Some you may have missed – 07 February, 2010
The latest of our irregular round-ups of health and biomedical informatics news items culled from a range of sources. The following is an idiosyncratic and serendipitous collections of items taken from recent weeks’ RSS feeds and Twitter streams dealing with various aspects of health and informatics. (All links are for information only, and do not imply any IMIA endorsement of any item or view expressed).
Fractal Electronic Health Records? – a blog post from Heather Leslie in Australia. She says that “identifying recurring patterns in clinical practice help to ensure our EHRs can record health information effectively. When we look closely, clinical medicine is fractal in nature”. The post discusses a range of issues arising from the implications of this statement, concluding that “content modeling for EHRs needs to reflect the fractal nature of clinical medicine accurately, both coarse and fine levels of granularity, and ensuring that the data capture is ‘fit for clinical purpose’”. http://omowizard.wordpress.com/2010/02/05/fractal-ehrs/ – 05 February via Twitter (@omowizard).
$99 Wii Balance Board Outperforms $17,885 Medical Device – a link to the original stories that seem to show that the $100 device is clinically comparable to the $18k device in helping recovery of balance in stroke patients. Some useful observations on thinking outside the box and the nature of medical device testing and pricing. 25 January on The Healthcare IT Guy.
Informatics Experts Contribute to Special Health Affairs Edition on E-Health in the Developing World – five articles, whose lead or senior authors are leaders and members of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), appear in the Feb. 2010 issue of Health Affairs. They provide a glimpse into the future of health care delivery in an increasingly information-driven era of health care in the developing world. These articles explain the critical role that information technology, and the health informatics work force will play in achieving overall health improvements globally. The full release is on the AMIA website. 05 February on AMIA News Releases RSS feed.
PeRSSonalized Midwifery: Dynamic Collection of Selected Resources – PeRSSonalized Midwifery contains a selection of quality news sites, blogs, peer-reviewed journals, Twitter users and Youtube channels. Sarah Stewart, a New Zealand based midwife and blogger with nearly 30 years of clinical and education experience provided the midwifery resources. 02 February on ScienceRoll.
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