HIMSS Australia Digital Health Summit 2019
November 20-21, 2019 | Sydney, Australia

Dr Vincent McCauley

Chief Medical Officer
Telstra Health, Australia

Dr Vincent McCauley has dual qualifications in Medicine and Computer Science and for his Ph.D in Medicine designed and oversaw the construction of the first fully computerised sleep laboratory in Australia at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPAH), Sydney. In addition he was a member of the four man team that developed nasal CPAP as the definitive treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea. He has extensive clinical experience in Respiratory and Emergency Medicine and ran the RPAH Emergency Department part-time for more than 20 years. As Managing Director of his eHealth company, McCauley Software, he has designed, developed and deployed innovative solutions for Pathology Laboratories, Radiology and Primary Care with extensive experience in health software architecture, DHS/Medicare eClaiming, SQL (Microsoft Certified SQL Server expert) and laboratory instrument interfacing. He has worked extensively in eHealth Standards and is a regular member of the Australian delegations to HL7 International and ISO TC215 (eHealth, Patient safety, Network security and Healthcare Devices), a member of the Standards Australia peak eHealth committee (IT14) and Chair of IHE Australia as well as a member of the IHE International Board and past member of the HL7 Australia Board. He was Chair of the HL7 Australia Working Group that published the first version of the Australian Medicines Terminology (AMT) which was subsequently handed to NeHTA as one of its first work items. Dr McCauley has been an invited speaker at numerous Australian and International conferences.

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