Damian Green new Queensland Health CIO
Gold Coast Hospital and Well being Service (GCHHS) senior government Damian Inexperienced has been named as chief data officer at Queensland Well being.
Inexperienced, who additionally steps into the position of CEO at eHealth Queensland, replaces former eHealth Queensland’s former chief government Dr Richard Ashby who resigned earlier this 12 months following allegations of an undeclared relationship involving a person linked to the replacement of the state’s patient administration system (PAS).
The roll-out of the alternative PAS has been deserted whereas the Queensland Crime and Corruption Fee investigates.
In an e mail to employees on Thursday, which was cited by the Brisbane Occasions, Queensland Well being director-general Michael Walsh mentioned in his position at GCHHS as government director, digital transformation and chief data officer, Damian was “pivotal” in driving steady enchancment in well being service supply and high quality.
“Damian will little question deliver this wealthy expertise and ahead pondering to his position main eHealth because the company continues to maneuver by a interval of transformation with the roll-out of the digital hospital.”
The PAS data and retrieves non-clinical associated details about sufferers and is separate to the state’s digital hospital system, the built-in digital medical file (ieMR). Queensland Well being purchased the ieMR software program from US-based Cerner in 2011 and it’s now been utilized in 16 hospitals throughout the state, based on the Brisbane Occasions.
Inexperienced joined GCHHS in January 2013 as government director folks, methods and efficiency earlier than transferring into the position of government director at Robina Hospital and government director, digital transformation.
Previous to GCHHS, he was a administration marketing consultant at PwC Australia.
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