eIndia 2011 - eHEALTH India - ICT Innovations Revolutionalising Healthcare – A Bottom-up Approach - Prof Supten Sarbadhikari
Prof Supten Sarbadhikari, Chairman, HL7 India
Speaker at: eHealth India 2011
Date: 14-16 December 2011
Venue: Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar, Gujarat
Brief: Dr Supten Sarabhadhikari, Founder of Supten Institute and an emissary of Health Informatics Standards, talks about creating a vibrant health network through e-learning.
Health informatics, which is also known by terminologies like healthcare informatics medical informatics, nursing informatics, clinical informatics or biomedical informatics, is a discipline that stands at the intersection of information science, computer science, and cutting edge healthcare. It deals with the resources, devices, and methods required for optimising the acquisition, storage, retrieval, and use of information in health and biomedicine. Health informatics tools include not only computers, but also clinical guidelines, formal medical terminologies, and information and communication systems. It is applied to the areas of nursing, clinical care, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, occupational therapy, and bio-medical research. Supten Institute offer courses intended to introduce the basics of healthcare informatics.The course teaches basic health informatics including electronic health / medical records (EHR/EMR), tele-health (ehealth and telemedicine), medical imaging, evidence-based medicine (EBM), and healthcare interoperability standards.