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Renea Collins

Clinical Director for eHealth, Metro South Health Service, Queensland Health

About Renea Collins

Renea Collins is the Clinical Director for eHealth at Metro South Health Service. This position provides clinical leadership, strategic direction and leads the change management in the implementation of an integrated electronic medical record (ieMR). She has been the Clinical Lead for the ieMR project at Princess Alexandra Hospital since 2012 which has seen the implementation of the initial stages of the ieMR. In November 2015 PAH successfully implemented the largest release of EMR functionality at once in a large tertiary public hospital in Australia.

Her recent clinical background has been as the Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Clinical Nurse Consultant in which she has coordinated a VTE prevention program at a tertiary hospital & health service district that has led to significant and sustained improvement in appropriate VTE prophylaxis rates. Among some of her past achievements include the national nursing co-ordinator of multi-centre clinical audit and finalist and runner-up for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet prize. She has participated in oral and poster presentations at international and national conferences published several articles related to VTE, nursing and clinical informatics.
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