This course will provide you with the skills to introduce and manage digital strategies in health care organisations.
If you have health leadership, career growth or digital upskilling goals, a Flinders Graduate Certificate in Digital Health Management is for you. You’ll gain tech-first skills in leadership and management in a health context and learn how to assess and implement virtual care models and emerging digital health technologies, with a curriculum co-created with industry.
Graduate Certificate in Digital Health
Duration: 1 years
2GC674 (Full fee paying)
Annual indicative fees (2023):
$9,684 (Full fee paying)
Why study Digital Health Management at Flinders?
Upskill in a growing field. The Graduate Certificate in Digital Health Management opens doors to a growing health field and can be your way to shape the future of healthcare with innovative digital solutions.
Our programs are recognised by the Australasian Institute of Digital Health and the Australasian College of Health Service Management for continuing professional development (CPD) points eligibility.
$97k - $105k per year
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$125k - $140k per year
In semester one you will study trends in managing digital health, digital health technologies and tools, and how to introduce artificial intelligence, the internet of things (IoT), digital safety and cybersecurity into the health and aged care sectors.
In semester one you will learn about virtual hospitals, virtual assessments and how to co-design and manage these virtual models of care into health and aged care settings.
In semester two you will study the better management of information, electronically in healthcare and learn best practice strategies in solving business and clinical issues using informatics tools, in the primary, secondary and tertiary care sectors.
In semester two you will learn strategic thinking and management, and how to align strategic leadership, corporate governance, and transformational change strategies in a digital health context.
Associate Professor Angie Shafei, MD DBA
Director of Healthcare Management Programs, College of Business, Government and Law
Angie is an interdisciplinary researcher, Clinical Pathologist and the Director of the Healthcare Management Programs at Flinders University. She is co-founder of InnovateInn, a Technology start-up specializing in Medtech and AgriTech and has over 25 years of experience in the medical, education, and accreditation sectors in Australia, Singapore, China, North Africa and the Gulf. A research commercialization expert with hands-on experience in innovation and transformation in health, who uses her unique interdisciplinary expertise to engage in translational research in co-design, virtual health, telehealth, patient journey mapping, process mining, healthcare service quality and patient-centred health service models.
Associate Professor Christine Dennis
Previous Deputy Dean Rural and Remote Health SA in the College of Medicine and Public Health
Christine has held senior executive roles in government and health services in South Australia, Victoria and Northern Territory, including as the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS) and ACHS International. Initially training as a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife in the South Australian health system, Christine has over forty years’ experience in health service management, strategic and operational planning, quality and safety systems and, in leading and implementing change in complex health care organisations. Christine has been Director of Healthcare Management Programs and then Deputy Dean Rural and Remote Health SA in the College of Medicine and Public Health at Flinders University.
Senior Lecturer in Healthcare Management, College of Business, Government and Law
Mark has spent forty years in the health sector, with significant experience in digital health strategy, competency, change, training and risk management. He has been involved in digital health transformations across eleven countries over the past 30 years. Mark trained as a Registered Nurse, he is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Digital Health, an Associate Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Service Management, and is on the examination committee of the Certified Health Informatician Australasia (CHIA). Mark is a Senior Lecturer in Health Care Management, Flinders University, and is undertaking his Doctor of Philosophy research looking at Digital Health Competencies for Health Service Managers.
Applicants must normally hold a healthcare or related undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution.
In addition, applicants must have not less than two years' professional experience in the health or aged care sector following completion of the degree or equivalent qualification.
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