Adrian Byrne

Chief Information Officer
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
Adrian Byrne is the CIO at University Hospital Southampton. He has over 15 years experience pursuing a strategy for electronic patient records through integration and evolution and is currently overseeing a HIMSS level 7 program. Adrian is a keen advocate and pioneer in direct patient to secondary care interaction, improving patient experience, aiding efficiency, and removing unnecessary hospital visits. He implemented a platform at UHS called My Medical Record that is used by a number of NHS organizations across England in the UK. Patients are now benefiting from reduction in unnecessary appointments, and can communicate directly with clinicians.