Speakers, topics set for March 4-5 event

Leading scholars from over 40 research institutes, as well as leading practitioners and policy experts, will meet on Friday and Saturday, March 4 and 5, 2022 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days) to discuss the findings and current practices related to information technology and data. science to make healthcare more patient-centred, equitable, efficient and cost-effective.

The event, the annual Conference on Health Informatics and Analytics (CHITA) at the Darcy Hotel in Washington, DC, and streamed live via Zoom, is hosted by the Center for Health Information and Decision Systems at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

Friday Topics, Speakers

  • 9:15 a.m. Keynote by Griffin Weberassociate professor of biomedical informatics at Harvard Medical School
  • 10.15 a.m. Research panels on “Impact of IT on healthand “Health Bias and Disparities”
  • 11.30 a.m. Research panels on “Increase in AI and Applications in Healthcare » and “Big Data in healthcare
  • 1 p.m. Keynote by Lily PengGoogle Health Group Product Manager (AI-related)
  • 2:00 p.m. Research panels on “Health Service Organizations” and “covid
  • 3:15 p.m. Keynote by Sam HannaAssociate Dean of American University and Director of the Masters in Health Management
  • 4:00 p.m. Research panels on “Electronic health records” and “Disparities, equity and justice

Saturday topics, speakers

  • 9:15 a.m. Telemedicine-industry sign
  • 10:15 a.m. Research panel on “AI Disparities
  • 11 a.m. Keynote by Julie Adler-Milsteindirector of the Center for Clinical Informatics and Improvement Research, University of California, San Francisco
  • 1:00 p.m. Research panels on “Physician behavior” and “Private life
  • 2:15 p.m. Research panels on “Optimizing Resource Allocation in Healthcare” and “covid
  • 3:15 p.m. Research panels on “Innovations in care delivery” and “Patient well-being

The conference is designed to “deepen our understanding of the strategy, policies and systems supporting the effective use of health information and analytics technologies, and to stimulate new ideas with policy and business implications.” says Ritu Agarwal, President of CHITA and Co-Director of CHIDS, Distinguished University Professor and Robert H. Smith Professor and Dean of Information Systems for Maryland Smith. “This forum provides a dynamic venue to facilitate collaboration between universities, government and industry.”

CHITA is produced in partnership with the University of Michigan School of Public Health, University of Maryland School of Public Health, and is supported in part by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality health. CHITA 2022 also receives support from a CIBE Title VI grant administered by the U.S. Department of Education.

More information, full program: https://www.rhsmith.umd.edu/centers/chids/chita

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