Digital Health Futures @ Northern 2020

Digital Health Futures @ Northern 2020 brings together health professionals, policy makers & health system leaders, with digital health researchers internationally & from the new National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) in Digital Technology to Transform Chronic Disease Outcomes.

This forum will identify technology solutions to some of our biggest health challenges including diabetes, heart failure, musculoskeletal disorders & mental health. It will highlight exemplars of how new technologies can improve outcomes through the optimisation & enhancement of data linkage, interoperability of platforms & systems integration.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Mr Siva Sivarajah: Chief Executive, Northern Health
  • Professor Wendy Chapman: Associate Dean, Digital Health & Informatics | Director, Centre for Clinical & Public Health Informatics, University of Melbourne
  • Mr Neville Board: Chief Digital Health Officer, Victorian Department of Health & Human Services
  • Professor Peter Brooks: Research Lead, Northern Health
  • Associate Professor Clair Sullivan: Chief Digital Health Officer, Metro North Hospital Brisbane
  • Mr Matiu Bush: Deputy Director, RMIT Health Transformation Lab | Founder, One Good Street
  • Professor Charles Abraham: Professor of Psychology, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne
  • Professor Don Campbell: Clinical Director Staying Well, Northern Health
  • Professor Brian Oldenburg: Principal Investigator, NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence ‘Interactive Digital Technology to Transform Chronic Disease Outcomes’, University of Melbourne
  • Ms Leanne Wells: Chief Executive, Consumers Health Forum Australia
  • Professor Mark Armstrong: Practice Professor, Industrial Design | Eva & Marc Besen International Research Chair in Design, Monash University
  • Professor Ralph Madison: Professor of Physical Activity & Disease Prevention, Deakin University
  • Dr Sharmila Mande: Chief Scientist, Tata Consultancy Services Research
  • Mr Nikhil Bhardwaj: Health, Pharmaceutical & LifeSciences Sales Director, Tata Consultancy Services
  • Professor Len Gray: Director, Centre for Health Services Research, University of Queensland
  • Professor Vassilis Kostakos: Professor of Human Computer Interaction, University of Melbourne
  • Professor Nilmini Wickramasignhe: Deputy Director, Iverson Health Innovation Research Institute | Professor, Digital Health, Swinburne University
  • Associate Professor Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis: Senior Lecturer, Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne
  • Professor Jussi Pihlajamaki: Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Eastern Finland
  • Ms Isobel Frean: Senior Consultant Digital Health, Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre (Digital Health CRC)
  • Dr Peter Del Fante: Clinical Lead, Australian Digital Health Agency
  • Dr Rob Grenfell: Health Director of the Health & Biosecurity Business Unit, CSIRO

Join us to witness experts who will address methods to improve scalability & population impact, frameworks, guidelines & policies that will enable the future uptake and effective adoption of safe & effective digital technologies by Australians with chronic conditions, their carers, health professionals and the wider community.

Enying Gong

Enying Gong

  • University of Melbourne

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