Dr. Mark Ebell
Dr. Mark Ebell is a family physician and Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Georgia. He is the author of over 300 peer reviewed articles, a Robert Wood Johnson Scholar, and a former member of the US Preventive Services Task Force. His research focuses on evidence-based decision-making, clinical diagnosis, meta-analysis, and clinical decision rules. He will discuss how decision models and prediction rules can help personalize the delivery of preventive services.
Dr. Kaija Saranto
“From recommendations to teach to recommendations to learn health and biomedical informatics”
Kaija Saranto, PhD, RN, FACMI, FAAN, FIAHSI works as a full Professor in Health and Human Services Informatics (HHSI) at the University of Eastern Finland, Department of Health and Social Management. In 2012 the HHSI master’s degree programme received the status ”IMIA accredited” by the International Medical Informatics Association as the very first internationally.
Dr. Saranto is the International Taskforce Liaison for The HIMSS TIGER Committee and actively engaged with the international curriculum development of health informatics for the digital society. She has been chairing the scientific programme committees for NI2009, MedInfo 2015 and NI2018 as well as the editorial committees for NI2009 and NI 2014 and is the current chair of the EDU working group of EFMI. Recently Dr. Saranto served as the vice president of MedInfo 2017. At present, she is leading research groups focusing on health data analytics, virtual care, and patient safety.