Dimitrios G. Katehakis holds a Diploma (1991) and an M.S. (1993) in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Patras, Greece, and the University of Maryland at College Park, MD, respectively. His work focuses on data integration analysis and the development of the appropriate health information infrastructure for the provision of innovative, integrated Electronic Health Record (EHR) services.
Dimitrios has worked in several, current and past, R&D projects co-funded by the EU, like e.g. e-SENS, EURECA, EHR-Q-TN, EHR-IMPLEMENT, INFOBIOMED, PICNIC, RETRANSPLANT, TEMeTeN, HECTOR and CreteCT. Experience includes also working with the Medical School of the University of Maryland at Baltimore for the IONDT (US Federal), and MCR (MD State, Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene – CDC) projects, as well as with the National Defense Ministry of Greece, the Association for Research, Technology & Training, and the Hellenic Telecommunications Organization (OTE).
Dimitrios is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Since 2006 he has been scientific responsible for more than 250 projects related to operational EHR systems in the National Health System of Greece.
Currently he serves as the representative of the General Secretariat for Research and Technology at the National Board of eHealth Governance in Greece as well as the General Secretary of HL7 Hellas.