Professor Trish Williams is CISCO Chair and Professor in Digital Health Systems at Flinders University in South Australia. Trish is also co-director of the Flinders Digital Health Research Centre. As International Co-Chair of HL7 Security, and the Australian expert on security, software and safety health informatics ISO standards (ISO Technical Committee 215), she builds on over 30 years’ experience in healthcare computing including 15 years industry experience in general practice and pharmacy computing, before joining academia in 2001.
Professor Williams has a strong focus on the translation of research into practical application, demonstration of the contribution that digital health technologies can make to support healthcare, and the use of information security as an enabler for improved healthcare communication and interoperability. She is recognised internationally for her digital health information security expertise and experience in digital health information interoperability.