July 19, 2013: Hua Xu

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Medication Information Extraction from EHR – Methods and Applications Hua Xu The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Abstract: The growing use of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) systems has established large practice-based clinical datasets, which are emerging as valuable resources for clinical and translational research. The longitudinal nature of the data contained within EHRs makes them ideal for quantifying drug outcomes (both efficacy and toxicity). The major...

June 21, 2013 - An Introduction to Physionet; George Moody and Roger Mark

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An Introduction to PhysioNet Roger G. Mark and George Moody Massachusetts Institute of Technology Abstract: PhysioNet is a resource for biomedical research and development sponsored by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) and the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), two institutes of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). We seek to promote, catalyze and perform basic-to-bedside research in complex biomedical systems by: Making...

Peter Embi - Computerized provider documentation: findings and implications of a multisite study of clinicians and administrator

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Informatics Journal Club Webinar Date: June 6, 2013 Computerized provider documentation: findings and implications of a multisite study of clinicians and administrators Embi PJ, Weir C, Efthimiadis EN, Thielke SM, Hedeen AN, Hammond KW. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013 Jan 25. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23355462 Peter J. Embi, MD, MS, FACP, FACMI Wexner Medical Center The Ohio State University This project takes a CPD has dramatically changed documentation processes, impacting...

iCONCUR: informed CONsent for Clinical data Use for Research

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iCONCUR: informed CONsent for Clinical data Use for Research Date: Fri May 17, 2013 Host: Lucila Ohno-Machado University of California San Diego ABSTRACT Biomedical research and healthcare improvements are accelerating through the sharing of data and use of predictive analytics on these data. Sources of data include electronic health record systems, clinical trial management systems, and personal monitoring devices—each with its own regulations for data use in research and quality...

05-02-2013 - Journal Club - David C. Radley, Ph.D., M.P.H.

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Informatics Journal Club Webinar Date: May 2nd, 2013 (Thursday) Time: 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM (Eastern Time) 12:00 PM- 1:00 PM (Pacific Time) Reduction in medication errors in hospitals due to adoption of computerized provider order entry systems Radley, D.C., Wasserman, M.R., Olsho, L.E.W., Shoemaker, S.J., Spranca, M.D., Bradshaw, B. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013 May 1. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23425440 David C. Radley, Ph.D., M.P.H., Institute for Healthcare Improvement...

4-19-2013: iDASH External Webinar - Deven McGraw

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Coping with, and Taking Advantage of, HIPAA's New Rules Date: Fri Apr 19, 2013 Host: Deven McGraw Center for Democracy & Technology ABSTRACT In January, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released final regulations to implement the changes to the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules mandated by Congress in both the HITECH Act and GINA (Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act). In this webinar, I will summarize the major provisions of the rule, focusing in particular on...

04-04-2013 - Journal Club - Guergana Savova

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Towards comprehensive syntactic and semantic annotations of the clinical narrative Albright D, Lanfranchi A, Fredriksen A, Styler WF 4th, Warner C, Hwang JD, Choi JD, Dligach D, Nielsen RD, Martin J, Ward W, Palmer M, Savova GK. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013 Jan 25. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23355458 Guergana Savova, Ph.D Harvard Medical School This project takes a foundational step towards bringing the field of clinical NLP up to par with NLP in the general domain. The corpus...

03-15-2013 External Webinar - Dr. George Alter

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New Tools for Data Discovery and Sharing Confidential Data at ICPSR Dr. George Alter Professor of History Director, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research University of Michigan ABSTRACT Founded in 1962, ICPSR is the world’s largest archive of social science data. This presentation will provide background on ICPSR’s activities with emphasis on recent developments in data discovery and access to confidential data. New search tools are being developed to...

02-15-2013 External Webinar - Dr. Li Xiong

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SHARE: Statistical and Synthetic Health Information Release Under Differential Privacy Dr. Li Xiong Associate Professor Department of Mathematics and Computer Science and the Department of Biomedical Informatics Emory University Abstract: Protecting privacy of human subjects while enabling large-scale analysis of clinical and public health data is a key challenge in health research. In this talk, I will present the SHARE (Statistical Health informAtion RElease) framework for...

Electronic informed consent management system - DEMO

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Electronic informed consent management system demonstrated in July 2012 at the iDASH All Hands meeting as part of the iCONS project.