Dr NT Cheung
Head of Information Technology and Health Informatics / Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Hospital Authority
NT Cheung is the Head of Information Technology & Health Informatics and Chief Medical Informatics Officer of the Hong Kong Hospital Authority (HKHA) and also the Consultant for eHealth for the Hong Kong Government. He has taken HA from a virtual “green fields” site to today’s situation where clinical information systems have become ubiquitous and indispensable in the care delivery process. His current work focuses on taking the Hospital Authority’s Clinical Management System (CMS) on a generational leap to the next level of computerized record system functionality to improve the already world-class facilities in the CMS for the documentation and effective management of disease. He works closely with clinicians and executives in the HKHA to ensure that the CMS supports organizational and service model innovation initiatives and that patient benefits are being realized. He also works with the Government and other stakeholders to develop the recently launched territory-wide Electronic Health Record Sharing System in Hong Kong.
NT is active in the informatics research and education communities, and is a frequent speaker at international conferences. He holds a medical degree from the University of Sydney and a Master’s degree in computing science from Imperial College, London.