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28-29 August 2017 | Pullman Melbourne Albert Park

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Exploring the Central Coast Local Health District’s Facilities Upgrade

Ahead of Victorian Healthcare Week and the Health Facilities Design & Development Summit 2017 we caught up with Andrew Montague, CEO at the Central Coast Local Health District, who shares details of the Central Coast’s three new health facility projects, including the $360 million retrofit of Gosford Hospital. Andrew further delves into effective stakeholder engagement and strategies to future-proof investments.   

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Delivering a World Class Health City for Western Sydney, Video interview with Mr Danny O'Connor, Chief Executive, Western Sydney Local Health District

In this video interview, Mr Danny O'Connor, Chief Executive at Western Sydney Local Health District, explores the project vision for the Westmead Hospital Redevelopment, how they are working with stakeholders and precinct partners to ensure better approaches to services and facility planning and the lessons learned along their journey so far.

Building Smart in Healthcare

In this video interview, Steve Trevenar, Head of Business and Strategy Healthcare and Scientific Research at Lendlease, explores the new trends in healthcare and how this will impact on current and future healthcare facility design and delivery.

Delivering an Innovative and Collaborative Digital Health Precinct

Ahead of Victorian Healthcare Week and the Health Facilities Design & Development Summit 2017 we caught up with Ian Town, Chairman of the Health Precinct Advisory Council in New Zealand.  Ian shares details of Christchurch’s new Health Precinct that will act as a hub for medical research innovation and digitally enabled patient care.

CEO Report: Addressing Key Challenges in Australia's Healthcare System

The lack of integration between various elements of Australia’s fragmented and complex healthcare system is causing enormous inefficiencies in healthcare delivery and confusion for both consumers and healthcare service providers.

This was the key conclusion of a roundtable discussion of healthcare service provider CEOs and other senior managers held earlier this year at Australian Healthcare Week in Sydney on March 8th and 9th. The roundtable discussion, hosted by medical device provider Medline and moderated by consulting and research company Frost & Sullivan, involved 14 CEOs and other senior managers from healthcare service providers, including private hospital groups, public health districts and primary care groups.

Ahead of Victorian Healthcare Week and the Health Facilities Design & Development Summit 2017 we delve into the outcomes of this discussion in an exclusive report. The report features a summary of perspectives shared by Australia’s leading healthcare providers and explores broad industry challenges including structural inefficiencies and a lack of healthcare investments.  

A State-by-State Look at Some of Australia’s Largest and Most Innovative Health Redevelopment Projects

Ahead of Health Facilities Design and Development at Australian Healthcare Week 2017, we take a look at some of the key developments in facility design across Australia over the past year, to uncover the strategies each are using to design and build 21st century facilities.

This report provides detailed insights into each of the projects – the challenges, strategies and solutions required to ensure successful project execution and completion; and what is needed to drive innovation and success in the years to come.

Design and Delivery of Next Generation Healthcare Facilities


Ahead of Heath Facilities Design & Development and Victorian Healthcare Week 2017 we chat to Tim Bentley, Managing Director of Asia-Pacific at ThomsonAdsett. In this article Tim explores how modular construction is building the future of aged care, and further delves into the long-term cost and efficiency benefits of modular construction methods. 

Exploring the Central Coast Local Health District’s Facility Upgrade

Ahead of Victorian Healthcare Week and the Health Facilities Design & Development Summit 2017 we caught up with Andrew Montague, CEO at the Central Coast Local Health District, who shares details of the Central Coast’s three new health facility projects, including the $360 million retrofit of Gosford Hospital. Andrew further delves into effective stakeholder engagement and strategies to future-proof investments.   

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6 Major Trends Shaping the Design and Delivery of Healthcare Facilities in Australia: Creating the 21st Century Infrastructure Needed to Deliver Best Value

Earlier this year at Healthcare Facilities Design and Development during Australian Healthcare Week, three industry leaders – Andy Black, Chairman of Durrow (UK), Bruce Wolfe, Managing Director of Conrad Gargett and Arch Fotheringham, Director of Health Projects at Brookfield Multiplex – led a roundtable discussion exploring the strategies needed to create and deliver 21st century infrastructure to deliver best value in the future.
This report outlines the results of their panel discussion, exploring six key elements that should be considered when designing, constructing and delivering health facilities for the future, in order to drive innovation and success in the years to come.

Healthcare 2020: what will the future of healthcare look like in Australia?

As the roles of doctors, nurses and paramedics are set to evolve in the future, what steps can the Australian healthcare sector take now to prepare to create healthcare facilities that can best support new technologies in a changing world?
In this article, Futurist Ross Dawson explores what the healthcare system of the future might look like and the innovative thinking required to deal with the scope of the challenge.

Ensuring business as usual in healthcare redevelopment projects

In this article, Christine Riley, Project Coordinator Project Works at UnitingCare Health, explores the key factors project teams need to take into consideration during a hospital refurbishment and the strategies she has used in projects such as St Stephens Hervey Bay, to plan for the future with minimal impact on hospital surroundings.

Presentations

Design Matters for Nurses: The Role of Workplace Design in Nurse Attraction and Retention

In this presentation from Health Facilities Design and Development Victoria 2016, Megan Reading, Principal and Michaela Sheahan, Researcher at Hassell explore;

  • characteristics of workplace design that can improve attraction and retention
  • contextual factors that may influence the interplay between workplace design and staff attraction and retention
  • enablers and barriers
  • outcomes that workplace design canachieve in relation to attraction and retention

Integrated Healthcare Design: Transforming the Way we Think about Lean Hospital Design

In this presentation from Health Facilities Design and Development Victoria 2016, Pue Kim chong, Director, (Infrastructure 3P, Design Thinking & Innovation) at Tan Tock Seng Hospital in Singapore explores; 

  • The 17-hectare integrated healthcare complex comprising Tan Tock Seng Hospital and 9 other facilities. 
  • Health City Novena, a sustainable urban development in Central Singapore slated for completion in 2030 incorporating health services, research and education, leisure and public spaces into one holistic ecosystem.
  • Vision for the development
  • Concepts behind the masterplan 
  • The use of LEAN tools and design thinking to “design out” waste from initial planning
  • The application of Product Process Preparation to design options against determined criteria

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