William Goossen is researcher and consultant in nursing and health informatics and director at Results 4 Care B.V. in the Netherlands. He is involved in research and development of electronic patient records, HL7 v3 messages, health terminologies, e-learning packages, and other applications of information and communication technology for health care. He serves in (inter)national health informatics standards bodies as NEN, CEN, ISO and HL7. Results 4 Care is developing Detailed Clinical Models and standards artefacts and tooling for it. William is voting member of the Clinical Information Modelling Initiative. William further functions as Associate Professor, Adjunct on the faculty of the School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA, Lector ICT innovations in healthcare at Hogeschool Windesheim, Zwolle, the Netherlands, the Netherlands, and visiting professor at the MBA Healthcare at the Hochschule Osnabrück, Germany. William publishes regularly, and represents the Netherlands in the International Medical Informatics Association, Nursing Informatics.