Helen Hasan

Professor of Information Services
Australian Health Services Research Institute – University of Wollongong

11:30 AM Using information Derived from Health Big Data


2:10 PM CASE STUDY: Outcomes-Based Information has the Power to Drive Better Health Decisions

Our health systems are extremely complex and many of those charged with making strategic decision on future directions of these systems lack the expertise to judge the quality of information they are given. The Australian Health Services Research Institute (AHSRI) aims to improve the quality of information used to inform the management and provision of health and community services in Australia.
  • Why leaders should be focussed on the outcomes rather than delivery of services
  • We need to look at data and information holistically to understand context
  • Closing the skills gap in data analytics and processing
  • Good communication and collaboration is critical for informed decision making