Data Driven

Healthcare Improvement









Under the leadership of Prof Wendy Chapman, the Data Driven Healthcare Improvement committee aims to align aspects of data use and governance across MACH partners. The committee supports and facilitates collaborative activities across community, primary, secondary and tertiary care, and fosters knowledge transfer capability and workforce training using leading methodologies.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Facilitating networking and collaborative opportunities for Data Driven Healthcare Improvement activities across MACH partners that includes the community, primary, secondary and tertiary care.

  • Encouraging and assisting in the submission of quality grant applications that address issues from an end user perspective.

  • Engaging with members of MACH to support and promote local research activities.

  • Fostering Data Driven Healthcare Improvement training using leading methodologies.


Committee Members

  • Prof Wendy Chapman – Chair – Director, Centre for Digital Transformation of Health, University of Melbourne

  • A/Prof Douglas Boyle – Director of HaBIC Research Information Technology Unit / MDHS Academic Convenor for Petascale Campus Initiative, UoM

  • Dr Ximena Camacho – Director of Population Health Data Analytics, UoM MSPGH

  • Dr Daniel Capurro – Senior lecturer in Digital Health, UoM Computing and Information Systems

  • Prof Jon Emery – Herman Chair of Primary Care Cancer Research, VCCC/Western Health

  • A/Prof Graeme Hart – Chief Information Officer, Austin Health

  • Dr Dishan Herath - Co-chief Medical Information Officer, Peter Mac

  • Prof Maarten IJzerman – Head of Cancer Health Services Research, VCCC

  • Wayne Mather – Chief Information Officer, MCRI

  • Prof Brian Oldenburg

  • A/Prof Mark Taylor – Deputy Director of HeLEX, UoM

For more information contact Project Officer Nuzha Wazeer:

(03) 8344 6809


MACH is an NHMRC recognised Advanced Health Research and Translation Centre.

The mission of MACH is to improve health and wellbeing by integrating medical research, education and clinical care.


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