Australia and Europe – Digital Health Transformation, Agility and Resilience

The Rapid Rise of Telehealth – Australia and Europe Scaling Up

The highly successful and well attended international webinar, Australia and Europe – Digital Health Transformation, Agility and Resilience held on Thursday 3 September 2020 was organized under RMIT’s ‘A Healthier Start’ Initiative, part of the ECP Post COVID-19 Initiatives series together with the European Connected Health Alliance.

More than 170 attendees were provided with insights into the rapid scale-up of telehealth practices within Australia and Scotland with expert speakers sharing best practices across different health systems

The event was opened up by Prof Calum Drummond AO, DVC, R&I & Vice President who spoke about RMIT’s ECP led Restart Programs and his vision of society opening up post COVID19 and moderated by Prof Magdalena Plebanski, Director of the Biomedical & Health Innovation ECP who delivered the audience’s engaging questions to the event’s stellar speakers.

Speakers included

  • Andy Bleaden, Director, Ecosystems & Membership, ECHAlliance, UK
  • Bronwyn Le Grice, Managing Director & CEO, ANDHealth, Australia
  • Prof Aleks Subic, DVC, SEH, & Vice President, Digital Innovation, RMIT University, Australia
  • Alice King, Telehealth Program Manager, Barwon Health, & Coordinator, Telehealth Victoria Community of Practice, Australia
  • Dr Margaret Whoriskey, MBE, Director, Technology Enabled Care, Scottish Govt, UK
  • Clare Morrison, National Near Me Lead, Scottish Govt, UK


More information about this event can be found here - Read more on WorkLife (RMIT staff only).


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