Alan Rio

Alan Rio

Senior Project Manager

Improvement and Transformation Office Department in Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust

Biography: Alan has a degree in biosciences, as well as a further degree in change management. He also holds project management qualifications, which he applies to his project work. In addition, Alan has extensive clinical and change management experience through his work in several high-profile London-based organisations.

South West London ICL Digital Pioneer Fellowship project summary: Alan is responsible for leading the Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust’s strategic vision to a fully interoperable Electronic Patient Record (EPR) which supports the national ambition of a paperless NHS using digital innovation. This requires him to engage and persuade senior clinical and operational leads through the change process. In leading the delivery of the EPR solution, Alan will support the Trust’s quality strategy of positive patient experience of care and preventing harm, while providing smart effective care as well as innovative models of care. The transformation will see the Trust achieve time-saving efficiencies at scale, the modernisation of workforce activities, safer care and improved communications across the Integrated Care System as a whole.

Estimated number of patients / staff impacted by the project: Patients: 1500–2500 annually. Staff: 700-1500.

Goal(s) for time on the South West London ICL Digital Pioneer Fellowship: Alan aims to learn how to manage change at scale within a large and complex organisation as well as effectively spread and communicate these change skills to staff. He also wants to develop the skills of staff interested in digital innovation and connect with like-minded peers.