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    Editors

    BCS Health Informatics Scotland (HIS)

    Glasgow, UK, 2 - 3 September 2014

    This conference was edited by:

    Dr Matt-Mouley Bouamrane joined General Practice and Primary Care in February 2010 as a CSO Research Fellow in Health Informatics and the Health Services Research, working with Professor Frances Mair on the development of information systems for the integration across primary and secondary care in Scotland of the preoperative assessment of patients prior to surgery.

    He graduated as a Bachelor of Electronic Engineering at the Université de Paris-XI, Orsay, followed by a postgraduate diploma in computer engineering (2003) and a PhD in computer science (2006) at the University of Dublin, Trinity College, where he was a member of the Artificial Intelligence Group (AIG). His doctoral research consisted of developing information access and retrieval methods and systems for remote web-based meetings in collaboration with Dr Saturnino Luz.

    From 2007 until 2010, Dr Bouamrane was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Manchester within the bio-informatics group of Professor Alan Rector in a knowledge transfer project, working on the development of a knowledge-based preoperative decision support system in partnership with a Scottish SME, Informatics-CIS.

    BCS Health Informatics Scotland Conference Committee

    Dr Matt-Mouley Bouamrane (Conference Chair), Lecturer in eHealth, Computer and Information Sciences, University of Strathclyde

    Paul Woolman, (Conference Chair), Information Services Manager at NHS Forth Valley

    Jackie Caldwell, NHS National Services Scotland

    Gillian Flett, Information & eLearning Manager at NHS Education for Scotland

    Sharon Levy, Lecturer in Distance Education, University of Edinburgh

    Angus McCann, Healthcare Industry Consultant, at IBM (EMEA)

    Lachlan MacPherson, NHS Western Isles

    Margaret Moore, NHS

    Andrew Turner, Head of Information Assurance and Security NHS Dumfries & Galloway

    Janice Watson, NHS National Services Scotland

    Mario Kolberg, Senior Lecturer, Computing Science and Mathematics, University of Stirling

    Marilyn Mcgee-Lennon, Senior Lecturer HCI, Computer and Information Sciences, University of Strathclyde

    Mark McGilchrist, Senior Research Fellow, Health Informatics Centre, University of Dundee

    Alasdair Mort, Research Fellow, Centre for Rural Health, University of Aberdeen

    Maria Wolters, Research Fellow, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh

    Conference Introduction