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Informatics Research Seminar: Data Collection: Precision Medicine and Learning Health Systems
September 27, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC+0
Speaker: Stephanie Bryant, MS
Presented from NCCU
Broadcast Link: Seminar
The Informatics Research Seminar Series is sponsored by Duke University and a collaboration with UNC-Chapel Hill, NCCU, UNC-Charlotte, and ECU. 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.
The presentation on “Data Collection: Precision Medicine and Learning Health Systems” will describe how data networks store, display and transmit health related information in various forms encompassing paper, digital communication systems, and mobile computing systems. Large scale data collection efforts acquire health related data from multiple sources via health data networks and systems. Issues and challenges of large scale data collection efforts in gathering high quality health data will be discussed. Technologies that address some of the challenges of large scale health data collection systems will be introduced.
Precision medicine and learning health systems are current initiatives in large scale health data collection. These initiatives extend the concepts of health data networks to include complex analysis and dissemination of multisource health related information. The aims and challenges of these initiatives will be discussed. The presenter will share aspects of her doctoral research focusing on technologies and progress toward a nationwide learning health system.
Stephanie Bryant, MS, is currently a doctoral candidate at Indiana State University in the Technology Management program, specializing in Digital Communication Systems. Her background includes Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Computer Engineering, consisting of topics in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. Ms. Bryant has more than 20 years of experience researching and developing integrated software solutions that may contain hardware components for research and production environments. Her qualification and skills encompass technology research, software system development, and technical management. Ms. Bryant has authorship in more than 15 journal articles, presentations, and technical reports. Her doctoral research focuses on exploring technology trends and progress in realizing a nationwide Learning Health System (LHS), a large scale system of systems for collecting, analyzing, and sharing knowledge and insights derived from health related information.