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CSHALS will take place February 24-26, 2010 in Cambridge/Boston, MA

The Conference on Semantics in Healthcare and Life Sciences (CSHALS) the official conference of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) returns for its third year as the premier annual event focused on the use of semantic technologies in the pharmaceutical industry, including hospitals/healthcare institutions and academic research labs.

CSHALS is a conference focused on specific applications of semantic technologies, including Semantic Web, to show where advances have been made, determine what the current needs are, and anticipate where the field is headed in order to prepare and advance with the field. The conference is organized along specific topics and moderated to stimulate interactive discussions around sets of key questions determined in advance with input from registered attendees.

Conference Details

Managing Evidence at the Speed of Change: The Partners Healthcare Knowledge Management Approach

Thursday, January 17, 2008, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m, Jarg, (MetraTech Building), 330 Bear Hill Road, Suite 230, Waltham. Directions.

Speaker: Cathyann Harris, Project Lead, Partners Heath Care
Program Description: This presentation will outline and focus on Partners Health Care (a) current knowledge management goals, especially reduction in the cost of acquisition of knowledge and speed of knowledge translation and learning in the organization, and (b) strategic, governance and infrastructure approaches to support the ongoing acquisition, design, validation, implementation and maintenance of clinical decision support knowledge.

Biography: Cathyann Harris, Project lead, at Partners Health Care, Clinical Informatics Research and Development leads projects and initiatives supporting a multitude of Knowledge Management efforts since 2003. Prior to joining Knowledge Management in 2003 she has lead projects and teams managing a variety of efforts focused on content management and portal solutions that support clinical quality and safety across multiple clinical disciplines since 2000. Her education and background is in both Health Sciences and IT at University of Southern Maine and Boston College respectively, and has a total of 11 years experience in direct clinical experience and health care IT.

You may also want to read this article about CIO, John Glaser at Partners Healthcare, as background on his philosophy about electronic health records.

PLEASE Register even if you are not certain you can attend so we have an accurate estimate of attendees for handouts. Registration Details Registration Form for Thursday