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2010 Joseph Leiter NLM/MLA Lecture - Knowledge Services and the Role of Medical Libraries in Healthcare IT

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Air date: Wednesday, May 26, 2010, 2:00:00 PM
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Category: Special
Runtime: 01:16:31
Description: Dr. Halamka is the chief information officer of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and chief information officer of Harvard Medical School. In his role at the hospital, he is responsible for all clinical, financial, administrative and academic information technology serving 3,000 doctors, 14,000 employees and two million patients. At Harvard Medical School, he oversees all educational, research and administrative computing for 18,000 faculty and 3,000 students. He is also a practicing emergency physician.

In addition, Dr. Halamka participates in several state and national committees. He is chairman of the New England Healthcare Exchange Network (NEHEN), which oversees clinical and administrative data exchange in Massachusetts. Dr. Halamka is also the current chair of the US Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP) and co-chair of the HIT Standards Committee, with the goal of coordinating the process of electronic standards harmonization among stakeholders nationwide.

The Lectureship was established in 1983 to stimulate intellectual liaison between the Medical Library Association and the National Library of Medicine, and to promote biomedical communications.
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NLM Title: Knowledge services and the role of medical libraries in healthcare IT [electronic resource] / John D. Halamka.
Series: Joseph Leiter NLM/MLA lecture
Author: Halamka, John D.
National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
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Other Title(s): Joseph Leiter NLM/MLA lecture
Abstract: (CIT): Dr. Halamka is the chief information officer of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and chief information officer of Harvard Medical School. In his role at the hospital, he is responsible for all clinical, financial, administrative and academic information technology serving 3,000 doctors, 14,000 employees and two million patients. At Harvard Medical School, he oversees all educational, research and administrative computing for 18,000 faculty and 3,000 students. He is also a practicing emergency physician. In addition, Dr. Halamka participates in several state and national committees. He is chairman of the New England Healthcare Exchange Network (NEHEN), which oversees clinical and administrative data exchange in Massachusetts. Dr. Halamka is also the current chair of the US Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP) and co-chair of the HIT Standards Committee, with the goal of coordinating the process of electronic standards harmonization among stakeholders nationwide. The Lectureship was established in 1983 to stimulate intellectual liaison between the Medical Library Association and the National Library of Medicine, and to promote biomedical communications.
Subjects: Information Systems
Libraries, Medical
Medical Informatics
Public Health Informatics
Publication Types: Lectures
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NLM Classification: HF5935
NLM ID: 101535260
CIT Live ID: 8601
Permanent link: http://videocast.nih.gov/launch.asp?15931