Kevin Robinson has been appointed CIO of healthAlliance, after holding the interim CIO role.
He has been with healthAlliance for 10 years, holding a number of management posts including infrastructure services manager and ICT services manager.
He was manager solutions delivery when he became interim CIO role following the resignation of Claire Govier in April this year.
healthAlliance is jointly owned by four northern region district health boards: Northland, Waitemata, Auckland, and Counties Manukau Health.
It is one of the country’s largest shared services organisations, providing IT and non-clinical services for the four Northern district health boards. In July 2014, it started providing procurement services to all 20 district health boards.
The 273-strong IT team at healthAlliance, spread over eight locations, manages one of the country’s largest IT environments.
healthAlliance is number three in this year’s CIO100, the annual report on the top ICT using organisations in New Zealand.
According to the report, its ICT team manages 26,416 screens, and supports over 27,500 DHB staff across 10 hospital sites, 94 community sites and 266 dental sites.
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