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 in the field of Health Analytics and Informatics. With increased informatics literacy, backed by a crew of data savvy champions, we’re raising a skilled workforce powered by 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!  

Digital Health 101 Course

Transforming Healthcare with Expert Insights and Practical Skills

Delve into the Future of Healthcare: Join Our Digital Health 101 Course Cohort!

Exciting news! In partnership with the Australasia Institute of Digital Health (AIDH), the Centre for Health Analytics (CHA) is recruiting a cohort of learners for a course that is here to equip you with essential knowledge in digital health. Developed by industry experts, this online program dives deep into the foundations of digital health, highlighting its revolutionary impact on healthcare delivery.

Whether you’re a clinician, researcher, administrative staff, executive, or technical guru, this course caters to all backgrounds. Perfect for newcomers, enthusiasts, or those eyeing a career shift into digital health, our course offers:

  • Practical Skills: Gain hands-on experience in integrating digital solutions into healthcare delivery, understand the latest innovations, and learn to harness technology to enhance patient care.
  • Comprehensive Content: Immerse yourself in 5 hours of comprehensive content spread across 7 self-paced modules covering key topics, including digital health fundamentals, cutting-edge innovations, and their transformative impact on healthcare.
  • Interactive Resources: Engage with interactive resources such as expert videos and supplementary materials, allowing you to deepen your understanding and apply your knowledge effectively.
  • Companion Guide: Benefit from a handy companion guide designed to reinforce learning and provide practical insights for real-world application.

Thanks to the partnership with CHA and AIDH, enrol at just $178 plus GST, with a generous 20% discount applied!

Don’t miss this opportunity to deepen your understanding of digital health and join the ranks of industry leaders. Secure your spot for the next intake email CHA’s Workforce Development Lead: Elle Slade [email protected]

*Note for registration and payment: If your department would like to cover the cost, CHA can facilitate cost centre transfer or AIDH can provide invoice to them. If your department has a business credit card, this payment can be done directly in registration when you are sent then link – same for personal card payments.

CHIA Program

Get your certification in 2024!

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

We fund the certification and provide mentoring for MCC staff alongside study assistance and exam preparation. If you are interested in completing the CHIA program in 2024, we have a few more spots available and you can read more via the link below.

More information about CHIA and EOI form for 2024

FHIR Fundamental Courses Available NOW!!!

You 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

Our fellows for 2024 are Tram Nguyen and Tim Fondum. Tram comes to us as a Consultant from Adolescent Medicine and Tim is a Registrar in ED. Both have excitedly been appointed as the 2024 Learning Healthcare System Academy Fellow for the Melbourne Children’s Campus.

We are pleased to be working with the University of Melbourne’s Centre for Digital Transformation of Health to deliver this unique fellowship program.

In past years, we’ve supported fellows from the Eating Disorders Clinic and General Medicine. You can read about the brilliant work of our 2022 UoM Fellow, Jo Lawrence, in the Choosing Wisely Program at RCH. Our 2023 fellow project highlights will be available late 2024.

Learn more about the LHSA Fellowship

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Centre for Digital Transformation of Health

Applied Learning Healthcare System Short Course

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.

You can read insights from our previous short course cohorts here to learn about their takeaways!

Find out more here