Principal & Chief Executive
InteropEhealth, Chair IHE Services, IHE Europe
Charles Parisot chairs the IHE-Services Committee of IHE-Europe, where he represents InteropEhealth. He is advising a number of national eHealth initiatives around the world on the management of their standards-based interoperability strategies.
He has spent a large part of his career with GE Healthcare until he retired early 2019. He was in charge of IT interoperability architecture standardization where he represented GE Healthcare in key external initiatives to advance widespread interoperability in Health.
Through his extensive experience in contributing to a user driven harmonization and implementation of interoperability standards, Charles has earned the trust of many healthcare user communities in the USA, Europe, Middle-east and Africa to effectively achieve the rapid adoption of interoperability standards using a collaborative approach. He has acquired a broad range of experiences with several national ehealth programs on the governance and operational deployment of interoperability at scale.
Charles has also been directly engaged in standards development with DICOM and HL7 since the early 1990s. Charles was one of the key contributors in the European eHealth Standards Mandate. He also participated to the European HITCH and ANTILOPE projects that delivered recommendations to the European Commission on how to organize effectively the European-wide agreement on eHealth interoperability specifications across the 27 European countries. He is also contributed to the European large-scale Project (epSOS) and its operational deployment eHDSI that based its interoperability specification on IHE profiles and leveraged the use of IHE test tools.