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Advisory Council

Alvin Ong

Chief Information Officer

Alexandra Health System & Khoo Teck Puat Hospital

Chief Information Officer for Alexandra Health System & Khoo Teck Puat  Hospital Integrated Health Information Systems (IHiS) Mr Alvin Ong is  Integrated Health Information Systems’ (IHiS) Chief Information Officer for the  Alexandra Health System cluster. IHiS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MOH  Holdings, architects and manages highly integrated systems across  Singapore’s public healthcare sector. It transforms healthcare by driving  technology excellence, innovations and synergies, supporting more than  30,000 users. Alexandra Health cluster, which runs Khoo Teck Puat Hospital,  looks after more than 800,000 residents in northern Singapore and will be  building the future Yishun Community Hospital, Woodlands General Hospital,  Woodlands Community Hospital and Woodlands Nursing Home. As the CIO  for Alexandra Health, Mr Ong provides healthcare information technology  leadership and aligns Alexandra Health’s IT to the cluster’s and national strategies. He also oversees the implementation of all IT initiatives for the  cluster. Mr Ong has over 19 years’ experience in healthcare-IT spanning  major healthcare organisations such as SingHealth, National Healthcare  Group, Alexandra Hospital, Changi General Hospital and Toa Payoh Hospital.  He was involved in the planning for the Khoo Teck Puat Hospital which was  opened in 2010 and Changi General Hospital which was opened in 1997. He  has been appointed Distinguished Professional by Republic Polytechnic,  Adjunct Faculty by Singapore Management University and serves in the  Engineering Accreditation Board’s accreditation of B. Eng degrees at NUS,  NTU and SUTD. He had served in the executive committee of several national  IT initiatives and professional associations including National Infocomm  Competency Framework Steering Committee, IT Standards Committee,  Service Innovation Design Technical Committee, IT Governance Technical  Committee, HCA Hospice, IT Management Association and 2013 CIO  Executive Program. He was accorded the “Toastmaster of the Year 2012”  award by Toastmasters International, District 80 / Division U. He is also  featured in the 2nd edition of “Who’s Who in Engineering Singapore” by The  Institution of Engineers Singapore in 2013. Mr Ong has a Bachelor of  Engineering (Hons) from National University of Singapore, a Master of  Business Administration from University of Surrey, UK, and is a Certified IT  Project Management Programme (CITPM) Senior.