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Center Researcher Quoted on Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs

Center for Consumer Health Informatics Research faculty Dr. Jennifer (Fass) Gershman recently provided comment for a piece on prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) in Pharmacy Practice News. According to the article, PDMPs are used to “collect and analyze prescribing and dispensing data within a state for enforcement and abuse prevention as well as research and … Continue reading

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TEDMED Rewind: The wireless future of medicine (Eric Topol)

In this post, CCHIR continues its look back highlighting previous TEDMED talks as we approach #TEDMEDLive from April 10-13 at NSU. This week we feature one of the most popular TEDMED talks, as delivered by by Eric Topol, MD on “The wireless future of medicine”. Dr. Topol (@EricTopol) has served in a variety of roles … Continue reading

Blog Post / Research

The Story of ePatient Hugo Campos (Medicine X)

Stanford Medicine X is the conference advancing “The Intersection of Medicine and Emerging Technologies”. It is also dedicated to providing a forum for the patient voice though its ePatient scholar program and dedicated ePatient presenter tracks. Conference organizer @LarryChu has recently begun profiling ePatients, with the most recent being “On ICDs and Access to Patient Device Data”, … Continue reading

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Web-based Intervention in Chronic Disease Management

As part of the CCHIR’s Local Flavor profiles, this month’s spotlight is on research efforts led by healthcare information technology (HIT) strategy and management consultant firm, Point-of-Care Partners (POCP) in Coral Springs, FL. POCP is perhaps best known for their efforts in ePrescribing, but they also have a hand in a wide spectrum of HIT … Continue reading

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ABC-TV Miami Features Center Faculty Use of Tech to Engage Students

Local 10 ABC-TV reporter Sasha Andrade visited the campus of Nova Southeastern University to see how Center faculty Dr. Angela Garcia uses a simple technology to engage over 200 students across three campuses…simultaneously. Dr. Garcia employs small devices commonly called ‘clickers’ to tackle the challenge of creating an interactive classroom environment for her pharmacy students. … Continue reading

World Health Organization eHealth Report
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World Health Organization eHealth Report

The World Health Organization (WHO) Global Observatory for eHealth (GOe) released the fourth volume of its eHealth series, “Safety and security on the Internet: Challenges and advances in Member States“. Center for Consumer Health Informatics Research (CCHIR) director Dr. Kevin Clauson was “pleased and honored” to serve as a lead author for the volume, which explored … Continue reading

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Who Can You Find Tweeting at #AMIA2011?

The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 35th Annual Symposium in Washington, DC has just concluded. While liveblogging from conferences is in a downward spiral, more attendees are turning to Twitter as a means to livetweet, engage, and extend the conversation. In this case, 237 live and virtual attendees used the #AMIA2011 hashtag to produce over 1500 tweets … Continue reading