Agency Clinical Reference Leads

Our Clinical Reference Leads are clinicians and digital health subject matter experts who are passionate about improving health outcomes through digital health.

Clinical Reference Leads comprise a diverse range of backgrounds, skills, experiences and perspectives, to reflect the diversity of the Australian health sector.

Biographies on each of the Agency’s Clinical Reference Leads are available under the following professional groups:

The role of Clinical Reference Leads

Clinical Reference Leads are healthcare professionals with contemporary clinical practice experience and digital health subject matter experts from across the healthcare sector who are passionate advocates for improving patient care and health outcomes for all Australians through national adoption and use of digital health products and services.

Clinical Reference Leads are an essential part of the Agency’s clinical governance that supports the delivery of high quality, safe, useful and usable products and services. They provide an essential conduit between the broader digital health experiences of health professionals and the Agency’s programs, products and services.

The role and contribution of Clinical Reference Leads in providing clinical leadership to the Agency is to:

  • contribute clinical and/or digital health subject matter expert input into the Agency’s work program to ensure that our products and services align with contemporary clinical practice and are of high clinical quality, safe and usable
  • advocate on the establishment and adoption of a national digital health infrastructure
  • provide strategic advice within their area/s of expertise on our programs, products and services
  • participate in external engagement with the broader clinical and consumer communities
  • participate in the development and presentation of digital health education and adoption activities
  • participate in activities to raise awareness and promote adoption and use of digital health products, services and systems nationally