Mr Madis Tiik, Medical Doctor completed his studies at Tartu University with specialization in family medicine in 1999. In 2003 he earned diploma in Public Health in the Nordic School of Public Health. From 2001-2003 he studied IT management in Estonian Business School.
Since 1998 Madis Tiik has been working as family doctor, during the last few years he has had his practice on the island of Vormsi. He uses modern telemedicine solutions to do most of his work there remotely.
He was the chairman of The Estonian Society of Family doctors from 2001 to 2008. He was also one of the key persons developing new public service – the Call-centre 1220 – Family Doctor’s advice line which is round-a-clock service of family doctors and nurses providing medical advice to citizens.
He has been involved in eHealth development projects in Estonia from the beginning of 2005 and from 2007 to 2011 he was a Member of Management Board of Estonian eHealth Foundation where he formed a strong team of professionals around him. As medical doctor with strong knowledge in IT he provided professional expertise to ensure the new Estonian Electronic Health Record services being developed serve the best interests of medical staff and patients. In recent years he has also counseled several foreign e-health related institutions and has actively contributed to Estonian eHealth Foundation’s work as the national e-health competence center.
In September 2012 he started as a senior adviser in Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra, advising the self-care service development projects and about the integrations in ehealth.
In December 2012 he successfully defended his PhD in Healthcare Engineering in Tallinn University of Technology. His paper is named “Access rights and organizational management in implementation of Estonian Electronic Health Record system “.
From September 2014 to April 2015 he was a visiting intern in the superb team of Dr. Eric Topol in Scripps Translational Science Institute, San Diego, USA.
In May 2015 Madis Tiik continued his career in Sitra as a senior adviser. Madis Tiik is also the author of several papers, articles and lectures and has delivered keynotes in several international e-health conferences.