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John Ellis, Co-Founder and Principal Consultant, Andgiet Security; Former Chief Strategist, Cybersecurity, Akamai Technologies, APJ, Singapore
John is an experienced information security professional with more than 20 years of IT security strategy and technology solutions experience. He has spent the last ten years in Asia. John has held senior technology positions in Standard Chartered Bank, Barclays Capital and Telstra, from where he developed a deep insight into the complex cyber security challenges that face today's digitally connected business.
Paper health information presents significant challenges to large hospital environments. Due to the clinical risks that having a predominantly paper health record causes, Mater decided to take action to address the challenges of paper health records, which also resulted in significant increases in efficiency and cost reduction, all pre-dating the commencement of an EMR implementation. HIMSS Asia Pacific speaks with Sallyanne Wissmann, Director Information Management, Mater Health Services, Brisbane, ahead of her presentation at HIMSS AsiaPac18.
RADM (Dr) Tang Kong Choong, Chief of the SAF Medical Corps, gave an update on the recent developments at the organisation and some lessons learnt behind the implementation of the third generation EMR system.