The New Normal for New Zealand Healthcare
Jon Herries, Group Manager - Emerging Health Technology, Ministry of Health.
Jon and his team are focused on bringing technology to the health sector faster, ensuring that technology provides impact, and establishing a network of interested and expert people and organisations who are working on new technology solutions in health.
Jon has recently returned to NZ from four years in Ireland where he was working in Healthcare and Technology consulting for EY. In this role Jon led the development of technology operating models and plans for the National Office of the HSE, SSW Hospital Group and Saolta Hospital Group. He was also lead on planning the work programmes for the National Children’s Hospital, the National Forensic Mental Health hospital and the All-Ireland Congenital Heart Disease Service.
He was also the lead on reviewing the immunisation dataset for the Republic of Ireland including the plan to build a National Immunisation Dataset.
Previously Jon established the Alliance Leadership Team and programme for CCDHB and was involved in project management, technology development and analytics in a number of clinical areas. He originally trained and practiced as a Physiotherapist and also completed a post-graduate diploma in Health Management.