Dr Joseph Occhino

Director Workforce Capability and Planning Transformation Office, Metro North Hospital and Health Service

Conference Day One: Thursday, 21st November 2019

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

9:50 AM Case Study: Workforce Planning for the New STARS Facility 20/20 and Beyond

Once completed, Metro North’s Herston Quarter will elevate Brisbane’s position as a truly international city, with a health and research precinct that will helps Queensland to attract and retain the best workforce. At the heart of this, the new 184-bed Surgical, Treatment and Rehabilitation Service (STARS) is set to revolutionise healthcare accessibility. With this new facility brings the challenges of workforce planning. In this session Director of Workforce Joseph Occhino will discuss this workforce strategy of the largest HHS with over 20,000 employees in ensuring a sustainable future.

  • Looking to service models that facilitate for workforce mobility
  • Categorizing the shortfalls and abilities within the network and identifying how to bridge these gaps
  • Harnessing technology to improve patient flow and ease workforce pressure

Conference Day Two: Friday, 22nd November 2019

Friday, November 22nd, 2019

1:20 PM Panel Discussion: Implementing Models of Care to Solve the Growing Demand for More Diverse Capability Requirements

  • Designing and implementing effective models of care operationally within an organisation
  • Coordination of care across primary care, community services and hospitals that can be applied nationwide
  • Improved patient care to deliver reduced costs and better overall population health


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Joseph.

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