Dr Tanya Kelly is currently acting Deputy Director-General, eHealth Queensland, leading Queensland’s public health digital modernisation agenda in support of Queensland Health priorities and broader system reforms.
She is an experienced and active senior clinician (anaesthetist) who has held clinical leadership roles for the past 10 years, most recently as acting Chief Clinical Information Officer, eHealth Queensland providing clinical leadership and clinical strategic direction for digital health across the state-wide eHealth program.
As Chair of the Queensland Clinical Senate, Dr Kelly is keen to ensure that healthcare in Queensland is safe, highly effective and maximises the opportunities provided by clinician and consumer co-design, to provide a responsive healthcare system that meets the needs of consumers.
In addition, Dr Kelly’s previous clinical leadership roles include Director of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine and Clinical Director for Digital Transformation within the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service.
Beyond her clinical practice, she has qualifications in clinical redesign, business and is a Certified Health Informatician (CHIA).