Online Stakeholder Briefing – Damien McCallion, HSE


September 19, 2024    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


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We’re delighted to welcome Damien McCallion, Chief Technology and Transformation Officer & Deputy Chief Executive Officer – HSE, to a webinar on 19th September.  During his talk, Damien will give an overview of the recently published Digital Health Framework, the implementation plan for the patient app and an update of the RHA rollout.   
The event will be recorded, all those registered will be send a copy of the recording after the event.  

Patients in Ireland have long-sought easier, more convenient access to care, and 2020 proved the concept of virtual care access and its delivery.  The recent pandemic not only underlined the power digital technologies have in connecting patients and providers, but also the inequity of accessing care.   In publishing the recent Digital Health Framework, the HSE are beginning to advance a digital-first mentality in healthcare.  The Framework outlines how the HSE will harnesses the power of data, digital technology and innovation.  Allowing the HSE to widen access to health and social care services, provide improved affordable and equitable care, better patient safety and greater productivity.


Damien McCallion, Chief Technology and Transformation Officer & Deputy Chief Executive Officer – HSE 

Damien was appointed as Chief Technology and Transformation Officer in February ’24 with the new role taking effect from June 1st.  In this newly created role, Damien is  responsible for technology, information security, data governance and digital development.  He will also overview the organisation’s medium to long term transformation programmes in which he will assume responsibility as the HSE Director of the Sláintecare Programme.  Damien has also been appointed as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the HSE. 
Prior to this Damien has held several high-profile roles within the HSE senior leadership team, most recently he held the position of Chief Operations Officer.   Damien holds a Masters in Innovation/Change Management from Ulster University. 



Gwynne Morley, General Manager – IQVIA 

Gwynne Morley is the General Manager of IQVIA Solutions and CSMS division of IQVIA and Chair of HealthTech Ireland.  Gwynne is former Director of Heart & Vascular, Diabetes & Emergency Department at the Mater Private Hospital and former Managing Director at Uniphar Retail Services division. She has extensive experience and knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, from the manufacturer to the patient. Previously she worked for United Drug Group (UDG) Healthcare for 13 years where she was a member of the Senior Executive team. During her tenure with UDG, she held a number of senior roles namely in pre-wholesale, consumer, homecare and quality. Prior to joining UDG, she held management positions within the Crowley Retail Pharmacy Chain and held a multifunctional role within the medical department of Zeneca Pharma, Ireland. Gwynne is a pharmacy graduate of Trinity College, Dublin.


This webinar is proudly supported by: 

IQVIA are a global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions, and clinical research services to the life sciences industry, focusing on creating connections across all aspects of healthcare. Their IQVIA Connected Intelligence™ integrates data, expertise, and technologies to accelerate results and improve patient outcomes. IQVIA has over 86,000 employees in more than 100 countries, IQVIA supports critical decision-making and healthcare improvements worldwide.



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