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ICT advisor and researcher

Geir Thore Berge

Besides working at the Technology and eHealth Department in Sørlandet Hospital Trust, Geir Thore Berge is also a staff member of the Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research (CAIR), and a part time research fellow at the Department of Information Systems at the University of Agder. Computers and programming have been a significant passion in his life ever since his mum and dad bought him his first computer at the age of seven. Berge obtained his M.Sc. in 2003. Through the various roles he has held in the healthcare domain since 1997, he has accumulated extensive clinical and technical knowledge. He has been the leader of the clinical systems unit at the hospital, and also the leader of the South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority EHR system administrator management board. Berge has always had a keen interest in the subject of artificial intelligence, and is now actively researching how artifical intelligence technologies can be applied to create better healthcare systems for the benefit of patients. His research interests include eHealth, Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning, Deep Reinforcement Learning, Pattern Recognition, Computational Linguistics, and Information Structuring.

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