HL7 in Europe: Finland
Year of establishment
Number of members
Chair is currently Jari Porrasmaa, CDO of Hospital district of central Finland.
Jari has been involved in HL7 finland for 12 working in the technical committee and also internationally in the SOA WG. With over 20 years of healthcare ICT and integration experience. Most of his working career has focused on architecture issues relating to the Finnish national architecture and IT service (www.kanta.fi). It provides national coverage social and healthcare information (prescription, health records, social care, personal health record).
Who is the Technical Lead and working groups
HL7 finland has working groups on: Technical committee (overarching technical coordination) Personal health IHE Technical lead is Timo Kaskinen / Salivirta. Co-chairs of working groups are listed on the website.
Some highlights and major achievements - since establishment
Cooperation with government institutions
Events, e.g. IHIC
Plans for the future?