Prof. Dr. Peter Haas
In 1994 Prof. Dr. Peter Haas took over as professor of Medical Informatics at Fachhochschule Dortmund, where he organised the course and currently supervises it. In 1992, after studying Medical Informatics and gaining a doctorate (Dr. sc. hum.) at Universität Heidelberg, he received his certificate as medical information scientist from GMDS. Prior to his university career he spent several years working in hospitals and the software industry and as a consultant. His specialist subjects are medical information systems (HIS, information systems for surgeries etc.), healthcare telematics and medical knowledge management/knowledge-based systems.
Professor Haas is the author of two textbooks on the first two subjects, published by Springer Verlag, and has co-edited a handbook entitled ’Healthcare IT’, published by Hanser Verlag. He is also spokesman of the national advisory council of gematik and received the 2008 Research Award of Fachhochschule Dortmund.
Quote on conhIT:
“It is important for me to find out about Health IT trends and innovations as early as possible, as well as for teaching purposes. conhIT is the ideal platform, in both respects. One can find things that are valuable and not so worthwhile all together in one place.“
Fachbereich Informatik/ Medizinische Informatik
University of Applied Sciences Dortmund