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ICN eHealth Bulletin – December 2015




In this Issue

  • ICNP at HIMSS AsiaPac15
  • Social Security Information Service (SSIS) Korea
  • eHealth Terminology Harmonisation Activities
  • Partnering with NNAs – Italian National Nurses Association
  • ICN Accredited Centres News
  • New ICNP Translations
  • eHealth Programme Collaborations
  • Connecting Nurses
  • Conference Announcements

eHE Joins Global eHealth Collaborative

eHE has joined the not for profit organisation Global eHealth Collaborative ( and will be contributing to national and international projects in collaboration with other eHealth organisations.

eHE presents on SNOMED CT and HL7 to HL7 Brazil

Heather Grain presented a webinar to an audience of over 30 attendees from South America which was hosted by HL7 Brazil.  The lecture included an introduction to SNOMED CT and the relationship to information models and the Clinical Knowledge Manager as well as an update on the HL7 Terminology Authority processes and practices for Affilliates and Working Groups.  The presentation was taped and will be made available by HL7 Brazil.

Certified Health Informatician Australia

The Board of CHIA met following the HIC14 conference in Melbourne.  The Board includes members of ACHI (Australasian College of Health Informatics), HISA and HIMAA.  Quality control processes for certification examination are now in development.  H. Grain of EHE is a member of the certification Board.

EHR2014 Advancing Patient Centred EHRs in Asia June 2014

eHE’s Prof. Evelyn Hovenga is delivering a Post Conference Workshop – The Business Case for EHRs:  Ensuring Returns on Your Investment.

20th June, 2014 – Singapore

The workshop will include:

  • developing an effective business plan for EHR adoption
  • crucial factors when putting together a business case
  • analysis of the business case
  • minimizing costs and risks in EHR implementation
  • maximizing the returns on investment
  • ensuring a successful EHR system implementation


eHE keynote at International Conference in Indonesia 2013

A. Prof Grain with other conference participants

A. Prof Grain with other conference participants

A. Prof Heather Grain was a key note speaker last week at the International Conference on Instrumentation, communications, Information Technology and Biomedical Engineering (ICICI-BME) 2013 conference held in Bandang, Indonesia.  She was asked to speak about eHealth and presented a paper on the issues for decision makers and the need for innovation to meet diverse needs and diverse infrastructure capacity as seen in developing countries.    ICICI-BME_2011_paper_format H.Grain