About HISA

Australia's digital health community
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The Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA) is Australia’s peak professional body for the digital health community. HISA members are health informaticians, clinicians, researchers, healthcare managers and executives, data analysts, designers, project managers, business analysts, technologists and innovators.

Special digital health interest areas include cybersecurity, clinical informatics, nursing informatics, health UX, digital hospitals and precision medicine. A dynamic calendar of events includes educational speakers, networking and a major scientific conference. With corporate collaboration, university sector support, strong government relationships and industry connections, our members have unlimited opportunities for digital health career advancement and professional development.

As a leading member of the global health informatics and digital health network, HISA is also the forum for sharing international best practice, digital healthcare trends and health system innovation. The Health Informatics Society of Australia continues to fulfil its vision of transforming healthcare through information and technology.

If you are in the business of healthcare, you are invited to partner with us, or present your healthcare solutions and innovations in front of Australia’s digital health leaders, decision-makers and forward-thinkers.

HISA team

Sharlene Gunatilake

Sharlene Gunatilake

Conference & Events Director

Belinda Yasar

Belinda Yasar

Senior Coordinator Conference & Events

Renney Conroy

Renney Conroy

Events Intern

Joanna Dekleuver

Joanna Dekleuver

Chief Finance & Knowledge Officer

Dr Josie Di Donato

Dr Josie Di Donato

PhD, Advocacy & Leadership Director

Miroslav Dzoic

Miroslav Dzoic

Membership & Professional Development Officer

Jan Hobson

Jan Hobson

Web Developer

Heather Hunt

Heather Hunt

Communications, Marketing & Engagement Director

Biba Ignjatovic

Biba Ignjatovic

Creative Director

Val Issa

Val Issa

Digital Marketing Assistant

Greg Moran

Greg Moran

CHIA, Innovation & Business Development

Meera Rajagopal

Meera Rajagopal

Marketing and Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator

David Rowlands

David Rowlands

Chief Health Informatician Workforce & Professional Advancement Director

Kristal Kitto

Kristal Kitto

Executive Assistant

Dr Louise Schaper

Dr Louise Schaper

PhD CHIA FACHI, Chief Executive Officer

Benefits of joining HISA

If you are a healthcare professional, health tech specialist, entrepreneur, innovator or business leader, Australia’s digital health future needs you!

As a valued member of HISA you will have a voice in shaping the future of healthcare by becoming an influencer on topics like: the health workforce agenda, integrating care, digital disruption and new business models, virtual healthcare, data analysis, participatory health and much more.

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Australia's PREMIER digital health, health informatics and e-health conference

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Connecting you to the global digital health and informatics community
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Advance your digital health career
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Get behind the firewall of Australia's foremost health IT publication
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Leading conference on data transforming healthcare

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Connecting the decision makers of healthcare


Exclusive access to video and PDF content in an easy-to-use engine
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HISA Breakfast Series - Networking, learning & sharing - ALL BEFORE 9AM!
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Leading forum on the evolution to virtual care

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Health informaticians in the spotlight


The leading lights of health informatics
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Building a Health Workforce for the information and digital age

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Leadership and Advocacy – have your voice heard on issues important to you

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Join, lead and network with like-minded passionate people

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Over 40 events for networking and professional development