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Applying Value-Based Healthcare Fundamentals in Australia

Mar 22, 2024 - May 3, 2024
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22 March to 3 May 2024


30 hours
(6-week block)

Delivery Mode

Online self-paced & learn with others via Zoom


(GST inclusive)

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Curated to equip you with the essential knowledge, understanding and skills for applying value-based healthcare in your work within the Australian healthcare system. 

In collaboration with NSW Ministry of Health, the Australian Federal Department of Health & Ageing, PHNs, and other key stakeholders, this course offers evidence-based research and tools for real-world application to shift from volume to value based care.

Throughout the progression of this course, you will reflect on what “value” means in the context of modern Australian healthcare and how to drive value in your health setting.

By the end of this course you will have the essential capabilities to apply the concepts, principles, and tools underpinning value-based healthcare for delivering what consumers value in your everyday work.

1:1 coaching is included in this short course for application of learning back in the workplace, now and in the future.

What are the course learning outcomes?

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the concept of value-based health care and its guiding principles for benefiting the patient, the healthcare worker, and the Australian health system
  • Identify key factors for applying value-based healthcare within your health setting and your scope of profession
  • Develop a care value chain to measure outcomes and costs (using Time Driven Activity Based Costing method) for patients with a health condition across a full cycle of care
  • Describe the funding arrangements and their impact on value-based healthcare
  • Apply PROMS and PREMS data for clinical consultation and in multidisciplinary team discussions for shared decision making and patient-centred care
  • Create a roadmap for transitioning towards value-based healthcare in your everyday work
  • Develop a schedule to plan and resource your work in a project for moving towards value-based healthcare
  • Identify change management strategies for bringing people forward with value-based healthcare

What core topics are offered?

For lifelong learning, the following topics are offered in the course to develop and increase your knowledge, understanding and skills in applying value-based healthcare fundamentals in Australia:

  • Value-based healthcare principles
  • Quadruple aim
  • Australian health system & funding arrangements
  • Data and information sourcing for improved value (including PROMS, PREMS & shared decision-making)
  • Translating value-based healthcare into practice (including outcomes measures, care process mapping & time driven activity based costing (TDABC))
  • Collaborating within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Introducing transition and change towards value-based healthcare

Who is this course suited to?

This short course is for medical and healthcare professionals working in Australian public or private healthcare organisations - including:

  • Medical doctors and specialists
  • Nurses and midwives
  • Allied health professionals
  • Primary care professionals
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health professionals
  • Medical and health students and trainees
  • Dentists and dental practitioners
  • Healthcare payers (including insurance organisations, government and private employers)
  • Healthcare vendors (including medical devices, pharmaceutical products, services and solutions to providers) 
  • Other professionals working in the health system affecting health policy, healthcare purchasing, IT, finance, people and culture, strategy and innovation, and governance 

Online Synchronous Sessions (via Zoom)

  • Welcome session: 22 March | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm AEDT
  • Week 2: 5 April | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEDT
  • Week 3: 12 April | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEDT
  • Week 4: 19 April | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEDT
  • Week 5:  26 April | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEDT

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