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I lead digital health innovation programs that use technology to improve health outcomes and Australia’s health system

David Hansen is CEO and Research Director of the Australian e-Health Research Centre at CSIRO – Australia’s national science agency. The AEHRC is CSIRO’s digital health research program and a joint venture between the CSIRO and Queensland Health.

With over 100 scientists and engineers the AEHRC is Australia’s largest digital health research centre. With research across health informatics, biomedical informatics and health services research, the AEHRC develops technology and designs digitally enabled services to improve the safety, quality and efficiency of healthcare.

David is involved in leadership positions in many national research initiatives including the Australian Genomics Health Alliance, the NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Digital Health and the Australian Alliance for Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare. David is also a workstream leader for the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health. David is the previous Board Chair of the Health Informatics Society of Australia and member of the Clinical and Technical Board Advisory committee for the Australian Digital Health Agency.

Prior to joining CSIRO, David has held senior positions leading technology research and development for SRS with LION Bioscience Ltd and before that the European Bioinformatics Institute.

David is passionate about the role of information and communication technologies in health care and the role of digital health professionals in developing a safe, high quality efficient and sustainable healthcare system in Australia.




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