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Imaging & Diagnostic Services Improvement Group 26 & 27 June 2019


Wednesday, 26 June 2019 - Thursday, 27 June 2019

Meeting Code

RACV City Club
501 Bourke Street

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Steve Bickford
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The Imaging Improvement Group provides benchmarked information across the full gamut of Medical Imaging services, and brings Australian and New Zealand sites together to share ideas, innovations and find solutions to common challenges.

Reporting information has been streamed into three categories:

a)   Patients’ access to care

b)  Patients’ safety and quality of care

c)   Patients’ value from care

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Agenda – Day 1
HRT1910 Imaging Improvement Group
RACV City Club, 501 Bourke Street, Melbourne 

Wednesday, 26 June, 2019

8.00 – 8.30am

Registration (Arrival Tea and Coffee)

8.30 – 9.00am

Welcome and Introductions

9.00 – 10.00am

INSIGHT - Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument

·         The workshop theme is exploring and improving the Medical Imaging- Hospital interface.  This whole of group exercise will preface and assist the rest of the discussion.

·         For those interested in some pre-reading:



10.00 – 10.30am

Morning Tea

10.30 – 12.00am

INSIGHT - Imaging Data Analysis

·         Group discussion and learning transfer

A review of the benchmarked Imaging reports from across the membership with a discussion of trends and exemplars.

12.00 – 12.15am

INSIGHT – 15 years of Open Access (Interface Case Study)

·         Presentation by Dr James Nol, Western Sydney

12.15 – 12.30pm

INSIGHT – Waiting for What? (Interface Case Study)

·         Presentation by Tony Gabbert, Monash Health

12.30– 1.30pm


1.30 – 3.30pm

INNOVATION – Innovation Poster Presentations

With a focus on multi-disciplinary team interactions, how have member sites improved the interface between their service and others within the hospital? 

3.30 – 4.00pm

Afternoon Tea

4.00 – 4:30pm

COLLABORATION - Building the narrative

·         Combine today’s learnings about interface improvement and apply these to the scenarios in broader groups

·         Looping back to last year’s Aim Statements



Meeting Ends for Day One


Group Dinner

Movida Aqui

2 min walk from RACV City Club


Thursday, 27 June, 2019

8.45 – 9.00am   

Arrival Tea and Coffee

9.00 – 9.30am

Welcome and reflections from Day One


INSIGHT - The Rise of 3D Printing and the role of Medical Imaging


Presentation by:

1.     Dr Jas Coles-Black

·         Surgical Fellow, The Austin Hospital

·         Masters of Surgery Candidate, the University of Melbourne

·         Twitter: @JasamineCB


Small group discussion

10.30 – 11.00am

Morning Tea

11.00 – 12.30pm

COLLABORATION – Influencing the System

·         Volunteer Model

o    explanation and use

·         Influence Mapping

o    Who are the 4/5 people in your system that you need to influence?

o    Building a shared view

·         Conversations that make the difference 

o    The power of great conversations

o    Quality and timing for success



1.15 – 2.15pm


How do we put this into action at your site?

What is your focus for the coming year?


Team Action Planning: Work within your Imaging team to refine the Aim Statement and Action Plan for the upcoming year using local knowledge and inspiration from two days with your peers.

                     Creating your ideas

                     Identifying the likely obstacles

                     Communication for understanding and buy-in

                     Empowering others to act

                     Producing short-term wins

2.15 - 3.15pm

So what…now what?

What’s your narrative?

·         Teams will briefly present their plans to the group for general improvement/discussion/suggestions by other teams.

3.15 – 3.30pm

Determine 2020 Aim statements and workshop theme


Workshop ends for 2019


Accommodation & Flight Arrangements
Delegates are responsible for making their own accommodation and travel/flight arrangements.

Suggested Accommodation

Accommodation Contact Details Reference Code Discounts
CitiClub Hotel Melbourne
113 Queen St, Melbourne VIC 3000

+61 3 9602 1800
[email protected]
Metro Apartments on Bank Place, Melbourne
18 Bank Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000

+61 3 9604 4321
Quest on William
172 William St, Melbourne VIC 3000

+61 3 9605 2222
Mantra on Little Bourke
471 Little Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000

+61 3 9607 3000
[email protected]
Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne
189 Queen St, Melbourne VIC 3000