After attending the Woods Hole BioMedical Informatics course last week at the beautiful Marine Biological Laboratory, it makes one think where/how librarians and information professionals fit into it all.
Some topics to consider...
I hope you can join us this Thursday, June 6 at 6pm PST (9pm EST) for this special #medlibs chat!
- Where exactly can we contribute the most to bioinformatics?
- How do we get involved with the EHRs and EMRs at our institutions?
- The importance of usability and UX design in organizing healthcare data
- How do we market our expertise in the growing field of informatics?
- The national agenda and policy on health information technology
- Semantic and relational databases for enhanced information retrieval
- Lobsters :)
Here are links to my Google Doc notes from each day/lecture (Day 1 was just a reception and welcome talk so the notes start on day 2):
- Day 2 - What is Biomedical Informatics?, Database and Terminology, Semantic Medline
- Day 3 - Mathematical Modeling, Clinical Decision Support (CDS)
- Day 4 - Genetics and Genomics, Clinical Informatics Research
- Day 5 - Care Provider Order Entry (CPOE), Infobuttons, Human Computer Interaction
- Day 6 - National Health IT, Meaningful Use, Health Info. Exchange, Telehealth