SOA Seminar, 11 April 2011 Auckland – note presentation attachment at the base of this page

SOA Seminar, 11 April 2011 Auckland – note presentation attachment at the base of this page

HL7 New Zealand in association with

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SOA – Service Oriented Architecture in Health Care 

11 April 2011, Crowne Plaza, Auckland

Presenter: Ken Rubin, Chief Architect, [US] Federal Healthcare Portfolio, HP Enterprise Services

Co-Chair, OMG Healthcare Domain Task Force; HL7 SOA Workgroup 

HL7 New Zealand, with support and sponsorship from the IT Health Board and Health Informatics New Zealand, are proud to announce that it will be hosting a 1 day seminar on Service Orientated Architecture (SOA) in healthcare in Auckland on Monday 11th April.  The seminar is intended to be an interactive workshop type environment, and is targeted at CIOs, Architects, Analysts and Developers working in the health care space. No prior knowledge of SOA is assumed, but reading material will be supplied to attendees upon registration, and maximum benefit will be gained if these are reviewed prior to the seminar.

The seminar, was presented by Ken Rubin – Chief Architect of the Federal Healthcare Portfolio for HP Enterprise Services in the US.  Primarily focused on enterprise architecture, and electronic health record interoperability, and health informatics, Mr. Rubin has over twenty years of industry experience and ten years of health informatics experience.  He spent seven years leading application architecture EA activities for the Veterans Health Administration, in addition to work he as done for healthcare clients in the UK and Australia.  

Mr. Rubin is very active in the standards community, holding positions as co-chair of the HL7 Service-Oriented Architecture Workgroup, co-chair of the OMG Healthcare Domain Task Force and the Healthcare Service Specification Project (HSSP), and serves as the Enterprise Architect for Open Health Tools, an open-source software community.  

Mr. Rubin frequently guest-lectures at universities in the Baltimore-Washington area, has been published in JAMIA, and contributed to a paper to MedInfo 2010, and authored a book chapter on Healthcare Modeling in Person-Centered Health Records:  Toward HealthePeople, in the Springer-Verlag Medical Informatics Book Series.   Mr. Rubin lives with his wife in a suburb of Washington, DC.  

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