Digital Health and Informatics Network

Digital Health & Informatics Network

We are an open network created to improve future efficiency, quality, and efforts in digital health and informatics.
Our purpose is to connect interests, promote collaboration in research, share current projects and resources in these areas, and stimulate purposeful networking via DHIN-hosted events and online engagement.

About us

We want to provide a central connection point for those with an interest in digital health and informatics. Our vision is to prevent illness, promote wellness, and improve care through purposeful collaboration and innovation in digital health and informatics. While the DHIN is Sydney-based, our network is open and membership is available to anyone with an interest in these areas.

News and Events

Digital Health Week 2024: 13-15  February

The 2024 Digital Health Week's theme is 'Inclusive by Design'. The conference will aim to emphasise the importance of creating digital health solutions that are accessible, equitable and cater to the diverse, unique needs of all individuals.  

Abstracts are now open. Learn more about the conference and submit your abstract here. Closing date: Friday October 2023.

Digital Health week 2024, is co-presented by the University of Sydney, the University of New South Wales (UNSW), and this year welcoming the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI).

A Tale of Two Cities: Digital Health in Singapore & Kuala Lumpur  

Mon 30 Oct 2023, 10 – 11am  

Susan Wakil Health Building Room 416  

Professor Chirk Jenn Ng from Duke-National University of Singapore (NUS) Medical School and Dr Hooi Min Lim from Universiti Malaya will present about implementing digital health applications in primary healthcare settings. In Singapore, the goal of the PACE-It app was to connect primary care and social care workers to share patient information. In Kuala Lumpur, the goal of the COSMOS app was to support remote monitoring of COVID-19 patients in primary care. In the presentation, they will talk about the unique context of each country and lessons that may be useful for the Australian primary healthcare system. Co-presented by DHIN and the Community & Primary Health Care Network. Register now >

Our Groups

Digital Health ECR Community

The Digital Health ECR Community is an informal group to bring together emerging researchers working in digital health or with an interest in digital health research. The community is open to all researchers who identify as early in their career (ECR) who have an interest in digital health, including honours, masters and doctoral research students. 

Working Group: Dr Adeola Bamgboje-Ayodele (chair), Dr Julie Ayre (DHIN ECR Rep), Dr Lisa Kouladjian O’Donnell, Bethany Van Dort (Secretary), Rebecca Raeside (Community Engagement Officer), Melody Taba, Aidan Tan, Ashlee Turner, Alla Melman, Emma van der Schyff, Dr Katrina Prior, Nichola Shelton, Sayan Mitra, Usman Naseem.

Join the mailing list here
Follow Us on Twitter: @DigiHealthECR

View EMCR Community Past Webinars Here

Evidence-based Artificial Intelligence Special Interest Group

The Evidence-Based AI SIG is committed to driving collaboration and innovation in healthcare AI by distilling scientific literature, fostering a common language, and empowering members to leverage AI capabilities while ensuring safety, quality, and improved patient outcomes.​

At the Evidence-Based AI Special Interest Group, our mission is to foster collaboration and innovation in healthcare AI. We are dedicated to distilling complex scientific literature to provide a comprehensive understanding of the capabilities and limitations of modern generative AI. By establishing a common language for discussing healthcare AI in Australia, we aim to create a knowledge-sharing community that empowers our members to harness the potential of AI while ensuring safety, quality, and improved patient outcomes. Through curated content, networking opportunities, and practical playbooks, we strive to equip our members with the tools and knowledge necessary to feel lucky to be alive in this era of AI advancements. Our ultimate goal is to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in healthcare, enabling our members to unlock their superpower and be at the forefront of evidence-based medicine.​

Working Group: Malcolm Pradhan (Chair), Ben Hachey (Chair), Anna Janssen (coordinator, contact)

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