ABOUT US

Purpose

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 2019

The ACHI Council leads and manages the affairs of the College.

Angela Ryan

Angela Ryan

PRESIDENT

Deputy, CCIO & General Manager, Clinical Programs at Australian Digital Health Agency

AUSTRALIA

Karolyn Kerr

Karolyn Kerr

VICE-PRESIDENT

Illuminare Consultancy,
The University of Auckland   xxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

NEW ZEALAND

Peter Williams

Peter Williams

HON. TREASURER

Healthcare Innovation Advisor at Oracle                         xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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AUSTRALIA

Vandana Bettens

Vandana Bettens

SECRETARY

Nurse, Health Informatician, Lawyer xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx          xxxxxxxxxxxx  xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

AUSTRALIA

Juanita Fernando

Juanita Fernando

COUNCILLOR

Managing Director at Academicals International PL Researcher at Monash University

AUSTRALIA

Mike Bainbridge

Mike Bainbridge

COUNCILLOR

Founding Fellow at UK Faculty for Clinical Informatics
Head of Clinical Engagement (APAC) at SNOMED International

AUSTRALIA

Inga Hunter

Inga Hunter

COUNCILLOR

Senior Lecturer at Massey University
Senior Medical Officer at MidCentral District Health Board

NEW ZEALAND

Council Committees

Programme Evaluation Committee

Reviews, assesses, summarises literature for health informatics and clinical practitioners.

POSITION IS VACANT

Membership Committee

Reviews, assesses and recommends membership applications.

Corinne Grant

CHAIR

Education Committee

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.

Kathleen Gray

CO-CHAIR

Mark Merolli

CO-CHAIR

Conference Scientific Panels Committee

Reviews, recommends and manages the College’s involvement in conference scientific programmes.

Liz Cummings

CHAIR

Journal Management Committee

Kerryn Butler-Henderson

CHAIR

Student Committee

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.

Brendan Loo Gee

CHAIR

More Information

Affiliations
  • International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA)
  • Australian Council of Professions (“Professions Australia”)

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Past College Presidents

2016-18 Chris Pearce

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)

Foundation Fellows

The 2002 College Foundation Fellows were: Peter Adkins, Patrick Bolton, Branko Celler, Branko Cesnik†, Enrico Coiera, Terry Hannan, Sam Heard, Evelyn Hovenga, Michael Kidd, Teng Liaw, Malcolm Pradhan, Rosemary Roberts, Peter Schloeffel, Don Walker, Jim Warren, Peter Williams and Peter Yellowlees.

The Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA) has merged with the Australasian College of Health Informatics (ACHI) to form the Australasian Institute of Digital Health on Monday 24 February 2020. This site will no longer be updated and will be preserved for archive. Visit us at the Institute! www.digitalhealth.org.au.