Healthier lives, digitally enabled
Leading Australasia’s digital health movement
Image featuring Gillian Mason Consumer representative and AIDH Board member
Certified Health Informatician Australasia (CHIA)
A properly skilled health informatics workforce is the foundation of safe, effective healthcare. AIDH, Australasia’s peak body for digital health, aims to help build the world’s best credentialled digital health workforce. For a growing number of healthcare services and professionals, CHIA is the certification of choice.
AIDH is Australasia’s peak body for digital health representing a united and influential single voice for health informatics and digital health leaders and practitioners. Become a Member or Fellow and join the movement to drive change and make a real difference to healthcare in the digital world.
Advocacy, influence & an independent voice in digital health
Recommendations in a national AI in healthcare roadmap show the way for Australia’s digital health community,
A National Policy Roadmap for Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare will be launched at the Australasian Institute of Digital Health’s AI.Care 2023 conference in Melbourne next week (November 22-23, 2023.)
The medical head of a leading nationwide virtual hospital, Dr Emily Kirkpatrick CHIA, will detail at AI.Care how the hospital has cared for more than 200,000 patients and had no serious incidents.
About our community
Our Members and Fellows are connected leaders and national influencers of the healthcare agenda nationally and globally. We connect people with a passion for digital health.
Grahame Grieve FAIDH, Health Intersections
Who We Are
Our diverse membership represents everyone working in healthcare from leadership to those starting out on the journey: Clinicians, nurses, midwives, allied healthcare practitioners, scientists and technologists, students, researchers, entrepreneurs and innovators, educators and policy-makers.
The independent voice of digital health leadership and expertise to achieve healthier lives, digitally enabled.
Leadership & advocacy: Provide independent global leadership and expertise to advance health innovation.
Workforce advancement: Build the digital health capability of the healthcare workforce and champion expertise and professionalism.
Community engagement: Build the movement through networks, events and ideas exchange.
What we do
We provide a forum to enable and empower healthcare professionals delivering person-centred healthcare in the digital era.
Networks & Connections
Meet experts, network with leaders & innovators and be inspired to make a difference.
Make your move, take the next step & have your digital health skills and experience certified.
Learning & Education
We are always learning – degrees, courses to extend your digital health knowledge and Fellowship by Training
Our Institute Warriors
#WeAreHealthInformatics celebrates and showcases what health informaticians DO.
We work in many varied and essential roles throughout the healthcare system.
Karen Gibson FAIDH, The Checkley Group, and Joy Smith CHIA, Mater Health Services
Digital health making history
The Australasian Institute of Digital Health was launched on 24 February 2020 following a member and Fellow vote to merge the Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA) and the Australasian College of Health Informatics (ACHI). Members and Fellows of the two organisations are Australia’s leaders and emerging leaders in health informatics and digital health.