FREE HL7 FHIR Tutorial for Students during HL7 Working Group Meeting in Atlanta, GA

WHAT: “Starting from Scratch: A Recipe for Students Using HL7 Standards Including HL7 FHIR”

WHEN: Wednesday, September 18 — 1:45-3:00 pm

WHERE: HL7 33rd Annual Plenary and Working Group Meeting (WGM) — Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, GA

HOW: Registration is required, students can register for this FREE tutuorial at:

This free tutorial is an opportunity for students to learn about HL7, its legacy standards and FHIR. A major focus of this presentation will be an introduction to FHIR and how a knowledge of HL7 standards will give these students a competitive edge in the job market.

MCBIOS & MAQC Announce Joint Conference in April 2020 at SAS

The Midsouth Computational Biology & Bioinformatics Society (MCBIOS) is holding its 17th Annual Meeting, Precision Public Health – A 2020 Vision, April 6-8, 2020 in Cary, NC at the SAS Institute.  There are a variety of opportunities to participate.  See MCBIOS2020 for more information.


Fall 2019 Informatics Seminar Series

Fall 2019 Seminar Schedule

The Informatics Research Seminar Series is sponsored by Duke University and a collaboration with UNC-Chapel Hill, NCCU, UNC-Charlotte, and ECU. NEW IN 2019 — WAKE FOREST HAS JOINED OUR COLLABORATION.

This series explores key areas in Health Informatics and include research results, overview of programs of research, basic, applied, and evaluative projects, as well as research from varied epistemological stances.

All seminars (live or broadcast) are held on Wednesday afternoons from 4-5 pm in the Hock Auditorium.  

Date Speaker Seminar Location Topic
28-Aug Warren Kibbe, PhD Duke The Role of Data in Precision Oncology
4-Sept UNC-CH
11-Sept Tracie Locklear, PhD NCCU Natural Products Drug Discovery
18-Sept George Shaw, Jr., PhD UNC-C Characterizing Diet, Diabetes, Exercise, and Obesity Comments on Twitter Using Unsupervised Machine Learning
25-Sept Ali Vahdati, PhD ECU Applications of Predictive Computer Modeling and Data Analytics in Precision Medicine
2-Oct Saif Khairat, PhD, FAMIA UNC-CH From the Bedside to Home: Applying Informatics Methods to Improve Health Outcomes
9-Oct WF
16-Oct Rajesh Dash, MD Duke A Model Information Management Plan for Molecular Pathology Sequence Data Using Standards
23-Oct Franck Diaz, PhD UNC-C Clinical Data Quality for Secondary Use in the Learning Healthcare System
30-Oct Mary Tucker-McLaughlin, PhD ECU Geofencing: A Potential Catalyst to Audience Engagement in Health Communication
6-Nov John J. Sollers, PhD NCCU Advances in Sickle Cell Disease Research
13-Nov Eric Eisenstein, DBA Duke TRANSFORM-HF Study

Audience: If you have any questions about the upcoming seminars please contact Pegeen Ryan-Murray at 919-668-4647 or

Anyone interested in biomedical health informatics, including students, faculty, and staff in informatics and health information technology are welcome.

LOCATIONS:  All seminars are streamed via WebEx, recorded and available on our website.

Duke: Hock Plaza, Hock Auditorium (Ground Level)DCHI Logo

PARKING: Email to request a parking pass. The pass will be emailed to you in PDF format and must be printed for scanning at the gate. The system will not scan bar codes from smartphones. After parking, proceed to the 4th floor of the parking garage and exit across the driveway to enter the building. Sign in at the desk and take the elevator to the ground floor. Exit left off the elevator and walk down to hall, Hock Auditorium is on your right.

UNC-CH: Health Science Library, Room 227  CHIP

NCCU: James E. Shepard Memorial Library, Room 364  NCCU Logo

UNC-C: Fretwell 126 (Campus parking available.)  UNCC Logo

ECU-Greenville:  Health Sciences Building, Room 4340U. (Campus and meter parking available around the Health Sciences Building.)ECU Logo

Wake Forest:   525@Vine, Conference Room 4001            

DeCart Data Science for the Health Science Summer Program, University of Utah

DeCart Data Science is a new  Health Science summer school program at the University of Utah beginning June 28, 2017 .

The program is a series of two and a half day courses including, rule-based NLP, machine learning NLP, data visualization, bioinformatics with Galaxy and predictive analytics. This will be a hands-on program using iPython notebooks.

For more information see, DeCART Data Science for the Health Science Summer Program, University of Utah

AHIMA Conference (Sept. 26-30)

The 2015 AHIMA Conference will be held in New Orleans on September 26-30. This years theme is  “HIM Without Walls,”  and will explore the role health information plays in healthcare today and how professionals across the healthcare eco-system use and share this information.

Some of the topics that will be covered include:

  • Post ICD-10 Implementation
  • Information Governance
  • Clinical Documentation Improvement
  • Data Analytics
  • EHRs
  • RAC Audits
  • Informatics
  • Interoperability
  • Physician Practice.

To find out more information about the conference please clickConference Details

21st Annual NCHICA Conference (Sept. 13-16)

Transforming Healthcare from Volume to Value

The conference provides an excellent opportunity to learn about the latest developments and best practices in healthcare IT. The theme of this year’s conference is Transforming Healthcare from Volume to Value, and the agenda is packed with 2 plenary sessions, 2 interactive sessions, and 21 breakout sessions on connected health, population health and technology topics. Special events include the Golf Tournament and Welcome Dinner on Sunday, the Health IT Transformation Awards Luncheon on Monday, a Dinner on the West Lawn on Monday, and a Security workshop on Wednesday.

More information about this event…

2014 Health Informatics Career & Internship Fair/Symposium

  • HP Events
When Oct 24, 2014

10:00 am

04:00 pm
East Carolina University – Greenville, NC

The Duke Center for Health Informatics (DCHI), along with East Carolina University, North Carolina Central University, University of North Carolina, and University of North Carolina-Charlotte, is sponsoring the 2014 Health Informatics Career & Internship Fair/Symposium. The day-long event will be held on Friday, October 24, 2014 at the East Carolina University campus in Greenville.

The program includes panel discussions geared toward specific groups (educational institutions, employers, and students), as well as opportunities for interaction and one-on-one discussion with health informatics industry representatives. To learn more and register for the event, please visit the Career Fair’s website.

2014 Health Informatics Career & Internship Fair/Symposium

REDCap Survey First Tuesdays



The Duke Office of Clinical Research (DOCR) is happy to announce the launch of REDCap Survey Tuesdays. On the first Tuesday of each month, a DOCR RMT member is available to provide guidance with REDCap Survey issues. This is an informal roundtable format in which users can ask general or specific questions concerning existing or potential projects, including demonstrations if requested.

Meetings take place at DOCR (Hock Plaza, 9th Floor, Conference Room 9047) from 11:00am-12:00pm. For additional information, contact REDCap Support.