The Saudi Association for Health Informatics (SAHI) was created with the objective of promoting the field of health informatics within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. SAHI conducts various activities and supports numerous initiatives relating to health informatics within the Kingdom. One of its main events is the Saudi E-Health conference that is hosted by SAHI every two years. SAHI has also been instrumental in creating the first graduate program in health informatics within the region. More recently, SAHI has been involved in creating the King Abdullah Arabic Health Encyclopedia project that will be the first of its kind within the Arab world.
To institute a sustainable momentum for Health Information Technologies and Systems that advances the knowledge of stakeholders in planning and implementing the sate-of-art technologies.
To create a convenient assembly in the Eastern Region for professionals, experts, academics and researchers interested in Health Informatics to exchange knowledge, share experiences, discuss challenges, lean lesson from existing projects and meet with solution providers.
* To expand the awareness of health informatics. * To establish a momentum for Health Informatics in the Eastern Region. * To present the experience of pioneers. * To learn from the expertise of early adopters. * To create opportunities for networking and sharing knowledge.