Thursday, April 22, 2010

NY Academy of Medicine:Medical HIT Update Conference May 3,2010


On May 3, 2010, the New York Academy of Medicine Special Interest Group on Informatics will host a session entitled Update on Medical IT: What Every Health Professional Needs to Know.


The speakers are -

o Edward H. Shortliffe, MD, PhD, MACP, FACMI; President & CEO American Medical Informatics Association and NYAM Trustee;

o George Hripcsak, MD, MS, Professor and Chair of Biomedical Informatics, and Director of the Center for Advanced Information Management, Columbia University; and

o Rachel Block, Deputy Commissioner Office of Health Information Technology Transformation NYS Department of Health

You are invited to a pre-session reception, co-sponsored with NYAM, at 5:00 PM to welcome guests, acknowledge recent medical informatics-based grants received under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), and announce a new Health IT training program scheduled for fall 2010.

We encourage you to register early and attend this event.

New York Academy of Medicine

1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029
(212) 822-7200

Center for Advanced Information Management

The Center for Advanced Information Management (CAIM) at Columbia University is a NYSTAR (New York State Foundation for Science, Technology and Innovation) Center for Advanced Technology (CAT), one of 15 CATs at major research institutions in the state. The CAT program mission is to support university-industry collaborative research and technology transfer in commercially relevant areas. CAIM serves to bring the resources and expertise of the institution to bear on problems and challenges of interest to the state’s industries that it serves. CAIM staff and participating faculty members help companies achieve technical and economic success in various ways, depending on need and stage of development. Biomedical informatics is one of the core technologies promoted by CAIM.

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