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Casemix Review (New DRG Version Discussion) - 4-5 March 2010




     

Dates
Thursday, 4 March 2010 - Friday, 5 March 2010

Meeting Code
HRT1002

Location
Novotel Brighton Beach
Cnr The Grand Parade & Princess Street
Brighton-le-Sands
NSW
Australia



Please Register your delegates by 24 February 2010.

Delegate Registrations may be cancelled up to 24 February 2010, 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 and airfare arrangements are separate, and may have different policies regarding cancellations and name changes. Please contact them directly.

For further information please contact Chirs O'Gorman as follows:
Phone: 61 3 9370-4460
Mobile: 0417 037 039
chris.o’gorman@healthroundtable.org

NOTE: Delegates are responsible for making their own accommodation and travel/flight arrangements. If you require accommodation Delegates should call the Novotel Brighton, Reservations direct on +61 2 9556 5111 and mention THE HEALTH ROUNDTABLE Code "HEA020310" to the reservation agent to receive the conference rate.

Please make you reservations by 29 January 2010 as all requests for accommodation after this date will be subject to availability.

 Agenda day 1 – Thursday 4 March 2010
12.00 – 1.00pm
Lunch on arrival
1.00 – 1.30pm
Registration, Welcome & Introductions
1.30 – 3.00pm
AR-DRG Classification Version 6 – Implications:
  • Changes implemented
  • Implications of the new version
  • Victorian & Australian and NZ approaches
  • Ideas for new analysis and reports
3.00 – 3.20pm
Afternoon tea
3.20 – 5.00pm
Improving Medical Record Documentation & Coding – Meeting the Challenge (Hot Topic Information Sharing):
  • Engaging medical Staff & other clinicians:
  • Education & training at Orientation
  • Dissemination of checklists & “cheat sheets”
  • HIS involvement in clinical review meetings
  • Maximising quality of Discharge Summaries
  • Coping with Scarcity in the coding workforce:
  • Recruitment and retention strategies & incentives
  • Coding from home & other flexible working options
  • Changing staff mix – retraining clinical staff as coders
  • In-House or external training
  • Use of electronic tools – EMR, scanned records, etc
  • Meeting coding turnaround times – penalties & incentives
  • Audit, education & quality assurance
5.00pm
Finish
6.30pm
Dinner (optional) – Larousse Restaurant, 352 Bay Street, Brighton-le-Sands
 Agenda day 1 – Friday 5 March 2010
“HOW TO” TUTORIALS
8.30 – 9.00am
Tea & Coffee
9.00 – 10.30am
Using the Website and Basic Report Suite:
  • Customised Casemix Briefings
  • Screening Reports
  • Departmental Reports
  • Bed Day Planner
  • Emergency Presentation Reports
10.30 – 10.45am
Morning Tea
10.45 – 12.30pm
Getting Traction for Improvement:
  • Aligning with strategic objectives
  • Identifying and prioritising improvement projects
  • Using The Health Roundtable to identify exemplars
  • Developing project teams and measurements
  • Tracking and Reporting Progress
12.30 – 1.30pm
Lunch
1.30pm
Meeting Concludes

 
Accommodation & Travel/Flight Arrangements
 
Delegates are responsible for making their own accommodation and travel/flight arrangements.
 
The Novotel Brighton Beach has set aside rooms for the nights of 2, 3 and 4 March 2010 for The Health Roundtable at the Conference rate of AUD$199.00 (Standard King) - room only including GST.
 
Delegates should call Reservations direct on 61 2 9556 5111 and mention THE HEALTH ROUNDTABLE block booking Code: HEA020310 to the reservation agent to receive the conference rate.
 
To reserve one of these rooms please book before 29 January 2010
 
Requests for accommodation after this date will be subject to availability.