Michael Bainbridge

Michael Bainbridge
Adjunct Associate Professor

BMedSc(Nottingham), BMBS (Nottingham), MRCGP (Nottingham), Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners FRCGP 2011, Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Informatics FACHI 2013, Certified Health Informatician Australasia CHIA 2016, Founding Fellow Faculty of Clinical Informatics FFCI 2018

Michael has been a leading figure in Clinical Informatics for 30 years working both for both Government and Industry across the world. He has designed Clinical Systems for Primary Care, and hardware for hospitals. He has also worked with both UK and Australian governments on their major digital health infrastructure programmes. In the terminology space, he worked closely with James Read in the early 1980’s on the first versions of the Read Codes and worked with Peter Horsfield to deliver the original Quality and Outcomes Framework queries for the 2003 Quality Based UK GP contract. He was the Technical Director of the UK National PRIMIS initiative. He was also clinical lead on the Microsoft Funded Common User Interface Programme and Assistive Technology programmes which led to the foundation of the Continua Alliance. He currently works in Australia on the national implementation of digital health to support Healthcare Reform and has recently delivered a programme with the Australian Commission for Safety and Quality to standardise the presentation of medicines on-screen. Work on global harmonisation of Child and Maternity records, medicines management and adverse reactions with a focus safety and usability continues. He was also the co-author of the current international SNOMED strategy to ensure Phenotype data interfaces with Genomic Medicine.