The Australasian College of Health Informatics is the professional organisation for Digital Health and e-Health in the Asia-Pacific Region. The credentialed Fellows and Members of the College are national, regional and international thought leaders, experts and trusted advisers in Digital Health. ACHI sets standards for professional practice and education in Health Informatics, provides evidence-based guidance to jurisdictions, supports initiatives, facilitates inter-disciplinary collaboration and mentors the community.
Council Members 2016-17
The ACHI Council leads and manages the affairs of the College.
Chair, Digital Health Committee at Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM)
Deputy, CCIO & General Manager, Clinical Programs at Australian Digital Health Agency
Healthcare Innovation Advisor at Oracle
Senior Research Fellow, Health Informatics, University of Melbourne
Associate Professor, Director, HABiC Research Information Technology Unit at The University of Melbourne
Managing Director at Academicals International PL Researcher at Monash University
DigitalHealth Interoperability Expert and Educator
Illuminare Consultancy, The University of Auckland
Programme Evaluation Committee
Reviews, assesses, summarises literature for health informatics and clinical practitioners.
Reviews, assesses and recommends membership applications.
Reviews and recommends on matters regarding education.
Our new Fellowship by Training Working Group will be led by Dr Juanita Fernando and will operate as a sub group of the Education Committee.
Kieran Le Plastrier
Supports students throughout their studies, creates opportunities for students to engage with the health informatics community, and promotes strong academic achievement in the study of health informatics.
Internet Presence Committee
Reviews, recommends and manages the College’s online presence.
Conference Scientific Panels Committee
Reviews, recommends and manages the College’s involvement in conference scientific programmes.
- International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA)
- Australian Council of Professions (“Professions Australia”)
Past College Presidents
2014-16: Klaus Veil
2013-14: Chris Pearce
2011-13: Peter Williams
2009-11: Klaus Veil
2007-09: Terry Hannan
2005-07: Teng Liaw
2003-05: Evelyn Hovenga
2002-03: Branko Cesnik (†2007)
2001-02: Enrico Coiera (Founding President)