Upcoming AMIA COVID-19 Webinars Announced for April 7, April 9, and April 10:

  1. April 7 at 10am ET: Managing the Global COVID-19 Pandemic with Health Informatics – Successes and Challenges. Zhu Hong, PhD; Gong Mengchun, MD; Tuan Ngo; Carl Leitner, PhD; Hamish Fraser, MD. 
    As part of AMIA’s ongoing COVID-19 Webinar Series – and in collaboration with Digital Square – this webinar will provide an up-to-the-minute presentation of the use of informatics on a global scale to screen for and manage the COVID-19 pandemic. The session will include officials in China and Vietnam, and a view from the situation in Singapore, Korea, and Hong Kong. Presenters will engage in frank discussions of successes and innovations as well as the challenges and roadblocks. There will be a particular emphasis on the development, deployment, and evaluation of medical information systems in East Asia, and the lesson learned from China’s initiatives to bring the outbreak under control. 
  2. April 9 at 1pm ET: Dispatches from the Front: Virtual Care Models, Health Information Exchange, and Cancer Care During COVID-19. Shaun Grannis, MD, FAMIA; Ted Palen, PhD, MD, MSPH; Deepti Pandita, MD, FAMIA; Paul Fu, Jr., MD, MPH, FAAP, FAMIAIn collaboration with AMIA’s Clinical Information Community of Practice, this session will feature AMIA members who are working to develop and deploy tools to manage COVID-19 patients in the local health systems, and across state-wide geographies. Presenters will discuss the role of clinical informatics plays in facilitating the rapid switch from traditional modes of care delivery to virtual care modes, informing the workflow and monitoring of inpatient care through the development of patient dashboards and remote monitoring. Informatics clinicians and researchers working together with healthcare operations is an essential partnership for the development of structured documentation tools, tracking utilization, planning for staffing, and for predictive models. This session will offer CME.  
  3. April 10 at 2pm ET: Dispatches from the Front: Combating the Coronavirus with Clinical Informatics and Health IT
    Brian Clay, MD; Howard Landa, MD; Margaret Lozovatsky, MD; Kevin McEnery, MDIn collaboration with AMDIS, this session will feature clinicians who are leveraging electronic health records and other health IT tools to deploy rapid screening processes, laboratory testing, clinical decision support, reporting tools, and patient-facing technology related to COVID-19. Presenters will discuss strategy and pitfalls related to managing clinical information related to COVID-19 patients and reporting such data to public health authorities during this national epidemic. Presenters will also discuss some of the long-term implications to clinical informatics caused by responding to the coronavirus. This session will offer CME.

Thanks to Judy Murphy for sharing this information!

For more information on these webinars, please see: https://www.amia.org/education/live-webinars/shifting-sands-how-policymakers-are-addressing-covid-19-pandemic-and-what-it

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