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Prof. Evelyn Js Hovenga

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Local Address:  Rockhampton , Australia
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  • PhD
    University of New South Wales
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Evelyn Hovenga ..., 1 Feb 2004 [cached]
Evelyn Hovenga photoProfessor Evelyn Hovenga
Evelyn began her career as a Registered Nurse, and her academic career in 1992 with the development and teaching of a Health Informatics curriculum.Evelyn was awarded a PhD in 1995 from the University of New South Wales for research work originally undertaken in 1982 when she developed a patient assessment and information system (PAIS) used by many hospitals throughout Australia.Her doctoral thesis was about casemix, hospital nursing resource usage and costs.She has more recently established and leads the Health Informatics Research Group.
Evelyn chaired the International Medical Informatics Association's Nursing Informatics SIG from 1997-2000, and IMIA's Education working group from 2000-2003.Evelyn was a key contributor to the development of a white paper: a Roadmap for Nursing Informatics in Australia in 2004.
Evelyn has contributed to many standards development projects overseen by Standards Australia International (SAI) since 1990, including ISO/FDIS 18104 (2003), Integration of a Reference Terminology Model for Nursing.Information systems.She represents the IT/14 committee at the national Health Data Standards Committee (HDSC) whose work currently focuses on the development, maintenance and revision of the National Health Data Dictionary.Evelyn is an advisor to the HL7 Australia Board.
2nd HL7 Australia Meeting March 2003, 1 April 2007 [cached]
Evelyn HovengaHL7 Australia Board Member - Education
Evelyn Johanna Sophia ..., 1 Oct 2014 [cached]
Evelyn Johanna Sophia Hovenga
Registered Nursing. Management & Information Systems, PhD. Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing Australia (FRCNA). Fellow of the College of Health Service Executives (FCHSE). Fellow of the Australian College of Health Informatics (FACHI). Fellow of the Australian Computer Society (FACS). Consultant, openEHR Foundation. Consultant Honorary Senior Research Associate, Centre for Health Informatics & Multiprofessional Education, University College London. Honorary Academic Fellow, Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia
Evelyn Johanna Sophia Hovenga Address: 12 Sleipner Street, Mt Archer Rockhampton North Qld 4701 Melbourne - Australia E-mail:
ACS (Australian Computer Society) - Membership, Professionalism and Leadership for ICT Professionals and the ICT Community, 1 Jan 2002 [cached]
Professor Evelyn Hovenga is:
Professor Evelyn Hovenga is a past member of several scientific programme committees for International Medical Informatics Conferences, has delivered many invited papers and keynote addresses at International Medical and Nursing informatics conferences, is author of many publications, consultant to the European Commission's Nightingale project (1996-2000) and to the Pan American Health Organisation -Regional Office of the World Health Organisation (2000).
For information about HIC, contact the Chair, ACS Health Informatics Committee (HIC) Professor Evelyn Hovenga or for more general inquiries about health informatics contact Joan Edgecumbe, Executive Officer, HISA
Chair, Health Informatics Committee, Associate Professor Evelyn Hovenga
Director, Community Affairs Board Rathika Suresh
Prof Evelyn Hovenga - Health Informatics Research Group - Central Queensland University, 13 Nov 2008 [cached]
Professor Evelyn Hovenga
Professor Evelyn Hovenga
Photo of Evelyn Hovenga Evelyn Hovenga's research and teaching interests include electronic health records, work study in the health services, performance measurement, health service management, nursing resource usage, casemix plus health and nursing outcomes in conjunction with health and nursing informatics, terminology, decision support.
Evelyn's PhD research was in casemix, and hospital nursing resource usage and costs. The resultant patient classification/nursing workload measurement system was adopted by more than 100 Australian hospitals between 1984 and 2004.
Evelyn is a foundation member of the Standards Australia IT/14 health informatics committee and serves on two technical sub-committees and represents this committee as a member of the National Health Data Standards Committee. She initiated and collaboratively directed an international effort to develop a new ISO standard for the integration of a reference terminology model for nursing. Compliance with this standard ensures that a clinical information system is able to accommodate nursing concepts. This work was supported by the IMIA Nursing Informatics group and the International Council of Nurses.
Evelyn contributes to many standards development projects overseen by Standards Australia International (SAI) IT/14, IT/14/9 and IT/14/2 committees. Many of these projects contribute to standards work items undertaken by health informatics committees from the European standards organization (CEN TC251), the International Organisation of Standards (ISO/TC215) and HL7. Evelyn was elected to represent IT/14 as a member of the national Health Data Standards Committee (HDSC) whose work focuses primarily on the maintenance, revision and development of the National Health Data Dictionary now also used as the repository of data standards to support electronic health records development in Australia . The HDSC also has responsibility for overseeing the work of the Classifications and Terminology Working Group. Evelyn is a founding member of the open EHR Clinical Review Board responsible for Archetype Governance and a development process framework promoting Archetype standardisation.
Evelyn participated in the Australian Health Information Council's workforce capacity building sub-group and contributed to the development of the National Statement outlining a vision for the health informatics capacity of the workforce and detailing priorities of action in the areas of leadership, education and research. Similarly, Evelyn was a key contributor to the development of a white paper, a Roadmap for Nursing Informatics in Australia, commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.
Evelyn chairs the Medinfo 2007 Organising Committee managing the 12th World Congress on medical informatics hosted by HISA under the auspices of IMIA, to be held in Brisbane , August 2007. Evelyn is Founding Editor-in-Chief of eJHI - the electronic Journal of Health Informatics ( She has served as an editorial team member for the International Journal of Medical Informatics for several years, and reviews papers for a number of other journals.
Evelyn is Fellow and Past President of the Australian College of Health Informatics, Fellow of the Australian College of Health Service Executives, Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing Australia, Fellow of the Australian Computer Society, and Chair of its Health Informatics Committee, past Vice-President (Working and Special Interest Groups) of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA). She was appointed as an expert advisor to the European Commission funded Nightingale project from 1998-2002, has been an invited speaker to many international conferences and meetings, reviewer of many conference papers, and member of numerous scientific program committees.
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