Doug Fridsma: The Health Information Technology Sector - Past, Present and Future

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    • Wednesday November 9, 2011
      2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Location: Klaus 1116
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Full Summary: In this talk, Dr. Doug Fridsma, director of the Office of Standards & Interoperability at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, will give an overview of the nation's health IT landscape, provide an update on current activities supporting the country's widespread adoption of health IT, and discuss future prospects for the country's health IT infrastructure, including thoughts on areas with strong career potential.

Please join us: The Institute of People and Technology (IPaT) will host Dr. Doug Fridsma, director of the Office of Standards & Interoperability at the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health IT.  In this talk, Dr. Fridsma will give an overview of the nation's health IT landscape, provide an update on current activities supporting the country's widespread adoption of health IT, and discuss future prospects for the country's health IT infrastructure, including his thoughts on areas with strong career potential.  The talk will be followed by a reception in the Klaus Atrium.

About the Speaker:
Dr. Fridsma completed his medical training at the University of Michigan in 1990, and his PhD in Biomedical Informatics from Stanford University in 2003.  His research interests include the development of computational tools to study patient safety, clinical work processes, and methods to improve model-driven standards development processes.  Dr. Fridsma has served on the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC) Board of Directors from 2005-2008, and was appointed to the HIT Standards Committee in 2009.  He recently resigned from the HIT SC to become the acting director of the Office of Interoperability and Standards at ONC.
 
3:00-4:30
Talk: Dr. Doug Fridsma

Klaus 1116

4:30-5:30
Networking Reception

Klaus Atrium

 

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  • Created On: Oct 10, 2011 - 11:33am
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