IPHIE 2014 Master Class at

College of Medical Science and Technology
Graduate Institute of Biomedical Inforamtics
Taipei Medical University

Taipei, Taiwan



JULY 21 - JULY 25, 2014

International Partnership for Health Informatics Education (IPHIE)

On behalf of the Graduate Institute of Biomedical Informatics at the Taipei Medical University, we would like to welcome you all to the IPHIE 2014 Master Class. Thank you for participating in this event!
The objectives of the IPHIE 2014 are listed as follows:
  • Cloud Computing for Health-care:Enhancing the current cloud computing infrastructure in order to integrate massive heterogeneous health and biomedical data to provide a robust and user-friendly platform for clinical studies.
  • Big Data Analysis for Biomedical Research: Improving the ability of researchers in processing and analyzing massive health and biomedical data.
  • Establishing a satisfactory research environment, seeking to combine technology with human knowledge and promote educational innovations in health and biomedical informatics.
  • Providing a mechanism for cooperation between international governments, industries and academic facilities.


The International Partnership for Health Informatics Education (IPHIE) seeks to promote education through international collaboration of graduate and undergraduate training programs in Medical and Health Informatics.

Established in 1998, the partnership now consists of the University of Amsterdam (Netherlands), University of Heidelberg/ Fachhochschule Heilbronn (Germany), University of Minnesota (Twin Cities, MN, USA), University of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT, USA), University for Health Informatics and Technology (UMIT) (Tyrol, Innsbruck, Austria), and University of Washington (Seattle, WA, USA) and Taipei Medical University (TMU, Taipei, Taiwan).

The IPHIE 2014 will be hosted at Taipei by TMU for five days, providing a series of academic conferences, courses lectures and seminars to promote exchange between international students and faculties from seven institutes across five different countries.