Information Systems and Knowledge Management Services for Healthcare (MedInfo 2002)


Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management Kerala


 Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram


     7th and 8th December 2002
Seminar HalI Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, SCTMIST, Thiruvananthapuram 

Registration Last date is 15th November 2002

In recent limes, there have been considerable Interest and flurry of activities In the area of Medical Informatics. Much of these essentially covered web-based medical information systems, medical data bases, digital library and their uses for the Doctors arid patient-care. Medical Informatics as it is dealt commonly is more about storage, retrieval. analysis and use of medical information for the practice of modern healthcare and In medical research. In the last two years, several specialized and advanced Information systems are becoming available. This course-will provide a thorough exposure to clinician's perspective of healthcare related Information systems and compute! applications from some of the best authorities In the Subject.

The aim of the course Is to provide a fair grounding In the state-of-the-art, organization aspects and effective uses of current and emerging information systems and services related to the different aspects of healthcare. This course is designed to provide a deeper coverage in aspects of knowledge management In healthcare services. The course includes site visit to a Military Telemedicine centre and a demonstration at Radiology simulation facility In Sree ChitraTirunal Institute For Medical Sciences &- Technology.

Topics covered under the Course

Overview of applications of information systems and services  in healthcare.

Information Systems and Medical References over the Internet.  Clinician's perspective of IT in Healthcare.

Medical Records and Hospital Information System.

Telemedicine Services - Experiences in the Indian context.

Knowledge Management perspective of emerging information systems, services and requirements in Healthcare ' Networks. 

Medical Education Online


The course is intended for all sections of Healthcare professionals Doctors, Healthcare Administrators, Medical and Paramedical Students, Superspecialists in different areas, Medical Faculty and IT personnel in Healthcare related Industries and information systems, 


Dr. K, Mohandas, Director, Sree ChitraTirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and 


Dr. K.R.Srlvathsan, Director, Indian Institute of Inrbrmdtion Technology and 


Course Advisors

Dr. K.Ganapatliy, Secretary - Neurologilcal Society of India   

Dr.R.K.Sarma. Head Dept of Health Admin., AllMS, New Delhi


 Dr K.Mohandas, SCTIMST

 Dr, K-Ganapathy, Secretary, Neurologica] Society of India

 Dr. K.R.Srivathsan, IIITM-K 

Dr. K.T. Shenoy., Trivandrum Medical college

Dr. Dilip Panikar, Dept of Neurosurgery ,AIMS, Kochi 

Sri M.G Sreekumar, IIM Kozhikode 

Dr.S-K.Jawahar, SCTIMST 

Dr.K.Srinivasan, lIITM-K

Dates and Venue

The course is being held on 7th and 8th of December 2002.The opening session will commence at 9.30 AM on 7th December at the Seminar Hall, Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science studies, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology.

Course Fee

The programme is non-residential in nature. The participation fee is Rs.l50O/= for Consultants and employed professionals; R.s.750/= for medical students. This fee includes course material, Lunch and tea. 

Mode of payment

Registration forms duly filled with a DD in favour of Director IIITMK, payable at Trivandrum to be sent to address for correspondence latest by 15th November 2002.

Course Coordinators 

Dr. K.Srinivasan, Project Coordinator Telehealth. IIITM-K
Dr. S.K.jawahar, Assistant Administrative Medical Officer, SCTIMST

Address for Correspondence
Dr. K.Srinivasan, Project Coordinator 

Telehealth, IIITM-K 

Park Centre, Technopark, 

Trivandrum- 695 58T.
Tele phone: 91-471-527567, 700777 

Mobile: 9895171036 (Valid till the Workshop)