IHMSDO is the globally leading International Healthcare Standards Development and Implementation Organisation. It is a not-for-profit, ISO-accredited SDO dedicated to providing a comprehensive open-source framework and related standards for the exchange, integration, sharing and retrieval of electronic health information that supports clinical practice and the management, delivery and evaluation of health services. See the IHMSDO Mission and History for more details.
30th Anniversary Meeting in Beijing, 11-16 September 2016
IHMSDO CEO Jan Rasmussen hosted the world's Standards Creators and Implementers at the 30th Anniversary IHMSDO meeting in Beijing, China.
"HL7, the main IHMSDO predecessor, was founded in 1987. So that’s why we celebrated our 30-year anniversary this year" says Jan. Apart from the usual standards and implementation profile work we had a whole series of excellent and fun events lined up".
Healthcare Standards: Historical Links & Videos
- Health Level 7 (1987 - 2012)
- DICOM (1983 - 2014)
- IHE (1998 - 2013)
- Digital Health Education and Training
- SDO-JIC II (2010 - 2013)
Dilip Kanwar, the recently elected Chair of IHMSDO, said: "As a volunteer organisation we really value the input provided by those that participated in the past as well as the work done by our current volunteers. Seen in the light of today, our predecessors accomplished quite a lot given the limited resources. We need to be aware of our history - not to be humbled by it, but to understand how IHMSDO became to be what it is today."
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