Dr. Linda Bird

Dr. Linda Bird

BIT (University of Queensland, Australia), PhD (University of Queensland, Australia)

Dr. Linda Bird is an experienced and highly skilled eHealth professional with global expertise in clinical terminology, information modelling, electronic health records, data analytics, semantic interoperability and health informatics standards. Linda is the principal eHealth consultant at Bellbird Enterprises Pty Ltd.

Previously, Linda worked at SNOMED International from 2014 to 2022. During this time, Linda built and led the talented Implementation Support Team, which provides global advice and assistance to implementations of SNOMED CT. Prior to this, she led SNOMED International's Education Team, which delivers a global education program to over 80 countries. During her time at SNOMED International, Linda developed a range of technical guides and specifications, including the COVID-19 Data Guide, the Expression Constraint Language (for querying SNOMED CT), the Expression Template Syntax and the Machine Readable Concept Model Specification.

Linda’s other roles have included: information architect at MOH Holdings Singapore, senior information architect at NEHTA Australia, team lead for the Titanium (Interoperability) project at DSTC, information architect for the Brisbane Southside HealthConnect trial, E-health consultant for the Centre for Military and Veteran Health, senior data modelling consultant for the Brisbane North Division of GP’s Coordinated Care Trial, senior data architect for Asymetrix Corporation (USA) and data modelling consultant for the National Archives of Australia.