Mr. Neville Board
Neville Board is Victoria’s Chief Digital Health Officer and heads the Digital Health Branch. The Branch leads implementation of Victoria’s digital health roadmap, to improve the safety and efficiency of Victoria’s healthcare system, and to keep patients at the centre of care.
The team is implementing unique patient identification across Victorian health services, connecting health services to the My Health Record system, and operates a series of applications for health services.
The Branch also leads the Victorian health service cyber security and ICT operational assurance programs, applying Australia’s only Digital Health Maturity Model. The Branch conducts health sector planning and assurance, sets standards for clinical systems, and is supported by a clinical advisory council and the Victorian Health CIO Forum.
Prior to coming to Victoria in 2018, Mr Board headed the eHealth and Medication Safety program at the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care. He also convened the WHO clinical practice working group for the Global Patient Safety Challenge Medication without Harm.