Tag: "informatics" at medical news
William Tierney elected to Institute of Medicine
...ently cited studies at the intersection of medical informatics
and health services research, Dr. Tierney leads th...ical school and completed his residency. He was an informatics
fellow at the Regenstrief Institute in 1980-82....
Penn leads $98 million translational medicine collaboration
... trials; design new and improved clinical research informatics
tools; expand outreach to minority and medically u...enable Children's Hospital to reach a new level of informatics
technology with the creation of a "E-Port," a cross-institutional website that will guide researcher...
National report identifies Regenstrief Institute as health care information leader
...health care in the state of Indiana. Regenstrief's informatics
group also has pioneered international electronic ...linical care and management purposes. Regenstrief informatics
studies have been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of the American Medical ...
$10 million gift funds innovative predictive health study
...ef Professor of Medical Informatics, will lead the informatics
core of the Fairbanks Institute. "Using the Indiana Network for Patient Care database, we will have the capacity to monitor, with the appropriate permissions, when the volunteers experience a critical illness, learn how individual risk translates int...
Let me hear your body talk: UH scientists mine biomedical data
...pioneering research in the areas of cardiovascular informatics
and multispectral biometrics. For example, this group has developed technology with the potential to alert physicians to heart attack risk by enabling them to detect regions of blood vessels prone to future rupture and sudden blockage. Early detect...
Sequence-based early warning system for the detection of MRSA outbreaks in hospitals
...rveillance techniques. The combination of medical informatics
and molecular laboratory techniques could help clinicians prevent limited clusters of MRSA expanding into large-scale outbreaks. The rising global incidence of MRSA outbreaks in hospitals is a major concern because of the high mortality rate and the...
Technology for successful aging shown at White House conference
...says Holly Jimison, associate professor of medical informatics
and clinical epidemiology, OHSU School of Medicine. These approaches have shown promising results for the early detection of dementia. Technologies originally tested in the Point of Care Laboratory are now being installed in a "living laboratory netw...
Grant will fund study of tics and Tourette syndrome
...ing for the two studies amounts to $6 million. The informatics
group at Yale is doing data management for both studies. "This study is particularly exciting because it is the first time in psychiatry that the same behavioral intervention is being applied in a single disorder across the lifespan," notes Scahill...
The Molecular Profiling Institute, Inc. and IBM advance technology
...industry is aware of the benefits of incorporating informatics
capabilities into clinical medicine," said Carol Kovak, Senior VP for IBM Life Sciences. "We are very pleased to have the Molecular Profiling Institute as our partner in this new software application to further advance personalized medicine and imp...
Research on premature birth boosted with $10 Million NIH grant
...NICHD) will form a data management, statistics and informatics
core at Yale and support a National Genomic and Proteomic Network for Preterm Birth Research. This five-site network will identify genetic and environmental determinants of premature birth and provide a public resource for future research on preterm ...
US cancer mortality continues decline but incidence rises slightly for women
... community], as well as on developments in medical informatics
and the electronic medical record, and the adoption of standardized messaging and vocabularies, may facilitate monitoring of the translation of basic science and clinical advances to cancer prevention and detection and uniformly high-quality care in ...
Surveillance data suggest that preschoolers drive flu epidemics
...Children's Department of Emergency Medicine and an informatics
program faculty member. "This was real life." Brownstein and Mandl believes that the surveillance data support a different approach to immunization, one based not on who's at risk for influenza, but on who's spreading the disease. "General influenz...
Output of e-Science project helps GSK speed up drug discovery
...ry process, but this has presented us with lots of informatics
challenges," says Stephen Calvert, GSK Vice-President for Cheminformatics. The new automated processes can be changed quickly in response to changes in scientific understanding, but the supporting software, built using traditional approaches, cannot...
Pitt receives $9 million to develop research tools that may aid drug discovery
...y at Sandia National Laboratories, will direct the informatics
core. An NIH steering committee for the MLSCN, of which Dr. Lazo will be a member, will determine which of the most promising methods for screening molecules will be pursued and select from among its network of funded pilot centers those that will ...
$3.68 millon grant to boost public health 'informatics'
...ience of public health informatics. Public health informatics
is the practice of integrating state-of-the-art co...nding history of training the country's biomedical informatics
researchers and professionals. The program funds educational training sites at four universities--C...
Swedish researchers first in the world to gain access to BIMS
...nks, the university's biobank will now be based on informatics
as well as tissue and blood samples. The system wi...e're the first institute in the world with such an informatics
system," says Professor Jan-Eric Litton of the Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics....