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Allied Health Improvement Group Meeting - 20-21 October 2010




     

Dates
Wednesday, 20 October 2010 - Thursday, 21 October 2010

Meeting Code
HRT1016

Location
Citigate Central Sydney
169-179 Thomas Street,
Sydney
NSW
Australia



Please Register your delegates by 1 October 2010.

NOTE: There is a fee (Conference Package) for each person attending the COMBINED NAHBC & HRT-AHBG Data Session and Workforce Sessions – 20-21 October 2010 which includes all conference facilities, arrival tea & coffee, morning & afternoon teas and lunches.

For catering purposes please select which sessions you will be attending including the Optional Dinner.

Delegate Registrations may be cancelled up to 13 October 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.

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

If you require accommodation please book before COB Tuesday 21 September 2010. Requests for accommodation after this date will be subject to availability. Please see accommodation information below.
Day 1 – Wednesday 20 October 2010
NAHBC Business Meeting – NAHBC members only
8.30 – 9.00am
Arrival Tea & Coffee & NAHBC Registration
9.00 – 10.30am
NAHBC Business Meeting
10.30 – 10.45am
Morning Tea
10.45 – 12.30pm
NAHBC Business Meeting continued
12.30 – 1.30pm
Lunch (HRT-AHBG and NAHBC combined) + Registration HRT-AHBG
NAHBC & HRT-AHBG – Combined Data Session + Allied Health Making a Difference
11.30am – 12.30pm
New Members Session:
Allied Health Data and Reports Explanation + Intro to The Health Roundtable
12.30 – 1.30pm
Lunch (HRT-AHBG and NAHBC combined) + Registration HRT-AHBG
1.30 – 3.00pm
Review of 2009/2010 NAHBC & HRT-AHBG Data
  • Overview of Allied Health Data for 2009/2010
  • High, Low Comparisons – discussing variations with your colleagues
  • Special Interest Group Discussions around the Data & Reports
3.00 – 3.30pm
Afternoon Tea
3.30 – 4.30pm
Showcasing Innovation: Progress from 2009 Aim statements

 

Presentation by Health Services on progress towards achieving aims set at AHBG in 2009 + key Allied Health innovations to enhance organisational outcomes e.g. assisting in reducing length of stay in ED or Ward, cost reduction strategies, improvements in patient flow, how Allied Health is assisting with the management of demand for services etc.

4.30 – 5.30pm
In depth discussion of selected posters – (selected by participant vote) – Oral presentation and discussion of the top 3 posters.
7.00pm
Dinner (optional) – House of Guangzhou, 1st Floor, 76 Ultimo Road, Haymarket
 
Day 2 – Thursday 21 October 2010
COMBINED NAHBC & HRT-AHBG Workshop – Workforce Management
8.30 – 9.00am
Arrival Tea & Coffee
9.00 – 10.30am
Special Interest Topic 1: Quality & Safety
  • Reducing harm to patients and reducing and managing patient incidents
  • Reducing harm to staff
Special Interest Topic 2: Failures – the “never agains”
  • Stuff Up of The Week
  • Serious Sentinel Events
  • Project from Hell
Participants to provide a brief poster on a key innovation to address Topic 1 or Topic 2
10.30 – 10.45am
Morning Tea
10.45 – 12.30am
Special Interest Topic 3: AH sensitive indicators
  • Key AH indicators you have been measuring/monitoring which have been used most successfully or have had the greatest impact on changing clinical practice?
Special Interest Topic 4: Functional measures
  • Most useful generic outcome measures
  • Most useful functional measures used by your Allied Health departments
  • Online and electronic measures
  • Staff vs Patient administered measures
  • Monitoring & Reporting of Measures and Outcomes
Participants to provide a brief poster on a key innovation to address Topic 3 or Topic 4
12.30 – 1.30pm
Lunch
1.30 – 2.30pm
Action Planning:
What ideas can we begin to implement in our Health Service?
(Includes feasibility screening and development of Aims Statements)
Discussion & Sharing of Aim Statements.
2.30 – 3.00pm
Next Steps & Planning for Next Year
3.00pm
Meeting Concludes
 

 


 
 
 
Accommodation & Travel/Flight Arrangements
 
Delegates are responsible for making their own accommodation and travel/flight arrangements.
 
The Citigate Central has set aside rooms for the nights of 19 & 20 October 2010 for The Health Roundtable at the Conference rate of AUD$160.00 (King or Twin Room) – room only including GST.
 
Delegates should call Reservations direct on 13 15 15 and from New Zealand toll free number 1800 252 588 or 08 0050 7903 and mention THE HEALTH ROUNDTABLE Conference to receive the conference rate.
 
To reserve one of these rooms please book before COB Tuesday 21 September 2010
 
Requests for accommodation after this date will be subject to availability.