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HISSL Academic Sessions - 2008
26th July 2008 at PGIM Auditorium

Keynote Address:

Reforms in Health Management Information Systems: A Case from India
Prof. Sandeep Shahy
Professor of Informatics, University of Oslo, Norway
Advisor to the Government of India, New Delhi

Guest Lectures:

Health Information Systems Program (HISP) India
John Lewis
Vice President, HISP India, and
PhD Candidate, University of Oslo, Norway

Getting more bang for the buck with technology enhanced learning.
Dr. Ruwan Weerasinghe
Director, University of Colombo School of Computing

Free Papers:

Development and Evaluation of a Computer Based Patient Record System for Teaching Hospital Peradeniya
PHGJ Pushpakumara1, WAJC Chandrakumara1
1
Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya

A preliminary study to evaluate the use of information and communication technology (ICT) in Sri Lankan primary care practice
S Edirippulige1, RB Marasinghe2, HMSP Bandara2, MTM Jiffry2.
1Centre for Online Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Queensland, Australia, 2Department of Medical Education and Health Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.

A computer application to estimate the required medical resources for a hospital in a disaster situation
ID Weerasinghe1, LAPD Karunarathne2
1Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, 2Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya

A Study on Awareness and Opinions about Information Technology and Medical Informatics in Peradeniya Medical Faculty
WAJC Chandrakumara1, MRUN Bandara1, CD Huruggamuwa1, RMPA Rathnayake1, PHGJ Pushpakumara1, ACM Gunasekare1
1Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya

Patient information system for Antenatal Clinic
HSB Piyaratne1, HWSN Karunarathne2
1Medical Student, Faculty of Medicine, Colombo, 2Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, De Soyza Maternity Hospital.

The Sri Lankan Genome Variation Database
PS Samarakoon1, RW Jayasekara1, VHW Dissanayake1
1Human Genetics Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Adverse drug reaction database (ADR database) for Info_Vig, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Colombo
NP Liyana Arachchi1, S Sri Ranganathan2, R Fernandopulle2
1Medical student, Faculty of Medicine Colombo, 2Info_Vig, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Colombo

Interactive Compact Disks on “Diagnostic Ultrasonography in Obstetrics”: First ever electronic publication of this regard in Sri Lanka.
SH Dodamapahala1 , MSE Karunadasa1
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo.

HISSL Academic Sessions - 2004
20th June 2004 at SLMA Auditorium

President's Address:

Health Informatics Strategies for Sri Lanka: Can it be more evidence-based?
Dr. Kumara Mendis

Guest Lectures:

Smart card initiative and developing a national health information infrastructure
Prof. Jack Li, Graduate Institute of Medical Informatics, Taipei Medical University.

Adaptive predictive control in the human motor system
Dr. T. Nanayakkara, University of Moratuwa.

Free Papers:

Recognition of human constituents using artificial intelligence techniques
D.S.K. Mendis, A.S. Karunananda, U. Samaratunga. Advanced Technical Institute, Labuduwa, the Open University of Sri Lanka, and Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo.

Computer based emergency care system for Home and Office
T. M. Karunaratne, A.S. Karunananda, The Open University of Sri Lanka.

Fuzzy Logic Controllers for Automated Critical Life Care Support
Dr. D.A.I.P. Fernando. T/H Colombo North.

Electronic Patient Record (EPR) for Sri Lankan primary care
Dr. K. Mendis, I. Solangarachch. Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya.

Web Based Expert System for Thyroid Disease Management
G. D. Ediriweera, C. de Silva, Informatics Institute of Technology.

Use of Genetic Algorithm for Prescribing Antidepressant and Antipsychotic Medications
Dr. D.A.I.P. Fernando. T/H Colombo North.

VISTAKEY: A Keyboard Without A Keyboard – A Type Of Virtual Keyboard
N. S. Wijewantha, C. Amarasekara. Informatics Institute of Technology.

A system to design ergonomically evaluated accessories
L.C.H.Silva, D.N.D.Ramanayake. Informatics Institute of Technology.

Fuzzy Neuro Expert System for Speech Therapy
Miss. A.V.G.M.Rasangika, Dr. A.S. Karunananda. Informatics Institute of Technology and the Open University of Sri Lanka.

Infonizer: A tool for managing your knowledge
Dr. D.A.I.P. Fernando. T/H Colombo North.

HISSL Academic Sessions - 2003
30th of March 2004 at SLMA Auditorium

Guest Lecture:

The World of Health Care Standards
Prof Ian Purves,
Professor of Health Informatics and Head of Centre,
Sowerby Centre for Health Informatics at Newcastle, University of Newcastle, UK

Free Papers:

A Tailored Telemedicine Application for Sri Lanka
Nishantha Dantanarayana
Ceycom Telemedicine Limited.

Use of Dedicated Computer Software for Real-time Telemedicine Sessions
JU Weerasinghe1, Yukuo Hayashida2, Duminda Nishantha2, Masaaki Gotho3, Koichiro Ihara3, Takeshi Katsuki3
1Department of Oral Surgery, Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya, 2Department of information science, Saga University, Japan, 3Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, SAGA Medical School, Japan

Medicine Practised at a Distance - Can Sri Lanka Benefit?
Kumara Mendis
Computer Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya

A web based Medical e-learning tool
Premaratne SP
Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Demonstration of a Telemedicine Application, which Helps Clinicians to Diagnose a Medical Problem and then take Appropriate Treatment Decisions
Ananda Perera
Family Physician, Negombo.

Reasoning with Uncertainty
DS Kalana Mendis1, Asoka S Karunananda2, U Samaratunga3
1Department of Information Technology, Advanced technical institute, Labuduwa, 2Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Open University of Sri Lanka, 3Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo, Rajagiriya

Using Artificial Neural Networks for Making Predictions with Medical Data
DAIP Fernando1, WPS Dias2, AS Karunananda3
1Mental Hospital, Angoda, 2Department of Civil Enginering, University of Moratuwa, Moratuwa, 3Department of Mathematics and Computer science, Open University, Nawala

An Intelligent System for Automated “Pap Smear” Screening
Anton Pradeep Chritie, Asoka S. Karunananda
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, The Open University of Sri Lanka

e-CMJ35: Offline CMJ
Chaminda Weerabaddana, Indrajith Solangarachchi, Kumara Mendis,
Computer Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya

Electronic National Drug Index
Kumara Mendis
Computer Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya

Computer- based MCQ marker
Indrajith Solangarachchi, Kumara Mendis, Chaminda Weerabaddana, Hiroshana Wanniarachchi
Computer Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya

Proposal for a Computer based Training System for Multiple Choice Questions in Clinical Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo
Fernando SSD, Haniffa MR
Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo

Proposal for a System of Allocation of Units and Hospitals to Intern Medical Doctors
Haniffa MR
Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo

Electronic Medical Record System and Usefulness for Sri Lankan Health Sector
DMS Karunaratne
Sri Lanka Air Force Hospital, Air Force Base, Ratmalana

A Computerized Patient Record System
DAIP Fernando
Mental Hospital, Angoda.

HISSL Academic Sessions - 1999
4th April 1999 at SLMA Auditorium

Guest Lecture:

A decision support system for prescribing with guidelines
Prof. Ian Purves
Head, Sowerby Centre for Medical Informatics, University of Newcastle, U.K.

Dissemination of medical information through the Internet
VHW Dissanayake, RW Jayasekara
Human Genetics Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Colombo

Student centre: An ‘Intranet’ for medical students
K Mendis, J Katugampola, S Hettige, AN Ranasinghe
Faculty of Medicine, Kelaniya

Path-Doc: Pathology information system
HSA Williams, R Fernando, A Saparamadu, K Mendis, KDJ Katugampola
Faculty of Medicine, Kelaniya

A survey of computer usage and awareness among medical students
P Katulanda, J Kudalugoda Arachchi, MRN Cassim, SSD Fernando, MHR Sheriff
Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Colombo

A survey of computer usage among medical students
S Fernando, RB Marasinghe, MTM Jiffry
Faculty of Medical Sciences, Sri Jayawardenapura

Presentations at Symposium:

Evaluation of a computer program which simulates the medical consultation
A Perera
Family Physician, Negombo

The in-patient database at Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children
BJC Perera, R Wimal Jayantha, RMS Perera, MC Perera
Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children, Colombo