Akron Children’s Hospital convened a multidisciplinary team to launch an initiative aimed at optimizing PICU care. Diverse in their areas of expertise, the team worked diligently to drive these improvements.
Two leaders at the intersection of health, technology and underserved communities see potential to create tech solutions for health issues facing California’s Latinx youth from immigrant families and across the nation.
HIMSS along with the Association of Public Health Laboratories, the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, and NAPHSIS launched a campaign, Data: Elemental to Health in a new appropriation for the CDC for an innovative initiative that will transform the public health surveillance enterprise.
What if we could have a rich narrative and the ability to machine process and encode important concepts within medical records? Our Health Story Project co-chair shares how natural language processing bridges the divide and makes both possible.
"I find value in the CIPP and CISSP credentials every day. Throughout my various professional roles in law, information technology, and now in health IT, I have always had to use multiple domains of knowledge."
It will not only take a village to participate in standards-based interoperability, it will take a village to educate, convert and do the heavy lifting necessary to connect healthcare in our nation, and one day around the globe.