Mr. Gaur Sunder is Joint Director (Scientist E) in HPC – Medical & Bioinformatics Applications (HPC-M&BA) Group at Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C- DAC: www.cdac.in ), Pune, and looks after Medical Informatics R&D activities. He has close to two decades of experience in innovation and technology development and deployment of ICT solutions and tools in Healthcare domain, and has led national Health ICT programs to enable reach and access to better healthcare services under aegis of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India. He is a thought leader, experienced in Healthcare ICT, Health IT Standards, EHR, Telemedicine, HIS/HIMS, Clinical Systems, and allied areas. He is co-author of book on Electronic Health Record published by IEEE Press, USA, and has published/co-published several papers in scientific and engineering journals and conferences.
Gaur Sunder has served on national and international committees and represents India at some of the Standards Development Organizations (SDOs) – BIS, ISO, HL7, SNOMED – dealing with digital healthcare standardization. He was core member of MeitY committees for Telemedicine Standards, and National Rural Telemedicine Network program. He was core member and primary drafter of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoH&FW) notified EHR Standards for India 2016 (and earlier 2013 edition) and contributed to National Knowledge Commission iHIND , Karnataka Public Health Policy 2017, and drafting of NeHA/DISHA Bill among others. Recently, he was part of MoH&FW-NITI Aayog-MeitY committee for National Digital Health Blueprint (National Health Stack).
Apart from leading funded and business R&D projects and development of indigenous technologies in healthcare, Gaur Sunder also heads the National Resource Centre for EHR Standards (NRCeS: www.nrces.in ) created by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoH&FW) at C-DAC, Pune to promote digital health systems and their standardization in India. Public Profile: www.linkedin.com/in/gaursunder