Working with MBS and PBS data

Working with MBS and PBS data

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

The Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) and Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) are valuable data resources with untapped potential to identify and monitor patterns of health service use and inform health service planning.

The Sax Institute is hosting this seminar on working with MBS and PBS data, which will provide insights into the multiple ways these datasets can be used.

Participants will receive an introduction to datasets, advice on dealing with some of their specific characteristics, and view worked examples of how they can be used.

Date: Friday 8 June 2018

Time: 9:30am – 3:00pm (registration from 9:30am, the seminar will start at 10:00am)

Venue: UTS, Level 7, Building 10, 235 Jones Street, Ultimo, Sydney

RSVP: Places for this seminar are limited to 35. Please register for this event by 5pm Monday, 4 June 2018 to secure your place.

Cost: $485.00 (including GST and booking fee per person)

Click here to register

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