New openEHR Ambassador - Philippines
Foundation News | Oct. 2, 2017, 12:23 p.m.
t is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of our new openEHR Ambassador- Philippines.
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Ryan Julius A. Bañnez, MD (Philippines)
Ryan obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of the Philippines, Manila, and pursued a fellowship track in Medical Informatics at the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland. His areas of interest include health data analytics, mobile health, population health management, and machine learning for health. Ryan has been involved in the design, development, and analysis of health IT projects that are implemented in resource-limited settings.
Ryan has been a part of the Health Information Management Systems Society, Asia-Pacific region governing council, and is serving as the Governing Council Chair for 2017-2018. Ryan has served as Chief Medical Informatics Officer in a health IT startup. He is also a lecturer for Health Informatics at prestigious universities in the Philippines. At present, he is the Medical Informatics Lead of the Ayala Health Care Holdings, Inc, and a health IT consultant at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute, Philippines.
He has been instrumental in the development of openEHR-based systems in the Philippines and we look forward to supporting these efforts.