Dipak Kalra, PhD, FRCGP, FBCS, is President of the European Institute for Innovation through Health Data (www.i-HD.eu) and of the European Institute for Health Records (www.EuroRec.org). He plays a leading international role in research and development of electronic health record architectures and systems and leads the development of ISO standards on EHR interoperability, personal health records, EHR requirements, and has contributed to several EHR security and confidentiality standards. Dipak co-leads a €16m project on the re-use of EHR information for clinical research, EHR4CR, alongside ten global pharmaceutical companies. Dipak also leads an EU Network of Excellence on semantic interoperability, and is a partner in other EU projects on the sustainability of interoperability assets and the transatlantic sharing patient summaries. Dipak is Clinical Professor of Health Informatics at University College London, Visiting Professor at the University of Gent, and a member of the openEHR Foundation, and standards bodies including CEN, ISO and HL7-UK.
|Date of birth||18 Jul 1959|