Data and Innovation Collaboration Network Meeting

Location: Thebarton, Adelaide, South Australia
Venue: BioSA Conference Centre, 40-46 West Thebarton Road
Date: 22 March 2017 9:30am to 22 March 2017 04:00pm

The first meeting of the Data and Innovation Collaboration Networks for 2017 will be hosted by Adelaide Primary Health Network in Adelaide.

The Data Collaboration Network seeks opportunities for better use of health data in Australia, including promoting the potential for cross-sector collaboration and the Innovation Collaboration Network provides opportunities to air new and innovative ideas and solutions and expose participants to new ideas, technologies and techniques. The networks are jointly held to share the ideas and interests.

Presentations will include:

  • South Australian Early Childhood Data Project
    Professor John Lynch, School of Public Health, University of Adelaide
  • Primary healthcare data and national KPIs - an up-date on new nationally consistent KPIs, the future of OCHREStreams and new developments such as MD Insights, Elicio and new work to validate the accuracy Indigenous nKPIs.
    Colin Frick, Chief Executive Officer, Improvement Foundation
  • Local area data and what it can tell us about trends in inequality in health outcomes
    John Glover, Public Health Information Development Unit, Torrens University Australia
  • Needs assessments, resource allocation, commissioning and outcome monitoring - bringing data together, but does it fit?
    Robert Starling, National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) and Roderick Wright, Queensland and Islander Health Council (QAIHC)
  • Evidence of Compassion in Healthcare
    Mary Freer, Freerthinking
  • Understanding patient flow through modelling: from data to a model and meaning
    Mark Mackay, Acting Head Health Care Management and Dr Josephine Varney, School of Medicine, Flinders University

AHHA thanks our host member Adelaide PHN for their support in hosting this meeting.

Additional presentation slots are still avaiable. If you have a project you would like to share, please contact Lisa Robey on

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