Chris Paton replied to Lubna's discussion Health Informatics Journals
"Hi Lubna, there is a new journal called "Digital Health" from Sage that currently has no publication fees.

It is new so doesn't have an impact factor at the moment but has high quality editors!"
Nov 20
Chris Paton posted a blog post
Proteus Digital Health have announced that the FDA has agreed to review it's "smart pill" that combines a schizophrenia medicine with tiny digestible sensor. When the pill reaches the stomach the pill sends a digital signal to a wearable patch that…
Sep 12
Chris Paton commented on Chris Paton's blog post 15 Health Informatics PhD Positions Across Europe
"I think it is a one off but I would get in contact with them to find out more."
Sep 10
Chris Paton replied to Chris Paton's discussion Introductions Thread
"Hi Ranjan, welcome to the forum!"
Sep 10
Chris Paton posted blog posts
Sep 10
Chris Paton replied to Marlon's discussion Seeking very affordable upgrades in Health Informatics (PGDP/M.Sc.)
"Hi Marlon, I will highlight this post in the newsletter to try and get some more contributors, but you could start by have a look at the websites of the courses listed here:

Sep 10
Chris Paton replied to Simi George's discussion Entering Nursing Informatics......
"Hi Simi, welcome to the forum - we have quite a few free online courses on this site (click on 'free courses' on the top menu to see them. If you want accreditation, you can also look at our list of online health informatics degrees and certificates…"
Sep 10
Chris Paton replied to Fabrizio Crespi's discussion Question about digital images formats
"Hi Fabrizio, are you looking at radiology images or some other kind? If radiology, you might want to look into the IHE radiology profiles:

Best wishes, Chris"
Sep 10
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Sep 10
Chris Paton posted a blog post
JOB PURPOSE: To develop and support new research initiatives in the field of clinical informatics - the development and use of electronic medical record systems to improve clinical care - in Kenya.
The Health Services Unit led by Prof. Mike English…
May 1
Chris Paton replied to Peter Kozlowski's discussion Medical Graduate looking for honest feedback about job employment after health informatics degree
"Hi Peter, welcome to the forum. I think you need to consider what kind of role you would like to do and then look for the qualifications and/or experience that would be necessary to help you progress in that role.

Have you look at medical informati…"
Feb 11
Chris Paton replied to parabha's discussion job prospects
"Hi Parabha,

HI is quite a wide career with lots of different opportunities, some with high salaries and others with relatively low salaries. The career structure is not very well defined as it is a relatively new area so you can't expect to progre…"
Feb 3
Chris Paton replied to Hugo Moran's discussion job prospects
"Hi Hugo, yes I have heard of it but don't know too much about it. I think some people on this site have studies there if you do a search you might find some connections. Chris"
Jan 30
Chris Paton replied to Patrick's discussion Health Information Management Course
"Hi Patrick, we have a small list of universities offering online degrees here:

Hopefully some of the other members who might have completed one of them could offer you some fee…"
Jan 28
Chris Paton replied to Hugo Moran's discussion job prospects
"I think both areas have considerable potential and will depend on your interests and skills. One thing to mention is that the main thing vendors will be looking for will be experience, so try and build in some experience working on health informatic…"
Jan 24
Chris Paton replied to A W Smith's discussion Career in Health Informatics
"Hi AW, Sounds like you have pretty good qualifications. I would focus on getting experience in managing health informatics projects and working with IT teams. I don't think undergrad CS would be particularly beneficial unless you are interested in p…"
Jan 24

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  • My staff members are very intrigued by your forum and the courses that are available, however, we do have a few questions. What is awarded upon completion of the courses? How soon after your enrolled do you start the course work? Can you enroll in multiple courses at the same time?

    Thank you in advance for your info and assistance.

  • Hi Chris,

    I have just joined this forum and taking MOOC "Introduction to Health IT System". I want to know whether I ll get any certificate upon successful completion and can I highlight this undertaken course on my linkedin profile.

    Warm regards,



  • Hi,


    Please give me the link for following course




  • Thank you, Chris! It's great to be on this forum!

  • Thanks Chris!


  • Thanks for the warm welcome Chris!

  • Thanks, Chris! I am glad to have found my way here!
  • Many thanks - I look forward to being here!

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