Polawat_Witoolkollachit
Position
Director of Information Technology and Communication
Company
Ministry of Public Health (MOPH)
Location
Bangkok THAILAND
Bio

Dr. Witoolkollachit is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Specialist and Founder of the Thai Hip & Knee Society. He served the ICD10 Thai Modification Committee and as Former Board executive of Royal College of Orthopaedic Surgeon Thailand. He received his MSc in Information Technology and Management and COBIT 5 Foundation implementations certified and a certificate in knee reconstruction (France). He has professional experience in Knee & Hip Arthroplasty for more than 20 years and also has been a lecturer for Thai Hip Knee Society for over 15 years. Since 2013, he has been serving as Director of Information and Communication Technology Center, Office of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand. He was Chairman of HIMSS AsiaPac16 Organizing Committee in 2016. He is leader of many health IT projects including setting up eHealth Strategy of the Ministry of Public Health of Thailand, and establishing the Big Data of Health Data Center (HDC) for monitoring, predictive and prescriptive about public health activities of all the hospital and office service units of the Ministry of Public Health all over Thailand. The Big Data of HDC currently has electronic health records covering more than 14,000 million patients. His technology interest includes all innovating the way to deliver healthcare services across Thailand and deploy the digital technology to improve agility, efficiency and information security for hospitals and professionals to deliver always-on healthcare for Thailand such a crucial step in the nation’s digital transformation.

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