7th Annual Mid-Atlantic Healthcare Informatics Symposium (CHOP)

Health Informatics Innovation and Big Data

Join us for the 7th Annual Mid-Atlantic Healthcare Informatics Symposium, presented by the Center for Biomedical Informatics at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) with informative sessions on new and innovative approaches to both clinical and translational informatics. Session speakers include nationally known informatics experts who will provide symposium participants with an inside look at the latest on patient engagement and personalized medicine. This year's program again includes paper presentations from some of today's emerging leaders.
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Keynote Speakers

Douglas Fridsma, MD, PhD
Chief Science Officer
Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT
Department of Health & Human Services, Washington, DC

Dr. Fridsma is the Chief Science Officer and Director of the Office of Science and Technology in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. Prior to arriving at ONC, Dr. Fridsma was on the teaching staff in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Arizona State University and, as a practicing internal medicine physician, had a clinical practice at Mayo Clinic Scottsdale.

John Glaser, PhD
Chief Executive Officer
Health Services
Siemens Healthcare

John Glaser, PhD currently serves as chief executive officer (CEO) of the Health Services Business Unit of Siemens Healthcare, where he is responsible for heading Siemens’ global healthcare IT business, including product development, strategy, portfolio management, financial performance, and overall customer satisfaction. In this capacity, he leads over 4,500 employees, multiple health information system brands, a robust Global Services arm, and Siemens’ world-renowned Information Systems Center.

Clinical Informatics Subspecialty Board Certifications Breakfast

Friday April 25, 2014
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

The Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel, Liberty Ballroom B
Free with registration to 7th Annual Healthcare Informatics Symposium

AMIA has worked closely with American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) in the development of the Clinical Informatics subspecialty.  AMIA has developed a Clinical Informatics Board Review Course (CIBRC) and will offer live and on-line programs, as well as a practice examination starting in April and running through the date of the examination.  Jeff Williamson, AMIA’s Vice President of Education and Academic Affairs, has been involved in this project since its inception and will give brief presentation with pointers to key sources of information.  The focus of this session will be to field questions, listen to opinions, and describe other efforts in informatics credentialing.


Pre-registration is required.
Register online now to take advantage of the early bird rate of $150.
Early Bird ends March 14, 2014.  After that, registration is $200.
The deadline for online registration is Monday April 21, 2014. 

Who Should Attend

This conference is for investigators, physicians, nurses, and informatics professionals. 

Continuing Education

Physician Continuing Medical Education
Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the American Medical Informatics Association and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Center for Biomedical Informatics (CBMI). The American Medical Informatics Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
The American Medical Informatics Association designates this educational activity for a maximum of six (6) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Contact Hours
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an approved provider of continuing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

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This educational activity is accredited for CME through a joint sponsorship with the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) and endorsed by the American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA).

For more information about the 7th Annual Mid-Atlantic Healthcare Informatics Symposium, contact Donna Vito at vitod@email.chop.edu.

In joint sponsorship with AMIA (a Mid-Atlantic Chapter event)