2018 Annual National Conference


Integration of Chronic Care- Health Care Home, Continuity of Care and the Medical Neighbourhood. Prof Claire Jackson, Director, UQ-MRI Centre for health System Reform and Integration, Professor in Primary Care Research, Primary Care Clinical Unit, University of Queensland, QLD

Healthy People, Healthy Systems: Strategies for Outcome-Focused and Value-Based Care. Alison Verhoeven, Cheief Executive, AHHA

Health Workforce of Tomorrow. Prof Peter Brooks, Honorary Professor, Centre for Health Policy, School of Population and Global Health, School of Medicine, The University of Medbourne; Research Lead, Northern Health, VIC

Consumers Shaping Health.  Leanne Wells, Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Health Forum

The Empowered Journey of a Person with Type 1 Diabetes.  Kim Henshaw, Consumer Advisor and Families Coordinator, Diabetes Victoria

Towards Integrated Care Dr Ralph Lattimore PSM, Executive Director, Productivity Commission, ACT


Better Health Together: Integrating The Integrated Care Programs in Western Sydney.  Linda Soars, Integrated & Community Health, Western Sydney Local Health District, NSW

Person-Centred Care in a Hospital Avoidance Program: A Qualitative Study of Client and Staff ExpectationsAnnette Peart, School of Pharmacy and Allied Health, Monash University, VIC

Working Collaboratively to Improve Outcomes for People Living with Multiple Chronic ConditionsInara Beecher, Country SA PHN, Nuriootpa, SA

GASP (Giving AsthmaSupport to Patients)- Experts at the Coalface Anthony Flynn, Katherine Lam, Asthma Australia

Simplifying and Unifying an Approach to Care to Better Manage Complexity.  Felice Borghmans, HARP, Alfred Health, VIC


Diverse Needs in Pulmonary Rehabilitation Judith Murrells, Chronic Disease and Post-Acute Programs, Gold Coast Health, QLD

Evidence-based Diabetes Self-management as an Intervention to Increase Patient ActivationJames Strickland, Diabetes WA

Diabetes Telehealth Service – A Partnership  Approach to Chronic Disease Management.  Kate Hawkings, Chronic Conditions Strategy Team, WA Country Health Service, Perth, WA

Ideas Expansion: Scaling Up an Integrated Model of Care for Type 2 Diabetes Within Primary Health Care.  Carina Martin, Carrington Health, Box Hill, VIC

The CCHS Diabetes Service: Catching Those Falling Through the Cracks Lynette Schroen, Caulfield Community Health Service, Alfred Health Health, VIC


Health Care Home Risk Stratification Tool.  Dr Marienne Hibbert, Precedence Health Care; The University of Melbourne, VIC

Patient-Centred Connectivity Prof Michael Georgeff, Precedence Health Care; Monash University, VIC

WellNet Integrated Care Program- Supporting Chronic Disease Mangement Through Private-Public Partnerships. Dr Eleanor Chew, Dr Amit Vohra,Sonic Clinical Services, NSW

Using Technology as an Enabler for the Systematic Collection of Patient Reported Measures across NSW.  Nicole Cook, Patient Reported Measures, The Agency for Clinical Innovation, NSW

A Sustainable Smoking Cessation Model for Supported Residential Services Maree Eastwood, Peninsular Health, VIC; Linda O’Brien, Freedom from Tobacco Service, Star Health, VIC



Lighthouse Project- Improving Health Outcomes For Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander PeoplesReitai Minogue, National Project Manager, Lighthouse Hospital Project, Heart Foundation

MyHealth Record: What is it really? Dr Chris Moy, Member of the My Health Record Expansion Program Steering Group and the Privacy and Security Advisory Committee, Australian Digital Health Agency; General Practitioner; Chair of the Adelaide PHN Central Adelaide Clinical Council, SA

Integrated Care Whoa! How Do We Get There? Prof Don Campbell, Service Director Monash Community and Professor of Medicine at Monash University, VIC

Translating International Evidence in a Local Context: Integrating Patient Care on the Gold CoastDr Rachael Smithson, Service Director for Transformation and Redesign, Centre for Health Innovation Gold Coast Health QLD  formerly Head of Research at The King’s Fund in London


Commissioning Support For Chronic Conditions For Better Outcomes In Rural Communities. Lucy SpanswickWestern Victoria Primary Health Network, Geelong, VIC

Integrating the Physical, Psychological and Social Care of Children Through Project ECHO®. Dr Dana Newcomb, Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service, QLD

Consumer Enablement: Putting People FirstJoanna GoodenoughPrimary Care Institute, Agency for Clinical Innovation, Sydney, NSW

Partners In Care: Integrating Person Centred Care To Support Self-Management. Brendon McDougall, Integrated Care Unit, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District, NSW

Wendy Murdoch, Belmont Hospital Emergency Department, NSW


Supporting Patient Choice and Aligning Care Pathways: Lessons Learnt from The Rehab Choices, Palliative Care Choices and Mind Care Choices ProgramsNatalie DubrowinBupa HI Pty Ltd, VIC

Time to Talk about Chronic Disease:  A Qualitative Descriptive Study of GPs, Practice Nurses and Patients Participating in a Chronic Disease Management Program. Dr Rebecca TinningSchool of Public Health & Community Medicine, University of New South Wales; Medibank

‘Smart’ Self-Management: Programs To Improve Self-Determination In People With Chronic DiseaseDr Denise Demmer, National Evaluation Team, Diabetes Australia, WA

Healthcare For People With Problematic Substance Use And Complex Needs: Nurse Navigation AOD. Dr Warren HarlowNurse Practitioner – Nurse Navigator AODS Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service (GCHHS), QLD;  University of Canberra, ACT

The Assessment Of I-REAP Over An 18 Month Period.  Annabel Kingsford, i-REAP, War Memorial Hospital, Sydney, NSW

Integrated Skin Cancer Clinic.  Anna McGlynnSouth Eastern Sydney Local Health District, NSW