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Dr Jill Fortuin appointed to Ministerial Advisory Committee on eHealth

11 May 2017 - 11:30

 

Dr Jill Fortuin, Lecturer in Appropriate Health Technologies in the Division of Biomedical Engineering, has been appointed by the Minister of Health as a member of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on eHealth.

The Committee's role is to advise the Minister on eHealth Strategy review, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. The scope of the Committee covers a range of areas including strategy and leadership, stakeholder engagement, standards and interoperability, investment, affordability and sustainability, capacity and workforce, eHealth foundations, and applications and tools to support health care delivery.

This appointment is not only a recognition of Dr Fortuin's exceptional expertise in eHealth but also for opportunity this provides for the division and department to contribute to eHealth at a national level.