142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Advancing Data Standardization, Bioinformatics and Healthcare Quality: Northrop Grumman Solutions

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
There are continuing public health needs to effectively broaden scientific inquiry, improve medical product safety and increase healthcare quality. These challenges can be addressed in part through innovative advances utilizing informatics technologies. This session will provide information on Northrop Grummanís efforts to improve the publicís health in these specific areas. Presentations will focus on: (1) the use of bioinformatics data to help advance public health knowledge; (2) improving global medical product safety efforts through harmonized terminologies; and, (3) increasing quality care through the development of the new CMS Physicians Value Program.
Session Objectives: Explain how bioinformatics databases can assist researchers in sharing and synergizing research efforts Describe how the MedDRA system helps support global medical product safety efforts Discuss how healthcare could be improved as a result of the Physicians Value program
Sam Shekar, MD, MPH and Diane Adams, MD, MPH, CHS-III
Sam Shekar, MD, MPH


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Organized by: Health Informatics Information Technology Center (HIIT Center)