School of Public Health and Community Medicine

Short Courses HM Series 2

Series 2 – Moving Towards Value-Based Health Care (VBHC)
 

Courses in Series 2 cover the principles of value-based health care from understanding the theoretical basis through to designing and implementing value-based health systems. This series of courses has been designed for frontline and middle management to senior executive and leaders of public and private health organisations who aspire to innovate, transform and lead their health services towards value-based health care in Australia.

•   Course 1: Introduction to Value-Based Health Care in Australia

The course offers fundamentals of value-based health care to support health services as they consider how to evolve their health structures to better deliver what consumers value in health care, while improving outcomes and maximising efficiencies. It particularly emphasises the importance of establishing the principles for shifting from volume care to value care to achieve sustainability of any health structure in Australia. It is expected that at the end of this introductory course, participants will be equipped with the tools, knowledge and insight required for moving their health services towards value-based healthcare in Australia. Through the progression of this course, participants will reflect on the transformation of what “value” means in the context of modern healthcare and how to attain it.

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•   Course 2: Organisation Design and Structure for Value-Based Health Care

With a focus on placing patients at the centre of care and recognising what they value, the course offers tools and frameworks for designing health service organisations or health settings for value-based health care. Key focus areas in this course include strategy and policy, operating and service delivery models, process flows, organisational structures, roles, skills, staffing, governance, culture and technology arrangements.

It is expected that at the end of this course, participants will be ready to identify their current operating model and the future of healthcare organisation or specific health setting conducive to value-based health care. Through the progression of this course, participants will reflect on the transformation of what “value” means in the context of modern healthcare and how to attain it through effective organisational design and structure.

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•   Course 3: Implementing Value-Based Health Care

With a focus on placing patients at the centre of care and recognising what they value, the course offers strategic insight, tools and frameworks for managing and leading change for implementing value-based health care. It is expected that at the end of this course, participants will be ready to strategically plan, deliver and sustain change for moving towards value-based health care. Through the progression of this course, participants will reflect on the transformation of what “value” means in the context of modern healthcare and how to attain it through change management and leadership.

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•   Course 4: Navigating Politics for Impactful Change

Navigating Politics for Impactful Change offers tools and techniques for navigating workplace politics constructively to engage and influence others moving towards value-based health care. It is expected that at the end of this course, participants will better understand and recognise that variable relationship dynamics and unwritten rules exist in their health services to authentically lead and work more productively with others for impactful change. Through the progression of this course, participants will reflect on the transformation of what “value” means in the context of modern healthcare and how to attain it through engaging and collaborating with others at all levels of the health organisation.

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•   Course 5: Workforce Planning and Development for Value-Based Health Care

With a focus on placing patients at the centre of care and recognising what they value, the course provides tools, techniques and frameworks for planning and developing a workforce that is conducive to operating within value-based health care context in Australia. It is expected that at the end of this course, participants will have a better knowledge, understanding and insight of workforce planning and its importance as a critical management planning tool for transitioning to value-based health care. Key areas of learning include what to consider when planning for workforce planning and development: objective, resource requirements, scope, timeline, stakeholder engagement and risk management.

The course is also helpful if you are looking to build a business case for executive buy-in for workforce planning and development in your health setting. Through the progression of this course, participants will reflect on the transformation of what “value” means in the context of modern healthcare and how to attain it through workforce planning and development for value-based health care.

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