IHACPA Conference 2023

Brisbane, Australia + Virtual | 9 - 11 August 2023

Joanne Fitzgerald

Executive Director, Hospital Policy and Classification, IHACPA


    Joanne Fitzgerald has worked at IHACPA since 2012, and currently holds the position of Executive Director, Hospital Policy and Classification. Prior to this, she was Director, AR-DRG Development where she was responsible for developing and managing the Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Groups classification system.

    Joanne holds a degree in Bachelor of Applied Science (Health Information Management) from the University of Sydney. She has more than 20 years’ experience as a health information manager working with health classifications in both the public and private health sector. Joanne has worked as a clinical coder, manager of medical record departments and at the NSW Ministry of Health.