Symposium Day 1 Tuesday 19 November 2019

8.00 – 9.00 Registration [Grand 7/Lobby]
9.00 - 10.30
Opening session [GRAND BALLROOM 1-4]
Welcome to Country
Welcome from Professor Anne Kelso AO Keynote address

Mobilizing Computable Biomedical Knowledge: A Key to Research Translation in the Digital Age

Learning from data to make better decisions: a taxonomy of tasks in health data science

Professor Charles Friedman
Professor Miguel Hernan

We acknowledge the support of Professor Hernan’s attendance:

  • The Victorian Centre for Biostatistics (ViCBiostat)
  • The Burnet Institute
10.30 - 11.00 Morning Tea [Grand 7/Lobby]
11.00 - 12.30
Plenary session 1: Data driven health care improvement [GRAND BALLROOM 1-4]

Chairs: Speakers:
12.30 - 1.30 Lunch break [Grand 7/Lobby]
1.30 - 3.00
Parallel session 1: Abstract presentations

1A - Data for Policy and Practice: Clinical Decisions and Patterns of Care [GRAND BALLROOM 1-4]

Chair - Sallie Pearson

“It gave me information immediately on what I needed”: Simulation of a new clinical decision support tool for antibiotic prescribing in general practice
Ruby Biezen

Translating chronic disease evidence-based guidelines into practice using an electronic technology based intervention in general practice
Julia Jones

Digital disruption of dementia
Michael Valenzuela

Identifying primary care referral patterns in the Health Care Homes trial
Mitchell Sarkies

Using big data to understand patterns of care for musculoskeletal conditions in general practice
Romi Haas


1B - Achieving Linked Data: Data Standards and Data Sharing [GRAND BALLROOM 5]

Chair - Alice Downing

Promoting Participation in Open Science: Changing Behaviours to Encourage Data Sharing in Health and Medical Research
Michelle Krahe

Striving towards interoperability of evidence, guidelines and recommendations in the digital age: The EBMonFHIR project
Zachary Munn

Mechanisms for the formation and maintenance of clinical dataset registries for research at Australian Health Research Translation Centres
Douglas Boyle

Using digital medical records and electronic systems to map the optimal care pathway for oesophagogastric cancer in regional Victoria
Michael Leach

Monash University – Helix
Chris Mac Manus


1C - Methods and Machines: Systematic Reviews and Preclinical Research [BREAKOUT ROOM ELEMENT]

Chair - C. Glenn Begley and David Howells

Leveraging AI to predict, analyze and optimize clinical trials
Damien Bates

Workshop: Systematic reviews and meta-analysis as tools for making sure pre-clinical research feeds the right data into clinical research
Dr C. Glenn Begley and Professor David Howells


1D - Meaningful Use of Data: Privacy, Ethics and Social License [GRAND BALLROOM 6]

Chair - Christopher Reid

Methods for maintaining patient privacy when creating distributable 3D total body photography image sets for machine learning
Liam Caffery

Balancing the benefits and risks of technologically enhanced communicable disease surveillance systems: A report on 4 community juries
Chris Degeling

Can an app a day, keep the doctor at bay?
Oyungerel Byambasuren

Public interest and the social licence for data sharing with the private sector: a scoping review of community and stakeholder perspectives
Annette Braunack-Mayer

Consumer Opinions of Research Data Sharing (CORDS) study: Considering social license to use personal health information in research
Michelle Krahe

3.00 - 3.30 Afternoon Tea [Grand 7/Lobby]
3.30 - 5.00
Plenary session 2: The social and cultural context for evidence-informed decision making in the digital age [GRAND BALLROOM 1-4]

Chairs: Speakers:
5.00 - 7.00 Welcome reception [Grand 7/Lobby]

Symposium Day 2 Wednesday 20 November 2019

8.00 - 9.00 Registration [Grand 7/Lobby]
9.00 - 10.30
Plenary session 3: Realising the potential of linked data [GRAND BALLROOM 1-4]

Chairs: Speakers and Panel members
10.30 - 11.00 Morning Tea [Grand 7/Lobby]
11.00 - 12.30
Parallel session 2: Abstract presentations

2A - Data for Policy and Practice:Learning Health Systems [BREAKOUT ROOM ELEMENT]

Chair - Zoe Kelly

Building a five-year vision for clinical analytics in New South Wales using a modified Delphi process
Kim Sutherland

Development of Learning Health System Data Hubs stimulating partnerships across academic, clinician, community, primary care and industry stakeholders for health impact
Joanne Enticott

Preventing Hospital Acquired Pressure Injury as a Patient Safety Strategy: Pressure Injury Data in Australian Acute Care settings
Victoria Team

Rapid cycle drug safety evaluations using routinely collected data
Margaret Wilson

Australian Health Research Alliance (AHRA) – Progress in Data Driven Healthcare Improvement
Helena Teede


2B - Achieving Linked Data: Harnessing Cohort Data [GRAND BALLROOM 5]

Chair - Geraint Duggan

#DATATHON — How rapid exploration of linked registry data leads to greater understanding of inpatient rehabilitation outcomes following ICU
Tara Alexander

Health status, donation rates, and risk of low iron levels in older Australian blood donors – early evidence from extended donor vigilance data-linkage project
Surendra Karki

Maximising the use of linked national registry, Medicare and pharmaceutical benefits scheme data for understanding factors related to use of secondary prevention medication after stroke
Monique Kilkenny

National Stroke Registry Data Linkage Program: essential infrastructure to inform health care policy and practice
Monique Kilkenny

Review of postoperative outcomes from the Bi-National Colorectal Cancer Audit on screened versus non-screened patients
Farhad Salimi


2C - Methods and Machines: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning [GRAND BALLROOM 1-4]

Chair - David Phillips

Risk factors for hospital readmission following paediatric adenotonsillectomy in Victoria: analysis using data linkage of state-wide administrative databases
Aimy Tran

Digital disruption in Melbourne’s South-East: A new Community Digital Mental Health Platform for a region with great unmet needs
Andrew Dawson

Artificial intelligence assisted opportunistic screening: from algorithm to real world study
Jane Scheetz

Machine learning (ML) insights into emergency department (ED) patient admissions from big data analytics; A ‘proof-of-concept’ partnership between industry, a large public hospital network and academia.
Kushan De Silva

Discovering and translating knowledge of patterns of stroke recovery: A role for unsupervised machine learning.
Leeanne Carey


2D - Meaningful Use of Data: Co-design [GRAND BALLROOM 6]

Chair - Melissa Baysari

Future Health Today: Developing a technology platform using a co-design methodology
Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis

Contextualising data with a system dynamics model: a case study of osteoporosis and fragility fractures
Cindy Peng

Engaging hospitalised patients in their nutrition care using technology: development of the NUTRI-TEC intervention
Shelley Roberts

Utilising technology in the co-design and evaluation of cultural and contextually relevant healthy food retail interventions.
Julie Brimblecombe

The DATATHON — Engaging clinicians and data scientists for rapid research development
David Pilcher

12.30 - 1.30 Lunch break [Grand 7/Lobby]
1.30 - 3.00
Parallel session 3: Abstract presentations

3A - Data for Policy and Practice: Harnessing Data for the Health of a Community [GRAND BALLROOM 1-4]

Chair - Wee-Ming Boon

Western Australian Child Development Atlas: Geo-spatially mapping data on child health, education, development and well-being.
Emma Fuller

Research, Advocacy, Action: Harnessing diverse linked data to support the control of rheumatic heart disease in Australia
Judith Katzenellenbogen

CVD in Australian Indigenous adolescents: A large burden of risks, an early onset of disease, and excess preventable mortality
Odette Pearson

Closing the gap on Indigenous cardiovascular (CV) health: Improving community outcomes through data driven policy relevant research.
Luke Burchill

Little Lunch - Big Data: Using digital systems to understand and affect purchases from primary school canteens
Rebecca Wyse


3B - Achieving Linked Data: Utilising Electronic Medical Records [GRAND BALLROOM 5]

Chair - Melissa Baysari

Implementing electronic patient-reported outcome measures (ePROMs) in clinical settings: a meta-review of barriers and enablers
Claudia Rutherford

Harnessing the potential of electronic medical records with data analytics in back pain
Gustavo Machado

The art and science of extracting clinical meaningful information from electronic medical records: Proof-of-concept studies in acute coronary syndrome, oncology and sepsis
Charmaine Tam

Developing computable phenotypes for cardiometabolic risk factors in the eMR: the SPEED-EXTRACT study
Richard Morris

Harnessing clinically meaningful information from free text in the electronic medical record
Aldo Saavedra


3C - Methods and Machines: Modelling and Methods [BREAKOUT ROOM ELEMENT]

Chair - David Phillips

Healthcare service planning and simulation modelling: A case-study implementation evaluation
Katrina Long

Using real-world data to answer real-world questions: Understanding and evaluating treatment sequencing in metastatic colorectal cancer
Koen Degeling

Designing a research impact methodology for translational research
Jimmy Twin

Living Evidence as a model for the curation of high value FAIR data
Julian Elliott


3D - Meaningful Use of Data: Miscellaneous [GRAND BALLROOM 6]

Chair - Dominique Cadilhac

Enhancing causal inference in observational research through the study of twin pairs and families using linked population-level data
John Hopper

The Mortality After Release from Incarceration Consortium (MARIC) study: A multi-national, individual participant data meta-analysis.
Rohan Borschmann

Every Week Counts - harnessing data to help clinicians and women decide about the optimal time for planned births
Angela Todd

Using linked health and justice data to study health outcomes among people released from custody
Jesse Young

Using data linkage for the economic evaluation of the Melbourne Mobile Stroke Unit
Dominique Cadilhac

3.00 - 3.30 Afternoon Tea [Grand 7/Lobby]
3.30 - 5.00
Plenary session 4: Closing session - Panel: Health and medical research data: who owns it, who is doing what with it, do you know about it and does it matter? [GRAND BALLROOM 1-4]

Facilitator: Panel members
5.00 Symposium close