DR MARTIN ORRMB, BAO, BCH, MBA, DBA, FRANZCP, FACHI Chief Clinical Information Officer Martin is a Consultant Psychiatrist and Digital Health specialist. He has 20 years' experience in healthcare technology leadership, innovation, strategy and governance. He helped lead the development of New Zealand's first Telepsychiatry service, was a Clinical Advisor for the National Depression Initiative John Kirwan e-learning Journal and has been involved in multiple electronic record developments across all health specialities. He is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Informatics, has been an academic lecturer and supervisor in Health Informatics for many years, has presented and published widely and is currently the AUT Centre for E-Health Senior Research Fellow. He holds both a Master's degree and Doctorate of Business Administration, both of which had a technology innovation and implementation focus.
His interest in Digital Health encompasses a range of current and emergent technologies and concepts, including sensors and wearables; creative design and the built environment; virtual and augmented reality; mobile and telehealth; apps; electronic health records and big data; and anticipatory, personalised and precision medicine. Inspired by the Human Research Program to put humans on Mars, he has a particular interest in Digital Space Medicine, especially sleep and circadian optimisation. Martin brings to HealthTRx a mixture of visionary passion and well-informed pragmatics as to how we can best leverage technology to improve the mental health of our communities.