DCHI News and Announcements

Informatics Podcast: Exploring Healthcare Interoperability

The Exploring Healthcare Interoperability podcast series is presented by Dr Ed Hammond and Diego Kaminker. You can now listen to the latest episode where they discuss Health Informatics and Interoperability in Japan with Michio Kimura, Professor and Director, Medical Informatics at Hamamtsu University, School of Medicine. Previous episodes are linked below, including episode one featuring Dr. Hammond!

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Opening Keynote by Dr Ed Hammond at the HIKM 2023 Conference

Dr. Ed Hammond provided a brief history of Health Informatics since early attempts at computerizing medical records in the early 1960s to the latest experiments with ChatGPT-3 at the Health Informatics Knowledge Management (HIKM) 2023 Conference. He then explored what he feels is on the horizon for healthcare: globally common terminologies and data elements, data provenance, consistency, quality, trust established globally, the equivalence of precision health with personalized healthcare, the progression of tele-health to virtualized healthcare, etc.

Duke Presentations at AMIA Nov 5-9, 2022

The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2022 Annual Symposium is being held November 5-9, 2022 in Washington, D.C. and Duke has a strong informatics presence. Please find the Duke faculty and presentation or poster details of each session linked.


Sat, Nov, 5, 2022

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Study of Wearable Monitors Funded Through Seed Grant

Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH, Mary and Deryl Hart Distinguished Professor of Surgery and Jessilyn Dunn, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, were among the recipients to receive funding from the inaugural Duke Science and Technology (DST) Launch Seed Grant Program. This team will use wearable devices to monitor up to 50 patients before and after surgery to track surgical recovery.

HL7's Hosting Podcast Series on Exploring Healthcare Interoperability

Ed Hammond, PhD, Duke University Clinical & Translational Science Institute and Diego Kaminker, Deputy Chief Standards Implementation Officer, explore Healthcare Interoperability through conversations with experts from around the world with guest expert Ron Parker. Listen to HL7's dynamic podcast series!


AMIA/HL7 FHIR Applications Competition until Aug 2

AMIA and HL7 are partnering again to bring an exciting application competition to the AMIA 2022 Annual Symposium, November 5 – November 9, in Washington, DC. AMIA 2022 is the place for you if you have to offer or are interested in innovative and practical software applications that use FHIR®! The application process is now open. Deadline: August 2, 2022

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