We want to hear from you

Find out if you are eligible to join the Network

If you are an executive and senior healthcare professional in a hospital or healthcare organisation, health department, NGO, agency or a regulatory body, we welcome your participation in the Digital Health Executive Network.

As a senior manager, with current or recent responsibilities in digital health, you have the knowledge, expertise and connections to make a real difference and influence the healthcare agenda.

If you think you could be an emerging digital health leader, you are also eligible for nomination.

The Network is a forum for events, webinars and conversations on topics of specific interest to senior executives – please review the membership criteria before completing the application form.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Eligibility criteria

You can join the Digital Health Executives Network (DHEN) in two ways, as either a Digital Health Executive or an Emerging Digital Health Leader. There are a different set of eligibility criteria for these two categories, these requirements have been detailed below:

Digital health executives

A Digital Health Executive (DHE) is defined, for the purposes of this Network, as a person who can fulfil the following three criteria:

1. Currently works or previously* worked in a health organisation:
  • Defined as meeting the requirements for Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC), 2006 Divisions:
    • 84 – Hospitals
    • 85 – Medical and Other Health Care Services
    • 86 – Residential Care Services
    • 6321 – Health Insurance
  • or

  • Entities coordinating or providing oversight to the above, such as a Health Department, a headquarters for a non-Government or private healthcare chain, or a health regulatory body;
  • or

  • In a public sector digital health agency such as the Australian Digital Health Agency, eHealth NSW, eHealth QLD or Healthdirect;
  • AND

2. Currently or previously* perform in an executive role, defined as:
  • The organisation’s highest-level executive(s) for clinical informatics (e.g. Chief Clinical/Medical/Nursing Information Officer or equivalent);
  • or

  • The organisation’s highest-level executive(s) for and/or ICT (e.g. Chief Information Officer, Chief Digital Officer, Chief Technology Officer or equivalent);
  • or

  • Regional/market area/entity (e.g. hospital) digital health executives for large organisations
  • AND

    Those deemed eligible for membership based on the above criteria will form 2 categories of membership:

    Category 1 individuals who are currently in a DHE role for a health for a health organisation (a, b or c)

    Category 2 individuals who are not currently, but previously* were in a DHE role for a health organisation (a, b or c) (e.g. current employer may be professional services, software, medical devices, education/training etc). *The previous DHE role(s) must have been for a period of not less than 5 years.

3. Have responsibilities for digital health
  • The use of information and technologies to improve the provision/oversight of, or support for, healthcare.

Those deemed eligible for membership based on the above criteria will form 2 categories of membership:

Category 1 individuals who are currently in a DHE role for a health for a health organisation (a, b or c)

Category 2 individuals who are not currently, but previously* were in a DHE role for a health organisation (a, b or c) (e.g. current employer may be professional services, software, medical devices, education/training etc). *The previous DHE role(s) must have been for a period of not less than 5 years.

Emerging digital health leaders

An emerging health leader is defined, for the purposes of this Network, as a person who can fulfil the following four criteria:

1. Works in the health sector, as defined in the Digital Health Executives criteria item 1 (detailed to the left in item 1);

AND
2. Performs at Manager level or higher;
AND
3. Has at least two years’ work experience in digital health, the use of information and technologies to improve the provision/oversight of, or support for, healthcare;
AND
4. Is nominated by an existing member of the DHEN on the basis of being on a pathway to becoming a digital health executive.

Contact us

Want to know more about the Network membership options & events? Contact our team on 03 9326 3311 or:

Events

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How you benefit?

Opportunities for networking with your peers are just some of the benefits of the DHEN.

Become a member

Digital Health Executives are now invited to join the Network. If you are interested joining the Network,
please review the eligibility criteria and complete an application.