New Director of NeedleSmart, Charles Alessi, will chair NeedleSmart’s new advisory board. He is MD and Chief Clinical Officer for HIMSS, a global advisor and thought leader supporting the transformation of the health ecosystem through information and technology.

Charles travels the world assisting governments, large corporations, hospital chains and HIMSS members in the utilisation of data and information to improve the health and wellbeing of citizens. Charles Alessi brings a wealth of experience around health systems and the interface between healthcare, social care and the personalisation of wellness to the NeedleSmart team.

Alessi is also senior advisor to Public Health England, leading thought leadership around productive, healthy ageing and has extensive experience in military medicine. He was also a past chairman of the National Association of Primary Care and holds a variety of international academic positions both in Europe and the Americas having been published widely in the media and journals.

NeedleSmart’s CEO, Cliff Kirby, added, “I am thrilled to welcome Charles to the NeedleSmart board. He is a leader in the digital healthcare space and brings with him a passion for transforming healthcare as we know it through technology such as our devices and software. He has a vast amount of invaluable experience and I am looking forward to the bright future that NeedleSmart has with his expertise.”

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