Dr Pamela Hussey is the Chair of the National Standards Authority of Ireland Health Informatics Standards Consortium (NSAI HISC). She is also an Associate Professor at Dublin City University.
Pamela ascribes to the notion that form must follow function when it comes to design and her current research includes designing information architecture in partnership with the HSE to support an integrated eHealth Ireland . Underpinning her research are new models of care for sustainable health and social care delivery.
Pamela practised as a nurse for 20 years in both Ireland and Australia and has acquired a healthy collection of degrees in education, health informatics and computer science. Her core research interest is in designing information systems that can optimise health and social care outcomes for citizens to live well. She currently lectures on the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and her teaching interests include; health informatics, concepts and terminology adoption, and the use of technology enhanced learning resources in undergraduate and post graduate education. She also has a number PhD student who she supervises with an interest in implementation research relating to health informatics.
Pamela has extensive experience with the health informatics standards community both nationally and internationally. She is also the director of an accredited R&D center for International Classification of Nursing Practice since 2016. She has published over 20 refereed papers and is editor and author of book chapters on eHealth and informatics. She has acted as a consultant both nationally and globally on design of information systems particularly in regards to optimising design for data value, benefit realisation and patient centric care.
Dr Hussey is particularly interested in working with EDGE Fellows with an interest in
Data and Privacy for Data quality and Semantic Mapping.