All posts tagged Collaboration

Guest Blog – It’s time staff go front of screen on social media.

It’s better for everyone – the brand, the customer and your organization. I attended the biggest social media marketing conference in San Diego recently and its clear the tempo and direction of social media is changing. If you thought the digital age had been and gone, well you are gravely mistaken. “This is the fastest Read the full article…

CIO as a team leader…

Originally written for and published by Horizon Business Innovation The role of CIO is more and more about leading a team, and a team of diverse skills and capabilities at that. Healthcare CIOs are used to the term multidisciplinary team, it is intrinsic to integrated care delivery one of the key benefits of technology in Read the full article…

The future is bright and the future of healthcare is data…

In healthcare we have landed on the moon many times with small steps for man and giant leaps for mankind. Data is the next big Neil Armstrong moment for healthcare! In 1853, Florence Nightingale started what we know today as the modern profession of nursing. Interestingly she also helped popularise the graphical presentation of statistical Read the full article…

Connecting the team… (#ONEeHI)

Twice a year I have the great honour of being able to bring the eHealth Ireland team together to spend a day thinking. No, really thinking! The team spend every working moment executing and delivering, to grow our influence and ensure the needs of the healthcare system are met. To create connections the team needs Read the full article…

Innovate and Entrepreneur – Conflation that shouldn’t happen…

Originally published via Horizon Business Innovation The point in which the IT industry began to conflate the words innovation and entrepreneur bothers me as a CIO in the public sector. On a regular basis public sector technology picks up negative commentary on two fronts; firstly it is not innovative and agile enough and secondly that Read the full article…

Investment in technology is an investment in health…

At the Healthcare Informatics Society of Ireland (HISI) conference I was quoted as saying, ‘Investment in technology for health should not be seen as an investment in IT but an investment in the delivery and improvement of health care for Ireland.’ A friendly face got in touch via social media to say that whilst paradoxes Read the full article…

Starting something new…

In February 2015, our new CIO Richard Corbridge asked me if I would take on the challenge of leading our drive to build Projects, Programme & Portfolio Management (PPPM) division, within what would become the new Operating Model for the freshly renamed Office of the CIO. After our conversation, it took me all of 5 minutes Read the full article…

Open Data for a new Healthcare IT System

To be able to start an evolution is quite an exciting prospect. In my last role (Clinical Research in the NHS) we knew we had to move to an environment where data was considered to be open due to policy, legislation and for the transparency that the industry wanted to achieve. Here in Ireland there Read the full article…

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