Welcome to the latest Health Informatics Forum Newsletter!
The Health Informatics Forum is an online portal for the international health informatics community. We have over 11,000 members and a wide range of discussion and resources for health informatics students and professionals. If you are new the forum, please come and say hello on the “Introductions Thread”.
We’ve had lots of great new discussions on the forum in the last couple of weeks. Please come in and join in the discussion or post a new discussion.
Latest Health Information News
Come and read the latest news in the world of health informatics. If you have a news story you would like us to cover, please get in touch. You can email me: chris.paton@
Industry News: Big Data Company Palantir Technologies Awarded a New $7 Million Contract by the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
New agreement for UK family doctors to send de-identified patient data to the CPRD government research database
Free Online Health Informatics Courses
Don’t forget the Health Informatics Forum has a wide range of free online courses. The courses are comprised of over 130 online lectures you can watch through your computer. Come and try them out:
I look forward to seeing you on the forum!
Founder and Editor, Health Informatics Forum
Dr Chris Paton, BMBS BMedSci MBA FACHI FFCI
Group Head, Global Health Informatics, University of Oxford
Editor, Health Informatics Forum
Co-Chair, IMIA Association Open Source Working Group
Associate Editor, Digital Health Journal
Associate Editor, BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making