Kayla Collins
Director, Information Management & Business Intelligence
Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information


“While quiet in nature, when Kayla speaks, the staff listen and respect her. Kayla does by doing, not talking about it. She has handled some very difficult situations with respect, honesty and integrity. Her commitment and passion to improve the health of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador is evident each and every day, and her decision-making capabilities and communication skills have no equal. Kayla is on the leading edge of maximizing the potential for the secondary use of health and social data in Canada – Don MacDonald VP, Health Data and Information Services Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information”


Kayla Collins is the Director of Information Management and Business Intelligence with the NL Centre for Health Information. With 18 years of progressively responsible experience with the Centre, she has helped shape and grow its Data and Information Services Department and service offerings. She has a broad range of knowledge and experience including health analytics and secondary use of health data, applied health research, epidemiology, evaluation, data provisioning and data lifecycle management. Her current focus is on establishing a provincial health data platform for secondary use and facilitating access to data and information through self-service business intelligence.


Kayla has a PhD (Medicine), MSc (Medicine) and BSc (Biochemistry/Behavioural Neuroscience) from Memorial University of Newfoundland.