Prof Richard Greene
Professor Richard Greene
Professor Richard Greene is the HSE Chief Clinical Information Officer working with the office of the Chief Clinical Officer and Chief Information Officer.
A graduate of Trinity College Dublin he gained much of his clinical experience in the Coombe Womens' Hospital, Dublin. In July 1999, he took up a position as Fellow in Maternal-Foetal Medicine in Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, USA. On his return to Ireland in 2001, he joined UCC as Senior Lecturer/Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology: and took up his current posts as Director of the National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre (NPEC) and Professor of Clinical Obstetrics, UCC, in 2007. Prof. Greene was instrumental in commissioning and establishing the new maternity services at Cork University Maternity Hospital (CUMH) and continues to maintain a senior management position within the service and it is also where he also undertakes his clinical practice.
His research interests include maternal-foetal medicine, epidemiology, health services research incorporating risk management, quality of service and translational research including digital health. Specifically, his future interests lie in the establishment of NPEC as a national service with the aim to improve clinical services for patients. Towards this goal, he has been involved in the development of a single national chart for obstetrics; and is centrally involved in the Maternal Newborn Clinical Management System (MN-CMS) project, to get a single electronic medical record for all maternity hospitals.