UnitingCare Health has appointed Australia’s first Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO), Dr Monica Trujillo. The Chief Medical Information Officer is a key executive in the successful implementation of any eHealth project, and serves as the bridge between the organisation’s medical and IT departments. They achieve this by working collaboratively with Visiting Medical Practitioners and clinicians, Information Services and other key stakeholders.
The role has existed in the United States for a while, but is new to Australia.
Dr Trujillo is passionate about advancing patient care and safety and improving quality outcomes through the adoption of clinical technology, clinician leadership, and active participation.