Digital Health Leadership Forum

In a first for HISA, this invite only pre-HIC Forum will bring together digital health executives and emerging leaders in a Chatham House Rule setting. Supported by Richard Royle, Dr Richard Ashby, Dr Zoran Bolevich and other high-profile leaders in digital health, attendees can expect to feel a sense of belonging where they will discuss issues, challenges and converse on learnings, career progression and how digital health is changing healthcare.


The program will highlight the following themes:

  • Directions in health (digital)
  • Strategic directions in health
  • Clinical perspectives
  • International perspectives
  • Breakout discussion: Determining the agenda for professional development of digital health executives
    • Digital health executives
    • Clinicians
    • CHIAs

This event marks the launch of a Network for Australian Digital Health Executives. Find out more about the Australian Digital Health Executive Network here.

Following the inaugural DHEN Forum on 29 July in Sydney, we will be inviting individuals to join the Network. If you are interested in being considered for an invitation to the event and/or to join the network, please complete this expression of interest.


Click here to download a pdf version of the full program.


Strictly by invitation only.


WHEN Sunday 29 July 2018

WHERE International Convention Centre Sydney
a: 14 Darling Dr, Sydney NSW 2000
t: +61 2 9215 7100

CC Sydney operates two 24-hour car parking stations. For more information about parking at ICC please click here to visit their website.


Richard Royle
Partner Digital Health
PwC Australia

Dr Richard Ashby
eHealth Queensland

Prof David Bates
Chief Division of General Internal Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston (USA)

Neville Board
Chief Digital Health Officer
Victorian Department of Health and Human Services

Dr Zoran Bolevich
Chief Executive and Chief Information Officer
eHealth NSW

Dr Damian Claydon-Platt
Chief Clinical Information Officer
Epworth Healthcare

Prof Michael Cleary PSM

Rachel Dunscombe
NHS Digital Academy and Director of Digital Salford Royal Group (UK)

Prof Mary Foley AM
Managing Director
Telstra Health

Dr Thomas Friese
General Manager Digital Platforms
Siemens Healthineers

Louise Hayes
Oceania Lead, Health Informatics
Ernst & Young

Alana Henderson
Managing Director
Alana Henderson Pty Ltd

David Kempson
Group Chief Digital Officer
Mater Misericordiae

Andy Kinnear

Prof Chris Longhurst
CIO and Professor
UC San Diego (USA)

Dr George Margelis
Clinical Informatician

Prof Keith McNeil
Chief Clinical Information Officer and Deputy Director General
Queensland Health

Shelley Nowlan
Chief Nursing & Midwifery Officer
Office of the Chief Nursing & Midwifery Officer

Dave Roberts
Global Head Healthcare
and Former Secretary Health and Human Services State Government CEO for Health

Angela Ryan
Deputy CCIO, General Manager, Clinical Strategy
Australian Digital Health Agency

Dr Louise Schaper

A/Prof Debra Thoms
Commonwealth Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer
Department of Health

Dr Monica Trujillo
Chief Clinical Information Officer
Australian Digital Health Agency


Certified Health Informatician Australasia (CHIA)

The Digital Health Leadership Forum has been approved for up to 6 contact hours of continuing education credit toward renewal of the CHIA credential. Click here for more information on becoming a certified health informatics professional.