Getting to know Modified Monash

2 December 2015


 

Public Seminar

Getting to know Modified Monash - an information session on the Department of Health's new remoteness classification system.

9am - 1pm, 2 December 2015
University House, Australian National University

 

9.00am Participants arrive, register, welcome tea/coffee
9.15am

Matilda House, Welcome to Country

9.40am Gordon Gregory, Chief Executive Officer, National Rural Health AllianceWelcome – purpose of the event and opening
9.45am Paul Cutting, Department of Health
What is the MM Model — history, rationale, advantages, development, maps, currently available resources, current uses, potential future uses
10.35am Andrew Phillips, National Rural Health Alliance
Modified Monash, program administration and statistical reporting - initial thoughts 
  Questions and discussions 1
10.45am Morning tea
11.00am David Whitelaw, Statistical Advisor, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
AIHW’s thoughts on use of Modified Monash
11.15am Sarah Neville, Director of Pricing, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA)
IHPA's work and the Modified Monash model
11.30am   Martin Brady, Director, Geospatial Solutions, Australian Bureau of Statistics

Louise Gates, Director, Health Section, Australian Bureau of Statistics
Statistical and geographic issues and the Modified Monash model

12.00 noon Questions and discussions 2
1.00pm   Close
Followed by a light lunch and further networking.