Andreas Kassner was managing director of the Services Division of the German Association of Healthcare IT Vendors. This association was the result of a merger in 2011 of the Association of German Medical Information Systems Manufacturers and Providers (VDAP) with the German Association of the Healthcare IT Industry (VhitG, established in 1996). Together, they were joined by the Association of German Dental Software Companies (VDDS). From 2008 to 2011 Andreas Kassner was managing director of VHitG e.V. Previously, he had been a long-serving employee of a healthcare IT provider where he worked in Product Integration.
During this time he was operations manager of the VhitG initiative ’Intersectoral Communication’, which among other things developed the electronic medical certificates employed by the telematics infrastructure in current use.
As a member of the management of IHE Deutschland he continues to champion for the interoperability of IT systems.
German Association of Healthcare IT Vendors (bvitg)
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