April 2016

SA Health’s new Chief Transformation Officer has been appointed.

Vickie Kaminski will join SA Health in March and will be responsible for providing strategic leadership to the Transforming Health team.

Vickie has more than 35 years’ experience in the Canadian health care system and is the President and Chief Executive of the Alberta Health Service in Canada, which employs more than 100,000 staff.

She has managed the development of plans for large scale transformation processes across the full spectrum of services in the Alberta Health Service and implemented changes which would result in significant and effective reform.

As the former President and Chief Executive of the Eastern Regional Health Authority, Vickie successfully initiated change through efficiencies, rebuilt trust within the public health system, and developed an effective plan which achieved productivity measures to meet government requirements.