Ronan Herlihy

Ronan Herlihy
Ronan Herlihy | Clinical Excellence Commission & eHealth NSW

Ronan’s career has been in healthcare at a number of levels including management and eHealth implementation positions.
At an early stage, he recognised the need for information to make the right decisions and this started his journey into health IT. In more recent times he has embraced the concept of delivering value and benefits and had the opportunity to work on several projects from a benefits / value realisation perspective.
Currently he is working with the Clinical Excellence Commission setting the foundation for Clinical Analytics and Big Data in healthcare. For Ronan this is a very exciting and rewarding stage of the information journey, knowing that Analytics will make a significant contribution to improving healthcare.

Title: Engaging Clinicians with data on their ordering practices

The appropriate ordering project uses data extracted from Electronic Medical Records to create dashboards to inform and engage clinicians in ordering practices. This presentation looks at the techniques used to create answers for the clinicians questions and discusses the purpose behind 12 dashboards. It looks at the change management approaches and challenges.

The initial pilot project has been embraced by a number of local health districts in NSW and templates have been made available along with training tools.

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