Director, Economics, Public Health and Information Technology

Michael Dally

Michael Dally

BComm (University of Tasmania)   MPH  (Occupational and Environmental Health) (Monash University)

Michael Dally was promoted to Director, Economics, Public Health and Information Technology during June 2016.   Since 2013  he  has contributed to GENI’s  Guidelines on Diabetes Type 2: International Economic Evaluation (GODIEE) study, involving  a systematic review of the international cost effectiveness evidence for Diabetes Type 2 interventions, grading the evidence and identifying the implications for treating and preventing the disease.  GODIEE Phase 2  analyses implications of Phase 1 for  international  clinical guidelines. During 2016, he contributes to research on health reforms and clinical guidelines for cystic fibrosis, investigating personalized medicine, genetics  and cost effectiveness evidence. Michael previously held roles in health prevention, through the fitness industry in Sydney, Australia, where he received several performance awards, and also in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

He has extensive experience in Information Technology (IT) applications in health and aviation industries. Since September 2013 he has worked in the Emergency Department, Sandringham Hospital, Alfred Health on IT systems for emergency triage and mandatory regulatory data processes by the Victorian government, Private Insurance Funds, Transport Accident Commission and the Department of Veterans Affairs.  During August 2015 he was seconded to the Alfred Health network’s project that is implementing a new Patient Administration System (PAS) through planning, reviewing, and testing IT business processes, decision support and providing staff training. He has several years prior experience in the management of Qantas on client service, safety and quality, IT, error mitigation, emergency and crisis management. He was a lead manager on two major in-flight crisis incidents, providing IT solutions to the responses, and received performance awards.  Michael’s experience is important given global trends in information technology  applications across the health sector, in clinical guidelines, decision support and benchmarking performance.