Adv. Dip QM, MQIHC, RN, RM
Data Scientist, Royal North Shore Hospital
Principal Data Sanity
Helen Ganley has over 20 years’ experience as an improvement facilitator at Northern Sydney Local Health District. In 2000, as part of her Masters’ degree, she developed a Statistical Thinking and Methods Program which won a NSW Health award for Innovation in Information Management. Three improvement projects using STaMP™ have been published in international peer-reviewed journals with one is still utilised for academic reading in Australia and the U.S. Projects related to falls, length of stay and results reporting have won national and international quality awards. Her statistical newsletter, STATUM, is published on the NHS (UK) website.
As Principal for Data Sanity, Helen has consulted on and taught statistical thinking and methods to many public and private health organisations. She is often commissioned to produce reports for quality committees and Boards. Helen has lectured at Macquarie University, the University of Technology, Sydney, and the NSW Ministry of Health’s Redesign course. Since 2016, she has been a member of the faculty of the Improvement Academy, Australian Council on Healthcare Standards. Helen presents one-day seminars on statistical thinking and methods as well as Minitab™ statistical software workshops.