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Prof. Sylvia Thun

After clinical work in hospitals and at the RWTH Aachen, Prof. Sylvia Thun worked at a healthcare consulting company before changing to the German Institute of Medical Documentation and Information (DIMDI) of BMG to support eHealth projects.

In 2011 she was appointed professor at the University of Applied Sciences Niederrrhein. 2014 she was awarded with the "Digital Head" of the BMBF and the society for computer science for their commitment in digital medicine.

She is Vice Chairman of HL7 Germany, Deputy Chairwoman of the DIN Medical computer science committee as well as delegate of the ISO TC 215 "Medical computer science" and active at IHE. Dr. Thun has a gmds "Medical computer science" certificate.

Her main research topics are telemedicine, IT standards for e.g. drug information and semantic connection of healthcare systems.

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Prof. Sylvia Thun
Director of eHealth and Interoperability
BIH Berlin Institute of Health
Council Member, German Association for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology (GMDS) e. V.



Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 09.30 - 11.00
_Stage B, Hall 2.2
Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 11.00 - 13.00
_Hub 4, Hall 4.2