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Wednesday 3 April 2019

8.00am Registration opens
Plenary 1 (Podium 2) Policy and driving change
9.00 – 10.20am Introduction and welcome
Ashley Young Chair, ATC Strategic Advisory Committee
Official opening address
Prof Len Gray Centre for Health Services Research, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Queensland

Highlighting mental health: The case for virtual care and enabling connection
Ivan Frkovic Queensland Mental Health Commissioner @Qld_MHC
Changing the landscape of care: System impacts and the value of telehealth and telemedicine in Australia
Natasha Doherty Partner, Deloitte Access Economics (USA) @NatashaJDoherty
From both sides of the bedside
Gillian Mason Healthcare Consumer & Advocate, Rehabilitation Researcher, University of Newcastle @gillyminn

10.20am Morning tea and exhibition
10.50 – 12.05pm Concurrent 1 (Podium 2)
Hospital and specialist services
Concurrent 2 (Podium 4)
Enabling the workforce
Video interpreting: Leveraging clinical telehealth processes to deliver adjunct health services
Karrie Long Telehealth Manager, Melbourne Health @KarrieLong

Combining telehealth capabilities to strengthen delivery of home-based acute care models
Vickie De Jong Project Officer, Metro South Health and Vickie Irving Clinical Specialist, Telstra Health

A state-wide telerehabilitation service for South Australia
Scott Leverington Telerehabilitation IT Administrator, Country Health SA
Abdel-Rahman Bassal Senior Manager, SA Digital Telehealth Network, Country Health SA

Using telecare to enhance children’s outcomes in rural and remote Australia – the Royal Far West story
Katherine Burchfield Health Director, Royal Far West @RoyalFarWest

Mantle: The evolution of a telehealth platform to enable remote health services across the RFDS network
Cassie Moore Health Services Manager, RFDS Victoria

Community of Practice presentation: User Experience (UX) CoP – who we are and what we do
Representative UX CoP Committee

An online empowerment intervention for diabetes educators in self-management of diabetes: The guided self-determination program
Bodil Rasmussen Professor in Nursing, Western Health Partnership @BodilRasmussen4

ETS – Emergency Tele-education Support. An education program designed to support and enhance the provision of virtual emergency care
Melanie Goode Emergency Telehealth Nurse Educator, WA Country Health Service @MelanieGoode7

Preparing future health professionals for telehealth enabled practice at university
Karrie Long Adjunct Industry Fellow, Faculty of Health, Arts and Design, Swinburne University @KarrieLong

Bringing multidisciplinary team care into the mobile age

Dr Katja Beitat CEO, Clinivid by Health Care Innovate @KatjaBeitat
Craig Longstaff General Manager, Asia Pacific, Intrahealth

Language service improvement model: Enabling telehealth (video) access to interpreters in outpatients
Claire Hunter Telehealth Coordinator, Barwon Health @BarwonHealth

Community of Practice presentation: User Experience (UX) CoP – who we are and what we do
Representative UX CoP Committee

12.05pm Lunch and exhibition
1.15-2.30pm Concurrent 3 (Podium 2)
Primary care – Towards care in the home
UX Design Workshop (Podium 4)
A Focus on Mental Health
Respiratory Connect@Home: A partnership approach to delivering technology-assisted home-based care to patients with chronic respiratory disease
A/Prof Vikas Wadhwa Clinical Director of Integrated Services, Eastern Health
Vicki Irving Clinical Specialist, Telstra Health

Virtual GP to patient care – not only for rural patients: The Canadian experience
Gavin Meredith Australasian General Manager, Novari Health @NovariHealth

Towards equity of allied health access via a virtual service (Western NSW)
Dr Todd Green Senior Analyst, Western NSW Local Health District

The power of tele-health and mentoring in improving oral health outcomes in the Torres Strait
Margaret Nowak Project Manager, Torres & Cape Hospital & Health Service @margygall

Cardiorespiratory fitness training sessions delivered via telehealth are safe, feasible and acceptable for community-dwelling stroke survivors
Margaret Galloway PhD Student, University of Newcastle

This workshop explore a case study for improving mental health services. Facilitated by a mental health leader and members of HISA’s UX Community of Practice, this informative UX Design workshop presents a fantastic hands-on opportunity to work through the design process, develop practical solutions and deliver take-aways for future application.

Facilitated by: Chris Marmo Paper Giant
Steering Committee Members UX Design Community of Practice

2.30pm Afternoon tea and exhibition
Plenary 2 (Podium 2) Enabling the health workforce and knowledge exchange
3.00 – 5.15pm Striving for Queensland’s Health 2026 Vision – Telehealth and our workforce contributing to health and wellness
Andrew Bryett Director, Healthcare Improvement Unit, Clinical Excellence Queensland, Queensland Health

Enabling medical knowledge sharing and information exchange: Virtually enabling access to speciality care
Dr Dana Newcomb Medical Director Integrated Care, Children’s Health Queensland Hospital & Health Service @ProjectECHO

A focus on enabling palliative care in the home
Brett Hayes Regional Palliative Care Nurse Manager, West Australian Country Health Service @WAHealth

PANEL: Enabling and embracing the change and new service models
Facilitated by: Susan Jury Telehealth Manager, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre @SusanCJury

Brett Hayes Regional Palliative Care Nurse Manager, West Australian Country Health; Andrew Bryett Director, Healthcare Improvement Unit, Clinical Excellence Queensland, Queensland Health; Dr Jeff Ayton Chief Medical Officer of the Australian Antarctic Division and Chair of the ACRRM Rural and Remote Digital Innovation Group; Prof Clare Collins NHMRC Senior Research Fellow, Director of Research, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle; A/Prof Kate Burbury Haematologist and Disease Group Lead, Peter MacCalllum Cancer Institute

5.15 – 6.15pm Networking reception and exhibition
6.30 – 10.00pm Conference Dinner

Thursday 4 April 2019

7.30am Networking Breakfast: Telehealth Coordinators & Managers
8.30am Registration opens
Plenary 3 (Podium 2) International and national case studies and future perspectives
9.00 – 10.30am A National approach to building telehealth at scale: Scottish telehealth and telecare centre
Clare Morrison Senior Clinical Quality Lead, NHS Near Me Lead (via video)<./small> @Clareupnorth

Scaling up Video Consulting in Scotland
Hazel Archer Service Development Manager, NHS 24 and Technology Enabled Care VC Workstream Lead (via video) @hazelarcher

Hawaii and Pacific Islands Telehealth Experiences
Christina Higa Assistant Specialist, Social Science Research Institute, Hawaii

Innovation in nutrition technologies to enhance services provided by dietitians using virtual care platforms
Prof Clare Collins NHMRC Senior Research Fellow, Director of Research, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle @ProfCCollins

Call for participation in International Telehealth Standard project
Alan Taylor Associate Lecturer, Vice President, Australasian Telehealth Society

10.30am Morning tea and exhibition
11.00 – 12.15pm Concurrent 4 (Podium 2)
Enabling virtual platform care
Concurrent 5 (Podium 4)
Across age groups and health settings
“Outside-In” video consulting: Why workflows matter for a national eco-system
Jo Hughes Video call Service Manager, Healthdirect @HealthdirectAU

WellNet: Using technology to deliver better chronic disease management
Dr Eleanor Chew Clinical Lead Integrated Care, Sonic Clinical Services and Dr Amit Vohra Executive General Manager, Sonic Clinical Services

What can Australia learn about telehealth from the USA – Lessons learned
Andrew Forrest Market Segment Manager, Allscripts @AllScripts

Medipass and LYSN – Improve consumer experience by integrating payments & claims to Telehealth
Dr Jonathan King Founder and CEO, LYSN

Innovative telehealth clinical work models
Dr Christina Igasto Director, Digital Transformation & Innovation, Customer Crunch
Dr Virginia Zazo Senior Consultant & Head, Department of Dermatology, Vasterbotten County Council, Sweden

Telehealth in young-onset dementia: Early beginnings
Dr Sarah Farrand Psychiatrist, Royal Melbourne Hospital @melb_neuropsych
Dr Wendy Kelso Neuropsychologist, Royal Melbourne Hospital

Design and uptake of the palliMEDS app
Prof Elizabeth Reymond Director, Metro South Health, Brisbane South Palliative Care Collaborative

Health service provision for older people in rural communities by collaboration between regional and metropolitan Local Health Districts, utilising telehealth
Debra Tooley Manager Aged Care Services Division, Western NSW Local Health District

e-PIMH: Telehealth for perinatal and infant mental health care in rural and remote Queensland
Naomi Kikkawa e-pimh Telehealth Coordinator, Children’s Health Queensland, Queensland Health

Telehealth in Jeta Gardens 4H Model: Operationalising compassion in aged care
Leong Hiew, Operations Manager, Jeta Gardens

12.15pm Lunch and exhibition
1.30 – 2.45pm Concurrent 6: (Podium 2)
Trending innovations and research
Data Analysis Workshop (Podium 4)
Telehealth Evaluation and Service Development
The current state of melanoma detection with algorithm-based and dermatologist-based smartphone applications: Towards improved healthcare access in the Hawaiian Islands
Dr Michael Tee Physician, University of Hawaii

Bringing real world data from wearables and remote monitoring devices to health and wellness environments
Michael Czapski Principal Healthcare Solutions Consultant, Oracle Corporation @mczapski

Immersive augmented reality (I Am Real): Remote clinical consultation
Dr Qing Zhang Team Leader, Australian E-health Research Centre, CSIRO

Innovative mobile technology to support the care of women with gestational diabetes mellitus
Dr Marlien Varnfield Senior Research Scientist, CSIRO

Delivering new medical oncology tele-trials in Queensland
Dr Sabe Sabesan Statewide Teletrial Working Group, Cancer Clinical Network, Queensland Health

A facilitated workshop on analysing and evaluating telehealth and virtual care service data. How do we evaluate and understand the service and care benefits in the services we operate. A number of large case examples will be examined and worked through with the opportunity to share your perspectives and learn from others. There will be a focus on practical take-aways that may assist in improving your service delivery and support and justify future investments.

Facilitated by: Leigh Donoghue HISA Board Member and Managing Director, Health ANZ, Accenture

Contributors: Matt Page Principal Project Officer, Clinical Excellence, Queensland Health

Dr Liam Caffery Senior Research Fellow, Telehealth Technology Director, The University of Queensland

2.45pm Afternoon tea and exhibition
Plenary 4 (Podium 2) Looking towards the future
3.20 – 4.30pm The role of telehealth in sustainable health – driving adoption and scale through policy and talent
A/Prof Warren Harding Minister for Health Nominee, Sustainable Health Review WA
Ella Dachs Principal, DH International Consulting

Bringing VR to Healthcare
Dr Nishanth Krishnananthan Co-Founder, Vantari VR @VantariVR
Dr Vijay Paul Co-Founder, Vantari VR @VantariVR

Investment and market growth in digital health and virtual care – A global perspective
Tamara Mills Managing Director, Quantum Innovation Fund Management

Conference closing remarks
Ashley Young, ATC Strategic Advisory Committee Chair