Accenture lead architect to speak at DG2012

David Thatcher, the lead architect for the national infrastructure consortium developing the PCEHR, will headline the speakers' list at next week's Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA) Data Governance conference in Melbourne.

Mr Thatcher has been an integral part of Accenture's PCEHR implementation team for the past year and is Accenture's lead architect with responsibility for the security of the solution.

He will join other keynote speakers such as Andy Bond, chief architect at the National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA); Paul Madden, deputy secretary and chief information and knowledge officer (CIKO) with the Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA); the CEO of the NSW Bureau of Health Information, Dr Diane Watson; and David Rowlands, principal of management consulting firm Direkt Consulting.

Other speakers added to the list include David Dembo, Microsoft's business development executive for Asia Pacific and the Middle East; and Paul Aylin, clinical reader in epidemiology and public health at Imperial College London.

Also speaking are Richard Cotton, founder of the Human Variome Project, and his colleague Timothy Smith, who is the author of the VariVis software program for genetic data visualisation.

The event is aimed at healthcare executives and managers both clinical and non-clinical, data and information professionals, health informaticians, health policy makers and academics.

Posted in Australian eHealth

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