Sally Glass - Managing Director
With an extensive background in nursing, computing, and business management in government and non-government organisations, Sally
is passionate about appropriate information technology's potential to reform clinical service provision, enabling quality care delivery, effective workflows, and providing economic and social benefits to the health system and the nation.
knowledge of health care delivery and the Health ICT industry with strategic thinking and communication skills.
Summary of Experience
A hospital trained, triple certificated nurse, Sally has extensive working knowledge of the public health systems in Victoria, United Kingdom and New South Wales.
After completing an Associate Diploma in Computing Sally took up a series of project management, strategy development and business development positions within the Information Management Division of NSW Department of Health
from 1991 to 1999.
During this time she
developed personal communication networks across most levels of the Department and Area Health Services and blended her
project management, negotiation, and communication skills with high level strategic thinking.
Joining Collaborative Health Informatics Centre (CHIC) Ltd in 1999, Sally took up the NSW-based Business Manager role, and subsequently became National Manager - Health Services from 2000 to May 2002.
These roles allowed Sally
to maintain and extend her
networks with many Health and ICT Industry personnel whilst observing in closer detail how information management briefs were carried out in Australia and overseas.
At CHIC Sally drew on her
detailed knowledge of the Health and IT industries to identify and communicate how health business agendas could be supported by appropriate technology.
In the process she
worked closely with IM/IT strategy and policy staff in the Health Insurance Commission, Commonwealth and State Health Departments, major Private Hospital groups, regional health organisations, hospitals and the IT industry
ceased to trade in May 2002, Sally
, together with her
husband John,established a not-for-profit company, CHIK Services
, providing health ICT newsletters and other industry communication and development services; provided consulting services to the Department of Health and Ageing and Health Insurance Commission
in the areas of communications, security and aged care; and travelled to the UK with Sydney Philharmonia Choirs to perform in the BBC Proms.