Aberdeen research highlighted as examples of the strengths of Health Informatics in Scotland

The Aberdeen Birth Cohorts and Grampian renal cohort, GLOMMS, were highlighted in a new report from the Health Informatics Research Advisory Group, published on behalf of the Scottish Government. 

To find out more about the Aberdeen Birth Cohorts and GLOMMS, visit the Health Informatics Datasets page.

The report from the Health Informatics Research Advisory Group (HIRAG), chaired by Professor Sir Lewis Ritchie, is published on behalf of the eHealth Strategy Board and Chief Scientist Office of the Scottish Government and describes a Health and Biomedical Informatics Research Strategy for Scotland: enhancing capability in health informatics for patient and public benefit 2015-2020.

The report outlines a nationwide collaborative approach which will position Scotland well in its ambition to set the international standard for secure use of routinely collectively patient data for research.