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Dr CP Wong


Dr Wong is a Specialist Physician in Geriatric Medicine in private practice.  Apart from his 36 years of experience in elderly medicine, he also spent 30 years of dedication towards Medical Informatics. He is the Founder and Chair of HL7 Hong Kong, Founder and Board Member of the Hong Kong eHealth Consortium and Founder and Chair of the Hong Kong Society of Medical Informatics.  He has been the Chairman of the Clinical Informatics Program Executive Group and also Steering Group of the Hong Kong Hospital Authority IT Service for more than 10 years.  He has been Consultant Geriatrician and Chief of Integrated Medical Services of Ruttonjee & Tang Shiu Kin Hospitals in Hong Kong.  He was also the Service Director of Primary Care & Community Health Care in the Hong Kong East Cluster of Hospitals of the Hospital Authority. He is also Past President of the Asia Pacific Association for Medical Informatics (APAMI) and regional representative of Hong Kong in the International Medical Informatics Association.  He is also a fellow of the Health Information Management & Systems Society and an elected Member of the International Academy of Health Science Informatics.


He specializes professionally in elderly medicine and has been the Council Member of the Hong Kong Geriatrics Society, the Hong Kong College of Physicians and the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine.


He founded the Hong Kong Society of Medical Informatics in 1986 and contributed in the development of medical informatics in Hong Kong.  His main interests are in Hospital Information Systems, Operations Research in Health Services, Organization of Community Geriatric Services, Call Center Service, Telegeriatrics, Big Data Analytics and Remote Monitoring of Elderly Healthcare. 


He has been active in the International Medical Informatics Association since 1989.  He has been member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Medical Informatics, Health Informatics Research and the Asia Pacific Electronic Journal of Health Informatics.

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