Prof. Bakheet Al Dosari

Professor, Department of Health Informatics
Bakheet Aldosari is a Full Professor of health informatics and Information Management (HIIM) with strong background in psychosocial techno aspects of health informatics and digital health. He has been serving as the Founding Chair of the Department of Health Informatics at King Saud bin Abdul-Aziz University for Health Sciences since 2005.

Prof. Aldosari is an expert HIIM educator who works as an independent consultant to many governments and private universities. He has founded, developed and lead three unified pioneering allied health science programs, namely: Master of Science in health informatics, Bachelorette in health information management and Postgraduate degree in medical coding for the Saudi universities; all based on the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) standard. All programs are the first of their kind in the country. He is also the founder of the eHealth Center of Research Excellence, co-founder of the College of Public Health and co-founder of the Saudi Association for Health Informatics.

Prof. Aldosari has undertaken scientific researches in the field of biomedical and health informatics and acted independently as e-Health and digital health consultant for major healthcare organizations and government agencies in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region. He is serving as an Associate Editor of Elsevier Informatics in Medicine Unlocked and member of various scientific and professional associations, adjunct professor at the University of Pittsburgh, USA, and adjunct and visiting professor at many Saudi Universities. His research interests include developing and evaluating e-Health resources, implementation and evaluation of integrated electronic health records (EHR), PACS, other clinical applications, Personal Health Records, Health ATM, tele-medicine, mobile health, consumer informatics, health information exchange (HIE), EMR / EHR functionalities, complaints, adoption, etc...

Specialties: Health Informatics (e-Health) & Health Information Management (HIIM)
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