Wennberg International Collaborative Spring Policy Meeting 2017 (Melbourne)

May 3-4, 2017  |   Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Event Details


May 3-4, 2017


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Better, Smarter Care – Reducing Unwarranted Variation

This two-day event will offer Australians and international audiences information on promising policy and practice responses to deliver better, smarter healthcare in response to data on unwarranted variation. It will also feature best practice approaches to measuring and reporting on clinical variation to stimulate better, smarter care. The event will entail plenary and panel discussions for an audience of 200 people. Plenary speakers already include guests from Australia, Canada, England, Germany and South Korea.

Presentation Materials

Claire Bradshaw (UK)
Update on progress of national NHS programme tackling unwarranted healthcare variation

Claire Bradshaw (UK)
Expansion of variation analysis to support local health economies

Steven Duckett (Australia)
Questionable care in Australia: moving from reporting to action

Harriet Hiscock (Australia)
Variation in paediatric care

Yoon Kim (South Korea)
The Performance Management System of the Korean Healthcare Sector: Development, Challenges, and Future Tasks

Kathleen Morris (Canada)
From Variation to Improvement in Canada

Ludovico Pinzari (Australia)
Development of Tools for the Analysis of Geographic Variation and Classification of Geographic Peer Groups

Thérèse Stukel (Canada)
Conceptual, clinical and statistical approaches to measuring and reporting unwarranted variation

Thérèse Stukel (Canada)
Measuring, Reporting and Responding to Health Care Variation: International experiences

Dominik von Stillfriend (Germany)
Reporting and Responding to Clinical Variation in Germany


Wennberg International Collaborative

The Australian Commission for Safety and Quality in Healthcare

The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services

Safer Care Victoria

The Victorian Agency for Health Information