Reflections Towards the Future of Medical Informatics
A Farewell Lecture after Almost Half a Century of Biomedical and Health Informatics Activities
Reinhold Haux is Professor for Medical Informatics at the Peter L. Reichertz Institute for Medical Informatics of TU Braunschweig and Hannover Medical School, Germany, Past-President of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA), and Past-President of the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics (IAHSI).
Reinhold Haux is Professor for Medical Informatics at the Peter L. Reichertz Institute for Medical Informatics of TU Braunschweig and Hannover Medical School, Germany.
His current research fields are health information systems and management, and health-enabling technologies. Reinhold Haux was, among others, co-chairing the Lower Saxony Research Network Design of Environments for Ageing, where more than 60 researchers are involved in inter- and multidisciplinary research on information and communication technologies for promoting and sustaining quality of life, health and self-sufficiency.
Prof. Haux is author and editor of more than 400 publications. He has supervised about 50 doctoral theses. For the term 2007-2010 Reinhold Haux was President of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA), an NGO of the World Health Organisation. He is, among others, elected member of the Braunschweig Scientific Society and of the International Academy for Health Sciences Informatics. From 2001-2015 he was editor of the journal Methods of Information in Medicine, where he is now senior consulting editor. He has, from 2001 to 2007, co-edited the IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics. Reinhold Haux has advisory functions in science, economy, and government. Details at “www.plri.de”.