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The Future of Health Care - Dr Louise Schaper
Dr Louise Schaper is on a mission to fix health care.
As leader of Australia’s peak body for digital health - the Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA), Dr Schaper, is a passionate advocate for the transformation of health care.
As CEO of HISA she brings together world-class clinicians, researchers, innovators and organisations from across the biomedical, health and technology spectrum who are committed to the improvement of health outcomes enabled through innovative uses of technology and information.
She is a facilitator, an innovator and a change agent who explores and leverages the convergence of people, systems and technologies in the transformation and future of health and medicine.
With a background as an occupational therapist, Louise has a PhD in technology acceptance among health professionals, is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Informatics, a graduate of Stanford’s Executive Leadership Program, a Certified Health Informatician and a Salzburg Global Seminar Fellow.
Louise is an in-demand speaker and writes for academic and industry publications.
Louise is host of the popular Dissecting Digital Health podcast, she is always online, and yes, she does have the coolest job!