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Rachel Dunscombe has been appointed as part of the ECHAlliance's board

Rachel Dunscombe has been appointed as part of the ECHAlliance’s board
ECHAlliance, The Global Health Connector is delighted to announce the appointment of Rachel Dunscombe (CEO openEHR) to its board.
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Rachel Dunscombe, is the CEO of OpenEHR International. Until August 2022 Rachel spent over five years as the CEO of the NHS Digital Academy. She has provided advisory services to the Secretary of State for Health, been a member of the UK government AI council and through her academic work Rachel has received a Visiting Professorship at Imperial College, London. Rachel is formerly the Director of Digital/CIO for Salford/NCA Group which under her leadership was the NHS’s most digitally mature organisation.

 

In expressing her enthusiasm for the appointment, Rachel Dunscombe stated, “I am delighted to be joining the ECHAlliance board to support the furthering of digital health, care and life sciences global for human benefit. The current trajectory of healthcare systems are not sustainable without the use of digital and data and the ECHAlliance has a role in ensuring the global community collaborates to make this reality.”

 

Brian O’Connor, Chair of ECHAlliance, added his perspective, saying, “Rachel has been an inspiration over many years, and we share the same passion and determination to improve citizens’ health globally. I love her practical, can-do attitude, informed by her varied experiences”.

 

ECHAlliance is confident that Rachel Dunscombe’s strategic insights and commitment to advancing digital health will greatly contribute to the organisation’s mission.

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