Hiroshi Takeda is a Professor Emeritus at Osaka University , Japan , and is also a Dean and a Professor at the Graduate School of Health Care Sciences, Jikei Institute. The Jikei Institute is Japan’s first and only master course for patient safety management. Dr. Takeda has worked in medical informatics as a CMIO and as a professor of Medical Informatics (1998-2010) at Osaka University Hospital, where his team has developed a totally paperless hospital information system in 2010. He has also worked in patient safety as the Director of Healthcare Quality Management of the University Hospital (2001-2008) and the President of Healthcare Quality Management Association of Japanese National University Hospitals (2002-2008). His career in IMIA is a SPC co-chair of MEDINFO2001, a Vice President (2004-2010) and IMIA Liaison to IFIP (2007-).