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Victorian Chapter Meeting #2 - 28 November 2012


Wednesday, 28 November 2012 - Wednesday, 28 November 2012

Meeting Code

Vibe Savoy Hotel
630 Little Collins Street

Would you like more information?
Chris O'Gorman
chris.o'[email protected]


Please Register your delegates by 21 November 2012

Delegate Registrations may be cancelled up to 21 November 2012 with a full credit of monies paid. After that date, no credits are possible. However, you may substitute a different person for those registered at any time. Hotel/Venue and airfare arrangements are separate, and may have different policies regarding cancellations and name changes. Please contact them directly.


Note: Delegates are responsible for making their own accommodation and travel/flight arrangements. If you require accommodation you must book before 27 October 2012. Requests for accommodation after this date will be subject to the Hotel's availability. Please see Accommodation information below.


For further information please contact Chris O'Gorman



Wednesday 28 November 2012

8.30 – 9.00am

Registration & Arrival Tea and Coffee

9.00 – 9.15am

Welcome & Introductions:

Chris O’Gorman, The Health Roundtable

9.15 – 10.30am

Contestable Elective Surgery Program

The public pool of $35m has just been allocated. Without divulging prices members will share insights into developing effective bids and business cases:

  • Modelling full and marginal costs & revenues for different elective streams.
  • Measuring capacity and determining impacts on Waiting lists.
  • Matching staff to work.
  • Calendarising activity.
  • Tracking and measuring actual costs against budget revenue.
  • Other downstream impacts.

Southern Health, Ballarat Health and North East Heath will present their perspective of the process and key lessons learnt for the future

10.30 – 11.00am

Morning Tea

11.00 – 12.00 noon

Poster session: Health Services to display and discuss approaches and lessons learnt from the Contestable Elective Surgery Program.

12.00 – 12.30pm

Health Service teams identify good ideas from poster presentations.

12.30 – 1.30pm


1.30 – 2.30pm

Victorian Chapter Performance Review:

  • State-wide Top 10 trends & Exemplars.
  • NEAT performance to June 2012.
  • Mortality reports.

2.30 – 3.00pm

Afternoon Tea

3.00 – 4.00pm

Summary of Key Learnings from The Health Roundtable’s Key Initiatives in 2012

We will report on the frontline initiatives that are making the biggest difference across all Health Roundtable groups, including Imaging, Maternity, Allied Health, End-of-Life Care, Surgical Journey.

4.00 – 4.30pm

Hospital teams to reflect on issues from the day, identify action plans and possible future topics for the Chapter.


Meeting Ends




 Accommodation & Travel/Flight Arrangement

Delegates are responsible for making their own accommodation and travel/flight arrangements.

The Vibe Savoy Hotel Melbourne has set aside rooms for the night of Tuesday 27 November 2012 for The Health Roundtable at the Conference rate of A$199.00 (inc GST) room only.

Please phone Reservations on 61 (3) 9622 8888 or email [email protected] and mention The Health Roundtable Group Confirmation #9888173. Credit Card details are required to guarantee your booking.

To reserve one of these rooms please book before 27 October 2012.

50% of the blocked rooms will be released on 27 October and the remaining 50% will be released on 6 November 2012.

All requests for accommodation after this date will be subject to the Hotel's availability.