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Applying Value-Based Healthcare Fundamentals in Australia

May 16, 2023 - Jun 25, 2023
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16 May to 25 June 2023


30 hours
(6-week block)

Delivery Mode

Online self-paced & learn with others


(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, and other key stakeholder, this course offers 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.

What are the course learning outcomes?

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

  • Define what is meant by value-based healthcare and how it translates into the Australian healthcare system.
  • Discuss how your role affects patient experience and health outcomes.
  • Identify different sources of information and evidence that you can use to identify and prioritise opportunities to improve value and/or apply a value-based healthcare approach.
  • Describe funding arrangements and understand the importance of data measurement and analysis of health outcomes and patient experience to maximise and create value for consumers.
  • Identify areas for change so you can commence the value-based healthcare journey within your health setting.
  • Create a roadmap for transitioning towards value-based healthcare in your everyday work.

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
  • Translating value-based healthcare into practice
  • 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: 16 May | 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEST
  • Week 1: 23 May | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm AEST
  • Week 2: 30 May | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm AEST
  • Week 3:  6 June | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm AEST
  • Week 4: 13 June | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm AEST
  • Week 5: 20 & 21 June | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm AEST
  • Compulsory assessment for credentialing: 25 June 2023 AEST

What are the course credentials?

This course is worth 3 Faculty Medicine and Health Executive Certificate in Health (FMECH) credit points, which provides formal recognition of professional development and reflects 30 hours of learning inclusive of pre-work and course participation.

Upon course completion you will be issued with a verifiable digital badge from UNSW Medicine and Health indicating the points awarded.

The 30 hours of study and verifiable credential may be counted towards your continuing professional development (CPD). Please check with your college as the credential provides documentary evidence which may substantiate activities claimed under your college program.



Can I use my credit towards further study?

You can partake another short course with FMECH points to achieve a total 150 hours of study. Once you have achieved a total of 15 points, reflecting 150 hours of study, you can use the 15 points to apply for recognition of prior learning for 6 units of credit towards a postgraduate program within UNSW Medicine & Health,  including the Master of Health Leadership and Management. It is essential to complete the assessment if you wish to apply to use the points towards credit for a UNSW postgraduate program in the future.


Price is inclusive of 30 hours of learning, support and mentoring, digital badging, online credential learning resources, evidence-based research, practical tools and techniques, 1:1 coaching and course completion assessment.


^15% discount for UNSW Alumni and  UNSW Network, Affiliates, Staff, Students, Adjuncts, and Partners,  or anyone who refers a friend. 

Additional discount available for UNSW Medicine & Health Short Course partners! To collect your additional discount, please insert "Partnership Discount" in the email subject and send to the Short Course Team.

Key Presenter

A/Prof Huong Le-Dao
UNSW Medicine & Health

Associate Professor Huong Le-Dao contributes to teaching, education and research in value-based healthcare, health management and leadership within UNSW Medicine & Health. She specialises in strategy, policy and change with a strong focus on project and change management, organisational effectiveness, and leadership development.

As Director Short Courses within UNSW Medicine & Health, Huong leads our short courses, micro-nano credentials, and bespoke programs for health organisations to equip health professionals (clinicians and non-clinicians) with the needed capabilities and skills to boost their impact in health. Huong's work in credential education and training is shaping the health care system for the 21st century. She is passionate about better human experience and value in healthcare.


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