Peeter Ross, MD, PhD Peeter Ross´ overview Current: Past: Professor in e-health and senior research scientist at eMedicine Laboratory of Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia; e-health expert at Estonian E-Health Foundation; Radiologist at East Tallinn Central Hospital, Estonia; SMIS International OÜ. Founder and member of the board; OÜ Safe To Act. Founder Director of R&D at East Tallinn Central Hospital, Estonia Member of the Supervisory Board at Estonian E-Health Foundation Member of the Supervisory Board at Estonian Health Insurance Fund Head of Diagnostic Clinic at East Tallinn Central Hospital Peeter Ross´ summary Peeter Ross is an e-health professor and senior research scientist and head of eMedicine Lab of Tallinn University of Technology. Peeter also serves as an e-health expert at Estonian E-Health Foundation and holds radiologists position in East Tallinn Central Hospital, Estonia. He is a founder and member of the board of e-health and radiology consulting company SMIS International OÜ and OÜ Safe To Act. Dr. Ross has previously worked as a Director of R&D and a Head of Diagnostic Clinic in East Tallinn Central Hospital. He has been a member of the supervisory board of the Estonian eHealth Foundation and Estonian Health Insurance Fund. Peeter Ross studied medicine in Tartu University, Estonia, and in Helsinki University, Finland 1985-91. He has graduated from Tartu University (1991) as a medical doctor. Dr. Ross completed residency in radiology in Tartu University in 1996. He studied radiology in Oulu University, Finland, and in Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington DC, USA, as well as health care management in INSEAD, France. Peeter completed his doctoral studies in Tallinn University of Technology in 2011. The topic of the thesis work was data sharing and shared workflows in medical imaging. Peeter Ross has participated actively in designing and implementation of Estonian nation-wide Health Information System. He has also been involved in EU funded eHealth projects InterregPacs, Baltic eHealth, R-Bay, Dreaming, Regional Telemedicine Forum, epSOS, eMedic, SUSTAINS, Momentum and MasterMind. Peeter Ross is a past president of Estonian Society of Radiology (20052011). As the professor and senior research scientist in Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia, Peeter Ross is responsible for research of healthcare innovation and use of digital applications in health domain. He has been one of the main designers of masters´ and doctoral program in healthcare technology and healthcare engineering. List of key publications Parv L, Kruus P, Mõtte K, Ross P. An evaluation of e-prescribing at a national level. Inform Health Soc Care, Early Online: 1–18, 2014. Informa UK Ltd. ISSN: 1753-8157 print / 1753-8165 online DOI: 10.3109/17538157.2014.948170 Ristolainen A, Ross P, Gavšin J, Semjonov E, Kruusmaa M. Economically affordable anatomical kidney phantom with calyxes for puncture and drainage training in interventional urology and radiology Acta Radiologica Short Reports June 2014 3: 2047981614534231, first published on June 13, 2014 doi:10.1177/2047981614534231 Ranschaert E, Bosmans J, Ross P, Dugar N, Schillebeeckx J, Mildenberger P, Ratib O. ESR white paper on teleradiology: an update from the teleradiology subgroup. Insights into Imaging 01/2014; DOI:10.1007/s13244-013-0307-z de Lusignan S, Ross P, Shifrin M, Hercigonja-Szekeres M, Seroussi B. A comparison of approaches to providing patients access to summary care records across old and new Europe: an exploration of facilitators and barriers to implementation. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics [2013, 192:397-401] Andres Hunt, Asko Ristolainen, Peeter Ross, Rivo Öpik, Andres Krumme, Maarja Kruusmaa. Low cost anatomically realistic renal biopsy phantoms for interventional radiology trainees. European Journal of Radiology, Available online 8 February 2013 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejrad.2012.12.020 Sepper, R.; Ross, P.; Tiik, M. (2011). Nationwide health data management system: a novel approach for integrating biomarker measurements with comprehensive health records in large populations studies. Journal of Proteome Research, 10, 97 - 100. Ross P, Pohjonen H. Images crossing borders: image and workflow sharing on multiple levels. Insights into Imaging, 2010, Vol 2, No 2, 141-148 Tiik M, Ross P. Patient opportunities in the Estonian Electronic Health Record System. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2010;156:171-7.