Research Australia’s Health Economics Roundtable

Event date: 5 October 2021

Research Australia invites its members to join this Health Economics Roundtable.

In this second Health Economics Roundtable for 2021, Research Australia will bring together leaders from across the health and medical research pipeline and from federal and state governments to discuss how a move towards value-based care might improve research translation – delivering improvements for both patients and Australia’s health system.

Event details

  • Tuesday 5 October 2021
  • 12pm until 3pm (AEST)
  • Platform: Zoom

There is growing interest in alternate ways to fund healthcare, with many in government and the health sector exploring value-based care models. The National Hospital Reform Agreement Addendum 2020-25 sets a pathway for long term reform. Value-based care aims to align payment incentives with health system objectives to achieve better value by driving improvements in quality and slowing growth in spending. This Roundtable will explore value-based care and its implications for the health and medical research community.

Speakers include:

  • Associate Professor Annette Schmiede – Chair, Research Australia
  • Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite – Chief Investigator, NHMRC Partnership Centre for Health System Sustainability; and Founding Director, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, and Director, Centre for Healthcare Resilience and Implementation Science, Macquarie University
  • James Downie – CEO, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
  • Liz Hay – Director, Economics and Analysis, NSW Ministry of Health
  • Ashlee Quarmby – Principal Project and Policy Officer, NSW Ministry of Health
  • Professor Christine Mitchell AO – Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University & Working Group Chair, Harnessing research for better health, Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences

To register, please click here. Attendance is open to all Research Australia members.

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