New Trends in Health Informatics / HEAL+ (NTHI-2017)

The advances in data analysis and information technology provided many scientific and social fields with acceptable and efficient solutions. One of the greatly benefited field is the healthcare. The Informatics keeps the patient more connected to their doctors in addition; the technology will increase the access the information related to their health.

The workshop briefly clarify the concept of health informatics, the problems and the solution from information technology point of view. Moreover, we will talk about developing a master programs in Health Informatics (HI), where the objectives of these programs are to meet the growing demand for skills pertaining to solving information-related problems and to tackle the problem of lack of job readiness of (IT) graduates entering the healthcare sector. In HEAL+ collaboration will be between multi-cultural teams, the graduate students will gain the abilities to work within multi-culture distributed teams. Moreover, our collaboration with health centres and IT industry will develop industrial tutorials with real industrial cases that give students better understanding of HI.

Workshop Organizer

Dr. Loai Alnemer and Dr. Ali Rodan

The University of Jordan – Jordan.

Computer Science Department meeting room

NTHI Workshop schedule

11:30 – 12:00 Registration
12:00 – 10:10 Welcome message from Organizer
12:10 – 12:45 HI Challenges by Dr. Loai Alnemer
12:45 – 13:15 HEAL+ by Dr. Ali Rodan
13:15 - 14:00 Discussion


To register to the NTHI workshop, please e-mail organizer (Dr. Loai Alnemer) on and provide your, name, e-mail address, phone and affiliation.

Founding Partner

ProgressSoft Corporation

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