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How Kate Quirke became the only female CEO on Australia’s All Tech Index


For there to be a meaningful shift, companies need to take deliberate action to advance women in their organisations by improving recruitment, culture and career development opportunities. Kate Quirke is the Managing Director of Australian health informatics company Alcidion. She is the only female CEO in the 46 companies that make up the Australian Securities

Topics | Women in IT

Celebrating women in digital health

On #IWD2023, Alcidion celebrates the enormous contribution women bring to the STEM space. We are proud to work with and support programs that deliver opportunities for women to expand their professional development and enhance the collaboration of women in digital health. Congratulations to Alcidion’s Anna Joseph and Renee Schofield on being accepted into the 2023 AIDH

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The WIDH Leadership Program Experience

Alcidion was proud to support the inaugural Australasian Institute of Digital Health (AIDH) Women in Digital Health (WIDH) Leadership program in 2022. Congratulations to Alcidion’s Samantha Townsend and Rhian Sketcher as well as all recent graduates in developing their personal and professional digital health careers. Here, Sam and Rhian share their experiences in the program,

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International Women’s Day – Supporting women in digital health

Late last year, Alcidion partnered with the Australian Institute of Digital Health (AIDH) to support the Women in Digital Health Leadership (WiDH) Program. The inaugural program supports women in digital health to reach their aspirations and goals via professional development activities and courses while building a community of connection with other women in the industry.

Topics | Digital Health | Life at Alcidion | Women in IT

Alcidion partners with Australian Institute of Digital Health to support the Women in Digital Health Leadership Program

Alcidion are pleased to announce their support of the Australian Institute of Digital Health (AIDH) Women in Digital Health Leadership Program (WiDH). Launched this morning, the WiDH program invites women to apply for a new leadership course to enable and develop their digital health careers, leadership potential and encourage the capability of organisations to achieve

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Kate Quirke nominated in 2021 Brilliant Women in Digital Health

Congratulations to our Group Managing Director and CEO Kate Quirke, one of the inaugural award recipients announced at today’s 2021 Brilliant Women in Digital Health, an award initiative presented by Telstra Health, which aims to recognise and celebrate women in digital health for their incredible achievements. This award initiative supports and raises awareness of the

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Get to know our team – Clinical Consultant Katy Cain

We are pleased to announce Katy Cain has joined Alcidion as Clinical Consultant. A senior nurse with more than 20 years’ experience in the NHS, Katy has joined smart health tech provider Alcidion in a core role as a clinical consultant primarily working with the UK team. Katy Cain joins Alcidion from East Lancashire Hospitals

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Get to know our team – General Manager People, Place & Culture Amanda James

As the workplace becomes increasingly digital, people matter more than ever. This week we’re excited to welcome Amanda James, our new General Manager of People, Place & Culture, to the team. In this newly created role, Amanda will work with our executive team to continue to foster a work environment that helps our people flourish

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What #EachForEqual means to Alcidion this International Women’s Day

The theme this year for International Women’s Day is Each for Equal. Gender equality is not a “women’s issue”, it’s a business issue. Collectively, we all play a part to make gender equality a reality. After all, it benefits us all. For Alcidion, when we think about diversity and inclusion, we also think about creating

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Improving equal representation of women in tech companies

Last week the Australian Securities Exchange launched its All Technology Index, shining a light on the wonderful tech ecosystem we have in Australia and its significance to the Australian economy. I was proud to see my health informatics company Alcidion listed alongside other technology-based companies looking to create new opportunities for growth, create new jobs

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Alcidion appoints UK General Manager Sales and Marketing

Lynette Ousby joins to guide company growth in the UK Alcidion is pleased to announce the appointment of Lynette Ousby as General Manager of Sales and Marketing in the United Kingdom, to drive its next phase of growth and strategic development. The appointment is effective Monday 2 December 2019. Ms Ousby is a seasoned executive

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Alcidion recognised in 2019 Deloitte Tech Fast 50 Australia and Tech Fast Female category

Following 607% growth in annual revenue over the last three years, Alcidion celebrates its recognition in the 2019 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Australia Awards. Alcidion placed 11th on the Technology Fast 50 list, which ranks Australia’s fastest growing public or private technology companies based on their percentage revenue growth over three years (2017-19). “We’re delighted

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