RTI Presentations

Four presenters from Research Triangle International will give lectures related to public health surveillance, mobile technologies and health, EHR adoption and implementation, and patient-generated health data.

When Mar 16, 2012
from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where Manning Hall room 208
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Contact Phone 919-962-0182
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Barbara Massoudi, Senior Research Health Scientist:  “BioSense 2.0: Public Health Surveillance through Collaboration”

Robert Furberg, Clinical Informaticist:  “mHealth at RTI International: How in How Mobile Technologies Are Changing the Practice of Medicine & Public Health.” Using mobile technologies to more rapidly and accurately assess and modify behavior, biological states and contextual variables has great potential to transform medical research.  This session seeks to illustrate the uniqueness of this transdisciplinary field and describe some of the ongoing projects RTI is working on in mHealth.  

Beth Lasater, Health Research Analyst: “Practice Transformation Project: Road to Successful EHR Adoption and Implementation”

A discussion of an ONC project with the initial purpose of identifying and developing best practices for EHR implementations to assist 100,000 primary care providers become meaningful users of EHRs by this year. And the long term purpose of ensuring that providers implement and use the most advanced health IT to facilitate the electronic exchange of health information to transform practices in the US.

Michael Shapiro, Senior Health Informaticist: “Patient-generated Health Data – exploring its definition and impact on care delivery and health IT”

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