Health Informatics Discussion Forum hits 1000 members

So we’ve hit 1000 members at the Health Informatics Discussion Forum.

Most of our visitors are US based but we’ve had people from 132 countries visiting us in the past month:


Dr Karen Day from the National Institute for Health Innovation has been live-blogging the ISHIMR conference, held in Auckland New Zealand:

HINZ 2008: Day 2

After a very informative day learning about SNOMED CT and a few rides on Rotorua’s Luge course we’re now on day 2 of the HINZ 2008 conference.

We’ve been blogging the event at the new NIHI blog:

Live Blogging from HINZ SNOMED CT Workshop

We’re live blogging from the HINZ SNOMED CT Workshop right now:

Anne Casedy from the Royal College of Nursing

David Markwell (author of the CliniClue SNOMED CT Browser)

Dr Mike Bainbridge from the NHS Connecting for Health

Dr Hugh Leslie from Ocean Informatics

Dr David Hay from the HL7 Users Group

HINZ Conference, Rotorua, 2008

This year’s HINZ conference at Rotorua will get underway next week. The event is taking place from 15th – 18th October and will have speakers from several countries, workshops and some fun activities as well.

Almost all the team from the National Institute for Health Innovation will be there and we’ll be live blogging from our new blog at – you can subscribe to updates at

If you’d like to meet up for a chat, drop me an email at