Featured Speakers :

Julie Sloan
Summit Chairperson
International Workforce Planning Expert, Member of ISO TC260 Committee and Lead Writer Standards Australia Inaugural Workforce Planning Standard
 Catherine Stoddart
Catherine Stoddart
Chief Nurse and Midwifery Officer
Health Department Western Australia
 Dr Victoria Brazil
Dr Victoria Brazil
Academic Lead for Integrated Clinical Practice
Bond University
 Associate Professor Russell Roberts
Associate Professor Russell Roberts
Director of Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Services
Western NSW
 Jennifer Mason
Jennifer Mason
Chair
Review of Australian Health Workforce
 Kate McCormack
Kate McCormack
Executive Director People, Learning and Culture
Mercy Health
Associate Professor Gary Rogers
Associate Professor Gary Rogers
Academic Lead for the Doctor and Patient Theme and Deputy Head of School
Griffith University

Why Attend Healthcare Workforce Efficiency 2013?

Economic forecasting predicts that unchecked, health will consume 40% of Australian taxes by 2043, at which point government health expenditure will exceed their forecast budgets.

A recent study modelled future health workforce supply and demand and predicted without reform, a potential national shortage of 109,000 nurses and 2,700 doctors by 2025 under current policy settings. The HWA modelling indicated that the most effective policy intervention for meeting the increased demand would be to adopt a process of reform and innovation to increase the productivity of the future workforce.

Set against a backdrop of ever increasing budget cuts and headcount reduction, never has there been a greater need for the health sector to examine workforce productivity and consider how the utilisation of strategic workforce planning, targeted healthcare training pathways and workforce redesign can help to achieve healthcare workforce efficiency.

Workforce Efficiency in Healthcare 2013 will address the challenges you face and guide you through the strategies you can deploy to boost the productivity of your workforce and develop efficient training pathways to ensure that your organisation is best placed to respond to future healthcare demands.

What Topics will be Covered?

Through research with past delegates and healthcare stakeholders and in response to your individual training requirements, this year’s summit will feature streamed afternoon plenary sessions covering the areas of Strategic Workforce Planning and Education, Learning and Development.

Learning themes across both plenary days will include:

  • The Mason Review of Australian Government Health Workforce Programs
  • Streamlining Clinical Training Funding
  • How can we Develop the Health Leaders of the Future In the Current Environment?
  • Telehealth: The New Frontier in Health Care Delivery in a Digital Age
  • Strategic Workforce Planning – the Rural Workforce Challenge
  • Health Workforce Efficiency in a Doing More with Less Operating Environment
  • Improving Patient Outcomes through Inter-professional Learning
  • Developing Efficient Training Pathways
  • Building Leadership Capability within the Health Sector
  • Health Workforce Redesign and Quality Outcomes
  • Clinical Learning through Extended Emersion in Medical Simulation

And many more…..

Increase your Learning Opportunities by Attending the Interactive Workshops

Workshop A: Workforce Planning: Developing the Business Case and Influencing Senior Management
Facilitated by: Julie Sloan, International Workforce Planning Expert

Workshop B: Leading Great Care: Developing and Implementing Nursing Leadership Programs
Facilitated by: Catherine Stoddart, Chief Nurse and Midwifery Officer, Western Australia

Workshop C: Perfecting Clinical Simulation Training
Facilitated by: Dr Victoria Brazil, Academic Lead for integrated Clinical Practice, Bond University

Workshop D: Workforce: Getting from Planning to Implementation to Consolidation
Facilitated by: Associate Professor Russell Roberts, Director of Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Services for Western NSW


Who will be attending Healthcare Workforce Efficiency 2013?

This year’s program has been specifically designed to benefit the following healthcare roles:

  • HR Directors/Managers
  • Workforce Planning Directors/Managers
  • Directors/Head of Nursing
  • Directors/Heads of Clinical/Medical Education
  • Heads People, Learning and Culture
  • Integrated Clinical Practice Leads
  • Simulation Training Coordinators
  • Workforce Development managers
  • Heads of Learning and Development
  • E-Health Managers
  • Telehealth Managers

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