About HITWA

9 November 2018 | Perth

Health Information Technology Western Australia. If you are a creative clinician with a will to innovate, a researcher interested in connecting the dots, a government official wanting to make a difference, a professional, a vendor or a start-up, this is a unique opportunity for you to meet and collaborate with a community of like-minded people.

The theme for this year’s conference is ‘Delivering collaborative and sustainable digital healthcare’; connecting consumers, carers and clinicians to ensure continuity of care and deliver better health outcomes.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to attend the only dedicated event that deals specifically with the complexity of digital health challenges and opportunities in Western Australia.

Learn, engage and discover

  • Promote innovation through a genuine collaboration between all members of the digital health community, with a particular emphasis on digital health start-up companies.
  • Design an environment to foster creative thinking and encourage clinicians to get involved in developing products and services with a potential to solve real challenges in our existing healthcare system.
  • Learn about leading, encouraging, educating and engaging with health workforce colleagues in collaboratively designing and building better healthcare services by incorporating innovative technologies into service delivery models.

Learning objectives

  • Understand the current digital health innovation landscape of Western Australia and its true impact on our healthcare system.
  • Find out how innovative technologies can be used to change healthcare service models and improve them to deliver better health outcomes. Explore and understand how innovative technologies have been successfully applied to improve services in many aspects of healthcare.
  • Create sustainable connections and relationships throughout the digital health community. Build the foundation of a health innovation hub to fill the gap in the existing digital health innovation landscape.

Conference Committee

Matthew Painter

Chair

Bas Alnassar

Department of Health
WA

Gregg Boalch

Alliance Advisory Group Chair
WAITTA

Sharon Campbell

Lecturer
Curtain University

Nigel Chartres

Consultant

Brian Dunstan

Telstra Health

Sharlene Gunatilake

Conference and Events Manager

Dr Felicity Hodder

Paediatric Oncologist
Princess Margaret Hospital

Mitchell Jesson

HIMAA

Janice Lim

Research Officer
Telethon Kids Institute

Joanne Reid

DoH Nursing Workforce

Joshua Sacks

Telehealth Coordinator
Fiona Stanley Hospital

Dr Louise Schaper PhD

CHIA FACHI, HISA CEO

Abdullah Sheikhi

Academic Teaching Staff, School of Biomedical Sciences
Curtin University

Beth Sperring

Acting Clinical Nurse Consultant
Royal Perth Bentley Group

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