Dept Psychiatry, Flinders University, SA.


The Kanyini Vascular Collaboration: Improving Health Outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians PDF icon gif (PDF File 1738 KB)

A/Prof Alan Cass, Director, Renal Division, The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, NSW


The need for Global Standards to Achieve Scalable Telehealth and Telecare PDF icon gif (PDF File 5234 KB)

Dr Mike Bainbridge, Senior Clinical Architect, NHS Connecting for Health, United Kingdom


More is Better: Development of a Heart Failure Management Program Complexity score (HFIS): BENCH Study PDF icon gif (PDF File 164 KB)

Dr Andrea Driscoll, Research fellow, Dept Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine, Monash University, VIC


Self help interventions for Depression: Development, Evaluation and Dissemination PDF icon gif (PDF File 12095 KB)

Prof Helen Christensen, Director, Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, ACT


Wellness Programs: Design & Evaluation PDF icon gif (PDF File 998 KB)

Adj/Prof Ariel Linden, President Linden Consulting Group, School of Medicine & School of Nursing Oregon Health and Sciences University, USA


Day 2: Concurrent sessions

Continua Health Alliance: The Next Generation of Personal Telehealth is Here! (not available)

David Whitlinger, President & Board Chairman, Continua Health Alliance; Director Healthcare Device Standards, Intel Corporation, USA

Diabetes Control in General Practice: What is the Clinical Evidence? PDF icon gif (PDF File 262 KB)

Daniel Carbone, Rural Health Academic Network, University of Melbourne


Challenges of Evaluating Integrated Chronic Disease Management Innovations and Practical Learnings from the Victorian Primary Health Sector PDF icon gif (PDF File 267 KB)

Ruth Azzopardi, Primary Health Care Branch, Dept Human Services, Carolyn Hines, Darebin Community Health Service, VIC


Structure and Process for Collaborative Planning by Primary Care Partnerships for Chronic Disease Prevention and Care: Impact of an Integrated Planning Project For Diabetes Service PDF icon gif (PDF File 288 KB)

Joan Nankervis & Melissa Sapuppo, Moonee Valley Melbourne and Hume Moreland Primary Care Partnerships, VIC


My Name's Pete and I've Got Diabetes - An Innovative Chronic Disease Management Outreach Model in Melbourne's South East PDF icon gif (PDF File 964 KB)

Coralie Cross, Greater Dandenong Community Health Service, Southern Health, VIC


Service delivery model of care: a heart failure specific group education & exercise program PDF icon gif (PDF File 1103 KB)

Darron Webber, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Heart Failure Service Co-ordinator, Bulli District Hospital, NSW


Program to Support Type 2 Diabetes Self-Management (not available)

Steven James, Diabetes Australia,NSW

An Evaluation of the Adherence to Best-Practice Guidelines for COPD Patients Enrolled in a Chronic Disease Management Program PDF icon gif (PDF File 182 KB)

Mark Tran, Restoring Health Program, St Vincent? Health, VIC


Evaluation of Disease Management Program Effectiveness Using Observational Study PDF icon gif (PDF File 557 KB)

Adj/Prof Ariel Linden, President Linden Consulting Group, School of Medicine & School of Nursing Oregon Health and Sciences University, USA


Looking Beyond Bed Days PDF icon gif (PDF File 353 KB)

Cecily Barrack, North Coast Area Health Service, NSW


The Role of Diabetes Teams in the Care of Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes PDF icon gif (PDF File 599 KB)

Lorraine Smith / Kristy Hatherly, University of Sydney, NSW


Australian Cardiac Health & Rehabilitation Health Professionals: Pilot of a UK Developed and Validated Telephone-Based Program PDF icon gif (PDF File 308 KB)

Robyn Speerin on behalf of the ACRA Executive Management Committee


Developments in Internet Facilitated Disease Management Systems: The Application of Recovery Road in Mental Health PDF icon gif (PDF File 980 KB)

Dr Dennis Tannenbaum, Sentiens Pty Ltd, WA


The Inala Chronic Disease Management Service?emonstrating the Benefits of a Community Based Integrated Primary/Tertiary Diabetes Service PDF icon gif (PDF File 453 KB)

Dr Deborah Askew, Discipline of General Practice, University of Queensland, QLD


Cardiac Rehabilitation after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: Overcoming the Barriers (not available)

Rosemarie Higgins, Heart Research Centre, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, VIC

Developing and Facilitating a Generic Behaviour Change Group Called "Lets Get Started" PDF icon gif (PDF File 4558 KB)

Tess Bergin & Libby Jewson, Living Well Team. Early Intervention in Chronic Disease, Western Region Health Centre, VIC


Comparing Clinical Outcomes of Diabetes Patients in NZ and the UK PDF icon gif (PDF File 1815 KB)

Dr David Nixon, The Doctors, Masterton, NZ


Heart Foundation Heartmoves program - How a partnership model with the fitness industry can deliver ongoing safe exercise options for chronic disease management PDF icon gif (PDF File 729 KB)

Dr Amanda Nagle, National Heart Foundation Australia, Newcastle, NSW


Health Coaching and Its Implications First Hand in the Clinical Setting PDF icon gif (PDF File 616 KB)

Melanie Clifford, Susan Jennings, HARP Complex Needs and Chronic Disease Program, VIC


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