23 - 24 July, 2019 | Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, VIC

Jorge Silveira

Chief Information Officer
Northeast Health Wangaratta

10:10 AM PANEL DISCUSSION: Cyber Security in Healthcare – More than Protecting Patient Data

Integrated healthcare ecosystems with shared information across medical devices and an interoperable electronic health record (EHR) system allow for continuous care and remote management. However, interoperability introduces significant data privacy and security concerns for all healthcare providers. Discussion points will

  • The challenges of detecting inappropriate access to patient data in EMR systems and devising appropriate strategies to strengthen cyber security defences
  • Appreciating the revenue and reputational risks as a result of data breaches and how this will impact patients and their families
  • Real-time auditing of systems to promote quick detection
  • Reflecting on recent case studies


1:40 PM CASE STUDY: Challenges and Opportunities in Deploying the Digital ECG Project

With current capacity of 90,000, Northeast Health Wangaratta aims to scale the technology to state level and increase users significantly to 400,000. In this session, Jorge will cover:

  • Challenges in deployment and in convincing non-clinical personnel of the validity and reliability of this new model of care and technology
  • It is not just an IT project; it is also about clinical workflows and patient cencricity
  • Clinician co-design is critical to project success
  • How this model of care and technology can be replicated to other units and specialties

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Jorge.

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