November 29 - December 2, 2020
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Medical Director
Public Health Scotland

Prof Mahmood Adil has 25 years of medical, public health and executive management experience in the NHS and USA. His current remit is to oversee the health data/intelligence and public health functions of Scotland. He provides national leadership in utilising the most comprehensive national health data, digital and informatics technology capability to establish data-driven health & wellbeing services, improve broad ranging clinical outcomes and delivering effective patient and population health outcomes.

Prior to joining Scotland, he was the National Quality and Efficiency Advisor at the Department of Health (England). He has a demonstrable track record of comprehensively measuring and regulating the performance of healthcare organisations and improving cost, quality and safety at a national and international levels.

He is Honorary Professor of Health Intelligence & Service Effectiveness (University of Glasgow), Visiting Professor of International Health (University of Strathclyde), Clinical Data & Digital Lead (Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh) and National Clinical Informatics Lead (Digital Health & Care Institute, Scotland).

He is an alumni of the Harvard Kennedy School, Institute of Healthcare Improvement (USA), Yale School of Public Health and European Hospital & Healthcare Federation. He has postgraduate qualifications in medicine, paediatrics, public health, economics, management and health informatics fields. He has a track record of comprehensively improving healthcare quality and efficiency with data and technology and been adviser to a number of countries and organisations globally.