Talk by Christopher Chute of Mayo Clinic December 19
Dr. Christopher Chute, Department of Health Sciences Research, Division of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics, Division of Epidemiology at the Mayo Clinic will be presenting a talk on Monday, December 19, 2011 from 4:00-5:00 PM entitled: Biology, Medicine and Big Science: The role of standards in practice and research. It will be held in Room EMS E250 of the Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Building, 3200 N. Cramer Street on the University of WI-Milwaukee campus.
In the information intensive era of the 21st century, biology and medicine are entering the mode of Big Science which, like astronomy and physics, becomes deeply intertwined with curated information and knowledge resources. The sophistication of evolving Health Information Technology standards will be reviewed, with current trends associated with Meaningful Use highlighted. Evaluation and development testbeds, including the SHARP and Beacon projects will be described. Future developments, such as the ICD11 project, will also be described.
For more information call 229-4768.