About Asad

Asad is a Managing Director in Accenture’s Health and Public Service practice. He leads the Health delivery practice and solutions group for Southeast Asia and currently based in Singapore. He has more than 25 years of experience in large-scale Health business Strategy, IT transformations, delivery and implementations. He specialises in large scale Health IT technology and implementations for governments and commercial clients. Asad focuses on connected health with emphasis on Electronic Health Records (EHR), Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Interoperability, Care Management and Coordination, Virtual Health, AI, Privacy and Security, Care Delivery Models and Health Architectures.

Asad is member of HL7 and is actively involved in development of interoperability standards. He advices various governments and health authorities across the world in all aspects of healthcare transformation. Asad received a Master of Science in Computer Science and Engineering from Texas A & M University, USA.

Asad is passionate about transforming healthcare using innovative technologies to drive change in the way healthcare is delivered and consumed, driving lower cost and improved outcomes.

In his career with Accenture, Asad has worked with clients in USA, Australia, Singapore, UAE, and Saudi Arabia. His recent work includes

  • Singapore National Electronic Health Record, Ambulatory Electronic Medical Record for General Practitioner, and Electronic Medical Record Systems for acute care setting
  • National System for management and disbursements for financial assistance to citizens to meet the healthcare needs, National System to screen citizens for various chronic diseases and enroll them in a care management system to plan, advice, track, and improve clinical outcomes and built a Data Lake to perform advanced analytics and gain insights from clinical, operations and claims data using NLP and Machine Learning
  • USA Dept. of Health & Human Services Office of the National Coordinator Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) to build the network of networks to connect various clinical providers, laboratory and claims across multiple States to provide longitudinal view of patient health record
  • Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) program for USA Department of Treasury, Department of Labor, and the Department of Health and Human Services to qualify and pay health coverage to the insurance companies for citizens.

Outside of Accenture, Asad is a guest lecturer at the National University of Singapore (NUS) on Digital Health, IoT Healthcare & Smart Nation, and Dr. AI. Also, he coaches youth basketball team and is involved with some charities.

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