The Greater China eHealth Forum is a joint effort among Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan initiated by CHIMA and eHC, aimed at: raising the awareness of ehealth and health informatics; promoting ehealth development, project collaboration and experience sharing among Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan; introducing new technologies and international standards; encouraging cooperation between domestic and foreign regions on medical informatics and internationalization of standards.

Themed "Connect. Collaborate. Care.", the Forum has brought together representatives of authoritative and renowned ehealth/medical informatics organizations in the Greater China Region as members of the Forum's Regional and Local Organizing Committees, and has invited international experts to form an Scientific Program Committee where they would provide professional guidance on the preparation and scientific program of the event.

The Forum is expected to bring together over 800 participants, including policy makers and key executives from relevant government departments and agencies, as well as healthcare/IT professionals and practitioners from the public and private sectors. The second Forum will be held in Beijing in 2012.



Date and Venue

Pre-Forum Activities:
6 October 2011 (Thursday)
7-8 October 2011 (Friday and Saturday)

Venue: Auditorium, 3/F, Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre (KITEC), 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong (Link)

Who Should Attend

The Forum is expected to draw over 800 delegates from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and other regions around the world:

  • Top executives of all levels of health departments from the Greater China Regions;
  • Heads of Medical Informatics offices and decision makers from private/public healthcare sectors in the Greater China Regions;
  • Decision makers and professionals from information centers, clinical engineering, computerization engineering, nursing, financial management;
  • Professionals interested in the health informatics from around the world; and,
  • Manufacturers, suppliers and related IT managers and engineers of ehealth products and services.


  1. eHealth Record in Greater China & Worldwide
  2. Health Data Exchange
  3. Health Data Standards for Interoperability
  4. Confidentiality, Security and Privacy of Medical Record
  5. Building Capacity for IT in Health
  6. Improving Quality & Safety
  7. Disease Surveillance and Monitoring
  8. Public eHealth
  9. Aging as a Driving Factor for eHealth
  10. Mobile Health / Telehealth
  11. Public-Private Partnership
  12. eHealth Certification

Official Languages

Putonghua and English

(Simultaneous Interpretation Available in Plenary Sessions and Selected Breakout Sessions)

CME/ CNE Accreditation

Equvalent to 4-15 CME points according to different colleges.

Equvalent to 10.5 CNE points for attending ALL sessions of the Forum.

Day 0 Workshop - 2 CNE points
Day 1 Morning session - 2.5 CNE points
Day 1 Afternoon session - 2.5 CNE points
Day 2 Morning session - 1.5 CNE points
Day 2 Afternoon session - 2 CNE points











Guangdong Hospital Information Management Association

Zhejiang Health Information Technology Research Development Center 


List updated on 29 Mar 2011.