Dimitrios G. Katehakis
Dimitrios G. Katehakis (M) is the Head of the Center for eHealth Applications and Services at the Institute of Computer Science, Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas. He is also the General Secretary of HL7 Hellas.
Dimitrios holds a Diploma (1991) and an M.S. (1993) in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Patras, Greece, and the University of Maryland at College Park, MD, respectively. His work focuses on data integration analysis and the development of the appropriate health information infrastructure for the provision of innovative, integrated Electronic Health Record (EHR) services.
He has worked in several, current and past, R&D projects co-funded by the EU, like e.g. EURECA, EHR-Q-TN, EHR-IMPLEMENT, INFOBIOMED, PICNIC, RETRANSPLANT, TEMeTeN, HECTOR and CreteCT. Past experience includes also working with the Medical School of the University of Maryland at Baltimore for the IONDT (US Federal), and MCR (MD State, Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene – CDC) projects, as well as with the National Defense Ministry of Greece, the Association for Research, Technology & Training, and the Hellenic Telecommunications Organization (OTE). Dimitrios is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Since 2006 he has been scientific responsible for more than 250 projects related to operational EHR systems in the National Health System of Greece.
Currently he coordinates the ePrescription and Patient Summary workgroup of the e-SENS project (ICT-PSP/ CIP) and is a member of the National Board of eHealth Governance in Greece as a representative of the General Secretariat for Research and Technology.