David Rankin – Clinical Director, Medibank Private

David Rankin panelist photoDr. David Rankin is an experienced healthcare executive who has worked in the public, private and government sectors in Australia and New Zealand.  He is the Clinical Director at Medibank Private, involved in transforming Australia’s largest health insurer into an intelligent purchaser of health services.

He has held a range of positions from Chief Executive of a large private surgical hospital, General Manager with New Zealand’s Accident Compensation Corporation, senior health advisor to the Ministry of Social Development and EDMS at a tertiary hospital.

David has been elected to a range of senior industry positions including President of the New Zealand Private Hospitals Association, President of the New Zealand Institute of Health Managers and President of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators.

David has a passion for enhancing the quality of health services through building positive relationships and clinical accountability.