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AIIA Victoria Health Briefing: Sustaining Momentum

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

}8AM TO 9.30AM


MADDIE BLUE | events@aiia.com.au

Price Member: $33.00 (INCL. GST)

Price Non-Member:  $49.50 (INCL. GST)


Join us on Wednesday 19 April 2017 for the first AIIA Victoria Health Briefing of the year. The theme for this event is Sustaining Momentum, thinking about data, information and knowledge in relation to clinical needs and operational realities. Guest speakers include Professor Mary Foley AM, Managing Director, Telstra Health. Katerina Andronis, Director of Life Sciences & Health Care Industry, Deloitte and John Zelcer, Board Director, Epworth Healthcare.

Guest Speakers

Professor Mary Foley AM

Managing Director
Telstra Health


Mary Foley is the Managing Director of Telstra Health. She has a distinguished career in the health sector, holding leadership positions in state and federal government, the private sector and not-for-profit organisations.


Prior to joining Telstra Health, she was Director General and Secretary of NSW Health for a five-year term. She has also previously held roles as National Health Practice Leader at PwC Australia, Chief Executive of St Vincent’s and Mater Health Sydney, and an executive at Mayne Nickless.


She is an Adjunct Professor at the School of Science and Health at Western Sydney University and has previously served as a member of the Federal Minister’s Primary Health Care Advisory Group, a Director of the National eHealth Transition Authority, Deputy Chair of the Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council and a Director of the Garvan Institute of Medical Research.


In 2016, Mary was appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia and she is a former Telstra NSW Business Woman of the Year.

Katerina Andronis

Director, Life Sciences & Health Care Industry


A proven and respected senior IT and Change Management professional, Katerina Andronis has contributed her expertise to leading organisations as an industry adviser and consultant in the development and delivery of multi-million dollar and leading edge business and process initiatives.


Katerina’s experience extends across IT, Patient and Clinical Management, Research and developing road maps for innovative organisational change. She utilises a whole of business focus to analyse short, medium and long term Health Care strategies. She is able to identify business and clinical processes, evaluate the core priorities of the organisation, and develop implementation strategies that are based on present and future technologies which support and enable the business.

John Zelcer

Board Director
Epworth Healthcare


John Zelcer is a healthcare strategy consultant and clinician whose distinguished record of service spans more than 35 years, covering the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. His commercial experience includes working with healthcare services and products companies in both Australia and the United States. As a specialist anaesthetist he held academic appointments and delivered clinical practice in both countries.


His business roles have included board chairmanship, board directorship, and senior executive roles in strategic planning and business development in the healthcare sector. He has provided extensive management consulting and professional advice to private sector, government and not-for-profit healthcare organisations, and to senior leaders in those organisations, since 1979. This includes advice on business strategy, organisation design, professional standards, technology implementation, facilities design, clinical and ICT governance, clinical information systems (including business cases and ICT program assurance), continual quality improvement, health outcomes measurement, and change management.

Alison Hardacre

Managing Director & Co-Founder
HealthKit (2016 Victoria State iAwards Winner)


Alison Hardacre is a global health technology entrepreneur. In 2016, Alison was named one of the Top 50 Australian and New Zealand Women in Tech, and in 2015 received the Victorian Pearcey Entrepreneur Award. Alison co-founded HealthKit, a global health platform for practitioners, patients and people everywhere used in over 50 countries around the world, that makes healthcare efficient, effective and accessible. Before HealthKit, Alison was an accomplished general manager in health and banking, and a director of numerous health organisations. She speaks five Asian languages and holds an MBA from Melbourne Business School, and Law and Arts degrees from Monash University.


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