Gajen Sunthara is former White House Presidential Innovation Fellow and the Director of Innovation R&D at Boston Children’s Hospital. Prior to this role, he helped tech-architect President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative at the White House, worked at The United States Digital Service (USDS), and served as a Presidential Innovation Fellow (PIF) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.

While in both public service roles, he worked with multiple government agencies including the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), Veteran Affairs (VA), and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on the national healthcare information exchange.



Bouke de Boer is an information architect at OLVG where he is responsible for the development of the information strategy of the hospital. With his coordinating role in OLVG´s innovation team, he helps passionate care innovators finding their way in the web of procedures, laws and regulations.

He enjoys challenging these innovative projects to find the best solutions for the problem at hand. He was responsible for the IT alignment of the award winning PIJN app at OLVG. Bouke has a background in Medical Informatics and was scientific researcher at the Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam (AMC). As part of his PhD training he developed bioinformatics tools to study cardiac development and disease.


Tim Lustberg has a Bachelor in Electrical Engineering and is a PhD student in Medical Data Science. Next to a part-time PhD project, he has been working as a software developer focused on DICOM related projects.

The last three years he has been team leader of the software development team, professionalizing the software development process at MAASTRO Clinic. One of the projects in the portfolio of the software development team is to provide an infrastructure that can automate data exchange using HL7 FHIR, with as a proof of concept the Dutch Lung Cancer Audit – Radiotherapy.


Lilian Minne has a Master’s and PhD degree in Medical Informatics. As a FHIR consultant her main task is modeling “profiles” for the exchange of medical data. She also helps the FHIR team in the development and testing of (new) products, such as the Profiling Academy (an e-learning course), a FHIR package for the R statistical environment, the Firely Vonk server and a solution for MI integration using Vonk Facade.

She is excited about bringing the worlds of MI and FHIR together, because of her background and past work in MI and science. Before she joined the FHIR team, she helped building the Research Data Platform in the University Medical Center Utrecht (UMCU) and an integrated solution for the automatic supply of data for the Dutch Surgical Colorectal Audit in the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC).