Associate Professor Farah Magrabi
Australian Institute of Health Innovation
T: +612 9850 2429
CIF: Associate Professor Magrabi leads the Patient Safety team at the Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University. She is also the Co-Chair of the Safety, Quality and Ethics Working Group of the Australian Alliance for Artificial Intelligence in Health (AAAiH). An engineer by training, her research has for the first time internationally, systematically and empirically, identified the causes, consequences and outcomes of adverse events arising from IT systems in healthcare. She received the Sax Institute Research Action Award in 2015. The quality of her research is demonstrated by it being selected for the International Medical Informatics Association’s Yearbook in 2009, 2011 and 2013. Ten papers have been added to the US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) online collection, two as “citation classics” including her 2015 analysis of all the safety events from England’s National Program for IT.
Qualifications: BE (Electrical & Electronics, Auckland, 1997); PhD (Biomedical Engineering, UNSW, 2003); Fellow Australasian College of Health Informatics (2015).
Address: Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University Level 6, 75 Talavera Road, North Ryde NSW 2113