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AMIA 2019 Informatics Summit Lunch and Learn Registration

AMIA Corporate Lunch and Learns are fully catered events hosted by organizations looking to engage directly with leaders in the field. Participation in Lunch and Learns is voluntary and based on your interest in the topic and availability. These events allow industry leaders to share the latest healthcare innovations and allow participants to learn what important biomedical and health informatics issues these companies are exploring.

Lunch and Learns are by invitation only and are not eligible for CME/CE.

If accepted, you will receive an email confirmation from Kathryn Hitchcock, Director of Industry Partnerships, the week before the Informatics Summit. A ticket for your selected Lunch and Learn(s) will print with your badge at registration.

2019 AMIA Corporate Partner Education: Lunch and Learn Session

Tuesday, March 26- 12:00 – 1:00 PM PT

Powering the next generation of applications in Clinical Informatics

The next wave of applications in clinical informatics will be highly data-intensive and make heavy use of machine learning, artificial intelligence, and interoperability. This session discusses the rapid evolution of Health IT and the components of the ideal healthcare development platform, as well as some exciting examples of industry applications being built on it.

The participant will learn:

  • Why technologies as complex as AI, hinge on the ability to communicate and exchange information with existing electronic systems.
  • Why artificial neural networks have become the most popular AI technique in medicine and what is needed to support them.
  • How FHIR and REST APIs provide the foundation for modern healthcare application development
  • Why precision medicine requires the ingestion and analysis of data that no human can meaningfully analyze.
  • How collecting device data and leveraging AI can reduce overall health care costs


Russell B. Leftwich, MD Senior Clinical Advisor Interoperability, InterSystems
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University
Dr. Russell Leftwich is on the board of directors for both HL7® International and the FHIR® Foundation. He is an active co-chair of the Learning Health Systems work group and the HL7 Clinical Interoperability Council. Dr. Leftwich is a founder of the Clinicians on FHIR event and an active member of the American Medical Informatics Association. He is a frequent speaker internationally on the topics of FHIR and interoperability.  He practiced medicine in Nashville for 22 years and subsequently became the CMIO for the State of Tennessee Office of eHealth. He holds a B.S.E. degree in chemical and bioengineering from Arizona State University, and an M.D. from Vanderbilt University. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Clinical Informatics. Dr. Leftwich was honored with the HIMSS Physician IT Leadership Award in 2012.  He has been elected a Fellow of AMIA. 

Jeff Fried, Director of Product Management - Data Platforms, System Development at InterSystems
Jeff Fried, Director of Product Management for InterSystems, is a long-standing data management nerd, and particularly passionate about helping people create powerful data-driven applications. Prior to joining InterSystems, Jeff served as CTO of BA Insight, Empirix, and Teloquent, and ran product management for FAST Search and Transfer and for Microsoft.  He has extensive experience in data management, text analytics, enterprise search, and interoperability.   Jeff is a frequent speaker and writer in the industry; holds 15 patents; and has authored more than 50 technical papers and co-authored three technical books.

Patrick W. Jamieson, MD Product Manager - Health Informatics Platform, System Development at InterSystems
Dr. Patrick W. Jamieson is the product manager for InterSystems IRIS for Health. He practiced Neurology at the University of Pittsburgh, while doing informatics research in medical expert systems. He went on to be the product manager for real-time decision support at Cerner Corporation. He founded a natural language processing (NLP) company to analyze radiology reports using novel methods and was awarded six patents. He has worked at several startup companies focused on predictive analytics, and genomics. His main interests are artificial intelligence and medicine, natural language processing, and clinical decision support.

To request an invitation for the InterSystems Lunch and Learn, complete the form below.

There is no additional fee to attend the Lunch and Learn, however you must complete the form to be considered. By completing the form, you understand that the sponsoring organization will receive your personal information and may contact you. Only registered Informatics Summit attendees may participate in the Lunch and Learn education.



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