From the International Medical Informatics Association

Medinfo2013 Highlights No. 5 – IMIA Standards in Health Care Informatics WG and Related Activity

The IMIA Standards in Health Care Informatics  Working Group will be holding a business meeting at Medinfo2013. The meeting will be on Friday, 23 August from 08:00-09:30am in Meeting Room 19, the Bella center, Copenhagen. Further information on the meeting, agenda, etc. can be obtained from the WG chair and vice chair – see

In addition, other activities relating to standards, directly and indirectly will take place at Medinfo2013, including:

  • Workshop for IMIA Standardization WG, Thursday 22 August, 13:45 – 15:15 in Session Room 5, organized  by Prof. Jun Nakaya;
  • Workshop on Standards in Clinical Decision Support: Activities in Health Level Seven and Beyond, Thursday 22 August, 15:45 – 17:15 in Session Room 5 – Robert Jenders, Guilherme Del Fiol.

Also of relevance, due to the 2013 WHA resolution on ehealth and interoperability, is the WHO Panel, A global perspective to strengthening health systems and accelerating universal health coverage through eHealth (Wednesday 21 August, 08:30 – 10:00).

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University Oldenburg seeking Professor in Medical Informatics, Department of Health Services Research

oldenburgThe School of Medicine and Health Sciences of the Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg invites applications for the following tenured faculty position:  Professor (W3) in Medical Informatics.

An der Fakultät für Medizin und Gesundheitswissenschaften der Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg (European Medical School Oldenburg-Groningen in Kooperation mit der Rijksuniversiteit Groningen) ist zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt eine  W3-Professur für Medizinische Informatik zu besetzen.

The professor should actively participate in establishing the European Medical School Oldenburg-Groningen (EMS), the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and the department of health services research.

The School seek an internationally renowned person with an outstanding profile in teaching, research, and acquisition of research funds. Special experience in one or more topics of medical informatics is expected. Engagement in acquisition of research funds, especially for new collaborative research funds, is particularly welcome.

Full information is available at (English) or (German)

Applications should be sent to dekan.medizin[at] until September 20, 2013. (Please direct all queries here, not to IMIA).

August 15, 2013 Posted by | education, research, vacancy | , , , | Leave a comment