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A Leap Into E-Health
A Leap Into E-Health


When: 29/02/2012
5.30 pm - 7.30 pm
Where: East Melbourne Library
122 George Street
East Melbourne, Victoria  3002
Kathryn Breakwell

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Health Informatics Society of Australia (VIC Branch) welcomes you to our first educational event for 2012:

A Leap Into E-Health
A networking and professional education health informatics event

International VIP guest:
Dr Greg Marchand, Senior Attending Physician, Medstar Health & Director of Informatics, Department of Emergency Medicine, 
Washington Hospital Center, Washington DC USA

Dr Marchand will join an illustrious group of speakers to share with you their area of expertise in health informatics in short, 'shooter' style presentations.  Following the presentations, all attendees will have the opportunity to introduce themselves to others and to spend 3 mins with each speaker at tables during an informatics speed networking session.

The use of real-time patient information to improve patient care in the ER:
Dr Greg Marchand

Clinical Informatics:
Jenny O'Brien, CMIO, Epworth Hospital
Dr Ethan Gershon, Exec Director Information Development, Alfred Health

Dentistry and Informatics:
A/Prof Rodrigo Marino, Melbourne Dental School, University of Melbourne

Prof Fernando Martin-Sanchez, University of Melbourne

Date: Wednesday 29th February 2012
When: 5.30pm - 7.30pm (networking from 5.30pm - 6pm – light refreshments provided)
Venue: East Melbourne Library, 122 George Street, East Melbourne
Event Entry: HISA Members free; Non-members $25

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Dr Marchand Bio:
Dr. Marchand is a Senior Attending Physician with Medstar Health and the is the Director of Informatics in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington DC. He concurrently has an appointment as Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He has over 15 years of experience in Medicine and Medical Informatics, including extensive work with Azzyxi and Amalga in research and patient safety initiatives as well as developing ongoing quality assurance monitoring tools. He has a great interest in finding innovative ways to use health care data to improve patient outcomes as well as community health. He has been an invited speaker on the subjects at conferences around the world. Dr. Marchand is also the associate medical director for MedSTAR transport, providing medical oversight for both air and ground transports of over 400 critically ill patients each month. Dr. Marchand earned his Medical Degree at the Boston University School of Medicine and completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Chicago Hospitals, where he served as chief resident in his final year.

Thank you to Microsoft, who have kindly offered to support this event.

(note: registration entry fees are non-refundable within 7 days of an event due to costs incurred to the organisation for venue hire/catering expenses, we appreciate your understanding.)


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