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This event brings together thought leaders and leading practitioners from across the Australian health system to consider the challenges, implications and future directions for health reform.
The election of a new Federal government marks a pivotal time for Australias healthcare system.
With the Federal Government setting its agenda for health reform, the industry is in a state of uncertainty as speculation grows over changes to health policy and future reforms.
The Government will continue working on the foundations of the current healthcare system by strengthening primary care, mental health and aged care.
A review of e-health and the PCEHR has also been announced amidst concerns over the projects cost efficiency.
Keynote address from:
-Professor Christine Bennett AO, Dean, School of Medicine, Sydney, University of Notre Dame and formerly Chair, National Health and Hospitals Reform Commission
Key topics on the agenda:
National Health ReformHospital system
Integrated primary careHealth and safety
New medical research
MBS and PBS
Private health insurance
Mental health and ageing
Two day conference (24 & 25 March 2014): $ 2744.50 AUD
Speakers: The Hon. Catherine King MP, Shadow Minister for Health, Dr. Paul Gross, Director, Institute of Health Economics and Technology Assessment and Director, Health Group Strategies Pty Ltd., Australian and Greater China, Simon McKeon, Executive Chairman, Melbourne Macquarie Group Limited, Justin Mohamed, Chair, National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO), Frank Quinlan, Chief Executive Officer, Mental Health Council of Australia, Paul Callaghan, Chief Executive, NSW Department of Family and Communities, Aboriginal Housing Office, Professor Mark Harris, Executive Director and Professor of General Practice, entre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of NSW, Damian Mitsch, Chair, National Primary Health Care Partnership, Lewis Kaplan, CEO, General Practice NSW, John Rasa, CEO, General Practice Victoria, Glenn Rees, Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimers Australia, Rod Young, CEO, Aged Care Association Australia, Neville Onley, Director of the ABF Taskforce, NSW Ministry of Health, & many other
24th–25th March 2014