Workshops + Events

Browse the latest events sponsored by the Institute for Informatics and our partners.

Oct
22

The Institute for Informatics (I2) Research-in-Progress Lecture Series

This talk will feature Dr. Lynn (Marilyn) Schallom, Director of Research for Patient Care Services at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, together with Dr. Po-Yin Yen, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine and Assistant Professor of Nursing at Barnes Jewish College. With over 30 years of critical care experience, Lynn collaborates with the ICUs and the School of Nursing to conduct interdisciplinary research on technology assessment and prevention of complications and to implement EBP and process improvement projects. She is currently collaborating with Dr. Yen on the Connect-S project funded by the Big Idea Initiative. They will be presenting “VoiceConnect-S: Connecting Clinicians with Supply Inventory via Alexa.”

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From our
Partners

Oct. 17

Fostering and Disseminating Innovative Medical Technology

The Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS), in collaboration with Venture Café, is hosting Precision Medicine Series on the third Thursday of every month! This month, join us to hear two scholars from Washington University, Eric C. Leuthardt, MD, Professor of Neurological Surgery, Neuroscience, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, and Mohamed Zayed, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, discuss ways to foster and create innovate medical technology. Dr. Leuthardt, Director of the Center for Innovation in Neuroscience and Technology at Washington University, will speak about how to create an environment for innovation in medical technology. Dr. Zayed, a vascular surgeon and researcher, will discuss strategies to differentiate oneself in a crowded device market for treatment of venous thromboembolisms.

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Nov. 6

Accelerating Digital Health Innovation in Academic Medical Centers

This talk, part of the HealthCare Innovation Lab Innovation Speaker Series, will feature Dr. Adam Landman, Chief Information Officer at Brigham Health and Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is an expert in health information technology and digital health design, development, and implementation. Dr. Landman is interested in the innovative application of information technology to improve health care delivery.

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Nov. 16

AMIA 2019 Annual Symposium

This year, the American Medical Informatics Association’s annual symposium, the foremost symposium for the science and practice of biomedical informatics, revolves around the theme “Informatics: From Data to Knowledge to Action.” Topics of interest span the spectrum from deciphering the underpinning phenomena of disease, to managing information and communications for improving patient care, to tracking the health of populations. The event runs November 16 – 20, 2019.

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