Dr. Rajesh Dash is Planning Co-Chair for IHE PALM

Rajesh C. Dash, MD now serves as planning co-chair for the “Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine” (IHE PALM) domain. IHE is an international initiative by healthcare professionals and industry to improve the way computer systems in healthcare share information.  Systems that support IHE Integration Profiles work better together, are easier to implement, and help care providers use information more effectively. The goal of IHE is to efficiently deliver optimal patient care. The PALM domain covers the representation and exchange of digital structured data, digital documents, digital images related to ordering, scheduling, performing and reporting diagnostic observations on in-vitro specimens collected from a patient or a non-living subject, and the representation and exchange of digital structured data related to specimen management (among other use cases).  IHE’s face-to-face meeting was held this year in Berlin, May 23-25 .