Dr Richard Ashby AM
Dr Richard Ashby is the Chief Executive of eHealth Queensland, and a strategic advocate for connected healthcare through digital technology. In 2016 as Chief Executive of Metro South Hospital and Health Service Dr Ashby oversaw the rollout of Australia’s first large-scale digital public hospital, the Princess Alexandra Hospital.
⦿ Clinical champion for digital change – reflection on 30 years
Design Integration Lead
Matiu Bush is Design Integration Lead at RSL Care & RDNS, one of Australia’s largest independent not-for-profit service providers of health, wellbeing, aged care and retirement living. Matiu is part of an Accelerator Network that helps people across the business to generate, test and implement ideas for transforming the customer experience.
⦿ USER CENTRED DESIGN
IN CONNECTING CARE
Health System Development Manager
For the past six years Lucy Falcocchio has worked to ensure the continued successful development of the electronic patient management system, promoting better health outcomes and a continuity of care for aboriginal people living in the Kimberley.
⦿ Q&A PANEL: THE REALITIES OF CONNECTING HEALTHCARE IN AUSTRALIA
Alana Henderson is an adult trainer and communications specialist turned consumer health advocate. Her experience with three concurrent illnesses led to her memoir Out of the Fog: Adventures through the Lifestyle Change, detailing the good and bad of our health system and health media. She is passionate about educating clinicians to embrace creativity and best practice in their treatments.
⦿ BRIDGING THE COMMUNICATION DIVIDE BETWEEN HEALTH PROFESSIONALS AND CONSUMERS
Host of Q&A
Tony Jones is one of Australia’s most respected journalists. As host of ABC TV’s live public affairs program Q&A he brings over 20 years of award winning journalism to the table. Tony is known for his incisive and probing interviews on the breaking issues of the day.
Dr Kudzai Kanhutu
Infectious Diseases Physician and Refugee Health Fellow
Dr Kudzai Kanhutu is an infectious diseases physician and current Refugee Health Fellow at the Victorian Infectious Diseases Service (VIDS). She believes Dr Google is here to stay, and clinicians have a chance to embrace technology to better connect with their patients. With a special interest in global public health policy and women’s health.
Tim Kelsey is the CEO of the Australian Digital Health Agency. He has held senior positions at Telstra Health, the UK Cabinet Office, and the UK National Health Service. Tim has worked actively in data transparency within healthcare, and has received many accolades including being named a Reformer of the Year by the think tank Reform in 2012.
⦿ DRIVING THE NATIONAL
DIGITAL HEALTH AGENDA
Prof Vishaal Kishore
Innovation & Public Policy
Vishaal Kishore is Professor of Innovation & Public Policy at RMIT University and a Principal Fellow at the Melbourne School of Government, University of Melbourne. Prof Kishore has previously held academic and research fellowships at Harvard University and Brown University in the United States, and Monash University in Australia.
⦿ OF FETISHES AND TECHNOLOGY: THE POLITICS, PUBLIC POLICY AND HUMAN FACE OF HEALTH INNOVATION
Dr Martin Seneviratne
Research Fellow in Biomedical Informatics
Dr Seneviratne is an Australian-trained medical doctor currently conducting research in clinical informatics at Stanford as a John Monash Scholar. Physician, software developer and tech entrepreneur, he has worked on several health technology startups including WardConnect and CancerAid.
Prof Johanna Westbrook
Director, Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research
Professor Westbrook is Director of the Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research (CHSSR), Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI), Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales. Her research expertise centres on the design and execution of complex multi-method evaluations in the health sector with a particular focus on the effective use of information and communication technologies.
⦿ Cognitive informatics – understanding clinical work to design better systems
Dr Justin Wong
Dr Justin Wong is a medical registrar at Gold Coast University Hospital and CEO of Oncollogist. With degrees in medicine and engineering, he developed the OnCallogist clinical task management system when he realised how much time and productivity was being lost to the ancient paging system that clinicians were still using in the hospital setting.
INDUSTRY LEADING SPEAKERS
Dr Anne Miller
Nursing Informatics Australia Conference
Managing Director, Alana Henderson PTY LIMITED
Trend Care Systems
Cardiac Rehabilitation Nurse Specialist
Dr George Margelis
Gib de Medeiros
CEO & Co-Founder
Dr Mark Santamaria
Chair, HISA’s Clinical Informatics Community of Practice
Dr John Zelcer
Chair, HISA’s Cybersecurity Community of Practice
Sylvie De Swardt
Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Service
Australian National University
The Checkley Group
Prof Eisuke Hanada
Saga University Graduate School of Science and Engineering (Japan)
Dr Zoran Milosevic