Dr Azrin Zubir

  • Beachhead Advisor, South East Asia

Azrin received his medical degree from Universiti Sains Malaysia in 1998. He worked at the Ministry of Health until 2004 as a doctor and consulting in Health Informatics related areas. He  pursued his Master's degree while working with Ministry of Health and later, became a lecturer in IT at Universiti Teknologi MARA.

Azrin founded Meridian Project Management in 2005, which is a consulting firm in health IT. Subsequently, he established a specialised training centre known as Advanced Informatics Management Centre which focus on health IT, health economics and occupational health education. 

He has presented numerous papers abroad in several health informatics conferences in Singapore, Hong Kong, Beijing, Taiwan, USA and Malaysia. Dr Azrin has vast experience in applied health informatics especially in Hospital Information Systems (HIS). Until August 2012, Dr Azrin was the lead consultant for Ministry of Health Malaysia on the Hospital Information System implementation projects and the Development of the National Lifetime Health Record Blueprint. He is currently a Ministry of Health Malaysia Consultant for the National Pharmacy Information System roll out and the Casemix-DRG project. Dr Azrin is also a member of the Interoperability Committee and the National Health Informatics Committee, both led by Ministry of Health Malaysia. 

He has been involved in many health IT projects in Malaysia (public and private hospitals) as a lead consultant and project manager. Among others include hospital information system project in Selayang, Hospital Sultan Ismail, Serdang, Lahad Datu, Ampang, Sungai Petani, Ampang, Sungai Buluh, Kuala Terengganu, Bintulu, Temerloh, Tropicana Medical Centre, Insititut Jantung Negara and Prince Court Medical Centre.

Advisory areas

Project management, brand consulting, health IT, health economics, and occupational health education.

Sector experience

Health, tech services.

Geographies

Dr Azrin has specific experience working within Malaysia and across South East Asia.