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Implementing Value-Based Health Care

Designed for frontline managers and mid to senior-level leaders, this course offers strategic insights, tools and frameworks for managing and leading change to implement value-based health care projects. With a focus on patient-centred care, you will reflect on the transformation of "value" in the context of modern healthcare and explore how to attain it through change management and leadership.

What you will learn

You will take part in a series of live online sessions and self-paced action learning interspersed with coaching to help you apply learning to your live challenges. You will develop the skills and tools to:

  • Recognise the implications of a health service unit or stream moving towards value-based care
  • Understand the types of change resulting from a transition in your area.
  • Conduct change impact and stakeholder readiness assessments for moving towards value-based care
  • Develop a single change of view and change management strategy for making the transition
  • Apply the principles of change implementation to prepare for new ways of working

Course presenter

Adjunct Associate Professor Huong Le-Dao contributes to education and research in health management and leadership within the School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW Medicine. She is known for creating momentum, aligning teams, and converting thoughts into sustainable actions through her work at various public and private organisations in Australia and overseas. Her engagement at NSW Health Infrastructure involved collaborating with health managers and leaders to transform their models of care resulting from redevelopment works valued over $14 billion across NSW State. Huong was also involved in establishing the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority under the National Health Reform Agreement. As a change agent, Huong occupies Non-Executive Director and Board Member roles for not-for-profit organisations in the education, transportation, community, and health sector. She is passionate about better human experience and patient value in health.

Guest speaker

Dr Sidney Chandrasiri, MBBS MHM FCHSM FRACMA CHIA GAICD, is the Deputy Chief Medical Officer and Group Director, Academic and Medical Services at Epworth HealthCare, a Board Director of the Healthcote Health Board of Management and a Sentinel event reviewer for The Department of Health in Victoria, Australia. She has medical management experience in both public and private health care organizations across Australia and New Zealand, has lectured in health system management to postgraduate students at the University of Monash in Melbourne, is a speaker at multiple medical forums across Australia and has published more than 16 papers in leading medical management journals. Her current portfolio in Australia encompasses health service leadership, and several areas across clinical governance, through to clinical services design and strategic planning.

Optional assessment

All participants will be issued with 3 FMECH points upon completion of the course, which go towards your Executive Certificate in Health, attained by achieving 15 credit points. The Certificate can be used for recognition of prior learning (RPL) for 6 units of credit towards UNSW Medicine postgraduate qualifications.

If you plan to apply for RPL in the future, you must complete the optional assessment on this course.  You will have the opportunity to indicate your interest in the assessment after completing your enrolment. There is no additional cost for the assessment component.

Who should attend

This course is designed for frontline managers, and mid to senior level leaders in public and private health organisations who aspire to innovate, transform and lead their health services towards value-based health care in Australia.

It is targeted at leaders in a wide variety of roles, such as: Director of Nursing, Mental Health Team Leader, Director Surgery and Anaesthesia, GM Hospital, Director Public Health, Executive Director Operations, Executive Director Strategic Planning, Director Workforce and Culture, Head of Anaesthetic Department, Outpatient Team Leader Physiotherapy, Facility Manager, Director Clinical Services, Assistant Manager of Community Health Services, Supervisor of Security, Manager of Hotel Services, Workforce and Culture Team Leader, Chief Radiographer.

Complete the series to achieve your Executive Certificate in Health

This course is part of Series 2 - Moving Towards Value-Based Health Care, for managers and leaders in Australia's health system who want to take their health services on the journey to value-based care. Designed to build a range of complementary skills, you can complete individual courses to fill targeted skill gaps or complete the series, building a holistic understanding of value-based care in the Australian healthcare sector and earning your Executive Certificate in Health.

Accelerate your healthcare career

Contact the AGSM Client Engagement Team to discuss the right option to support your career goals.

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