Latest News

Back to News

Last chance: VHA USA & Canada Study Tour

Posted 05 September 2018

With diverse facilities being visited on this year’s VHA USA and Canada Study Tour, participants will experience a range of learning opportunities that provide a unique perspective in the delivery of healthcare in North America. Last minute registrations are being taken.

Amongst the facilities being visited is the Institute for Health Improvement in Boston. Renowned worldwide as a driver of healthcare improvements, participants will meet with the IHI executive team and learn about its strategic partnerships program and scale-up framework.

Intermountain Healthcare in Utah, a not-for-profit health system with 22 hospitals, and a broad range of clinics and services is also on the tour itinerary. Participants will hear from Dr Todd Dunn, Director of Innovation, who will speak about medical innovation and building a culture of innovation, followed by a session on telehealth by Brian Wayling, Assistant Vice President of TeleHealth Services.

Registrations are being taken for the two-week tour, departing Melbourne on 28 September and returning 13 October.

The tour is open to VHA members and non-members from the health care sector (surcharge applies).

Prices: Economy $15,000 or business class: $22,500. Inclusions: Flights, accommodation and ground transfers in US and Canada.

For more information and to register contact Director of Member Services and Strategic Partnerships Melanie Fuller on 03 9094 7777.


News Archive

View all

SAVE THE DATE: Voluntary assisted dying model of care information sessions

In mid-2018, the Department of Health and Human Services engaged the Victorian Healthcare Association (VHA) to develop the model of care to support the implementation, from 19 June 2019, of voluntary … Read more

Submission to the voluntary assisted dying implementation taskforce

With the passing of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 last year, the VHA has been engaged by the Department of Health and Human Services to work alongside the model of care working group. The … Read more

VHA Aged Care Royal Commission consultative group

In response to the establishment of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, the VHA has formed a consultative group of interested members to inform the development of its submission … Read more

Update: Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality & Safety

VHA partner, Russell Kennedy Lawyers, has developed an update on the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. The work of the Royal Commission is well underway with the first of the … Read more