Well, he needed
a new job, because the old one was not going to continue.
Follows a lot of English doctors out to the Colonies, but is he part of the solution?
Or the problem.
The Australian government's love affair with digitisation experts from the United Kingdom continues, with former National Health Service (NHS) digital head Tim Kelsey made boss of the antipodean Digital Health Agency (successor to the National e-Health Transition Agency). The leave moves Telstra Health shy a director, since …
am I right thinking this is not the first, or the 2nd mega-project that burns through a tidy pile of cash in th UK and then the boss moves on, to a land far, far away, where they give him another pile to burn? In a way, it's a wonderful career: proven history of failure lands you the next Big Job. And once through with Aussie funds, his chances of getting one in California, say in 5 years' time, look even brighter!
How does someone who has already proven himself to be completely inadequate for the job get the position anyway? Is everyone involved in the project unable to read? Is this guy such a "charmer" he can talk his way past a report saying he was terrible at his job? It just boggles the mind!
Here is a fun and interesting fact. Next time there is a major solar flare pointing at earth, thousands of people will die in hospitals on the side of the planet receiving the results of that flare, no, seriously.
Abandoning all manual record keeping system means, that when the entire network infrastructure goes down and takes months to repair because, no automated systems and no manual system to organise that repairs, means hospitals prescription and treatment information will simply not be available and depending which side faces when, either thousands will die or tens even hundreds of thousands will die.
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