Helen Osman

Digital Health in Australia

Helen Osman

Digital Health in Australia

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Director and co-founder of 5flags a digital health agency. At 5flags we apply codesign methodology to engage and support health, government, community and not-for-profit organisations to embrace technology, establish develop and support their own online communities and develop develop tailored digital health solutions.

Helen is a senior health professional with a passion for social media and technology. She has over 17 years experience in the health, NFP and community service sectors. She has extensive experience in staff training, project management, community development and program development. Helen has worked with online communities in the healthcare arena since 2009. She has significant experience providing moderation and community management to clinical, vulnerable and high- risk communities. Helen was involved with beyondblue’s online communities for over 7 years and single-handedly grew community engagement on their inaugural forum the Bulletin Board by 500% in the first year one year. beyondblue has one of the largest NFP online communities in Australia.

Helen has specialisation in mental health, substance use and youth. She has worked at Orygen, the world’s leading youth mental health organisation for 14 years and has worked at headspace, the National Youth Mental Health Foundation. Helen is approaching completion of a PhD in youth mental health and health workforce development.

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