IMIA Representative
Dr Osama Elhassan



IMIA Nursing Informatics SIG Representative
Hana Ibraham Abu Sharib

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Smart care through innovation to achieve happier, healthier and safer population of the UAE

The Mission

Promoting and applying health Informatics best practices in the UAE Health Sector

Emirates Health Informatics Society has been launched on 21-09-2014 as a specialized unit under the umbrella of Emirates Medical Association

Strategic Objectives

1.Developing a National UAE Health Informatics Strategy

2.Developing the National Health Informatics Workforce

3.Developing Adoption Models and Benchmarks for Health Informatics Implementations & Initiatives

4.Establishing Innovation Labs for Health Informatics

Membership Criteria

•Medical practitioner holding a Medical Informatics sup-specialty

•Medical practitioner with Professional Certificate in Informatics such as CPHIMS, RHIA

•Medical practitioner with 5 year experience in Health Informatics

• Allied Health or Health Information System specialists with professional or academic informatics credentials ( to join a special group under EHIS)

Recent Activities

•Co-organizing the annual UAE eHealth Week in collaboration with HIMSS (2014-2018)

•Establishing the UAE HL7 Chapter in 2017)

•We bid for MedInfo2021 and we are planning to re-bid for 2023

•EHIS will organize a regional event on eHealth Workforce Development in November 2018.