Kate is a Registered Nurse with extensive experience in acute care and aged care nursing including clinical education, general medicine, stroke, cardiothoracic, gynaecology and cancer nursing. As the Chief Nursing and Midwifery Information Officer at Bendigo Health, Kate ensures that Nurses and Midwives have digital health skills to meet the challenges of contemporary practice. She holds a Bachelor of Health Informatics (Professional Honours) and is a Certified Health Informatician, Australasia as well as a Clinical Reference Lead for the Australian Digital Health Agency. Kate is the Deputy Chair of the Australian College of Nursing CNIO Community of Interest and is a strong advocate for patient-centred care and consumer involvement in healthcare using health IT tools such as My Health Record.
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