Improving operational efficiency and health outcomes through innovation in technology
Healthcare reform, challenging productivity targets and increased consumer expectation of the care they will receive is driving the integration of new technologies across Australia’s healthcare system. But as current new build and redevelopment projects look to capitalise on the advancement of available technologies, what considerations are required when you are looking too implement an effective IT planning, design and integration strategy and what are the operational challenges you will face further down the line?
Without doubt the need for investment in technology is clear, but where should you invest and how can your future proof your facility in the ever evolving world of technological advancements, changing business models and shifting patient expectations?
Healthcare Efficiency through Technology 2016 will explore solutions to the challenges faced during the procurement, design, delivery and operation of IT systems in healthcare facilities. The program will also look ahead to the increasingly integrated and connected healthcare system of 2020 and beyond where informed and demanding patients are now partners in their own healthcare.
What's new in 2016 for Healthcare Efficiency Through Technology?
The program will feature a mix of international and Australian healthcare thought leaders.
Themes covered will include:
- The roll-out of the Cerner iEMR system in Queensland Hospitals
- Digitizing healthcare for improved patient outcomes
- Change management in major IT projects
- Digitally disrupting the NHS
- Patient journey modelling
- The hospital in the home
- Preparing for a predictive, personalized and preventative healthcare system
Speakers new to the Healthcare Efficiency through Technology event include:
- Tony Young, National Clinical Director for Innovation, NHS England
- Ross Dawson, Healthcare Futurist
- Colin McCririck, Chief Technology Officer, Queensland Heath
- Dr Monica Trujillo, Chief Medical Information Officer, UnitingCare Health
- Shane Soloman, Managing Director, Telstra Health