A/CCIO, WA Dept. of Health
A/Chief Clinical Information Officer, Western Australian Government Department of Health
Peter is an emergency physician, health informatician and clinical epidemiologist, perhaps best known for his work on patient harm associated with hospital and emergency department overcrowding. Following his Harkness Fellowship in Healthcare Policy at the Institute of Healthcare Improvement and Harvard University in the early 2000s he has held a variety of state and national roles leading eHealth strategy development and clinical information system development and implementation.
In addition to the CCIO role he continues clinical practice with the WA Country Health Services Emergency Telehealth Service and the Fiona Stanley Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine.