Release Date: Aug 2018
CC: MK, PBL, ICS, SBP
Jared S. Coberly, MD
Director of Clinical Chemistry and Medical Microbiology, University of Missouri Health System, Columbia, MO; Assistant Professor, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, MO
Clinical informatics, information technology, laboratory information systems, electronic health records, middleware, decision support: the list of buzzwords surrounding the use of technology in the practice of medicine has exploded. In this webcast, we will demystify the field of informatics and introduce the fundamental concepts and knowledge needed by today’s general pathologist. We will briefly explore the diversity of pathology informatics and discuss the role of pathology and pathologists in the larger healthcare information ecosystem through a case-based learning format.
After attending this session, participants will be able to:
- Identify the difference between clinical informatics and information technology.
- Describe the role of pathology and pathologists in the healthcare information ecosystem.
- More effectively communicate with IT and health system stakeholders regarding pathology informatics.
Who should attend? Practicing Pathologists, Residents, Doctoral Scientists, Laboratory Managers, Bench Supervisors