HISA 2017 Don Walker Award Winner
Published on 23rd August 2017
Written by DB Results Marketing Team

HISA – Australian Digital Health Community – awards Dr James Haridy the Don Walker Access Award (2017).

DB Results is proud to be associated with HealthELink and Royal Melbourne Hospital’s Dr James Haridy for his recent win at the 2017 Australian Digital Heath Awards. Dr James Haridy was awarded the Don Walker Access Award by HISA – Digital Health Community Australia.

The Don Walker Awards recognises the best submitted industry/clinical case study abstracts in three categories:

  • Access
  • Effectiveness
  • Efficiency

The Access category awards the best digital solution helping emerging and underdeveloped economies, underserved social and economic groups, or remote/rural communities. Dr James Haridy submitted an e-health model of care for community treatment of Hepatitis C: the HealthELink project, which was developed and delivered by DB Results in conjunction with HealthELink.

About Don Walker:

Dr Don Walker, past chairman of HISA and a pioneer in the application of computers in Australian healthcare, has an untiring commitment to the field that has spanned decades. Don has made a major contribution to Australian health informatics, particularly in the area of terminologies. It is in his spirit of continuous innovation that the Health Informatics Society of Australia established these Awards.

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