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Patrice Degoulet is Professor of Medical Informatics at BroussaisñHotel-Dieu School of Medicine, and Chief Information Officer at the Pompidou University Hospital in Paris, France. He received an MSc in Biostatistics and Medical Informatics from the University of Paris and an MD from Broussais Faculty of Medicine, University of Paris. He completed his internship and residency in Medicine with a specialty in Nephrology in Paris, and received a PhD in Medical Informatics from PitiÈ-SalpÍtriËre School of Medicine, University of Paris. Prior to his current position, Dr. Degoulet served as an Assistant and Associate Professor of Biomedical Computing at PitiÈ-SalpÍtriËre School of Medicine. He served as Head of the Medical Informatics Department at BroussaisñHotel-Dieu School of Medicine, 1987ñ1998. He has been the Head of the Pompidou University Hospital Informatics Department since its opening in July 2000. Dr. Degoulet has been involved since 1975 in the development of disease-oriented medical record systems integrated with decision support tools. One of these systems for the care of patients with hypertension (ARTEMIS) is still an integral part of the Broussais and Pompidou Information Systems. He later contributed to the development of models, software tools, and components to foster the development of active computerized systems. These include LIED, a fourth-generation language and database system, and HELIOS, a middleware environment for the development of medical applications and decision support systems. Dr. Degoulet is currently a member of the editorial boards of Medical Informatics, Methods of Information in Medicine, the International Journal of Medical Informatics, and Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. He has served as President of the ìAssociation d'Informatique MÈdicale,î the EFMI representative society in IMIA, and is a member of the IFIP-IMIA Working Group 10, represents France in the International Medical Informatics Association, and was co-chair of the Scientific Program Committee of MedInfo 1998.


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