National meetings

2019 Choosing Wisely Australia National Meeting

30 May 2019 | by Choosing Wisely Australia

About the National Meeting

The 2019 Choosing Wisely Australia National Meeting, hosted by NPS MedicineWise, was held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Thursday 30 May.

Keynote speaker

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Professor Trish Greenhalgh

Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences and Fellow of Green Templeton College at the University of Oxford

Master of ceremonies

Craig reucassel

Craig Reucassel

Speaker, writer and comedian

Conference report

Read the full conference report from the Croakey Conference News Service

Abstracts​

Keynote presentation: The challenges of spread and scale-up: implementation science, complexity science and social science

Professor Trish Greenhalgh
Primary Care Health Sciences and Fellow
Green Templeton College at the University of Oxford

Insights from the Better Care Victoria Scaling Collaboration

Dr Douglas Travis
Chair
Better Care Victoria Board

Reducing the noise to engage consumers and referrers to Western Health Medical Imaging

Julia Firth
Operations Manager Medical Imaging and Pathology Contract
Western Health

Tailoring the use of opioids on discharge from hospital

Adj A/Prof Matthew Anstey
Intensive Care Specialist and Co-Director of ICU Research
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth

Chair
Choosing Wisely Australia Advisory Group

Colonoscopy and Australian healthcare services - changing the standard of care wisely

Alice Bhasale
Senior Project Officer
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Yes Wee Can: better urine sample collection for young pre-continent children

Dr Jonathan Kaufman
PhD Student
University of Melbourne

Event Outline

8:00 – 9:30

Registrations open

9:30 – 9:45

Welcome to Country

9:45 – 10:00

Official Opening: Conversations for changing behaviour

Master of Ceremonies and Event Facilitator Craig Reucassel
CEO NPS MedicineWise, Adj A/Prof Steve Morris
10:00 – 11:00

Keynote Presentation

Professor Trish Greenhalgh The challenges of spread and scale-up: implementation science, complexity science and social science Facilitated Q&A
11:00 – 11:05

Award Presentation

Professor Trish Greenhalgh Best student abstract submission
11:05 – 11:35

Morning tea

11:35 – 13:00

Sustaining the Choosing Wisely movement

Dr Doug Travis, Chair, Better Care Victoria Board Introduction
13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 14:20

Resources and toolkits available to support Choosing Wisely activities

Craig Reucassel
14:20 – 15:45

Lightning presentation series

Danielle Muscat Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Sydney​ - Helping people to choose wisely: A pilot study of methods to engage consumers in health decisions across health literacy levels
Adj A/Prof Matthew Anstey Intensive Care Specialist and Co-Director of ICU Research at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth and Chair, Choosing Wisely Australia Advisory Group - Tailoring the use of opioids on discharge from hospital
Alice Bhasale Senior Project Officer, Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care Colonoscopy and Australian healthcare services - changing the standard of care wisely
A/Prof Ian Scott Director of Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Princess Alexandra Hospital - A sociocognitive approach to changing clinician behaviour and reducing low value care
Jonathan Kaufman PhD Student, University of Melbourne - Yes Wee Can: better urine sample collection for young pre-continent children
Deb Mitchell Manager, Partnerships and Service Design, Monash Health - Moving past the panic – healthcare staff responses to disinvestment – A systematic search and qualitative thematic synthesis
Wee Loon Ong Clinical Research Fellow, Austin Health - Evaluating the impact of the Choosing Wisely radiation oncology recommendations using the Victorian Radiotherapy Minimum Data Set
15:45 – 16:00

Event wrap up and next steps – how to get involved

Craig Reucassel
16:00 – 17:30

Networking drinks

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