Peter O’Halloran is the Chief Information Officer for ACT (Australian Capital Territory) Health, the government agency responsible for the public health system in Canberra, Australia’s capital.
Peter is responsible for over 250 systems, serving 10,000 staff who operate across three public hospitals with over 1,000 beds and 40 community facilities.
Peter joined the Australian Public Service in 2006 in the National Health and Medical Research Council before moving to the National Blood Authority where he was appointed as the inaugural Chief Information Officer and was responsible for the provision of services to all Australian hospitals.
Peter joined ACT Health in 2016 and since that time has embarked on a complete overhaul of all ICT services and systems with a complete replacement of all core systems currently underway, guided by the Digital Health Strategy that was launched in May 2019.
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