University of Eastern Finland
Kaija Saranto, PhD, FACMI, FAAN, FIAHSI, is Professor in Health and Human Services Informatics at University of Eastern Finland, Department of Health and Social Management. Since 2000 she has acted as leader of master (first “IMIA accredited”) and doctoral programs in health and human services informatics. She has several roles in international HIT societies and was the International Taskforce Liaison for HIMSS TIGER Committee until 2020. She has been engaged with the evaluations of the national implementation projects of digital health services and is leading research groups focusing on health data analytics, virtual care, and patient safety.