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[Canberra] ACS Professional: Successful approaches to developing a digital strategy

Join us to hear from Sandra Cook MACS CP, the Executive Branch Manager of Future Capability & Digital Health Record (DHR) Program from ACT Health, will share her successful approaches to developing a digital strategy – if it can be done in healthcare it can be done anywhere!

Registration End Date: Fri, 09 Jul, 05:00 PM

  • where

  • ACT Health. The Conference Centre
    2 Bowes Street
    Philip ACT 2606
  • when

  • Event Start: Wed, 14 Jul, 05:00 PM
    Event Finish: Wed, 14 Jul, 07:00 PM
  • event price

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<img alt="20210714_event banner" src=";oid=00D90000000o5NE&amp;lastMod=1624491488000"></img><br><b>*</b>Please note, this is a face2face event in Canberra. Please do not register if you are unable to attend this event in person.<br><br>The acute hospital setting is a challenging environment to provide a seamless end user experience from a technology perspective. There are competing priorities, limited resources, workforce skills gaps, and complexity of data capture and information flows to assist in clinical decision support. <br><br>This presentation will detail the considerations in documenting a Digital Health Strategy, some ways to operationalise the strategy into a roadmap, and principles to ensure that the strategy comes to fruition. The main priority of the single Digital Health Record across the ACT will be discussed. <br><br><b>Key takeaways:</b> <ul><li>the importance of understanding the environment you are working in before commencing digital strategy work </li><li>how to create a narrative that enables buy in from end users of technology</li></ul> Information from this presentation will be valuable to anyone needing to develop a Digital Strategy or operational staff delivering work that assists an organisation to achieve their strategic vision.<br><br><b>Event run sheet</b><br>5:00 PM – 5:15 PM ( 15 min): Arrival &amp; registration. QR code scanning<br>5:15 PM – 5:20 PM (5 min): MC and introduction<br>5:30 PM – 6:20 PM (50 min): Presentation and Q &amp; A<br>6:20 PM – 7:00 PM (30 min): Networking opportunity and refreshments<br><br><b>* Networking opportunities </b>and light refreshments will be served after the presentation. <br><br><b>IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ATTENDEES</b><br>Due to the importance of contact tracing for COVID-19 purposes if required, it is important to have your attendance registered.<br><br>On arrival at registration, please make sure to have your <b>ACS event confirmation e-mail with QR code</b> ready to present where your attendance will be recorded. This can be provided via your phone or a printed copy.<br><br><b>* Access to the session:</b> All visitors (I.e. non-ACT Health people) need to come to reception located at the Ground Floor, 2 Bowes Street, Phillip. <b><a href=",149.0856595,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x7299a139fa44bddc!8m2!3d-35.3422268!4d149.0857112" target="_blank">MAP</a></b>.


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  • ACT Health Directorate

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Strategic planning (ITSP) -> Level 5


Sandra Cook

Sandra Cook

Executive Branch Manager Future Capability & Digital Health record (DHR) Program, ACT Health

Sandra has 15 years of experience in implementing health information technology projects in the public health environment. Trained as an Exercise Physiologist, Sandra moved into the field of implementing technology solutions to ensure that the needs of clinicians and people accessing health services was at the forefront when designing ICT solutions.

Sandra has been working for the ACT Government for the last 18 years and is currently the Executive Branch Manager of Future Capability and Digital Health Record (DHR) program for the Digital Solutions Division. This role incorporates development and adherence to the Digital Health Strategy as well as delivery of the Digital Health Record.

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2 Bowes Street,Philip,ACT,Australia

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