Management Board Update

openEHR News | Oct. 3, 2018, 2:49 p.m.

openEHR Management Board

News Update to October 2018

Elected members: 
Ian McNicoll, Tomaž Gornik, Xudong Lu (recently elected) and Bjorn Naess (recently elected)

Thanks to our outgoing board members Koray Atalag and Rong Chen.

Board of Governors appointment: Sam Heard, David Ingram

Co-opted members:  Thomas Beale, Silje Ljosland Bakke, Birger Haarbrandt (recently co-opted).



Management Board Elections held July

Individual members and Industry Partners voted for 2-positions on the openEHR Management Board, and joining the Management Board were: -

Individual Members: Xudong Lu, China
Industry Partners: Bjorn Naess, DIPS, Norway

Thanks to our outgoing board members Koray Atalag and Rong Chen.

openEHR Organisational Membership

Organisational Partnership Membership is available to jurisdictional, academic or other non-profit organisations. An annual fee is payable at a banded level determined by the openEHR Foundation and further information is available HERE.

openEHR Ambassadors


Ambassadors are individuals given the capacity to formally represent openEHR and lead localisation activities in their respective locales (e.g. countries, group of countries or language/culture bound groups with one or more jurisdictions).  A list of our current Ambassadors is available HERE

Changes to Governance

Work on establishing openEHR as a CIC is nearing completion.  Further information about changes will be available soon.


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Industry Partners

Industry Partners company listing on website

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Industry News Policy

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openEHR Days

Following the success of the openEHR days held last year, another was held in Plymouth in April and further events are planned.  To see what’s been held and coming up, see the openEHR website HERE

openEHR Japan

The 1st openEHR Asia Summit and 2nd NPO openEHR Japan general assembly was held on 27th & 28th July in Japan. Activities in Japan available HERE

openEHR Norway

What is an open platform event held in Oslo on 13th September by openEHR Foundation, Nasjonal IKT, Oslo University Hospital, Norwegian Centre for E-health Research and the Regional Health Authorities of Northern Norway, Central Norway and Western Norway.

International and Norwegian speakers shared knowledge, experience and showed how an open platform provides value for patient care and research / development.  Video Presentations are available to view HERE

openEHR China

The 1st openEHR tutorial China was held over 2-days in May this year as well as an involvement and attendance at a number of openEHR events this year.  A slideset is available detailing activities in China to date, implementations, clinical modelling, and looking ahead.  This can be viewed HERE

Medinfo Lyon, France August 2019

We are planning an openEHR presence at this event and further details will follow as things progress.

Clinical Modelling

Change Requests and Translations

Heather Leslie has been funded to work on assisting the core CKM team with the backlog of Change Requests and Translations.


Specifications Editorial Committee (SEC)

The openEHR SEC Group manages the specifications in openEHR and two new members were welcomed to group in June, Seref Arikan and Sebastian Garde.

SEC Meeting August

SEC meeting held on 18th May in Ljubljana - further information on this meeting and others are available HERE

Specifications problem report tracker

You can raise and view open issues via Specifications issues and filters

Task Planning

The task planning specification is now under active development by several Industry Partners.  See active discussion on Twitter.




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