HISA QLD: eHhealth Research and Genomics
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HISA QLD: eHhealth Research and Genomics

When: Wednesday 28 June 2017
5.00pm for 5.30pm start, until 7.00pm
Where: Main Auditorium, Ground Floor
UQ Centre for Clinical Research, Behind the Education Centre and next to Pulse Café
Herston Campus
Brisbane, Queensland  4029
Contact: 03 9326 3311

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E-health research and genomics

Hear from HISA's Board Chair on CSIRO’s e-health research - a Health and Biomedical Informatics Research Program
The Australian e-Health Research Centre (AEHRC) is the leading national research facility applying information and communication technology to improve health services and clinical treatment for Australians. The are developing and deploying digital innovations to improve service delivery in the Queensland and Australian health systems, generate commercialisation revenue, and increase the pool of world-class e-health expertise in Australia.

Dr David Hansen Chair, HISA Board and CEO, The Australian E-Health Research Centre, CSIRO

David is the current Chair of the HISA Board for the past 2 years and has thoroughly enjoyed working with the HISA staff and fellow Board Directors. He is proud and excited about the new initiatives that the board has introduced for members – such as professional certification (CHIA), the webinar series, growth in the HIC conference and our advocacy and leadership efforts. The state branches and SIGs have never been stronger or more active. These and soon-to-be-announced initiatives are thanks to HISA’s active, engaged and growing membership. HISA has an important role to play in the ongoing efforts to introduce digital technologies into healthcare to improve Australia’s health system. David is keen to continue to work with HISA members to meet this challenge. In his ‘day job’ David is CEO of the Australian e-Health Research Centre, CSIRO’s e-Health Research Program, leading 80 CSIRO scientists and engineers in e-Health research and implementation projects around Australia.


Queensland Genomics Health Alliance
The Palaszczuk Government is positioning Queensland as a world leader in the translation of genomics research into healthcare practice, after announcing the first recipients of its $25 million Queensland Genomics Health Alliance (QGHA) funding. In this presentation, David will discuss the ground-breaking initiatives that received funding to fast track genomics research and its translation into our healthcare system.

David Bunker Executive Director, Queensland Genomics Health Alliance

David Bunker is the Executive Director of the Queensland Genomics Health Alliance. In his capacities as a company director, executive manager and business leader, David is highly resilient, connected, and insightful, with expert capability in applied innovation, digital strategy, and technology driven industry and business transformation. He has a commitment to health and social outcomes, and values-based business transformation. His professional commitments include significant voluntary contribution to NFP Boards, Graduate Business Schools, as well as Professional Societies and Academic Colleges. On a personal level, he is the father, carer and primary advocate for a severly disabled person, and has a lived experience with the health and disability sectors that fuels his passion for health system innovation and reform. His current focus with the Queensland Genomics Health Alliance is to fast track genomics research and its translation into common healthcare practice, while building a sound, evidence-based decision making framework for strategic capability and capacity building programs within the health system.


HISA QLD members are invited stay after the presentations to participate in the HISA QLDAGM.

Registration Fees

This event is free for HISA members and $25.00 for non-members. Please register via the above link to confirm your attendance.

Slides are available post event to HISA members only. If you would like further information on HISA membership please click here.

CPD Points

This event has been approved for up to 1.5 contact hours of continuing education credit toward renewal of the CHIA credential. Click here for more information on becoming a certified health informatics professional.



There are 2 options:
- Park at the hospital (note this can be quiet costly)
- Park along Gilchrist Ave, about a 5 minute walk from the hospital. It is paid parking until 7.00pm

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