Victorian Healthcare Week 2021 Summit

, South Wharf , Australia

Note: This event was originally planned for 22-23 July, 2020 in South Wharf, Australia and has now been rescheduled

New date: 21-22 July, 2021

In just four years, the Victorian government has invested a record $11 billion in Victoria's heath and hospital services. The 2019-2020 commits $5.5 billion over the next four years, to ensure Victoria's facilities are world class.

This boost in funding will ensure the healthcare system can meet the growing needs of the state and has driven innovation in the design, technology and operation of healthcare facilities.

Victorian Healthcare Week 2021 will be about being customer-centric to achieve best possible care. It will give you the opportunity to connect and learn from people in different disciplines, including:
  • Infrastructure - building hospitals that are scalable, collaborative and people-centric
  • eHealth -  using digital and data to improve quality of care and experiences
  • Aged Care - evolving business models and services to remain competitive
  • Disrupt Technology - looking at what's new and innovative in healthcare
  • Nursing - building capability and leadership among nurses, our largest workforce seg

Expert Speaker Panel

Health Facilities Design and Development

  • Pete Hodgson, Chairman - New Dunedin Hospital, Southern Partnership Group (NZ)
  • Paul Butler, Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director, Strategy and Planning, Alfred Health
  • Russell Harrison, Chief Executive Officer, Western Health
  • Denise Parry, Chief Executive Officer, Tallangatta Health
  • Kate Renzenbrink, Chief Nursing Midwifery Information Officer, Bendigo Health
  • Jodie Jinnette, Assistant Director, Asset Management, Department of Health and Human Services Victoria
  • Peter Jones, Manager, Facilities & Maintenance Services, Albury Wodonga Health
  • David Meade, Clinical Support Director, Barwon North Health
  • Mark Hoffman, Manager Capital Projects, Eastern Health
  • Phillip Harris, General Manager Infrastructure and Development, Merri Health Services
  • Owen Drummond, General Manager Business Services, Latrobe Regional Hospital
  • Jodie Fleming, Senior Media and Communications Advisor, Goulburn Valley Health
  • Dr Sidney Chandrasiri, Group Director, Academic & Medical Services, Epworth HealthCare
  • Sharon Desmond, Manager, Clinical Service Design & Service Planning, Mercy Health
  • Yvonne Padgett, Special Projects Coordinator, Yea and District Memorial Hospital
  • Nick Keogh, Building Operations Services Manager, Melbourne Health
  • Phillip Todhunter, Former Director of Logistics, Albury Wodonga Health
  • Peter Ruzyla, Chief Executive Officer, EACH
  • Sue Medson, Chief Executive Officer, Gippsland Lakes Community Health Service

Digital Healthcare

  • Lance Emerson, Chief Executive Officer, Victorian Agency for Health Information
  • Ronnie Ptasznik, Director of Clinical Imaging Services & Chief Medical Information Officer, Monash Health
  • Natasha Toohey, Executive Director Operations, Western Health
  • Barbara Mackenzie, Chief Technology Officer, Healthscope
  • MaryAnne Liddell, Deputy Chief Information Officer, Alfred Health
  • Anthony Kitzelmann, Chief Information Security Officer & General Manager, Australian Digital Health Agency
  • Dr William Yan, Clinical Reference Lead, Australian Digital Health Agency
  • David Cullen, Principal Advisor, Cyber Incidents & Emergency Management, Department of Premier & Cabinet
  • Grant Lockwood, IT Security & Data Integrity Manager, Bendigo Health
  • Shelley Dolan, Chief Executive Officer, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
  • Jorge Silveira, Chief Information Officer & Executive Director Information Management, Northeast Health Wangararatta
  • Neely Pratten, Associate Nurse Unit Manager, Clinical Informatics Lead, Austin Health
  • Kudzai Kanhutu, Deputy Chief Medical Information Officer, The Royal Melbourne Hospital & North Western Mental Health
  • David Rankin, Clinical Informatics Director, Cabrini
  • Harry Patsamanis, Executive Director of Integrated Care, Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network
  • David Batrouney, Program Director Modern Digital Workplace Transformation, Austin Health
  • Alice King, Telehealth Program Manager, Barwon Health
  • Matt Mackay, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Rehab
  • Majid Shahi, Telehealth Manager, St Vincent's Health Network
  • Tim Shaw, Professor of eHealth, Director of Research in Implementation Science and eHealth (RISe), University of Sydney
  • Professor David Watters, Alfred Deakin Professsor of Surgery, Deakin University and Barwon Health, Chair, Victorian Perioperative Council
  • Rachael Mackinnon, Parkinson's Clinical Nurse Consultant, Mid-North Coast LHD, Parkinson's NSW
  • Simon Cowley, Principal Cybersecurity Officer, Department of Health & Human Services Victoria
  • Katrina Neave, Clinical Informatics & Change Manager, Alfred Health

Aged Care

  • Sandra Hills, Chief Executive Officer, Benetas
  • Lisa Giacomelli, Chief Operating Officer, Greengate Villages
  • Peter Newing, Chief Information Officer, Presbyterian Aged Care
  • Wendy Henderson, Team Leader, Centre for Dementia Learning, Dementia Australia
  • Duncan McKellar, Head of Unit, Older Persons' Mental Health Service, Northern Adelaide Local Health Network
  • Kaushik Sridhar, National Sustainability Manager, Regis Aged Care
  • Lana Richards, Executive Manager (Ageing) - Practice Excellence, Uniting
  • Susan Blackbourn, Quality & Safety Director, Aged Care, Mercy Health
  • Lidia Conci, Managing Director, AvantiCare
  • Ben Gatehouse, Dementia , Lifestyle and Behavioural Consultant, Japara
  • Nina Bowes, Senior Manager, Research Innovation & Advocacy, Uniting AgeWell
  • Gabriele Di Perna, Manager Major Projects, Aged Care Services, MercyCare WA
  • Sally Hopkins, Executive Director, Eden in Oz & NZ
  • Melissa Argent, Chief Executive Officer, Rockpool Residential Aged Care
  • Lois Tarrant, Executive Lifestyle Officer, Fairview Village
  • Tamar Krebs, Founder & CEO, Group Homes Australia
  • Paul Johnson, Chief Opportunity Officer, Ballycara
  • Paul Ostrowski, Chief Executive Officer, Care Connect
  • El Bennett, Executive Manager Community Development, Melville Cares
  • Rachel Del Giudice, Facility Care Coordinator, Vasey RSL Frankston
  • Ashish Sood, Team Leader, Vasey RSL Frankston
  • Jim Scantsonihas, Executive GM of Residential Services, Fronditha Care
  • Vivi Mihailidou, Support Services Coordinator, Fronditha Care
  • Dr Leonard Hoon, Chief Investigator, ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hub for Digital Enhanced Living
  • Sue Gordon, Strategic Professor, Chair of Restorative Care in Ageing, ACH Group and Flinders University
  • Lua Perimal-Lewis, Senior Research Fellow in Digital Health, Flinders University
  • ACH Group Speaker, ., TBD
  • Grace Petherick, Founder & CEO, Age Up Health
  • Gregory Satur, Co-Founder, hayylo
  • Nan Yu, Founder & CEO, My Dementia Companion

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Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
1 Convention Centre Place, 3006
South Wharf, Victoria, Australia
Phone: +61 3 9235 8000
Event details
Organizer : IQAU
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-22216