Chris Paton replied to Chris Paton's discussion Describe the procedures and their limitations for certification of electronic health records to achieve meaningful use.
"Hi Donna, sorry these lectures were moved:

Cheers, Chris"
Nov 1
Chris Paton posted a blog post
Senior Bioinformatician (for China Kadoorie Biobank)
Closing Date : Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:00:00 GMT | Grade 8: £38,511 - £45,954 p.a.
We are seeking a full-time Senior Bioinformatician to work on one of the world’s biggest prospective epidemiological…
Oct 29
Chris Paton posted a blog post
Upcoming Westminster Health Forum:
Guest of Honour: Beverley Bryant, Director of Strategic Systems and Technology, NHS England
This seminar will provide an opportunity to discuss the delivery, roll out, and integration of electronic health records a…
Oct 17
Chris Paton replied to Claire MUNAZIRIKAZI's discussion More information
"Hi Claire, the courses we host on the site don't offer certificates for completion. However, we do list a number of universities and colleges around the world that offer certificate programmes:…"
Oct 17
Chris Paton posted a blog post
MCI Middle East is proud to announce the Middle East Healthcare Informatics Summit (MEHIS), which will be held in Shangri-La, Dubai from 26th to 28th October 2014. MEHIS will feature government, policy makers, healthcare providers and solution provi…
Oct 14
Chris Paton posted a blog post
Middle East Healthcare Informatics Summit, supported by AHIMA as a knowledge partner, will engage local and regional stakeholders to highlight the region's best practices in the Healthcare ICT sector. The summit will bridge the gap between policy ma…
Oct 9
Chris Paton replied to parabha's discussion pg certificate in health informatics
"Hi Parabha, there are many doctors who undertake a PG cert or similar degree in health informatics. Duties normally involve clinical input into health IT projects such as electronic health records implementations although there are many different ro…"
Sep 12
Chris Paton replied to Lawal Azeez's discussion Needs a project topics suggestion
"Hi Lawal,

We have had a few discussions about topics before, you might find it useful to read these threads as well:…"
Sep 12
Chris Paton posted a blog post
Apple has finally announced the new Apple Watch (previously thought to be called the iWatch by many). The product appears to be a unique wearable device that combines as-yet unrevealed sensor technology that connects with the wearer’s skin, an advan…
Sep 12
Chris Paton posted a blog post
The UK government is currently working on a project called Care.Data that will extract healthcare data from doctor's offices and link it with data from hospitals and other government services. When this project was first announced there was a lot of…
Sep 5
Chris Paton replied to CS's discussion What's the best CM software for handling facilities with very different EHR systems?
"I don't know much about specific billing systems but would imagine they would be similar work in setting up the data flows in the same way you would do in Mirth. Have you looked at billing modules of EHRs currently being used to see whether one of t…"
Sep 4
Chris Paton posted a blog post
Google is renowned for its audacious "Moon Shot" projects - recent announcements have included delivery drones, smart contact lenses and google glass.
Now they are working a new project called "Calico" which they have spun out as a separate R&D comp…
Sep 4
Chris Paton replied to CS's discussion What's the best CM software for handling facilities with very different EHR systems?
"Hi CS,

Have you look at integration engines - e.g. Mirth?

Sep 4
Chris Paton replied to Clare's discussion UK Career Advice Sought
"Hi Clare, I think SQL-type courses would probably be useful - especially if you get certifications - e.g - but I think it would be better to talk to potential employers about what they…"
Sep 4
Chris Paton replied to Clare's discussion UK Career Advice Sought
"Hi Clare, have you looked into the Health Informatics Graduate Management Training scheme?

There are some good resources on the HI Careers Framework website: https://www.hicf.o…"
Sep 3
Chris Paton replied to Katrina Powell's discussion Interested in Informatics World Need Direction
"Hi Katrina, welcome to the forum! I would think the best way to get a concise overview of the field would be to try and attend one of the major NI conferences. You'll get to speak to lots of nursing informaticists and be able to attend talks about w…"
Sep 2

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  • 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!

  • More grease to your elbow!
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