Short Courses

Short Course – Casemix Analytics

This two-day short course introduces the current health system context and casemix fundamentals. It addresses the key issues concerning financial efficiency, performance management, and clinical models/policy covering the use of data and selection of appropriate statistical and analytical tools. Elements of the course may be tailored for the individual health service; using local data to address local issues.

Audience: Health service and hospital business managers and service managers, performance analysts

Prerequisites: Knowledge of organisational performance requirements, understanding of casemix principles and classifications, and familiarity with hospital-based patient information systems

Course Aims: The participants will develop:  

  • An understanding of the drivers within Australian health system and their flow-through implications for funding, performance management, and local policy setting;
  • An awareness of the tools available to undertake health service analytics;
  • The ability to select the appropriate data set and analytical methodology for the evaluation and management of health services

Presenters:

Jenny McNamee, Director, National Casemix and Classification Centre

Janette Green, Associate Professor (Applied Statistics), Director, Centre for Applied Statistics in Health

Course Fee:

  • $800 (plus GST) per person, for groups of 10 to 25 participants nominated from the same health service. A 10% discount applies to groups of over 20.
  • Catering can be provided at additional cost
  • A certificate of completion will be awarded to participants upon completion of the 2-day course

Venue: The course may be held at a venue provided by the participating health service, or at the Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong, in the Sydney CBD without additional cost

Date: To be negotiated between NCCC and the participating health service for a mutually suitable time

More Information: Please contact NCCC by phone at 02 9266 1373 or through email at nccc@uow.edu.au for further enquiries. Please download the brochure for more information.

Last reviewed: 29 May, 2017

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