Prof. Supten Sarbadhikari

Careers in Health Informatics


Introduction to HIE Standards


I am a medical doctor (University of Calcutta) who has done PhD in Biomedical Engineering from IT,BHU, Varanasi.  Currently I'm Dean (Academics and Student Affairs) and Professor (Health Informatics) at IIHMR, Delhi. Previously, I was leading a Project of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, as the Project Director for the Centre for Health Informatics of the National Health Portal (NHP). I'm an Expert Adviser for the ELAG (e-Learning Advisory Group) of SNOMED-CT.
have been the Founder and Director of Supten Institute (offering online courses on health informatics) and a Visiting Professor in Health Informatics at Bangladesh Institute of Health Sciences, Dhaka, Bangladesh.  I have been the Founding Director of CAL2CAL Institute, a faculty member with the Manipal Group, IIT Kharagpur, Amrita group and PSG group. I had done my Post-doctoral Fellowship at the Machine Intelligence Unit of Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata.  My areas of expertise are in Requirements analysis and management in Healthcare information technology, e-learning; medical journalism and clinical decision support systemsAddress: T-12, Jains West Hills, Sowripalayam Road, Udayampalayam, Coimbatore 641028.  

 21st Century Blog on HI to be included in HPE Curriculum ;Valedictory speech at Connectathon-India-2016 ;  Lecture at IIPH, Hyderabad, Part-1,Part-2, Part-3Part-4Part-5Part-6 ; Interview in Health Technology Portal ; Video interview at ET Health World ; Blog at ET Health World ; Interview on telemedicine , New talk on HIE Standards ; Biopic (Bangla) from 1990-91:Episode1Episode-2 ; Blog post on NeHA ; Blog post on ICT for NHAM ; Snapshots of the NHP ; A short story in Bangla ; Blog post on the necessity of the NeHAI ; Recent multi-continent research publication ;  ET-India Healthcare Summit ; Thought Leader of the Year ; Interview in eHealth (Jan 2014) ; Supten Institute Wiki ; Alternate Classroom ; Blog Blog-2 ; ICD-10 Guidebook for Bangladesh ; TEDx speaker (video); Interview in eHealth  magazine (p.18-19)  ; write-up in DocnDoc (July 2012) ; 2nd Annual Health Informatics Summit 2012 ; Supten Institute on Google Maps


Professional Roles:
IMA Honorary Professor [2017-2020], Indian Medical Association
President, Indian Association for Medical Informatics (IAMI) [2016]
International Expert Member, eLearning Advisory Group (ELAG), SNOMED-CT
Chairman, Committee for reviewing comments and revising Concept Note on National eHealth Authroity (NeHA), , Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India  
Member, Project Review and Steering Committee, Indian NRC for SNOMED-CT, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India  [2014-]
Member, Expert Committee on Implementation of Electronic Health Records Standards, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India [2013-]
Member, Expert Committee on Electronic Medical Records Standards, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India [2010-2013]
Chair, and Chair, Education Committee, HL7 India [2011-13]
The Vice President, Indian Association for Medical Informatics [2011-13]
Some achievements highlighted at FAIMER site: A, B, C,D
International Advisory Board Member: International Journal of User-Driven Healthcare
Editorial Board Member, Computers in Biology and Medicine (2012)
Immediate-Past Editor-in-Chief, Indian Journal of Medical Informatics (2007-2010)
Former (Founder) Editor, ACM SIGHIT Record [2011] - the Newsletter of ACM Special Interest Group on Health Informatics
Formerly, Editorial Board Member: Mental Health and Physical Activity (2008-2010)
Formerly, the Chair, Editorial Council, Citizendium (2008-2009)
Former Coordinator of HL7 ELC from HL7 India.
Member, International Educator Advisory Board, Global Education Conference 2011 Role: Wiki Curator - Teachers
Wiki Buddy at WikiEducator
Member, National Organizing Committee of NCHPE-2009 ; NCHPE-2012
eIndia 2011 Keynote Speaker / Bio-skecth ;
SAB Member, NCMI-2012
eIndia 2011 Speaker / Video

Some notable publications:
My Letter (2010) at Education for Health
My (2010) paper on medical education: IJME
Lecture on how to design e-Learning for medical education at Supercourse or here
Lecture on Wiki and LMS at Supercourse or here
At PubMed

Bangla Translations
WHO definition of Health at Supercourse
TED Translator

Other Home Pages and Social Networks:
Blog at SciTopics


Social and Cultural:
Classmates from School at FB
Classmates from Medical College at FB

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