Clare Harney

Director of Digital Development

As Director of Digital Development, Clare works with HCI clients to help digitally transform the way health and social care currently manages all aspects of quality improvement, patient safety, and the increasingly administrative regulatory compliance.

Clare is a national leader in the area of healthcare digital transformation with a very specific focus on quality, safety and regulation. She has worked as Director of Digital Health Transformation across the public and private sectors with HealthTech Ireland Association representing national and international Digital Health, Diagnostics and Medtech organisations.

Clare is a Programme Director and Adjunct Faculty at the RCSI, leading the new innovative postgraduate diploma in Leading Digital Health Transformation. Her focus on quality, safety and regulation stems from many years managing quality and information systems in acute care. Her work in the Health Information Directorate of the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) included the development of governance and quality standards.

Clare has a MSc in Health Informatics from Trinity College Dublin, a BA in Management Information Systems from Dublin Business School and is an ISO 9001 accredited lead auditor.