20-21 August 2018 | Pullman Melbourne Albert Park

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Victorian Healthcare Week: Final Agenda

Victoria's one-stop shop for healthcare design and development, digital innovation and aged care reformVHW 2018 brings together clinical, corporate, technology and infrastructure professionals to discuss the shared challenge of increasing patient care in a resource constrained env ...

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Victorian Healthcare Week: Registration Form

Fast track your attendance to the 2018 Victorian Healthcare Week by downloading this registration form and emailing it back to registration@iqpc.com.au 

Exploring Epworth Geelong’s new the $270m Hospital: Delivering Patient-centric Facilities

Ahead of the Health Facilities Design & Development Summit and Victorian Healthcare Week 2018 we chat to Damian Armour, Chief Executive Officer at Epworth Geelong. In this article Damian chats to us Epworth’s new $270 million dollar hospital in Geelong, an ...

Epworth Geelong’s new the $270m Hospital: Delivering Patient-centric Facilities

Ahead of the Health Facilities Design & Development Summit and Victorian Healthcare Week 2018 we chat to Damian Armour, Chief Executive Officer at Epworth Geelong. In this article Damian chats to us Epworth’s new $270 million dollar hospital in Geelong, an ...

Developing Superior Patient Care with State-of-the-art Healthcare Facilities and Cutting-Edge Technology Integration

Ahead of Victorian Healthcare Week and the Health Facilities Design & Development Summit 2018 we caught up with Dale Fisher, Chief Executive of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre (Peter Mac). In this article Dale shares detail of the innovatio ...

Exploring Innovative Hospital Design & Development: Insight into the Development Strategies and Integrated Innovations

In this ebook, we look at some of the most exciting and innovative hospital projects currently under development and explore how these projects are improving healthcare outcomes through the integration of new models of care, new technology and new project delivery methods.Read the ...

Creating a Flexible 21st Century Hospital Precinct Delivering Superior Patient Outcomes

Ahead of Health Facilities Design and Development, and Victorian Healthcare Week 2018 were Tobi Wilson, General Manager at the Prince Of Wales and Sydney Eye Hospitals will present a session, we take a look at the $720m redevelopment and delve into how the precinct is workin ...

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The Christchurch Health Precinct – Lessons from the 2011 Earthquakes

In this past presentation from Health Facilities Design and Development and Victorian Healthcare Week 2017 Ian Town, Chairman at the Health Precinct Advisory Council (NZ) explores:Innovative training and education initiatives; clinical simulation; enabling research excellence and Health IT solutions at the new Christchurch Health Precinct. How the Health Precinct is...

Designing a Health Precinct Based On An Integrated Model of Care to Generate A Community Feel and Experience

In this past presentation from Health Facilities Design and Development and Victorian Healthcare Week 2017 Shannon Thompson, Director of Clinical Service at Calvary Health Care Bethlehem explores: Developing translatable model that addresses people’s social and health needs so that they may live well and autonomouslyAn option to age in place...

Designing a Healthcare Facility Around the Needs of the Complex Patient

In this past presentation from Health Facilities Design and Development  and Victorian Healthcare Week  2017 Dr Simon Woods, Executive Director at Cabrini Malvern explores: How the rise of multi-resistant organisms, resurgence of contagious disease and pressures for private hospitals to compete against their well-resourced public counterparts, is heavily impacting the...

Digital Health and Healthcare Equality in the Hume Region: We Just Have to ‘Bite the Bullet’

In this past presentation from Digital Healthcare and Victorian Healthcare Week 2017 Jane Kealey, Telehealth Manager - Emergency Department at Northeast Health Wangaratta explores: Reducing the rural/metro healthcare divide with e-healthFacilitation and delivery of tertiary specialist telehealth clinics (Hume Telehealth Agency), linking consumers with cliniciansBroad participation and independence in telehealth...

Leveraging Digital Capabilities to Transform Patient Centred Care

In this past presentation from Digital Healthcare and Victorian Healthcare Week 2017 John Papatheohari, Chief Information Officer at Cabrini explores: Executable ICT Strategy: articulating the opportunity gaps, defining a business design reflective of the vision, and aligning execution priorities to delivery on the strategic intent Digital Solution Principles: providing for...

Victorian Heart Hospital Project – The Clinical and ICT Journey

In this past presentation from Digital Healthcare and Victorian Healthcare Week 2017 Rod Sprenger, Technology Program Manager at the Victorian Heart Hospital explores: Overview on how this new development will impact the way we deliver cardiac care by way of future-proofing for capacity growth and new paradigms of careInsights into...

Digital Eco-Systems to Enable a Single Source of Integrated Data that Will Assist with Strategic Decision Making

In this past presentation from Aged Care and Victorian Healthcare Week 2017 Bruce Coller, Chief Information Officer at Sir Moses Montefiore Jewish Home explores: Automation and the value from informationBeing aware of digital eco-systems, recognise when the opportunity arises and how to implement themWhat kind of information are you relying...

Summit Care’s “Three H’s Philosophy” and Implications on Physical Design

In this past presentation from Aged Care and Victorian Healthcare Week 2017 John Engeler, Executive Manager, Asset and Property Services at Summit Care explores: An overview of Summit Care’s “Three H’s Philosophy” – the 3 principles of hospitalityProviding residents with the freedom to personalise their own spaces freelyWhat’s the next...

Mind the Gap – Bridging the Gap Between Expectation and Satisfaction

In this past presentation from Aged Care and Victorian Healthcare Week 2017 Stephen Thomas, General Manager Quality & Innovation at JewishCare explores: Introducing a revised survey methodologyDetermining the gap between expectation and satisfaction Showing how findings can be reported in a meaningful wayDemonstrate how findings can broadly inform and measure...

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Victorian Healthcare Week: 2018 Prospectus

HOW TO GET INVOLVED IN VICTORIA'S LEADING HEALTHCARE EVENTThe 8th Annual Victorian Healthcare Week 2018 will put you front of mind with the entire healthcare community, from clinicians and nurses through to those responsible for technology and infrastructure.Download the prospectus and see how we can best position your organisation’s solutions...

Reducing Variability in Healthcare: Key Lessions from the Australian Healthcare Sector

At Australian Healthcare Week, held earlier this year, Wolters Kluwer, providers of clinical effectiveness solutions, sat down with 12 Senior Executives from across the Australian healthcare sector, including Alfred Health, Healthscope, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Queensland Health and Calvary in an exclusive roundtable discussion. 

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Designs for Adelaide’s $3.6bn Health Precinct Revealed

The proposed $273 million SAHMRI sequel will be the latest addition to Adelaide's $3.6 billion BioMed precinct located in the north-west corner of the CBD.The precinct, which is the largest health cluster in the Southern Hemisphere, unifies research, education, clinical care and business development.The new medical building will be position...

Australia poised for a boom in robotic surgery

Australia is poised for a boom in robotic surgery and while this might make many shudder, it's likely to make surgery more efficient and to speed recovery.While some fear this steely technology will crowd out compassion and leave no space for the ancient art of medicine, in reality the two...

Australia’s National Digital Health Strategy promotes interoperable and secure communication

An announcement by the Australian Digital Health Agency highlighted on Australia’s National Digital Health Strategy and how it will be able to solve problems concerning interoperability and secure communication. This strategy will also end dependence on fax machines and paper-based correspondence.In order to address the issue of interoperability and secured communication among healthcare providers,...

Digital health could prevent 100s of 1000s of hospitalisations: agency chief

Every Australian will a digital health account by the end of this year, unless you choose not opt out between July 16 and October 15 this year.The scheme is designed to collate health records in one place so they easier to share with healthcare providers, but some cyber security experts...

New privacy fence to hide Royal Adelaide Hospital patients from carpark and Port Road

Temporary fencing will be erected outside the ambulance entrance at Royal Adelaide Hospital to shield patients being treated by officers from public view.The $2.4 billion hospital has been beset by regular occurrences of "ambulance ramping", which occurs when there is no emergency bed available for a patient to be transferred into.The ambulance...

Futuristic aged care facility paving the way with floor sensor technology

It is one of the great risks of getting old.A slip in the shower, or a tumble out of bed, is a far more dangerous scenario as one ages. And recovering from a fall can take months, if ever.As Australia’s population gets greyer, aged care facilities are looking at the...

Better aged-care begins with more registered nurses in homes

People are marching in the streets demanding better care for older Australians in aged care homes after increasing media reports of neglect, abuse and negligence.If we want to improve the situation for residents, we need more registered nurses in aged care homes. When registered nurses are on duty, residents have better health...