Update to October 2018
The results of openEHR Management Board Election Results July 2018 have been announced
Nomination date EXTENDED to 30th June
New Ambassadors for Germany and South America
openEHR Foundation are delighted to become an Associate Partner of HiGHmed. The HiGHmed project aims to develop and use innovative information infrastructures to increase the efficiency of clinical research and to swiftly translate research results into validated improvements of patient care.
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Appointment of new openEHR Ambassador- Philippines - Ryan Julius A. Bañnez, MD
New Gartner Report - Evaluate openEHR Standards for Managing Clinical Content Across the Care Continuum
Meetings Update to April 2017
The Board of Governors and Management Board is proposing changes to the top-level governance of openEHR.
2016 News Roundup
The first Industry Partner has joined openEHR at the new Micro startup rate
Christian Chevalley (EtherCIS) elected to Specifications Editorial Committee
Thomas Beale has been appointed to Board of Governors.
Prof. Huilong Duan is appointed as openEHR Ambassador to China
Krzysztof Kulesza openEHR Ambassador Poland
Meetings update Jan / Feb
openEHR Japan Association established December 2015
2015 News Round-up
Archetype is the result of activity in each of the openEHR, NEHTA and Nasjonal IKT CKMs
Meetings update Aug / Sept
New openEHR White Paper - the vendor-neutral eHealth platform
openEHR @ Medinfo2015
Meetings update June / July
Ian McNicoll, Co-Chair openEHR Management Board is speaking at this event.
Meetings Update – April/May 2015
New Management Board election results annnounced
Update on Management Board elections
openEHR Foundation membership and board elections; nominations close 28 Dec
openEHR membership, elections and governance changes
openEHR Foundation announces Industry Partner program to develop new release, 50 new archetypes, and compliance criteria.
In a slightly belated announcement, the Foundation would like to recognise that Professor Dipak Kalra MD, PhD, head of department at the UCL Center for Health Informatics and Multi-Professional Education (CHIME) and openEHR board member, took office as president of Eurorec.
The Interim Board of the openEHR Foundation has largely agreed the basis for going forward based on the face-to-face meeting in London and feedback from a number of parties.
What is Clinical Knowledge Manager? The Clinical Knowledge Manager (CKM) application is used by the openEHR Foundation to provide governance of archetypes, templates and terminology reference sets, and to facilitate discussions and communication about these assets within the openEHR community.
The interim Board of Directors has now established 4 programs: Specifications, Software, Clinical Modelling and Localisation. Each Program has a Committee which will grow to up to 9 members and a list of Qualified Members to support each committee.
The new Board of Directors has met on four occasions and set the new directions for the Foundation. Personal changes have occured in the Board. Formal IP assignments of all the openEHR assets including all archetypes have been completed.
A new Interim Board of openEHR has been created to take openEHR to a new level of operations; a new structure, business model and governance.
A Personal Message to the openEHR Community. I wrote here some time ago of my forthcoming retirement and our wish and intention, as a Board, to pass the mantle of openEHR to the best possible new leadership and ownership, from October 1st.
At the end of August, the Foundation Board posted an announcement about progress of discussions with IHTSDO concerning governance of archetypes and SNOMED terminology, expecting to be in a position to report back by mid-October.
The openEHR Foundation core team held a two-day meeting with senior representatives of the IHTSDO. The meeting explored the potential for integration of the IP held by the openEHR Foundation and that of the IHTSDO under the governance arrangements, internationally, of the IHTSDO.
The lead group for archetype authoring has been formed - the Archetype Editorial Group. This group will work with Sebastian Garde to finalise the process for the authoring of archetypes and begin the ratification of all archetypes.
The Foundation has formally appointed an openEHR Architectural Review Board (ARB), with 8 members, to review future changes proposed to openEHR specifications and software.
There are now 256 members from 42 countries - so we are a veritable international group! Thank you for your participation.
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