Dr Chong is currently the advisor to the Parkway Pantai Healthcare Group. She is a qualified Health IT professional, having achieved the CPHIMS certification by HIMSS and the CHCIO (certified Health CIO) professional qualification from CHIMES (College of Health Information Management Executives Society) in the US. She is also an Ambassador of CHIME for Asia.
She serves as an advisory member of the KLAS board, the independent benchmarking service for software in the healthcare industry globally. She is also the Vice President of the Singapore Computer Society and plays an active role in promoting professional development of the IT professional through certification in Singapore. She is also a Fellow of the society and also a Certified Senior Project Manager (CITPM Senior).
Dr Chong also serves as a Board Member of the Singapore Land Authority and is Chairman of the IT Board. She also sits on the Board of Governors of the Republic Polytechnic, SG Enable and the National Kidney Foundation.
She was the CEO of Integrated Health Information Systems, a government-owned Healthcare IT organization entrusted with delivering and operating the IT and related systems for public healthcare.
During her stint with IHiS, Dr Chong oversaw the attainment of the global HIMSS EMRAM Stage 7 for Ng Teng Fong Hospital in 2016, a first in Asean and 4th in Asia. This achievement represents the ultimate attainment of the advanced use of IT for healthcare transformation, a global benchmark for advanced technology used to improve patient care, and had followed the attainment of HIMSS Stage 6 for the rest of hospitals and 2 outpatient institutions in Singapore. These made Singapore’s attainment the highest among public healthcare systems worldwide today.
Prior to her role as CEO of IHIS, she was the CEO of NCS. She built the international business that resulted in substantial business in the Middle East, Hong Kong,China, Australia and Korea. NCS grew its footprint to become the largest Systems integrator.
Dr Chong was the past Chair of the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Asia Governing Council and also former Vice Chair of the US HIMSS Board of Managers and a Fellow of HIMSS.
Dr Chong holds a PhD in Chemistry and attended the Advanced Management Programme of Harvard Business School in 1998.