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Media press from “HL7 Hellas”
2nd Pan-Hellenic Congress: “First results & thorough cases of interoperable informative systems in the fields of Healthcare & Social Insurance"
The non profit organization ‘HL7 Hellas” will organise in Athens, on 14-16 May 2007 [Athens, Hotel President – Ave. Kifissias 46] scientific congress for the executives of Private & Public Hospitals, as well as for the Actuarial Funds of Greece. The congress will also be referred to the executives of private information technology companies, regarding HL7 and the application methods of interoperable informative systems.
Important make for the market of Health Information does it consist, due to the parallel development of the public sector quest for specialized IT interoperability infrastructures [e.g. D.Y.P.E., hospitals] as well as the implementation of ‘IASYS’ and the 4th KPS offerings for the Healthcare and Social Security sector.
The Congress aims at electing the importance of interoperability and open-design informative systems in the Health and Social Insurance Sector, with final objective the convergence of Greece in the frame of electronic governing and health card of European citizens. Additionally, the Congress aims at electing the practical difficulties and their successful handling as they have been recorded in Greek reality as well as presenting the most successful cases of completed and combined electronic services.
We remind that HL7 [Health Level Seven] is the most valorised international protocol in the field of health, which gives in the Institutions the possibility:
• to place specific prerequisites and determine precisely the way of interconnecting either existing or new informative systems with each other, or functioning under a single frame, as a single informative system • to standardise their daily functions and processes • to secure the organism against their suppliers, in the process of supply and installation of informative systems • achieve important economic benefits from the standardisation and the interoperability of systems
Among others, members of “HL7 Hellas” are Public Institutes and Universities as well as private companies in the field of Health Informatics and Biotechnology.