17 - 18 March, 2021 |
International Convention Centre, Sydney
Dr Amandeep Hansra, Clinical Reference Lead at Australian Digital Health Agency

Dr Amandeep Hansra


Clinical Reference Lead
Australian Digital Health Agency

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Amandeep.

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Digital Healthcare Day Two: Thursday, 1 October 2020

Thursday, March 26th, 2020


11:30 AM Digital Health - A Human Imperative

Amandeep will:
  • Deliver a 2020 update on Australia’s National Digital Health Strategy, including the latest statistics on My Health Record take up rates and connections by healthcare providers
  • Explain how My Health Record supports improved health care delivery by GPs, specialists, pathology and radiology services, pharmacies and hospitals
  • Provide insights into the future of the expansion of digital health in Australia

Start Ups: Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020


11:10 AM Lessons Learned from Israel’s Successful Start Up Culture that can Evolve the Australian Healthcare Start Up Landscape

Israel has long been renowned as a hub for hightech innovation in healthcare, with an active investment scene and spinout-friendly research centres helping to push the country’s med tech sector to new heights. What are the secrets behind the outsized performance of Israeli med tech in recent years? Amandeep will share key characteristics that define Israel’s successfulstart up landscape and get you asking the right questions about:

  • Culture: In Israel, it’s every man for themselves, so people have more drive to improve. This, coupled with the country’s devotion to foster innovating at an early age, is key to embedding innovation in society
  • Funding and support: Israel handpicks creative minds at a young age and provide a start up grant to support entrepreneurship; it’s a loan they aren’t expected to pay back unless they make a profit
  • Talent: Many start ups will leave Australia for countries such as Israel that are renowned for med tech innovation. How can Australia build its reputation as an innovation hub while attracting and retaining top talent?

2:00 PM INTERACTIVE SESSION - Panel Discussion: How to Attract and Retain Top Talent in Your Healthcare Start Up

Talent is integral to any business sector. This couldn’t be more true of the startup ecocsystem where human intellectual capital is behind the delivery of the innovative high value products. This panel will discuss the good, the bad and the ugly and provide an opportunity to learn from our mistakes:

  • The power of word of mouth, being surrounded by like-minded people, tangible and intangible incentives for retention and the importance of company culture
  • Overcoming challenges around lack of resourcing, misaligned expectations, communicating that it’s a high risk high reward, finding people with a genuine interest in start ups and
  • Lessons learned from start ups at different stages of maturity, including the importance of keeping people engaged in a volatile environment and leading by example
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