Annual Conference

The annual conference is PCSI’s primary event where case mix researchers, analysts, government officials, etc. gather to discuss the latest in case mix. The annual conference provides an opportunity for participants to share and learn the latest in case-mix concepts from their peers through oral and poster presentation sessions, while also allowing an informal meeting of the minds of individuals from around the world. The annual conference not only provides a learning opportunity but also a socializing opportunity with friends and colleagues from around the globe.

PCSI encourages people to attend and present at the conference and provides various prizes for the valued ("best") papers and posters in the conference. A monetary prize is presented to each of the winners in recognition of the work that they have done.

Best Paper

A prize is given to the delegate/presenter of the best paper as judged by the scientific committee of the conference. Each paper is reviewed by a selection of the committee members and evaluated under the areas of "Innovation", "Impact on local country or internationally", "Strength of methods" and "Valid data/evidence to support the conclusions". The delegate with the highest marks is presented with the prize. Note that authors may opt to not take part in this competition by choosing so as part of the abstract submission. Where an author takes part in the competition, they must submit the full paper in advance of the conference and will be notified of the submission date.

Best Poster

A prize is given to the presenter of the best poster as judged by the subset scientific committee of the conference. Each poster is reviewed by a selection of the committee members and the author is asked to give a short 5 minutes presentation on the poster. The winner of the prize is determined based on the poster’s content and the presentation by the author during the conference.

Casemix Innovation Prize

Innovatation in casemix is highly prized by the PCSI and a special prize is given to the paper judged to be the most innovative in the conference. Each paper is reviewed by three members of the Scientific Committee. To be considered for the Innovation prize, the delegate must submit a paper by the agreed submission date. The Casemix Innovation prize is supported by Casemix Bv and Jacob Hofdijk, emeritus secretary of PCSI.

33rd PCSI Conference in Sydney, Australia

The 33rd annual Patient Classification Systems International (PCSI) Conference will be held in Sydney, Australia from the 9th to the 13th October 2017

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Sydney

Event Details

Theme:

When:09 – 13 October 2017

Where: Sydney, Australia

Website: http://abfpcsi2017.com.au/


The 33rd annual Patient Classification Systems International (PCSI) Conference will be held in Sydney, Australia from the 9th to the 13th October 2017. This year the conference is being run with the Australian Acitivity Based funding conference by the IHPA and the PCSI. Information on confernece attendance prices can be found here

Key Dates

Registration
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Early Bird Registration deadline
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Full Price Registration deadline
06 October 2017
Abstract Submission opens
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Conference Starts
9 October 2017
Conference Ends
13 October 2017

Key websites and Download

  • Conference Website
  • Conference Programme (at a glance)
  • Conference Programme (30/08/2017) link
  • Conference Programme (30/08/2017)
  • Conference Registration Website
  • Accommodation options
  • Oral Presentations Guidelines
  • Poster Presentations Guidelines
  • An opportunity to share a hotel room with another delegate has arisen, please contact the secretary for more information.

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    Previous Conferences

    32nd PCSI Conference in Dublin, Ireland.

    • Theme: Towards Activity Based Management: Putting the Patient at the Centre
    • When: 04 – 07 October 2016
    • Where: Dublin, Ireland
    • Website: http://www.pcsi2016.org/

    The annual PCSI conference is the keynote casemix event where Researchers, Data Analysts and and other healthcare professional discuss the current state of casemix and heath care funding and its future. Delegates who attend will be able to see keynotes speakers, Panels and Workshops, and will also have to opportunity to present on the latest case mix concepts in their country via presentations and posters. The event is an informal meetings of the minds between a wide range of individuals. In addition to the many learning opportunities, the annual conference is perfect for socializing with friends and colleagues from around the globe.

    The venue for the PCSI 2016 conference will be The Printworks located in Dublin Castle. The castle is located in central Dublin and is steeped with over 800 years of history.

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    31st PCSI Conference in The Hague in the Netherlands.

    • Theme: Towards sustainable health and social care systems
    • When: 14 – 17 October 2015
    • Where: The Hague, The Netherlands
    • Website: http://www.pcsi2015.org

    The annual conference is the primary PCSI event, where case mix researchers, analysts, professional organizations active in health and social care, government officials and many others gather to discuss recent developments in case mix. Participants will present and learn the latest in case mix concepts from their peers through oral and poster presentation sessions. The event also allows for informal meetings of the minds between a wide range of individuals. In addition to the many learning opportunities, the annual conference is perfect for socializing with friends and colleagues from around the globe.

    The venue for the PCSI 2015 conference will be The Grand Hotel Amrâth Kurhaus Scheveningen, The Hague, a grand hotel experience in a historic ambiance working on the future of health care.

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    30th PCSI Conference in Qatar

    • Theme: Patient information for better choice
    • When: 20 – 23 October 2014
    • Where: Doha, Qatar
    • Website: www.pcsi2014.qa

    The theme of the PCSI 2014 conference was be Patient information for better choice with sub-themes of Improving Patient Outcomes, Paying for Performance and Quality, and Accounting for Health Costs. The Website for the conference is www.pcsi2014.qa

    29th PCSI Conference

    • Theme: Transparency in Healthcare
    • When: 18 – 21 September 2013
    • Where: Helsinki, Finland
    • Website:

    The main theme of the PCSI 2013 conference is Transparency in Health Care with the following subthemes: Primary Care, Cost Accounting and Structural Reform in Health Care. We invite you to register for the conference which will take place in Helsinki, Finland in a ruggedly beautiful granite fortress, now home to the Paasitorni conference and Congress Centre. In the traditional spirit of PCSI events, the conference will provide opportunities to learn about inspiring scientific work being undertaken in many parts of the world, along with unique social and networking experiences. Please visit the conference website below often during the coming months to stay informed as details will be posted leading up to the September 2013 event.

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