Australian Digital Health Agency appoints Dr Amandeep Hansra as Chief Clinical Adviser

Dr Amandeep Hansra

The Australian Digital Health Agency has appointed Dr Amandeep Hansra as its new Chief Clinical Adviser (Medicine). A digital health and telehealth expert, Dr Hansra brings extensive experience in clinical practice, education, and governance.

“Dr Hansra has been instrumental in transforming healthcare delivery through digital solutions over the past six years as a Digital Health Adviser. Her skills will be invaluable as we work towards a more connected health system for all Australians.”

Amanda Cattermole, CEO, Australian Digital Health Agency

In a statement, Dr Hansra shared, “I am passionate about innovation in the health sector. Digital health is key to improving access, quality, and safety of care. I look forward to ensuring our initiatives are clinically led, evidence-based, and person-centred.”

Dr Hansra succeeds Dr Steve Hambleton, who served as Chief Clinical Adviser since 2016 and will continue with the Agency as a Specialist Adviser. Ms Cattermole cited Dr Hambleton’s significant contributions, highlighting his commitment to enhancing patient safety through technology.

In a strategic move, the Agency also introduced a new role, Chief Clinical Adviser (Nursing), to broaden executive-level representation and support the nursing workforce in adopting digital health solutions.


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