Bart Sijnave studied computer science at the university of Ghent and obtained a PhD in that field in 1999. Since then, he had several IT-jobs in both private companies and public organisations.
Currently Bart Sijnave works as CIO of the University Hospital Ghent. In this role, he is in charge of the IT-Department, consisting of approximately 115 persons divided into four subdepartments : 'Care Applications', 'Business Applications', 'Infrastructure & Exploitation' and 'Service Delivery'. Since March 2012, he is also managing director of the CoZo Vlaanderen VZW, a non-for-profit organization that aims at creating a platform for better information exchange between care actors and care consumers.
Besides a full time job as CIO, Sijnave is also guest professor at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of Ghent University where he is active on different areas amongst which are: lecturing a course on 'Management of information systems', lecturing several classes on information management as part of other courses/programs, performing research on acceptance of technology in general and in healthcare in particular, coaching PhD-students and master students, participating in the ICT-commission of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration as representative of the Department Management, Innovation and Entepreneurship and Safety Consultant for the University of Ghent
Presentation on the virtual Hospital Information System (HIS) of the future (Thursday 20 September 2012)
Bart Sijnave is CIO of the University Hospital Ghent
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The CONFENIS 2012 Conference is a joint effort of the Economic Council for East Flanders, the Ghent University and the IFIP TC8 Working Group 8.9 on Enterprise Information Systems.
The sixth International Conference on Research and Practical Issues of Enterprise Information Systems, CONFENIS 2012, will be held in Ghent, Belgium, September 19-21, 2012. CONFENIS, The Enterprise Information Systems International Conference on Research and Practical Issues of EIS, is a primary international event of the IFIP TC8 Working Group 8.9. This event provides an opportunity for academicians and practitioners throughout the world to gather, exchange ideas, and present original research in the field of enterprise information systems. Scientists and professionals are invited to address the current research topics in the area or the research frontier at this unique international forum.
Accepted papers will be published as full or short papers in a Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP) volume by Springer. Chairman of the conference is prof. dr. Geert Poels, Professor in the rank of Senior lecturer, Department of Management Information and Operations Management, Ghent University.