We’re developing a data-empowered workforce on campus.

We attract and nurture extraordinary data and tech talent. We support our Children’s Campus staff with opportunities for professional development, training, education, and established career pathways. With increased informatics literacy, backed by a crew of data champions, we’re raising a skilled workforce savvy in health analytics. Check out our current programs, education links, and training opportunities below.

Want to become a data wiz but don’t know where to start? Get in touch and we can help guide you!  

Health Analytics Workshop: Secondary Use of EMR Data

The Centre for Health Analytics is hosting a series of online workshops designed to engage teams within the Melbourne Children’s Campus about the opportunities and challenges when using Epic EMR data for secondary purposes – including researchinternal audits, and quality and improvement project and are open to all healthcare professionals, researchers, and students who are interested in learning about secondary use of EMR data. 
The workshops will be highly interactive and have been designed to give you hands-on experience to help learn and better understand if and how your questions can be answered using EMR-captured dataYou will have the opportunity to network with peers from different parts of the Campus, while also providing you with a great opportunity to enhance your skills and knowledge in the field of healthcare data analytics    
Upcoming dates for the next workshop:
Session 2
Day 1 – 15 June 2023 @ 9:00am-1:00pm
Day 2 – 16 June 2023 @ 9:00am-1:00pm

CHIA Program

Get your certification in 2023!

We annually support a group of Children’s Campus staff through the Certified Health Informatician Australasia (CHIA) program, managed by the Australasian Institute of Digital Health.

We fund the certification and provide mentoring, study assistance and exam preparation. If you are interested in completing the CHIA program in 2023, read more via the link below and we’ll be in touch with more information.

More information about CHIA and EOI form for 2023

FHIR Fundamental Courses Available NOW!!!

As of last week, participants can now apply to attend a range of FHIR courses. FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources) is a standard for exchanging healthcare information electronically and is becoming increasingly important as healthcare systems look to improve data interoperability and patient care. We believe that the skills and knowledge gained from these courses will be invaluable to your organisations, and we encourage you to send this information to anyone who would benefit from this opportunity.

FHIR Fundamental Courses

Fellowships with CHA

The University of Melbourne’s Centre for Digital Transformation of Health is delivering a fellowship program called the Learning Healthcare System Academy. We have appointed Matt Farrugia, Evaluation Coordinator for Adolescent Medicine, as the 2023 Learning Healthcare System Academy Fellow for the Melbourne Children’s Campus, and will be supporting him through this year long program.

Recruitment for the 2024 Learning Health Systems Academy Fellowship is opening soon! (June 2023)

If you’d like to read up on what the University’s fellowship entails, click on the link below.

If you’d like to browse through the brilliant work of our 2022 UoM Fellow, Jo Lawrence, and her Choosing Wisely work at RCH, you can find it here.

LHSA Fellowship Info

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Do you want to improve your skills in health analytics? Check out these learning opportunities.

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Centre for Digital Transformation of Health

 Applied Learning Healthcare System Short Course – August 1st 2023

The Applied Learning Healthcare System course is made up of a series of modules that build on each other to provide an overview of all the steps required in an effective learning health system cycle. In-class learning will involve hands on, guided workshops by instructors and group work using a variety of tools and software to interrogate the data and develop digital health solutions.

To register your interest, email our Workforce Development Lead Elle Cartmill [email protected] with 500 words on why a learning health system will benefit your work.

Find out more here