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The Annual NSW Health Innovation Symposium - October 2014
9:00 – 10:30 Morning Plenary
9.00 am Symposium opening
Master of Ceremonies, Dr Norman Swan, producer and presenter of the Health Report
9:05 am Welcome to Country
Uncle Ray Davison, Gadigal Elder
9:20 am HealthBeat
The Hon Jillian Skinner MP, Minister for Health and Minister for Medical Research, Dr Mary Foley, Secretary, NSW Health and Dr Norman Swan
9:50 am

From William Lloyd to Mick Jagger: You can’t always get what you want

  • Associate Professor Adam Elshaug, Menzies Centre for Health Policy, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney
  • Introduced by Mr David Akeroyd, Managing Director, Baxter Healthcare
10:30 - 11:00 Morning Tea
11:00 - 1:00 Knowledge Café
An opportunity to engage with NSW Health Awards finalists and other local innovations in this interactive and informative café-style session. Dedicated guides will lead you around six experiences over this two hour session.
1.00 – 1.45

Lunch

1.45 - 4.30

Afternoon Plenary

1:45 Welcome
The Hon Jai Rowell MP, Minister for Mental Health, Assistant Minister for Health
1:50

iCan be digital
Michael Walsh, Chief Executive, Chief Information Officer, eHealth NSW
Tanya Baldacchino, Telehealth Nurse Manager, Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
Carmen Rechbauer, Manager Food Services, HealthShare NSW: Mobile Menu Entry
Kerry Balding, IT Project Manager, Food Services Improvement Program, Food and Hotel Services
Guest panel:

  • Mary Potter, Board Member, Health Consumers NSW
  • Mr Michael Walsh, Chief Executive, Chief Information Officer, eHealth NSW
  • Katharine Duffy, Director of Nursing and Midwifery,Sydney Local Health District
  • Dr John Lambert, Chief Clinical Information Officer, eHealth NSW
  • Dr Mary McCaskill, Medical Director, Emergency Department, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead,
    The Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network
2.50 - 3.15 Afternoon tea
3:15

NSW: A great state of innovation
Professor David S Celermajer AO FAA, Scandrett Professor of Cardiology, University of Sydney and Cardiologist, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Guest speakers:

  • Dr Astrid Perry, Manager, Multicultural Health, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
  • Ms Susan Daly, Director, Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol, Far West Local Health District
  • Mr Cain Byrnes, Patient Safety and Clinical Quality, Clinical Governance, Western Sydney Local Health District
4:15 People’s Choice Award
Presented by the Hon Jillian Skinner MP, Minister for Health and Minister for Medical Research
4:20

Closing address
Dr Mary Foley, Secretary, NSW Health

4:30 Symposi​​um Concludes
Current as at: Wednesday 12 November 2014