Health-e-Nation 2019

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 to Thursday, 21 March 2019


Health-e-Nation 2019 Programme
(at the centre of 3 days of activity)      
Wednesday 20 March 2019

Program subject to change
* Click here for  Workshop(s) on 21 March

Registration, Coffee, Exhibition


Welcome: Practicalities

MC Julie McCrossin, Journalist & Broadcaster
8.50am Welcome: Setting the scene
Sally Glass, MD CHIK Services
8.55am Keynote
Transforming Health Care through Digital Health...
It's time!

Mr Richard Alvarez
President & CEO, Canada Health Infoway

9.30am Q&A with Julie McCrossin  
Progress Report 1:
Challenges & Opportunities: 
the Rural & Remote Challenge

Dr Jeff Ayton
Chief Medical Officer, Polar Medicine Unit
Immediate Past President
Australia College of Rural & Remote Medicine

9.55am Q&A with Julie McCrossin  

National Priorities  

Ms Jane Halton PSM
Secretary, Department of Health & Ageing


Morning Tea in Exhibit Area


Business Intelligence & Delivering World Class Healthcare: Lessons from experience

Dr Gareth Goodier
Chief Executive, Melbourne Health, Australia

11.30am Q&A with Julie McCrossin


11.40am Progress Report 2:
Clinician's view: 
Electronic Medical Record of the Future

Prof. Dr Adrian Nowitzke
Neurosurgeon & Health System Consultant


Q&A Interactive Panel 
Governance, Clinical Variance, & the eHealth Revolution:
Managing Safety, Quality & Cost

Links to Workshop 21 March
- Leadership & Change in Health 

- BI / Performance Measurement and Data Quality

Moderator: Julie McCrossin

Mr Richard Alvarez 
President & CEO, Canada Health Infoway
Ms Jane Halton PSM
Secretary, Department of Health & Ageing
Dr Gareth Goodier 
Chief Executive, Melbourne Health
Dr. Travis Grant
Health Management Consulting Lead, Australia & New Zealand, Accenture


Lunch in Exhibit Area



Progress Report 3:
Telehealth & the National eHealth Record System
Interviews with Julie McCrossin including

Paul Madden
Deputy Secretary - Chief Information & Knowledge Officer, Department of Health & Ageing
1.45pm Progress Report 4:
Latest Lessons from Care Track

Links to Workshop 21 March
- BI, Performance Measurement and Data Quality
Prof. Jeffrey Braithwaite
Care Track Lead
Australian Institute of Health Innovation UNSW
2.05pm Key note
Tough Love: Is a Happy Marriage Possible?
Clinical Integration Between Primary & Acute Care

Mr Chai Chuah
National Director, National Health Board, NZ


Q&A Interactive Panel 
Changing Culture, Funding & Data

Links to Workshops 21 March
- Leadership & Change in Health 
- BI, Performance Measurement and Data Quality 

Moderator: Julie McCrossin

Mr Chai Chuah
Director, National Health Board NZ
Mr Graham Scott,
Chair of Board, Canada Health Infoway, Canada
Ms Caroline Hudson,
Executive Director
People & Learning, Mater Health
Dr Chris Mitchell AM, Head of Adoption,
Benefits & Change, NEHTA
Ms Claire McCarthy
System Organisational Readiness Director
Providence Health & Systems, USA

3.00pm Tea Break in Exhibit Area  
3.30pm Progress Report 5:
Setting Medications on the Priority Track

Links to Workshop 21 March
- eMedication Management
  Learnings from St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney

Kate Richardson
Pharmacist, Clinical Information Systems
St Vincents Hospital Sydney

Learnings from The Austin, Melbourne

Libby Owen-Jones
Program Manager, Medications Management
The Austin, Melbourne


A General Practioners View Dr John Aloizos AM, General Practitioner
4.00pm Q&A with Julie McCrossin
.05pm Q&A Interactive Panel:
The CIO Perspective:
achievements, challenges, future imperatives
Moderator: Julie McCrossin
Paul Madden
, Deputy Secretary -
Chief Information & Knowledge Officer
Department of Health & Ageing

Greg Wells, CIO, NSW Health
Andrew P Howard, CIO,
Victoria Health
Paul Williams, CIO, Healthscope
David Stupple, National ICT Business Manager
Little Company of Mary Health Care
4.45pm Key Themes & What's Next Dr Mukesh C Haikerwal AO
GP, Head of Clinical Leadership and Engagement, National Clinical Lead, National e-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA)
Sally Glass, MD CHIK Services
5.00pm Networking Reception & Prize Draw in Exhibit Area  


Agenda correct as of 15th March 2019






About Summit

Each year since 2003 Health leaders gather at CHIK’s annual Health-e-Nation event where the health care community prepares for future challenges and opportunities while dealing with today’s realities.

In an industry where events are plentiful Health-e-Nation stands out from the crowd.   It’s small, it’s focussed, it’s powerful and it’s popular.
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Registration Price
(Inc. Tax)
By Invitation Package (registration code required)By Invitation Only
Dinner + Leadership Summit + Workshop - CHIK Subscriber$1,070.00
Dinner + Leadership Summit + Workshop - Regular Rate$1,425.00
Dinner + Leadership Summit - CHIK Subscriber$850.00
Dinner + Leadership Summit - Regular Rate$961.00
Leadership Summit - CHIK Subscriber$660.00
Leadership Summit - Regular Rate$771.00
Workshop - CHIK Subscriber$275.00
Workshop - Regular Rate$539.00
Leadership Summit + Workshop - CHIK Subscriber$890.00
Leadership Summit + Workshop - Regular Rate$1,245.00
Dinner -Tuesday 19th March 2019 (must be attending Leadership Summit)$190.00
Dialogue - Tuesday 19th March Governance and eHealth Benefits ** CHIK subscriber$275.00
Dialogue - Tuesday 19th March Governance and eHealth Benefits ** Regular Rate$539.00