IMIA News

From the International Medical Informatics Association

eHealth Week 2013: New Technologies, New Ideas, New Opportunities

eHealth Week 2013 (May 13 – 15) will be held at the Convention Centre Dublin, and bring together global decision makers from European public and private healthcare, to join High Level European Ministers and EU Commissioners and over 2,500 international delegates and 100 exhibitors. eHealth Week is co-organised by the European Commission, the Irish Presidency of the Council of the European Union and HIMSS Europe.

Working with the European Commission, the Irish Department of Health, the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the ECH Alliance, the theme of this year’s event will focus on delivering innovation and well-being. eHealth Week will show the importance of cooperation, communication and Connected Health best-practice.

Full information on the event is available at http://worldofhealthit.org/2013/ – or in the pre-conference brochure. There is also a YouTube video about the event – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EGlrWmQUrQ and the LinkedIn group for discussions at http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=4807288

The programme is available at http://worldofhealthit.org/2013/education/programme-at-a-glance

The latest media release provides updated information. More information and the programme at www.ehealthweek.org Twitter: @EU_eHealthweek, #eHW13 Facebook  Press Contact: Russell Cooley Tel: 00 353 1 237 7713 Email: russell@ics.ie

HISI (Health Informatics Society of Ireland – www.hisi.ie), IMIA’s Member Society in Ireland, is pleased to be an active partner in eHealth week – especially as it is during the period of the Irish Presidency.

IMIA is pleased to be a Supporting Partner (http://worldofhealthit.org/2013/supporting-partners/).

April 18, 2013 Posted by | conference, ehealth, Europe, HIMSS | , , | Leave a comment

Major Events for 2014: NI2014 and MIE2014

Initial announcements have been made about two important events on the global health, nursing and biomedical informatics calendar for 2014. Further information will be given soon on important timelines, so please keep an eye on the relevant websites; IMIA will also be helping to promote both events.

ni2014NI2014 – the 12th International Congress of Nursing Informatics will take place in Taipei (at the Taipei International Convention Center, near to the famous Taipei 101) on 21-25 June, 2014. Initial information is available on the conference website – see http://www.ni2014.org We encourage all nursing and nursing informatics colleagues (and others) to participate.

MIE2014 – the 25th European Medical Informatics Conference – will be held in Istanbul on 31 August – 03 September, 2014. Information will be available on the conference website at http://www.mie2014.org and on the EFMI web portal at http://www.efmi.org We look forward to seeing many colleagues from Europe and further afield at this event.

mie2014

April 18, 2013 Posted by | APAMI, Asia-Pacific, conference, EFMI, Europe, IMIA, IMIA-NI, MIE, nursing | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment