SPEAKERS

Speakers

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Mr Mark Sonneborn

markMark Sonneborn, Vice President, Information Services, Minnesota Hospital Association.
In addition to managing MHA’s data collection activities, Mark is engaged in leading Minnesota hospital industry efforts regarding transparency, administrative simplification, and e-health. Mark joined the MHA in 2004 after having served with the Michigan Hospital Association in a similar capacity for nine and a half years. Mark received his BS degree in Biology at the University of Minnesota and his MS degree in Health Policy and Management at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

Dr Zeynep Or

captureZeynep Or is an economist and research director at the Institute for Research and Information in Health Economics (IRDES, Institut de Recherche et Documentation en Economie de la Santé). She has a PhD and the tenure in Economic Analysis from Sorbonne Paris-I University.

She specialises in evaluation of health system performance from an international comparative perspective, including the determinants of health outcomes, analysis of efficiency, equity and health care quality. She has published extensively on the measurement and determinants of variations in health care provision and utilisation, efficiency and quality of hospital services within and across countries, and the interaction between institutional and policy settings and health system performance.

Zeynep has been at IRDES since 2005 and has worked previously as a health economist and consultant for the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the French National Institute of Medical Research (Inserm). She is an active member of several international networks such as European Observatory of Health Systems and Policy Monitor, European Health Policy Group, Wennberg International Collaboration and Health Evidence Network. Since 2013, she is an associate editor of the journal Health Policy.

 

Professor Shinya Matsuda

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Panellists

 

Mr Rob Anderson

rob-anderson-squareRob Anderson is the A/Director of ABM Reform, WA Health.

Rob is the Executive Director of System Performance within the WA Department of Health having been appointed to this role in July 2016.  Prior to this Rob was the Acting Director of the ABM Reform project.  Originally from South Australia where he developed a passion for Casemix and ABF, since 2001 Rob has held a variety of senior roles in WA Health at the Department of Health, the Fiona Stanley Hospital Commissioning Project, the Midland Health Campus Project, the North Metropolitan Health Service and Royal Perth Hospital. 

Ms Helen Ceron

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Ms Toni Cunningham

toni-cunningham-squareToni Cunningham is the Senior Director of Healthcare Purchasing and Funding, Queensland Health
Queensland.

Toni’s work over the past 25 years has been in public healthcare costing, funding analysis and performance. Toni leads the costing, purchasing models and funding teams in the Department of Health. A particular focus at this time is on the development and use of the available information to promoting better value healthcare – delivering what matters. This work will support a cultural and behavioural shift in healthcare from asking patients “what’s the matter with you… to what matters to you?” – and then providing care which places these goals at the heart of all decisions.

Dr Nigel Lyons

Dr jac-panellist-profile-image-dr-nigel-lyonsNigel Lyons has over 30 years’ experience in the NSW Health system as a clinician, manager and executive.

He is the Deputy Secretary, Strategy and Resources at the NSW Ministry of Health where he is responsible for strategic health policy development, inter-jurisdictional negotiations and funding strategies, system-wide planning of health services including mental health and setting the direction for child and family health policy.

He has also held other executive roles in the NSW Ministry of Health and NSW Health Services including Chief Executive of the NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation and Chief Executive of Hunter New England Area Health Service.

Dr Lyons has been actively involved during his career in many other roles which demonstrate a commitment to postgraduate education, rural health and clinical service improvement at regional, state and national level. He has held a number of Board appointments relating to these areas during his career.

Mr Michael Pervan

profile-image-mr-michael-pervanMichael Pervan is the Secretary of the Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services.

Prior to this appointment, Michael was Deputy Secretary of System Purchasing and Performance within the Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services and was responsible for the implementation of Activity Based Funding and other funding and performance reforms in Tasmania.

Michael was CEO of the Royal Hobart Hospital from September 2008 and became the inaugural CEO of the Southern Tasmanian Area Health Service at its creation in July 2009. 

He previously occupied key health reform roles in Tasmania and Western Australia as well as the statutory position of Commissioner of Health for Western Australia. 

Michael is a Churchill Fellow and has also worked in areas such as ethics and accountability, and change management.

Zeynep Or, HDR

zor-2015-11-21-1Zeynep Or is an economist and research director at the Institute for Research and Information in Health Economics (IRDES, Institut de Recherche et Documentation en Economie de la Santé). She has a PhD and the tenure in Economic Analysis from Sorbonne Paris-I University.

She specialises in evaluation of health system performance from an international comparative perspective, including the determinants of health outcomes, analysis of efficiency, equity and health care quality. She has published extensively on the measurement and determinants of variations in health care provision and utilisation, efficiency and quality of hospital services within and across countries, and the interaction between institutional and policy settings and health system performance.

Zeynep has been at IRDES since 2005 and has worked previously as a health economist and consultant for the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the French National Institute of Medical Research (Inserm). She is an active member of several international networks such as European Observatory of Health Systems and Policy Monitor, European Health Policy Group, Wennberg International Collaboration and Health Evidence Network. Since 2013, she is an associate editor of the journal Health Policy.

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Key dates:

Abstract submissions:
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Registration:
Now open

Abstract submissions deadline:
Wednesday 21 June 2017

Author notification:
Monday 17 July 2017

Early bird/Author registration deadline:
Wednesday 2 August 2017

Conference dates:
9 - 13 October 2017, Hilton Sydney

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