The building blocks of being a health informatician – part 3 of 3 (Course review)

In this third part of the review, I will tell you about when we studied standardization in healthcare. To simplify, we can imagine it this way, when we are using our bank card no matter from what bank, whether in ATM or when purchasing something, we never worry if the card would fit to the… Read More The building blocks of being a health informatician – part 3 of 3 (Course review)

4 Types of examination that i had in the Health Informatics Programme

I am reaching the end of my second semester and will have two consecutive examinations ahead. Looking back, I realized there are several types of examination or assignment throughout the courses in Health Informatics Master’s Programme. I use both terms, examination and assignment, interchangeably here as both serve the same purpose of evaluation during the… Read More 4 Types of examination that i had in the Health Informatics Programme

The building blocks of being a health informatician – part 2 of 3 (Course review)

Previously, I have written about the first part of The building block of being a health informatician trilogy. Then, during the first two blocks, we learned how to understand the context and user needs and how to engineer the requirement. In this second part, I will tell you my review on the third block where… Read More The building blocks of being a health informatician – part 2 of 3 (Course review)

Veni, vidi, non vici – my experience of participating in the Nordic Health Hackathon

In my previous blog, I told you about how my colleagues and me entered a health hackathon competition by submitting a project which was largely based on an assignment task at Master in Health Informatics programme. “Veni, vidi, vici” is the phrase that I expected to deliver to you now, however life sometimes puts us… Read More Veni, vidi, non vici – my experience of participating in the Nordic Health Hackathon

The building blocks of being a health informatician – part 1 of 3 (Course review)

I am in the halfway of the spring semester, the semester where we are “getting real” with learning to be a health informatician. As I said before in my other blog about the first semester (read it here!), you might be spoiled by its level of intensity, as it focused more on how to create… Read More The building blocks of being a health informatician – part 1 of 3 (Course review)

6 Steps to get a practice license in Sweden for a non-EU medical doctor

“So, you are a medical doctor. Do you plan to practice here after finishing your master study?” This was the most common question I got during my first eight months here in Stockholm. At first, I did not really think about this. My initial plan was to come to KI and finish the Master in… Read More 6 Steps to get a practice license in Sweden for a non-EU medical doctor

Women in Global Health Sweden Chapter – creating balance through movement

Usually, one should try to be very still when trying to balance oneself or something. Too much movement, things start to fall apart. However, this is not always the case. In certain situations, movement provides better opportunity to achieve balance. Think of when someone rides a bicycle, it is easier to balance the bike when… Read More Women in Global Health Sweden Chapter – creating balance through movement

To eat Semla in the forest, why not?

One of the advantages of studying in Stockholm is that you can easily reach nearby forest. From fancy picnic to challenging hiking, from sight-seeing with a pair of bare eyes to photo hunting with sophisticated sniper-like lenses. The forest is always fascinating to view and breath-taking to explore, literally, especially if one takes the longest… Read More To eat Semla in the forest, why not?

Behold! The birth of Karolinska Institutet Health Informatics Alumni Network

“What is your plan after graduating?” might be one of the hardest questions to be answered for some of the student in the Joint Master’s Programme in Health Informatics. Some of the students might already have the answers, but every plan should be based on a sufficient prior analysis, right? At least that is what… Read More Behold! The birth of Karolinska Institutet Health Informatics Alumni Network