Ryan Shaw, PhD, RN, the Elizabeth C. Clipp Term Chair of Nursing has been awarded a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation titled, “Customizing Semi-Autonomous Nursing Robots using Human Expertise.” The award is for $962,572 over a three-year period. Read more.
July 30 through August 1, DCHI provided a Short Course for 24 employees of the Inter-American Development Bank, the main source of multilateral financing in Latin America. They provide solutions to development challenges and support in the key areas of the region. Fourteen countries in the Caribbean and Latin America were represented. The purpose of the course was to give participants a broad overview of the history of healthcare, current trends and the process of converting from paper to electronic health systems.
Duke particpants included: Iain Sanderson, BM, BCh (Director, Biomedical Informatics Core); Rachel Richesson, PhD (Associate Professor, Duke School of Nursing); Eric Eisenstein, DBP (Associate Professor, Duke School of Medicine); Genie McPeek-Hinz, MD (Associate Chief Health Information Officer, Duke University Health System); Eric Poon, MD (Chief Health Information Officer, Duke Medicine); Jimmy Tcheng, MD (Chief Medical Information Officer, Duke Heart Network); Ed Hammond, PhD (Director, Duke Center for Health Informatics; and Vivian West, PhD (Associate Director, Duke Center for Health Informatics). The Short Course was held at JB Duke Hotel and Conference Center in Durham, NC.
Ed Hammond, PhD, FACMI, FAIMBE, FIMIA, FHL7, FIAHSI and Amy Nordo, MMCi, BSN, CPHQ traveled to DC to provide an update on the eSource collaboration project between the FDA, CDISC, Industry and Research Sites. As well as, additional initiatives unique to Duke that impact clinical research and clinical care.
In March, 2018 Ed Hammond, PhD, FACMI, FAIMBE, FIMIA, FHL7, FIAHSI and Amy Nordo, MMCi, BSN, CPHQ hosted a team from Pfizer to progress their partnership in the eSource collaboration project between the FDA, CDISC, Industry and Research Sites. During their visit, they enjoyed a tour of the Innovation Studio, a brainstorming session with the Duke Clinical Research Institutes (DCRI) and a discussion with Matthew Harker, Director of the Analytics Center of Excellence (ACE) Research Customer Solutions at Duke University Health System.
Amy Nordo, MMCi, BSN, CPHQ was invited to participate on a panel consisting of industry, NIH and CDISC partners to represent the work currently being conducted by academic medical centers in eSource. This two day conference , held April 4-5 in National Harbor MD, brought together stakeholders from all areas impacted by clinical research to collaborate on ways to bridge the gap between clinical care and clinical research.
Ed Hammond, PhD, FACMI, FAIMBE, FIMIA, FHL7, FIAHSI has been selected by his peers to participate in the inaugural meeting of the International Medical Informatics Academy (“the Academy”), to establish directions, policies, voting procedures and a leadership team. This election is a validation of his accomplishments in the field as one of the global leaders. The first official meeting will take place on April 24th in Gothenburg, Sweden in conjunction with MIE 2018.
Davera Gabriel, RN, a Research Informaticist for Clinical Research Informatics at the Duke Clinical Research Institute, has been selected as the Vice Chair for the Data Science track for the AMIA 2019 Informatics Summit. The chair for the 2019 Summit is Umberto Tachinardi, MD, University of Wisconsin – Madison. The Summit will take place March 25-28, 2019 in San Francisco, CA.
Dr. Patricia Flatley Brennan, Director of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) delivered the Harriet Cook Carter Lecture at the Duke University School of Nursing on Thursday, February 15, 2018. Titled Transforming Data in Knowledge and Knowledge into Health: The National Library of Medicine Strategic Plan 2017-2027, Dr. Brennan talked about the ten year strategic plan of the NLM, which includes accelerating the discovery through data-driven research, reaching more people through dissemination and engagement, and building a workforce for data-driven research and health. A panel discussion, moderated by Rachel Richesson, PhD (Associate Professor, DUSON) was held that in addition to Dr. Brennan included Erich Huang, MD, PhD (Assistant Dean, Biomedical Informatics & Co-Director, Duke Forge) , Geoffrey Ginsburg, MD, PhD (Professor of Medicine, Director of Applied Genomics and Precision Medicine) and Megan Von Isenburg, MSLS (Associate Dean for Library Sciences and Archives, Duke University School of Medicine.)
Dr. Brennan holds a Masters in Nursing and a PhD in Industrial Engineering. She has been a clinical practice nurse in critical and psychiatric care and held academic positions at Marquette University, Case Western Reserve University, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is a pioneer in the development of information systems, having developed a variety of networks and communication services that promote healthcare.
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NCHICA Member Spotlight
Duke Medicine’s Chief Health Information Officer Eric Poon, MD, MPH was inducted as a Fellow into the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) during the recent AMIA symposium. ACMI is a professional society of elected Fellows from the United States and abroad who have made significant and sustaining contributions to the field of biomedical informatics.
A variety of clinicians, faculty and staff attended the meeting, doing a number of presentations. Click here for more information.