Conference & Practice Visit Catch Up

 NEW 2016 dates announced! See below for more information.

Conference catch upWe hope to see you at our special event as part of our National Goodwill Tour in every State see below.

Please do not hesitate to contact us at or 1800 077 222, to privately meet face to face to our CEO & Founder David Dahm without obligation at one of these special events when we present in your area. If you would like David to present at no cost or obligation at your favourite local medical or healthcare association, put in a good word and share this link with them. They can contact us at or 1800 077 222 for further information and we will take care of the rest.

Successful Succession Planning for Practice Owners plus Other Hot Topics like a proven and practical way to fix the healthcare system that gives patients and providers a fair go!

Learn about remarkably successful and practical ways to secure your work force. Have you structured your practice for success?

Ask yourself does your practice business model:

  • Go beyond “eat what you kill” so you can “earn while you sleep”
  • Leave a legacy and not a liability
  • Setting Key Performance Indicators for your Practice in a time of change.

We will show you how to:

  • Move from employee  to owner by providing a sustainable professional career path model
  • Make sure you have the right structure that attracts your workforce and secures future owners
  • Prepare a 30 second pitch to a new dentist seeking to join your practice
  • Stop “tyre kickers” – reduce protracted and expensive negotiations with potential owners
  • Commonly missed key terms in you provider contracts and negotiations

Hot Topics:

  • Setting Key Performance Indicators
  • Doctor and staff contracts
  • Staff disputes and practical solutions
  • Fair Work Audits on medical and healthcare practices – employment contracts, overtime and keeping records
  • What are the new GPET training arrangement opportunities for practices?

BREAKING NEWS!! – 2016 New Conference and  Free Practice Visit Dates Announced

David Dahm will be attending the AAPM 2016 National Conference on 18-21 October 2016 at Cown Melbourne. For more details, please check

DD Speaking to Practice Managers at a Esperance H&L Seminar

We are planning to visit every State in the next 6 months. Thanks to those who have contacted their local Association and or Medicare Local to get us on board.  Contact David Dahm at Health and Life for more information at or text David Dahm on 0407 620 120 if you want to catch up for a practice visit.

2016 Seminar Topics and Travel Dates

1.17th to 22nd October 2016 – 2016 AAPM National Conference called A Fair Go For Patients and Providers

We are pleased to announce David was invited to speak at the influential AAPM 2016 national conference. His topic is A Fair Go for Patients and Providers. This is  a solution for the local and international healthcare system is receiving critical acclaim.

For more information about attending click here – 2016 AAPM Conference

2. 17th August 2016 – Flinders University called Lunch with Leaders “Social Intelligence in the Workplace

For more information go to

3. 17th, 18th and 19th February2016 – PHN East Melbourne called “Contracts, Staff and KPI’s”

2015-06-23 ACEN Seminar

We are pleased to announce the first of a series of practice seminars set for 2016. David Dahm, our CEO and Founder of Health and Life has been invited on behalf of the PHN East Melbourne to speak to over 100 practice attendees on the 18th to 19th February. Practices who would like a free confidential face to face visit please email . Strictly a first in first service basis. We will do our best to fit you in.

HR topics that will be addressed include:

• Contracts for Staff, Allied Health and Doctors & the New Fair Work audit blitz on practices
• Employee entitlements
• Managing staff performance
• Developing realistic Key Performance Indicators- financial and non-financial

Face to FacePlease note – David Dahm is available for practices who would like a free confidential face to face visit, please email to arrange a visit.

This is open to anyone in Australia or New Zealand. Contact Nicole Whatley, the event coordinator for the General Practice Engagement Team at Eastern Melbourne Primary Healthcare Network for further information or to register your interest.

For more information on dates, times and location events and dates click on these links:

1. Burwood Victoria – 18th February 2016
2. Croydon Victoria – 18th February 2016
3. Bundoora Victoria – 19th February 2016


4. 8th April 2016 Sydney – Moving towards an open and transparent healthcare system featuring Charlie Teo – Health Practitioners’ Australia Reform Association (HPARA).

Charlie TEO

David Dahm was honoured to be invited by Professor Paddy Dewan on behalf of The Australian Health Care Reform Alliance (AHCRA) to speak on our Australian healthcare system. This high profiled inaugural event will include international speakers and Australian of the Year neurosurgeon Charlie Teo.

This event will explore some of the toughest issues in delivering an open and transparent healthcare system. A system which empowers patients and providers, whilst also being sustainable and socially responsible.  David will share his national insights and experience gained after working over 24 years with patients, doctors, allied health, hospitals, governments and private operators. He will examine Medicare Audits, professional governance frameworks and systems. Practical, affordable solutions will be suggested to improve our healthcare system and the patient experience.

For more information contact The Australian Health Care Reform Alliance (AHCRA) .



2015 Seminar Series

1. Vic, Melbourne 19th March 2015 – Inner East Medicare Local

Topic: Doctors Contracts, Employment, Awards and New 2014/15 GP Registrar terms

– David Dahm, Health and Life

Practice Managers Conference Day at

Box Hill Town Hall, Whitehorse room, 1022 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill

To register go to

Enquiries: Josie Terron P: 8822 8444 or E:


2.NT, Darwin 28th to 31stth October 2014

Topic: Successful Succession Planning for Practice Owners plus Other Hot Topics

To register go to


3. Vic Gisborne 18th to 20th November 2014

Topic: Successful Succession Planning for Practice Owners plus Other Hot Topics

Medicare Local – Macedon Ranges North Western Melbourne

For event flyer, click here.

Martin Forest

4. NSW Kiama Primary Health Care Conference 21stth to 23rd November 2014

Topic: How to make Integrated Service Delivery a reality from a financial point of view.

For program click here.

Grand Pacific Health trading as Illawarra-Shoalhaven Medicare Local

Linda Livingstone

General Manager, Service Integration and Facilitation


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