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SESSION IV

CONSTRUCTIVE PLANS FOR THE FUTURE
A PROPOSAL FOR COORDINATION AND COOPERATION

International Working Conference, Hotel La Reserve, Bellevue/Geneva, Switzerland
THE USE OF INTERNET AND WORLD-WIDE WEB FOR TELEMATICS IN HEALTHCARE

Rapporteur'’s notes
Friday, September 8, 1995 (Dr. François Borst, CIH-HUG, Geneva, Switzerland)

Chair: Professor Christian PELLEGRINI, Geneva University Informatics Center, Geneva, SWITZERLAND
Co-Chair: Professor Jean-Raoul SCHERRER, Geneva University Hospital, SWITZERLAND

PRESENTATIONS:

  1. Professor Denis TSICHRITZIS, German National Research Center for Information Technology, Sankt Augustin, GERMANY
    Telematics expansion of the Web - do we need coordinated action, if so what coordinated action do we need?
  2. Professor Jean-François ABRAMATIC, International WWW Consortium, INRIA, Rocquencourt, Nr. Paris, FRANCE
    The answer from the W3 Consortium

PANEL:
J.-F. ABRAMATIC, M.J. BALL, J.-C. HEALY, D. LINDBERG, G.-O.SEGOND, M.SELBY,
D. TSICHRITZIS, J.VAN BEMMEL, P. ZANELLA
joined by:
Dr. Tetsuro KIYOTANI, Director, Medical Information Sys. Dev. Center, Tokyo, JAPAN
Dr. Michael SENDALL, Director, CERN, Geneva, SWITZERLAND
Me. Donald ETIENNE - Legal Council, Geneva, SWITZERLAND


D. Tsichritzis:

Presented projects developed by GMD in the field of telematics in medicine, each project is impressive. Among these projects of particular note are:

J.-F. Abramatic:

Presented the short but impressive history of the WWW:

M. Selby:

See the IAHIT CHARTER (the yellow document)

More details are needed on:

Structure of the foundation:
  1. Council of the Foundation
  2. Advisory Board
  3. Executive Committee
Standpoints:

D. Lindberg:

J. van Bemmel:

D. Detmer:

J.-C. Healy:

T. Kiyotani:

M. Sendall:

M.J. Ball:

Reply from:
Mr. Franco Mariotti
: (European American Industrial Council, Geneva, SWITZERLAND)

G. De Moore:

J.-R. Scherrer:


RECOMMENDATIONS

J.-C. Peterschmitt: Underlined the great success of the conference and the wish to "go ahead".

M. Selby: Closes the conference by the reading of a resolution to create the Foundation. With the exception of one abstention. the resolution was approved by all present. Thanks was given to everyone for their very active participation and, in particular, to those involved in organising the conference.
 

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