HIC 2024 5 – 7 August 2024 | Brisbane
Healthier lives, digitally enabled.
About the Institute
The Australasian Institute of Digital Health (AIDH) is the peak body for digital health, representing a united and influential voice for health informatics and digital health leaders and practitioners.
The vision of the Institute is “healthier lives, digitally enabled”.
Fellows and Members of the Institute are actively involved in the national health agenda and the opportunities to advance healthcare delivered in a digital world.
The Institute is an independent NGO that represents a broad and diverse membership of health informaticians, clinicians, researchers, healthcare managers and executives, data analysts, designers, project managers, business analysts, technologists and digital innovators.
Special digital health interest areas include precision health, genomics, virtual care, cybersecurity, clinical informatics, nursing informatics, health UX and digital public health.
As a leading member of the global health informatics and digital health community, the Institute is also the forum for sharing international best practices, digital healthcare trends and health system innovation.
AIDH is the Australian Society Member of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA), and is proud to have hosted MedInfo 2023 on behalf of IMIA.
Meet our CEO
Dr Louise Schaper FAIDH CHIA is an innovator and a change agent who doesn’t sit still and whose passion and enthusiasm for digital health and health informatics is contributing to shaping the future of Australian healthcare. Her appointment as CEO came on the back of 10+ years of experience in, and applied passion for, health informatics. With a background as an occupational therapist and a PhD on technology acceptance amongst healthcare professionals, Louise is a world leader in allied health informatics and is intimately connected to Australia’s substantial health reform efforts, where digital health is a key enabler to achieving high quality, safe, sustainable and patient-centred care. In addition to her leadership of the Australasian Institute of Digital Health, Louise was on the Advisory Board for Stanford Medicine X 2013 conference, was part of the Australian Digital Health Agency’s Clinical Leads team and previously chaired the E-Health International Advisory Group of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists.
Check out Louise’s talk at Medicine X, Stanford School of Medicine (Sep 2012)
The Institute Agents
InGeNA Program Manager
Relationship & Account Manager
Membership & Professional Development Officer
Workforce Advancement Director
Public Relations Consultant
Head of Design and Digital Media
Community Engagement Director
Marketing Communications Manager
Executive Assistant to Chief Executive Officer
Désirée McNeile McCormick
Workforce Program Manager
Greg Moran CHIA
Strategy and Workforce Director
Dr Louise Schaper FAIDH CHIA
Workforce Support Officer
Workforce Project Manager