The Evolution of Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform: The TIGER Initiative

May 12, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm CDT
Virtual Event

TIGER (Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform) is a grassroots initiative focused on education reform and interprofessional community development. The spirit of TIGER is to maximize the integration of technology and informatics into seamless practice, education and research resource development.

Join us to learn more about TIGER and the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), projects and discover ways to get involved in this impactful global initiative.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn about the TIGER (Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform) Initiative and TIGER’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).
  • Hear about our global workforce development project recently awarded via through the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation grant program.
  • Dive into TIGER’s international competency synthesis project and Recommendation Framework.
  • Discover ways to get involved in this impactful global initiative.

     

Speakers

Marion Ball, Senior Advisor and Professor Emerita, IBM Research

Dr. Marion J. Ball is a member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM), and served on the Board of Regents of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). She currently serves on the Health On the Net (HON ) Board. She also served on a variety of boards in the area of health information technology, including serving as President of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA), and has served as a board member of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), and Co-Chaired the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Board.

Ursula Hübner, Professor, Medical and Health Informatics and Quantitative Methods, University AS Osnabrück, Germany

Dr. Ursula Hübner, PhD Professor, Medical and Health Informatics and Quantitative Methods, Head of the Health Informatics Research Group and Centre for Multimedia and IT-Applications, University AS Osnabrück, Germany. She is the chair of the TIGER (Technology Guiding Education Reform) International Committee. She also serves as Board Member of the German Society of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology (GMDS). Dr. Hübner is the president of the GMDS National Annual Conference 2018 to be held in Osnabrück Germany.

Toria Shaw, Manager, Clinical Informatics, HIMSS

Toria (Tori) Shaw, MSW has served as the Manager of Clinical Informatics and TIGER Staff Liaison for HIMSS North America since 2014. She manages all programs, activities, resources, volunteer efforts, and research for the advancement of interprofessional health IT, informatics and workforce development endeavors aligned with the TIGER (Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform) Initiative and TIGER’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). She also manages and executes the EU*US eHealth Work Project, funded by Horizon 2020, scope of work and project deliverables for TIGER. Ms. Shaw has over 10 years of experience working in countries throughout Africa, the Caribbean, and Europe focused on global health and international development initiatives.