Dr Aldo Saavedra is a Senior Research Scientist with expertise in the application of state of the art data analytics for understanding and improving human health as well as creating the capacity within the health system. As the Lead Engineer in Health in the Sydney Informatics Hub, he has led a group of research data engineers on a vast array of data-driven health projects aimed at deriving meaningful insights from routinely collected digital health records for wide range of problems. They range from determining factors contributing to clinical variation to facilitating clinical decision making through the visualisation of patient care plans. Aldo and his team work closely with clinicians, health staff and eMR experts at the various medical institutes and hospitals that the University of Sydney is affiliated with as well as eHealth NSW to achieve translational outcomes.
Dr Saavedra is on the DHIN Operations Committee.