What is the Next Phase of Healthcare?

Let’s face the facts. Due to COVID-19, the landscape we once knew has been forced to change more in the last few months than the last 20 years. It has highlighted the need for a more adaptable and digitally accessible healthcare system. What does the future look like? How is healthcare changing for patients and clinicians? What role will technology play?

Now is the time to stand, have your say and to help drive the next phase of Australian healthcare.

We ask What's Next?

Join Next Practice CEO, Simon Kos, as he interviews leading professionals and discusses what the next phase of healthcare has to provide.

Episode 12: Dr. George Margelis

Dr. Margelis is a medical practitioner with 30 years’ experience. Dr. Margelis was Chief Information Officer of Macquarie Health Corporation where he led a team producing online health applications. He has worked at Intel and was also senior adviser to HIMSS, the international peak body for health technology. Dr. Margelis is currently Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Western Sydney with the TeleHealth Research & Innovation Laboratory (THRIL) and a member of Ignition Labs.

Episode 11: Dr. David Dembo

Dr. David Dembo is medical practitioner and seasoned healthcare IT executive. He has over 20 years experience working for some of the most significant digital health companies in the world, including IBM, Microsoft, GE and Orion.

Episode 10: Interite

Interite are specialists in the design and build of medical practices. Darcy Miller is a qualified interior designer with a bachelor of Applied Science, Interior Architecture degree from Curtin university (WA). As one of Interite’s Creative Design coordinator’s, Darcy has established a large portfolio of work while being the lead design Coordinator for Next Practice and Headspace projects nationally for Interite Healthcare Interiors. Kate Manser is an enthusiastic client liaison who blends her expansive design knowledge base to reassure that clients are in good hands, Kate further contributes to the wider design community through her involvement in the WA Chapter Committee of the Design institute of Australia (DIA).

Episode 9: Jane Halton

Jane Halton, AO, PSM, FAICD, FIPPA, is a member of the board of the ANZ Bank, Clayton Utz, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, and the US Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation. She is chairman of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, COTA, and Vault Systems. Her 33-year career in the Australian public service included nearly 15 years as Secretary of the Department of Finance and Secretary of the Department of Health and Ageing. Ms. Halton has held a number of significant roles in global health governance, including as chair of the board of the World Health Organization (WHO), president of the World Health Assembly, and chair of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) health committee.

Episode 8: Dr. John Lambert

Dr Lambert is currently the chief medical officer at Harrison.ai. He has held numerous leadership and advisory roles, including the inaugural Chief Clinical Information Officer for eHealth NSW. In that role he oversaw the implementation of several NSW Health digital programs and recently expanded the capacity and scope of eHealth NSW, building a team of health informatics professionals. In his 12 years as intensive care specialist and critical care director with Western NSW Local Health District, he introduced new technology and helped Orange Health Service become a regional leader in clinical system efficiency.

Episode 7: Dr. Stuart Smith

Dr Stuart Smith PhD is an internationally recognised and published authority on healthy ageing. He is the principal of Shift Left, a consultancy that advises higher education, ageing and disability sectors. His research has included the biological basis of posture control in older adults to reduce falls risk, the development and use of virtual reality environments to deliver education and training programs, and the implementation of novel sensing and exergaming technologies to keep older adults living independently.

Episode 6: Dr. Nic Woods

Dr Nic Woods is the Chief Medical Officer for Microsoft Australia. He has over 25 years’ experience in clinical medicine and digital health globally. Nic has held diverse roles in health tech incubators, national digital health programs and medical executive leadership roles within the digital health and technology industry. He works to positively impact the healthcare of all Australians, through a thriving ecosystem of partners and the innovative use of technologies such as advanced analytics, AI and medical internet of things.

Episode 5: Dr. Monica Trujillo

Dr Monica Trujillo is the Senior Director, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Clinical Information Officer of Cerner Australia and Asia Pac. Leading Cerner's highly skilled team of doctors, nurses and clinicians to raise clinical leadership, strategy and engagement across the 400+ Asia Pacific hospitals and community health centre clients.

Episode 4: Dr. Ian Katz

Dr. Ian Katz is a Consultant Dermatopathologist, specialising in the diagnosis and management of skin cancer. He is an entrepreneur and angel investor, focussing on early stage startups in the skin cancer field.

Episode 3: Dr. Gareth Baynam

Dr. Gareth Baynam is the current Chair, Diagnostics Scientific Committee, International Rare Diseases Research Consortium (IRDiRC), Adjunct Policy Advisor on Clinical Genomics, Western Australian Department of Health. He is a clinical geneticist, genomic policy advisor, patient advocate, clinician scientist and intrapreneur.

Episode 2: Dr. Jagdeesh Dhaliwal

Dr. Jagdeesh Dhaliwal is a practicing GP in Melbourne with a focus on aged care. He is medical advisor, director and facilitator with wide international experience in the public health services, corporate and education sectors and proven expertise in influencing and directing corporate and clinical management, governance, education and strategy.

Episode 1: Dr. Michael Bonning

Michael is a GP and medical director of a GP respiratory clinic in Sydney. He has worked to make this service digitally-led and responsive to the needs of local GPs. He has had a number of career incarnations and was for two years Head of Medical Affairs and Medical Director for a medical device company in New York. Prior to that he was a serving medical officer in the Royal Australian Navy deploying extensively overseas to the Middle East, Asia, India and the South Pacific. He is a director of GP Synergy and Chair of the AMA (NSW) and previously spent six years on the board of Beyond Blue after being president of the Australian Medical Students Association and AMA Council of Doctors-in-Training.

Meet Simon Kos

Next Practice CEO, Simon Kos, introduces Next Phase, a series of talks with distinguished doctors that explores the intersection of health and technology, along with their effects on the future of healthcare.

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