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 Expert  729310

Expert in Health Information Management and e-Learning, Health Commissioning, Privacy, Systems Thinking

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United Kingdom
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert was professor of information management from 1994 to 2010 working in a variety of business and health contexts. He has advised governments in three continents and local health organisations in Europe and North America with projects focused around health care reforms and the information and change managment requirements of such processes. He has a particular interest and expertise in primary and community care. He has facilitated and evaluated change processes and has developed evaluation and governance schema. He has published widely and has always complemented academic articles with books articles and presentations aimed at practitioners and managers.

health care management


health care policy


health care system


medical informatics

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1992   PhD   Problem Solving Methodology   UCLAN  
1987   MA   Chemistry   Oxford University  
1984   BA   Chemistry   Oxford University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2009 to 2010




School of Public Health and Clinical Sciences


Professor of Information Management/School Research and Knowledge Transfer Coordinator


He was the member of the School Executive Team responsible for coordinating the reserach and commercial activity of 70 academic staff including 7 other full professors

1998 to 2008




Postgraduate Medical School


Subject Leader/Professor of Information Management


He was team leader of the health informatics team responsible for international research and innovation in learning delivery

1993 to 1998


Lancashire Business School


Business Information Management


Professor of Information Management


Research Leader for Business Information Management

Career Accomplishments:

2006 Member European Association of Health Information and Librarianship 2004 Fellow British Computer Society, Chartered IT Professional 2004 UKCHIP Registrant, Board member, Chair ETD (04-07) 2004 Fellow Academy of higher education (Member, 2004-2007) 2003 Member Institute of learning & teaching 1996 Member British Computer Society, Chartered Engineer

Professional Appointments

Co-Editor, Clinical governance: an international journal, vol 15-, Member NHS Health Informatics Qualification Board 2001-07. Founding Board Member, UK Council for Health Informatics Professions Education and Training Lead


Doctor Honoris Causa UMF Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2001

Medical/Professional Internships

Visiting Fellow, Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, 2009 Visiting Researcher, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia, 2001-02

Publications and Patents Summary

Over 120 publications, including 30+ journal articles and 20+ books

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Studies in Ethics, Law, and Technology  
 - The International Journal of Knowledge Management  
 - The Journal of Modelling in Management  
 - Studies in Ethics, Law and Technology  
 - Radcliffe Publishing, Abingdon  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2008 to 2008   Ministry of Health, Czech Republic   Advisor   He was advisor to Ministry of Health, Czech Republic on Development of national Coding Standards within the Czech DRG system.
2003 to 2003   UK NHS Information Authority   Lead Researcher   He was lead researcher for NHSIA learning to manage information workstreams 2 & 4.
1999 to 1999   Republic of Gambia Ministry of Health   Consultant   He was a consultant advising on the development of a national health information strategy.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has worked with two training companies translating their professionally accredited management courses into a VLE-based elearning delivery.
  • He has advised the UK Department of Health on the informatics competencies needed by clinical staff and on the appropriateness of educational programmes.
  • He has developed bespoke maturity models to manage change in small local organisations providing services for the NHS and for the UK Probation service.
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2008 to 2008   Canada   He developed a process improvement model for small local care agencies in Ontario Canada
2008 to 2008   Czech Republic   He advised the Czech Ministry of Health on the development of national Coding Standards within the Czech DRG system
2006 to 2006   Canada   He developed the information strategy for the business plan for a new Family Health Team in Paris Ontario submitted successfully for funding to the Ontario Ministry of Health

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
French   He is quite proficient reading French, less speaking and writing it
German   He is quite proficient reading German, less speaking and writing it

Additional Skills and Services:

Developed, validated and led the – First MSc by elearning at UCLAN: first in subject in UK: first accredited by NHS; adopted by NHS for pilot MTS in IM&KM – First FdSc by elearning at UCLAN: first in subject in UK: commissioned by NHS NW; first accredited by NHS CfH. • 8 EU curriculum and intensive workshop grants Developed ILM accredited introduction to management e-learning programme for Bespoke Training Ltd • 170+ technology articles for US site www.brighthub.com (now in top 400 sites) • Visiting Lecturer Oxford University Postgrad.Medical Education 1993-8 • Global Book sales in excess of 40,000


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