Empowering a healthier future

PwC, Level 23, 480 Queen Street, 27 February , 7:15am - 9:30am

27 Feb
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Empowering a healthier future…through the intersection of people, technology and science
Join us for this informative and thought provoking panel discussion

This event is brought to you through a partnership between Women in Technology and the Australian Computer Society.

The panel conversation will look to cover a broad mix of this topics, plus skillsets that are currently missing to enable delivery of digital healthcare in the future and will conclude with a 30min networking opportunity to continue the discussion.

Panel & Topics:

‘The Challenges and opportunities in Health Informatics’ by Professor Peter Croll – Peter is passionate about developing safe technological solutions by demystifying the complexities of today’s software driven world. With extensive ICT experience spanning more than three decades, he offers knowledgeable insight across all application domains that demand trustworthy solutions.

‘Open Data – linked data concerns and best practices’ by Bernadette Hyland  Co-founder of 3 Round Stones specializing in data modeling and visualization of publicly-funded science data.  3 Round Stones has served U.S. Government organizations including the EPA, Commerce and NOAA, NASA, Health & Human Services and Library of Congress, to ensure  publicly funded environmental and health data remains findable, accessible, interoperable and re-usable on the Web.

‘Clinical Perspective: Lessons learnt in eHealth space’ by Renea Collins, Clinical Director at eHealth.  Renea provides clinical leadership, strategic direction and leads the change management in the implementation of an integrated electronic medical record (ieMR). Her clinical background has been as Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Clinical Nurse Consultant in which she coordinated a VTE prevention program at a tertiary hospital & health service district which led to significant & sustained improvement in appropriate VTE prophylaxis rates.

AI and it’s impact on Healthcare’ by Raphael Couzet – from Microsoft – Raphael is an awarded high-performer, passionate about making technology fun, useable and profitable.  He specializes in solution selling, business development, and product development with a solid foundation in management consulting.

‘Bioinformatics in academia as related to eHealth’ – including the “Genomic Virtual Lab” interpretation of data, questions posed and “refindable” data by Gareth Price, head of computational Biology at QFAB.  Gareth has been an active Genomics Scientist for over 15 years and believes healthcare and research are at their best when coupled with the most accurate, highest throughput and innovative technology.

Event Cost: $35

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