Dr Philippe Jouvet obtained his MD in 1989 at Paris V University and MD speciality in Pediatrics and MD subspeciality in Intensive Care at Paris V University. He completed a PhD in 2001 at Paris VII University and joined the pediatric intensive care unit of Sainte Justine Hospital – University of Montreal in 2004. He is the deputy director of the Research Center and the scientific director of the Health Technology Assessment Unit of the Sainte Justine Hospital-University of Montreal. He has a salary award for research from the Quebec public research agency (FRQS). He currently conducts a research program on computerized decision support systems for health providers. His research program is supported by several grants from Sainte-Justine Hospital, Quebec ministry of Health, the FRQS, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC). He has published more than 170 papers in peer reviewed journals and gave more than 120 lectures in national and international congresses.