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Health Services Research Association of Australia and New Zealand

9th Health Services and Policy Research Conference

From data to delivery: Connecting research, policy and practice for better health outcomes


When:

7th December 2015
- 9th December 2015

Where:

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Speakers:

Professor Sherry Glied, Dean of the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University.

Cost:

Free

The 9th Health Services and Policy Research Conference is expected to attract 300 – 400 delegates and has become the premier professional development opportunity for policy makers, practitioners and researchers who share an interest in understanding how health services research and policy can contribute to health services delivery and improved health. Participants come from a wide range of a disciplines including health economics, health policy, health promotion, public health, medicine, nursing, allied health, psychology, sociology, political science, management science, epidemiology, informatics, sociology and health services researchers.

The conference theme this year is From data to delivery: Connecting research, policy and practice for better health outcomes. Health services research is all about making a difference to how we go about achieving health. The 2015 international conference will focus on the interface between research, practice and policy, with the ultimate aim of using research to improve health outcomes for society.

Professor Sherry Glied, Dean of the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University will be one of the keynote presenters. From 1989–2013, Dr Glied was professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, served as assistant secretary for Planning and Evaluation at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from July 2010 through August 2012, is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences and of the National Academy of Social Insurance, and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. Her principal areas of research are in health policy reform and mental health care policy.

The conference will provide an opportunity to stimulate new ideas, review current practise and policy, update skills and network with colleagues from around Australia and New Zealand.

Key Dates

Friday 7 April 2015
Call for abstracts open

Monday 13 July 2015
Call for abstracts close

Monday 19 October 2015
Early bird registration closes

For more information visit www.healthservicesconference.com.au

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