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Sr. Executive Advisory Committee Profile

Professor Steven BOYAGESCo-Chair
Professor Steven C. BOYAGES
Senior Endocrinologist, Westmead Hospital
Clinical Professor, University of Sydney
Clinical Professor, University of Western Sydney
Chief Executive of Red Zeppelin

Professor Steven Boyages is a recognized thought leader in the development of health information systems that facilitate patient-centered care. He is currently the Medical Director for eHealth NSW. Previously, Steven was the Foundation Chief Executive of the Clinical Education and Training Institute (CETI) of NSW.

An active clinician leader and endocrinologist, he is currently Clinical Professor at the University of Sydney and the University of Western Sydney. Steven has published over 135 papers and has 2300 citations in the literature. He has research interests in the application of health technology to health care delivery, in particular the development of IT applications that add value to the enterprise, to the community and to the patient.

Dr. CHONG Yoke SinCo-Chair
Dr. CHONG Yoke Sin
Chief Executive Officer
Integrated Health Information Systems (IHIS)

Dr Chong Yoke Sin is the CEO of IHiS, Integrated Health Information Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Ministry of Health Holdings Group. IHiS is a shared services IT company for the public healthcare clusters in Singapore that aims to drive synergies and innovation through aggregation of the IT functions of the healthcare clusters.

Dr Chong was previously the CEO of the NCS, the largest systems integration company in Singapore and was instrumental in its growth as a regional IT company with businesses in China, Australia, Middle East and South East Asia.

Dr Chong is also a Board member of the Health Sciences Authority of Singapore, Honorary Secretary of the Board for CHIJ Schools, Honorary Treasurer of the Singapore Kindness Movement, Chairman of Innova Junior College Advisory Board and member of the Institute of Systems Science Advisory Board.

She is also a certified Healthcare Informatics Management professional (CPHIMS).

Dr. Suk Wha KIMDr. Suk Wha KIM, MD, PhD
HIMSS Asia Pacific Governing Council Member
Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery
Seoul National University College of Medicine
Director, Department of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
Seoul National University Hospital

Dr. Suk Wha Kim is a member of the HIMSS Asia Pacific Governing Council as well as a member of the HIMSS Analytics Asia Pacific Senior Executive Advisory Council. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Korean Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons as well as an executive member of the International Confederation for Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery. He is currently serving a 2 year term as the Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery at the Seoul National University Hospital.

During his term as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Korean Society of Medical Informatics, he had consulted on e-health projects for the Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare and made efforts to advance healthcare through IT in Korea and had undergone several e-health R&D projects for the Korean Government.

He had also served as the previous CEO of Virtual MD, which was established under the supervision of Seoul National University Hospital during his appointment as the Director of the Office of Public Relations.

Dr. Kim is the founding member of the Korean U-health Industry Promotion Forum and was the Vice President of the Korean U-Health Association. He had also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Korean Society of Medical Informatics from 2006 to 2007 and supported the Nursing Informatics 2006 and the joint Conference of Medical Informatics of China, Japan and Korea in 2007.

Chief Medical Informatics Officer (CMIO)
Hong Kong Hospital Authority (HKHA) and
Consultant for eHealth
Hong Kong

NT Cheung is the Chief Medical Informatics Officer (CMIO) of the Hong Kong Hospital Authority (HKHA) and is also the Consultant for eHealth for the Hong Kong Government. As the head of health informatics in the Hospital Authority, NT has taken the Authority from a virtual "green fields" site in 1991 to today's situation where clinical information systems are an indispensable part of the care delivery process for 30,000 clinical users. His current work focuses on taking the Hospital Authority's Clinical Management System (CMS) on a generational leap to the next level of computerized record system functionality to improve the already world-class facilities in the CMS for the documentation and effective management of diseases and care. He works closely with clinicians and executives in the HKHA to ensure that the CMS supports organizational initiatives and that patient benefits are being realized.

NT is also working with the government and other healthcare stakeholders in Hong Kong to create a territory wide Electronic Health Record Sharing infrastructure. He is leading the eHR development efforts for the records sharing architecture, information standards, and tools to support implementation of electronic records in the private sector, as well as various eHR pilot projects.

NT is active in the informatics research and education communities, and is a frequent speaker at international conferences. He holds a medical degree from the University of Sydney and a Master's degree in computing science from Imperial College, London.

Professor Chien-Yeh HSUProfessor Chien-Yeh HSU
Director and Professor
Graduate Institute of Medical Informatics
Taipei Medical University & President
Taiwan Association for Medical Informatics

Chien-Yeh Hsu is a Professor and the Director of Graduate Institute of Medical Informatics at Taipei Medical University. His research interests include electronic medical/health record, clinical information system, medical information standards, biomedical data sharing/processing/analysis, and biomedical signal processing. He has published various articles in The Journal on Information Technology in Healthcare, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Methods of Information in Medicine, and The Journal of Taiwan Association for Medical Informatics. He is currently the President of Taiwan Association for Medical Informatics, and had served as the Editor in Chief of The Journal of Taiwan Association for Medical Informatics since 2004 to 2007. Professor Hsu is also a member of the board of HL7 Taiwan and Taiwan Association for Nursing Informatics.

Professor Dr Jai MOHANProfessor Dr Jai MOHAN
Professor of Health Informatics & Paediatrics
International Medical University

Jai Mohan was appointed Professor of Health Informatics & Paediatrics at the International Medical University in October 2005. In addition to teaching Pediatrics and Health Informatics, he is also Director of Learning Resources at the University. Jai Mohan worked for 30 years in the Ministry of Health Malaysia including stints as head of paediatrics at Seremban Hospital and Ipoh Hospital. He was head of paediatrics at Malaysia's first paperless and filmless hospital at Selayang before retiring from government service in 2001.

Following retirement he worked in industry as Director of Healthcare Informatics and as Clinical Domain Director in two companies which were implementing the Total Hospital Information Systems Phase 1 and the Multimedia Supercorridor (MSC) Telehealth Projects respectively for the Ministry of Health.

He is President of the Malaysian Health Informatics Association and a HIMSS Analytics Asia Senior Executive Advisory Committee Member. He was a member of the International Advisory Panel of HIMSS Asiapac from 2007-2010. He is a past president of the Malaysian Paediatric Association. He was Team Leader of the joint Ministry of Health – Industry team that developed the blueprint and concept requests for proposals for Malaysia's ambitious Multimedia Supercorridor Telemedicine (later renamed Telehealth) Flagship Application. He was a temporary consultant to WHO (SEARO) on Telematics.

He has published 34 papers and 10 research reports on paediatrics and health informatics and health policy. He has presented extensively locally and internationally on paediatrics and healthcare informatics.

Chief Executive
Health Support Service
NSW, Australia