CHIME is home to a World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for the Community Control of Hereditary Disorders.
UCL, through CHIME, is an Academic Institutional Member of IMIA - the International Medical Informatics Association and a Partner in the European Connected Health Alliance.
UCL Centre for Health Informatics & Multiprofessional Education (CHIME)
CHIME was established in 1995, as a joint initiative of UCL and the Whittington Hospital NHS Trust (now Whittington Health). It undertakes research and delivers undergraduate and postgraduate education in information and quality management, to support clinical practice and to benefit communities - both patients and health care professionals - locally, nationally and globally.
CHIME offers flexible taught and research graduate study programmes. Our graduates are well regarded by employers, industry and academia.
Patient Safety, Law Policy and Practice
Pippa Bark’s book, co-edited with John Tingle, a lawyer from Nottingham, has just been published by Routledge. Patient safety is an issue which in recent years has grown to prominence in a number of countries’ political and health service agendas and the World Health Organisation has launched the World Alliance for Patient Safety. More...
Publication: A short generic patient experience measure: howRwe development and validation.
Oct 22, 2014 12:58PM
A paper , published on October 22nd in BMC Health Services Research , describes the development and validation of howRwe , a short generic questionnaire for tracking patient experience ( Benson T, Potts HWW (2014). A short generic patient experience measure: howRwe development and validation. BMC Health Services Research, 14, 499. ) doi:10.1186/s12913-014-0499-z.Read more...
UCL Announces New Fast-Track Postgraduate Diploma and MSc in Health Informatics
Aug 05, 2014 16:31PM
The UCL Graduate Programme in Health Informatics is now accepting applications from individuals wishing to complete a Postgraduate Diploma or MSc in Health Informatics in a single academic year.Read more...
UCL CHIME Reappointed to Train Future NHS Informatics Managers
Jul 29, 2014 14:19PM
Following a competitive tender process, UCL CHIME has been reappointed to deliver formal academic training - via admission to the UCL Graduate Programme in Health Informatics - to trainees on the NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme (GMTS) .Read more...
UCL hosts HL7 UK Summer School
Jul 22, 2014 14:36PM
Monday 14th and Tuesday 15th July saw UCL host the 2014 HL7 Summer School , at which 23 participants from across the UK's health IT industry and healthcare organisations learned about the latest advances in interoperability and standards. The event, a joint collaboration between HL7 UK, UCL and the University of Leeds, was taking place at UCL for the second year running.Read more...