Mr John Grimes

Principal Research Consultant

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John has over 15 years experience working in the information technology industry, in the health, finance, resources and government sectors. John has a broad spectrum of experience in all aspects of the design, development and delivery of software.

John has significant experience in the field of health informatics, and has previously held positions within the National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA) and Australian Digital Health Agency where he made significant contributions to the design and implementation of both the My Health Record and the National Clinical Terminology Service (NCTS).

Academic Qualifications

  • 2004

    Bachelor of Information Technology
    Griffith University

Achievements and Awards

  • 2019-2019

    Winners - ANZICS Datathon 2019

  • 2017-2017

    National Clinical Terminology Service - AIIA iAwards, Infrastructure & Platforms Innovation of the Year, Queensland
    Australian Digital Health Agency / Australian eHealth Research Centre

Current Roles

  • Principal Research Consultant, Health Informatics
    Working on new tools that make it easier to perform data analytics over health data structured using FHIR and SNOMED CT.

Professional Experiences

  • 2015-2018

    Lead Architect, Clinical Terminology
    Australian Digital Health Agency

  • 2012-2016

    Software Developer
    Mojo Soup

  • 2015-2016

    Lead Consultant
    Central Petroleum

  • 2014-2015

    Business Analyst

  • 2010-2011

    Business Analyst
    National E-Health Transition Authority

  • 2009-2010

    Freelance Web Developer
    Small Spark

  • 2009-2009

    Web Developer

  • 2007-2008

    Business Analyst

  • 2007-2008

    Business Analyst
    Shared Information Solutions, Queensland Government

  • 2005-2007

    Information Analyst
    Department of Natural Resources and Water