HISA in partnership with Truven Health Analytics, part of the IBM Watson Health business, invites you to attend a breakfast presentation and networking opportunity.
HISA breakfast events bring together thought leadership, international perspectives and practical experience for a morning session and the opportunity to network with your peers.
This session will explore the application of health data analytics and how clinical data surveillance in the antimicrobial stewardship, infection prevention and therapeutic drug monitoring setting can assist faster patient interventions. Presentations will discuss international trends, examples of overseas best practices and emerging technology developments.
Our speakers are:
Dr Krispin Hajkowicz, Queensland Statewide Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, Queensland Health, Andy Lo, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Priscilla Rogers, IBM Research Australia
Delivered in partnership with Truven, our HISA Breakfast Series partners, we look forward to your participation and attendance at the event.
Who should attend:
Dr Krispin Hajkowicz, FRACP, MPH – Director AMP Program Queensland Health. Krispin is a Senior Staff Specialist in Infectious Diseases at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and a Senior Lecturer in the School of Medicine, University of Queensland. He has extensive experience in the development and delivery of antimicrobial stewardship programs, education on quality antimicrobial use and research in antimicrobial resistance and stewardship.
Andy Lo, Hospital Pharmacist. Andy has been involved as a clinical pharmacist since the beginning of his employment at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in 2009. During that time, he has displayed a broad clinical knowledge in many areas of clinical pharmacy and show enthusiasm and excellent work ethics. Areas worked in include Cancer care, Emergency, Medical admission unit, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Stroke unit, ICU, Infectious diseases, Gastroenterology, Respiratory, General Medicine, Palliative care, Hypertension clinic, Hepato-Biliary & Upper Gastrointestinal, Cardiothoracic, Vascular, Plastics & Ear–Nose-Throat, Outpatients and Pre-Admission Clinic.
Priscilla Rogers is the Senior Manager of the Cognitive Health & Life Sciences Research team at IBM Research – Australia, where she leads a large, multi-disciplinary team in the area of data driven healthcare. This spans cognitive health sciences and medical image analytics right through to the application of brain-inspired computing systems to complex challenges in the health system. In her role, she is responsible for defining and driving the research agenda in the health and life sciences portfolio.
Priscilla is passionate about the convergence of technology and health, and the transformative impact it can have on the sector. She has multiple years of experience in the health sector, from designing nanobiosensors and other medical devices, to founding medical device start-ups prior to joining IBM. Her passion for healthcare and life sciences research began when she undertook a PhD in Engineering at Monash University, specialising in the exploitation of micro and nanoscale phenomena for diagnostic and drug discovery applications
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