Neville Board is Victoria's Chief Digital Health Officer (CDHO)

Neville Board, Victoria’s Chief Digital Health Officer.Responsibilities

The CDHO works closely with Victoria's public healthcare services to implement and assure a range of clinical information system projects. These include the unique identification of Victorian patients to underpin secure sharing of clinical information among hospitals. The CDHO also coordinates programs to assure technology operations and cyber security in the healthcare sector, and convenes a number of statewide working and advisory groups to support continual improvement in digital health capability.

About Neville Board

Prior to being appointed to the CDHO role in 2018, Neville headed the eHealth and Medication Safety program at the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care.

Neville is a registered nurse and has worked in clinical, management, and informatics roles, including leprosy and primary care programs in the Brazilian Amazon. He implemented radiotherapy information systems and clinical cancer registries in NSW, and has published on hospital in the home, day-only and short stay surgery, and cardiac and post-acute care.

Neville is an Adjunct Fellow at the Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University.