Fred Bazzoli - Healthcare IT writer, former editor for several healthcare IT publications, past Communications Director for both CHIME and HIMSS
Recap of the April HL7 Da Vinci Project Community Roundtable
Miriam Gonzalez initially saw the posters around the hospital where she worked. They depicted a diverse range of people that actually represented the American population—not something she usually saw in medical ads.
The project is still in its formative stages. Published notes from a kickoff meeting for Vulcan held last fall describe its goals of helping the research community leverage FHIR for more effective acquisition, exchange and use of data for clinical research.
At the meeting Wayne Kubick, HL7’s chief technology officer, suggested several use cases for research:
• Feasibility, instigator and subject searches
Robert Grossman - Data Scientist at the University of Chicago, Director of the Open Commons Consortium
We Need Three Types of Large-Scale COVID-19 Testing
The importance of COVID-19 testing is now more than clear to everyone, but what may not be so obvious is what type of testing is required, what the tests tell us, and what we can do with the data.
Large scale, robust testing needs to answer three critical questions to inform an appropriate public health response:
Phil Bourne, PhD - Stephenson Dean of the School of Data Science, Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Virginia
Christopher P. Austin, MD, Director, NCATS