Chief Information Officer, Health Service Executive Ireland
Richard Corbridge is an expert in healthcare strategy and technology recognized by his industry globally. Since December 2014, Corbridge has been the Chief Information Officer for the Health Service Executive in Ireland and Chief Executive Officer for eHealth Ireland. He has been involved in the Health and Clinical Research Information sectors, leading various informatics delivery functions since the late 90s. Corbridge has a passion for business change and benefits management in health and very much insists on a focus on engagement and benefits being brought to technology implementation.
Corbridge has led the delivery of a wide range of systems and process to aid the provision of healthcare and research. These range from the first primary care messaging system in the NHS, to a health and social care single assessment process within a care trust and modernisation of the information systems’ infrastructure for the delivery of clinical research throughout England.
In the past 3 years Corbridge has been named the 5th most influential CIO in Europe by CIO magazine; a rising star of the IT Industry by Computer Weekly; one of the most ‘Social CIOs’ by Huffington Post; placed in the top 5 of the CIO 100, number one in the category of Health in the CIO 100 and voted IT person of the year at the Tech Excellence Awards 2016. To see the daily ins and outs of his work follow him: @R1chardatron