About the author
Hans-Ulrich Prokosch received a degree in Mathematics and his Ph.D. in Medical Informatics from the Justus-Liebig University of Gießen. He started his scientific research at the Department of Medical Informatics (Gießen University) and gained international experience during a two year research visit at the University of Utah (Department of Medical Informatics, Salt Lake City). After his habilitation in Medical Informatics he initiated the Clinical Information Systems Group in the Department of Medical Informatics and Biometrics at Münster University. Since 2003 he holds the Chair of Medical Informatics within the Department of Medical Informatics, Biometrics and Epidemiology at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg. He is in parallel Chief Information Officer of Erlangen University Hospital and thus responsible for the hospital's strategic development of its IT architecture, solutions and management. He is a member of the German Association of Medical Informatics, Biometrics and Epidemiology (GMDS E.V.) and the German Informatics Society (GI e.V.). He is in the editorial board of numerous international scientific journals in biomedical informatics and member of the American College of Medical Informatics.
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Chair of Medical Informatics, Wetterkreuz 13, 91058 Erlangen, Germany
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