Gro-Hilde Severinsen, PhD fellow in e-health, is a bio engineering graduate and holds a master in telemedicine and e-health. In her doctoral thesis, she follows regional and national standardization processes that are important prerequisites for the development and implementation of DIPS Arena and utilization of the possibilities associated with structuring and reuse of data, process and decision support.
She has followed the work of FIKS (Joint Implementation of ICT Systems in the Northern Health Region) to merge EPR systems in each of the four health companies in the region, and establish regional standards for the use of DIPS in the Northern Health Region.
In addition, she follows the national and regional work on archetypes. The archetypes should be used as clinical standards for DIPS Arena. The use of archetypes will help standardize and structure the clinical information. She focuses on organizational factors related to this work, collaboration between different actors and the importance of clinicians involved in the work.