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What is Healthcare Informatics?

Incorporating information technologies and information management, this work describes evolving areas of efficiency in the healthcare industry due to healthcare informatics enhancements. Beginning with an overview of how information management can enhance organizational efficiency the book delves into how informatics can impact productivity for healthcare providers and reduce costs. It stresses the incorporation of available information technologies along with appropriate management tactics to ensure the most effective informatics outcomes that can drive efficiencies.

Areas that are addressed include project management in healthcare, knowledge management, decision support systems, business intelligence, Six Sigma, and advanced analytics such as data mining.

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Collaboration in Health Care: The Journey of an Accidental Expert? | Joy Doll | TEDxCreightonU

Interprofessional education is a team-based approach to care drawing upon the shared knowledge of health care professionals to deliver better patient care. Creighton alumna Joy Doll is at the helm of innovative clinical care at Creighton as the executive director of the Center for Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research. Creighton is one of the first in the nation to provide interprofessional education—a team-based approach to care drawing upon the shared knowledge of health care professionals to deliver better patient care.

West Virginia-native Doll served in AmeriCorps VISTA before coming to Creighton to build interprofessional health outreach and address health needs with communities in Omaha, rural Nebraska and several countries.

In recognition of her contributions to occupational therapy and developing the interprofessional landscape, Doll received the 2018 American Occupational Therapy Association Interprofessional Collaboration Award. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

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The low-tech healthcare revolution: Leana Wen at TEDxCortland

Dr. Leana Wen is a Harvard-trained emergency physician and a former Rhodes Scholar. Inspired by her mother’s long battle with cancer, Dr. Wen is passionate about guiding patients to advocate for better care. She is the author of the critically-acclaimed book, When Doctors Don’t Listen: How to Avoid Misdiagnoses and Unnecessary Tests. A noted physician, researcher, and international speaker, Dr. Wen has been featured in TIME, Newsweek, ABC News, The New York Times, Washington Post, NPR, CNN, Fox, MSNBC, and the award-winning HBO documentary Reporter. She is the leader of a new, low-tech revolution to better health that calls for the return of medicine as a healing art. Dr. Wen was the opening speaker at the first ever TEDxCortland, held November 9th, 2013, at Greek Peak Mountain Resort. All TEDxCortland talks were filmed by Moving Box Studios.

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)

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Robotic revolution in healthcare: Michał Mikulski at TEDxWarsaw

With degrees in robotics and biomedical engineering, Michał Mikulski advocates a global robotics revolution aimed at enhancing physical training. To that end he is heading up a company which is developing and producing robots and exoskeletons designed to transform physiotherapy and healthcare.

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)

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How to Change Healthcare: Michael Goldsby at TEDxChapmanU

Described as “an innovative scientist with the pragmatism of a business entrepreneur,” Michael Goldsby, Ph.D., counts more than 20 years in the commercial software industry. During those decades, he successfully co-founded four startups, held leadership positions with organizations as varied as Disney, Veritas Scientific and Qualcomm, and earned multiple software innovation awards.

Currently, Goldsby is co-founder and chief technology officer of Jointly Health, an innovative new software company that provides an advanced analytics platform for the healthcare industry. His academic works—and his passion—have provided new insights into nonlinear dynamic systems by applying unique distributed machine learning techniques to real-time sensor data combined with traditional data sources.

Over the last decade he has dedicated himself to health informatics research, investigating the intersection of translational bioinformatics with “new health data.” His doctoral work explored the use of distributed analytics for application in ultra-scale sensing. Goldsby holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science.

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)

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Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again

A special conversation as Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies interviews Eric Topol. MD about his new book, Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again.

*This was previously recorded live and contains some audio issues*

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The next big leap in healthcare for rural India | Dr. Kanav Kahol | TEDxGateway

Swasthya Slate developed by Dr Kanav Kahol of the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) is able to carrying out 33 different tests and give instant results.

Picture this – you are unwell and your doctor orders you to get a battery of tests done. You spend the next few days going to different labs and then few more days waiting for the results. Once again you are back to the doctor for a diagnosis. Now, here is a kit that lets you do around 33 different kind of tests at one go, ranging from haemoglobin test to ECG and gives you the result instantly?

Dr. Kahol completed his PhD from Arizona State University. Dr Kahol works towards technology that can enable patients to become co-designers of their health by actively being participants in designing their health programs and prevention programs. Dr Kahol was an assistant professor in the School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering in Arizona State University and an assistant professor adjunct in Mayo Clinic, USA. Broadly, his research in healthcare encompasses a wide spectrum of state of the art information technology, mobile technology and sensor technology for public health. It includes applications such as simulation and games for training and education, social networking tools, and feedback and monitoring systems that involve wearable sensors and mobile computing.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

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Google’s Masterplan in Healthcare – The Medical Futurist

Verily, Calico, Deepmind, more than 150 patents in life sciences and countless collaborations with pharma companies. The search engine’s parent company, Alphabet takes its move into healthcare and medicine seriously. We looked at what Google in healthcare looks like.

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The Future of Rural Healthcare | Dr. Harry Wilkins III | TEDxQuincy

Dr. Harry Wilkins III explores exciting and titanic shifts in medicine and technology that will shape the future of rural healthcare delivery.

Dr. Harry Wilkins III is a native of Illinois and a practicing trauma surgeon on staff at Blessing Hospital in Quincy. He completed his medical school and surgical residency training at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and completed a trauma fellowship at R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, MD.
After practicing for several years in Texas, Kansas and Missouri, Dr. Wilkins then completed a Master’s Degree in Health Care Management from Harvard University’s T. H. Chan school of public health before joining Quincy Medical Group in 2010. Dr. Wilkins has received the HRSA medal of honor for his role as co-faculty of the HRSA-sponsored Organ Donation and Transplant Breakthrough collaboratives and serves as the current administrative medical director for Midwest Transplant Network in Kansas City. Dr. Wilkins is also the medical advisor-elect for AOPO, is widely published in medical literature and is a member of numerous medical societies. Dr. Harry Wilkins III is a native of Illinois and a practicing trauma surgeon on staff at Blessing Hospital here in Quincy. He completed his medical school and surgical residency training at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and completed a trauma fellowship at R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, MD.
After practicing for several years in Texas, Kansas and Missouri, Dr. Wilkins then completed a Master’s Degree in Health Care Management from Harvard University’s T. H. Chan school of public health before joining Quincy Medical Group in 2010. Dr. Wilkins has received the HRSA medal of honor for his role as co-faculty of the HRSA-sponsored Organ Donation and Transplant Breakthrough collaboratives and serves as the current administrative medical director for Midwest Transplant Network in Kansas City. Dr. Wilkins is also the medical advisor-elect for AOPO, is widely published in medical literature and is a member of numerous medical societies. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

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