NHS Resolution appoints Niamh McKenna as first CIO

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We are delighted to announce the appointment of Niamh McKenna as NHS Resolution’s first Chief Information Officer.

NHS Resolution holds a unique place in the healthcare system and we are embarking on an ambitious strategy to transform the way in which we use the data we hold to drive improvements in healthcare and the resolution of concerns.

As our first CIO, Niamh joins us from Accenture where as Managing Director for the Health Practice she led a range of innovative programmes, helping healthcare clients to realise the potential of technology to improve outcomes for patients. As NHS Resolution embarks on a major programme to enhance our technology capability, Niamh brings invaluable experience having spent over 25 years leading technology change in a diverse range of industries across the world.

Helen Vernon, Chief Executive, NHS Resolution says: ‘We are delighted to welcome Niamh to the NHS Resolution team where she will lead an exciting programme of work to use technology to release the power of the data we hold.

“Niamh’s extensive experience in driving innovative yet practical technology change will help us to make a difference in the work that we do to deliver improvements to NHS patients and those who care for them.  We are looking forward to working with her as we embark on this important next phase of our strategy.”

Niamh says “I am absolutely delighted to be joining NHS Resolution at this pivotal time.

“The work they do is so important to the health system, and it is a privilege to be supporting their mission of resolving concerns and sharing learning. I am looking forward to joining the team and helping them on their transformation journey.”

Niamh will be taking up her appointment in August.