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Evidence Base for Informatics – on ‘Informatics Professor’ Blog

Bill Hersh, Professor and Chair of the Department of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health & Science University, USA has recently provided an interesting post titled “What is the Evidence Base for Informatics, Health IT, and Related Areas? Some Recent Analyses” on his “Informatics professor” blog >>>

The post discusses a number of recent publications, and subsequent discussion, about the “evidence base” for the efficacy of biomedical and health informatics interventions, including electronic health records.

May 11, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

eHealth Week 2011 – HIMSS Reports From Budapest

eHealth Week 2011 is taking place on 10-12 May in Budapest, Hungary; it is a collocation of the European Commission’s High Level Ministerial Conference and the World of Health IT Conference & Exhibition. The theme for this year’s event is “Investing in the healthcare systems of the future”.

HIMSS is providing daily newsletters and other updates, including via the WoHIT Liveticker. Full information about the event is at http://www.worldofhealthit.org including further media information.

Live updates can also be found via the HIMSS Twitter stream (hashtag #WoHIT)

May 11, 2011 Posted by | conference, Europe | , , | Leave a comment