18-20 March 2018
#aphacongress Register

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Sunday 18 March 2018

10.00am–12.30pmRegistration desk openHospital visits (confirmed):
The Southport Private HospitalOpen to member hospitals only, additional cost to registration fee.Further information on the hospital visits will be available soon.
1.00pm–3.00pmChappell Dean Workshop
6.00pm–8.00pmRegistration desk open
6.00pm–8.00pmWelcome receptionAPHA Vice President + HESTA

Monday 19 March 2018

7.30am–8.30amBreakfast session
9.00am–9.15amCongress openingMC: Dr Sally Cockburn
9.15am-9.20amHESTA welcomeNeil Saxton, Executive – Engagement StrategyHESTA
9.20am–9.35amPlenary OnePresident’s addressDanny Sims, President APHA
9.35am–10.30amPlenary TwoMinister for HealthGreg Hunt MP, Minister for Health
10.30am–11.00amMorning tea
11.00am-12.30pmPublic in privateThe great debate: Private in public strengthens Australia’s health systemMr Sean Parnell, The Australian (Moderating)

Mr Phil Truskett, UNSW

Lucy Cheetham, APHA

Dr Michael Coglin, Healthscope

Bill Glasson, Terrace Eye Centre

1.30pm–3.00pmLow value versus high value careProf Adam Elshaug, The University of Sydney

Stephen Milgate

3.00pm–3.30pmAfternoon tea
3.30pm–4.30pmKeynote speakerTim Kelsey, Australian Digital Health Agency
6.30pm–10.00pmCongress SoireeSea World

Tuesday 20 March 2018

7.30am–8.30amBreakfast session
9.00am–10.00amContracts, credentials and controversy: issues for private hospitals (PART 1)HPPAs: what you can and can’t shareJanne McMahon OAM, PMHCCN

Shane Evans, Minter Ellison

10.00am -11.00amContracts, credentials and controversy: issues for private hospitals (PART 2)Credentialing: responsibilities and accountabilitiesShane Evans, Minter Ellison

Gareth Jones

Jeanette Conley

Steve Rodrigues

11.00am – 11.30amMorning tea
11.30am–12.30pmPHNs–broader than primary care, how private hospitals and PHNs can work together.Natasha Cole, Department of Health

Chriss Gee, Toowong Private Hospital

1.15pm–2.00pmWill you be ready for changes to accreditation?Dr Christine Dennis, ACHS

Branko Vidakovic, Metro South Health

2.00pm-3.00pmEnd keynotePeter Davidson, Paramedic
3.00pm – 3.05pmClosing remarks
3.30pm–5.00pmCouncil meeting