Cindy has been chief digital and information officer at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust since 2013.
Since she arrived at the trust, she has developed and successfully implemented what she describes as “a strategy to leapfrog the organisation into a mature digital state”; focused around the deployment of the Cerner Millennium electronic patient record at both her own trust and the neighbouring Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust.
Cindy is additionally co-chair of the Digital 2020 Board, which was set up to promote innovation and the adoption of digital health across Bradford, Airdale, Wharfedale, and Craven, and to put the area at the forefront of the developing population health management agenda.
She is also involved in national initiatives to support networking among CIOs, and is currently Chair of the Yorkshire Imaging Collaborative. Previously she was the inaugural chair of the NHS Providers informatics leaders network and past Chair of the NHS Providers Informatics
Before moving to the UK, Cindy studied and worked in Canada, where she was director of informatics/IT at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto from 2009 to 2013.
As a seasoned chief information officer, Cindy has worked throughout her career to transform health care services through the use of technology and information, and successfully delivered significant transformative strategies.
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