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Sharon Hakkennes

Sr Director Analyst

Sharon Hakkennes is an Analyst in Healthcare. Prior to joining Gartner, she was a CIO at a large health service in Australia. Her areas of expertise include clinical engagement and change management, strategy development with a focus on the intersection between ICT and business strategies, information management, data and analytics, and ICT shared services delivery in the healthcare environment.

Ms. Hakkennes has a clinical background (physiotherapy) and has completed a Doctorate and M.B.A.

Previous experience

Ms. Hakkennes held the position of CIO at Barwon Health for 3.5 years, prior to that she was employed as the Director, Health Informatics. She has also previously held numerous senior operational healthcare management and clinical leadership positions.

She holds an honorary Associate Professor role within the Faculty of Business and Law at Deakin University in the Health M.B.A. program.

Professional background

Barwon Health

Numerous Roles

Deakin University

Adjunct Associate Professor

Areas of coverage

Healthcare and Life Science Digital Optimization and Modernization

Healthcare and Life Science Digital Transformation and Innovation

Education

Bachelor of Physiotherapy, LaTrobe University

Graduate Certificate in Evidence-Based Practice, Monash University

Doctor of Physiotherapy, LaTrobe University

M.B.A., Innovation

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Digital health clinical engagement and change management

2Digital strategy development and implmentation

3EHR strategy, business case development and implementation

4Virtual care strategy