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You can now download the entire proceedings of the MEDINFO 2015 conference in Open Access format:

Studies in Health Technology and Informatics Volume 216; Published 2015

Editors: Indra Neil Sarkar, Andrew Georgiou, Paulo Mazzoncini de Azevedo Marques ISBN 978-1-61499-563-0 (print) | 978-1-61499-564-7 (online) Open Access

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Health and Biomedical Informatics is a rapidly…

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Big Data Analytics in Healthcare

A collection of large and complex data sets which are difficult to process using common database management tools or traditional data processing applications.
“Big data refers to the tools, processes and procedures allowing an organization to create manipulate and manage very large data sets and…

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New Post in Clinical Informatics in Kenya

JOB PURPOSE: To develop and support new research initiatives in the field of clinical informatics - the development and use of electronic medical record systems to improve clinical care - in Kenya.

The Health Services Unit led by Prof. Mike English based in Nairobi has conducted several important clinical trials, observational studies, quality of care and implementation studies, and has a multi-disciplinary team spanning…

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Google has just joined the PwC team on the Pentagon EHR proposal:

PwC and Google recently announced a joint business relationship where the two organizations will team together to help companies accelerate their journey to and build trust in the cloud.  The combined advantage of PwC and Google teaming together on the DORHS proposal – along with commercial EHR vendors DSS, Inc. and Medsphere Systems Corporation, MedicaSoft, and systems integrator General Dynamics Information…

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Artificial Intelligence in Medicine 2015 (AIME 2015) Conference
Pavia, Italy, June 17-20, 2015
The AIME 2015 conference will be a unique opportunity to present and improve the international state of the art of AI in Medicine from perspectives of theory, methodology, and application. For this purpose, AIME 2015 will include invited lectures, full and short papers,…
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Trackers by Richard MacManus

Richard MacManus (the founder of the tech website ReadWriteWeb) has written a great book about self-tracking for health called "Trackers". The book is now available for Kindle and iTunes. I'd highly recommend the book for anyone interested in mHealth and self-tracking - Richard writes in a very easy to read style and the book covers a lot of interesting cases of using…

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HL7 FHIR Project Argonaut

Press release from HL7:

HL7 Launches Joint Argonaut Project to Advance FHIR 

Leading Health IT industry vendors and providers collaborate with HL7 to accelerate development and adoption of FHIR 

Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA – December 4, 2014 – Health Level Seven® International (HL7®), the global authority for interoperability in healthcare information technology with members in 55 countries, is pleased to…

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OpenMRS Implementers Meeting Maputo

Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique

“Building Quality Systems, Delivering Useful Data”

The Ministry of Health in Mozambique is in the process of publishing National Standards and Guidelines for Patient-Level Systems, which will be supported by an HIS Certification Process evaluating the compliance of implemented electronic patient-level systems and the delivery of the data…

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Upcoming Westminster Health Forum:

Guest of Honour: Beverley Bryant, Director of Strategic Systems and Technology, NHS England

This seminar will provide an opportunity to discuss the delivery, roll out, and integration of electronic health records across health and social care.

Delegates will discuss the next steps for care.data following the release of the Government …

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