Honouring women in digital health and challenging gender equity issues within the space.

Emma Hossack is CEO of the Medical Software Industry Association. She is also the recipient of the 2021 Brilliant Women In Digital Health Award.

Michael Walsh is a partner at the Powerhouse and Chair of the Digital Health CRC. Professor Dorota Gertig is the medical director of Population Health Solutions and The National Cancer Screening Register for Telstra Health and is also a recipient of the 2021 Brilliant Women In Digital Health Award. 

Dr Louise Schaper is the CEO of the Australasian Institute of Digital Health.

Telstra Health provides technology solutions that connect healthcare providers with patients and each other and help improve the quality, efficiency and security of health services in Australia.

In this episode, you will hear it all as it celebrates some of the great work that many women are doing in the digital health space. It also highlights so much work that still needs to be done to bridge the gap. This conversation will centre on the first survey, which was launched by Telstra Health, the Australasian Institute of Digital Health and the Digital Health CRC in collaboration with the CSIRO Australian e-Health Research Centre.

Tune into this episode for a breakdown of the issues surrounding gender equity in digital health along with what some men and women in the space believe to be the best options to encourage change. 

Check out the episode and full show notes here.

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