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Southern Institute for
Health Informatics

2012 Conference

Your Data, My Data, Our Data

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Wednesday 5 September 2012

SIHI 2012

Wednesday 5 September 2012

University of Portsmouth

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Conference theme

The theme for the 2012 SIHI conference is "Your Data, My Data, Our Data - opening up information for health and social care"

A major theme of the current health informatics agenda is access and control of personal health data. Who should see what? What should the patient/user control? When if ever should there be clinical 'filtering' of health record content? Can patient data be secured for research analysis by academic or commercial institutions?


The programme will focus on topics such as:

  • regional exemplars of health informatics excellence and innovation across the care sectors
  • the merits and achievability of giving all patients access to their health records
  • how patient data can be safely and wisely re-used and aggregated for research purposes
  • the rights and wrongs of information governance in the ever re-shaping NHS
  • how information standards support joined-up care and commissioning
  • learning from international case studies of personal health records
  • latest technologies and standards for assisted living products and services.

The conference will address a broad range of issues related to our theme and showcase current projects that contribute to the development of health informatics.


Proposals are invited for presentations that address any of the above issues. Please send a 100-150 word abstract of your proposed talk to the Programme Chair as soon as possible. Proposals will be considered up until the time when the programme is finalised.


If you'd like to participate in the conference, either as a speaker or as a delegate, please contact us.

We'll let you know when the programme is arranged and when registration is open.

The conference will bring together those who are working on all aspects of health informatics, including:

  • clinicians of all types
  • health service managers
  • system developers and integrators
  • patient representatives
  • social care managers
  • service providers
  • researchers and educators
  • and others with an interest in the application of ICT to deliver better health and social care


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