Conferencista Professor Andrew Morris.

Health care and data driven innovation in the 4th Industrial Revolution

CBE MSc MD FRSE FMedSci
Professor of Medicine
Vice Principal Data Science
University of Edinburgh

Health care and data driven innovation in the 4th Industrial Revolution

 

Healthcare is arguably the last major industry to be transformed by the information age.  Deployments of information technology have only scratched the surface of possibilities for the potential influence of information and computer science on the quality and cost-effectiveness of healthcare. In this talk, the vision, objectives and scientific strategy of HDR UK will be discussed; specifically, the opportunities provided by computer science, artificial intelligence and "big data" to transform health care delivery models.  Examples will be given from nationwide research and development programmes that integrate electronic patient records with biologic and health system data. Two themes will be explored; specifically:

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Conferencista Mario Plebani, MD 

Mario Plebani2014 AACC/NACB AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO CLINICAL CHEMISTRY IN A SELECTED AREA OF RESEARCH 

Mario Plebani, MD 

Dr. Plebani is professor of clinical biochemistry and clinical molecular biology at the University of Padova School of Medicine in Italy. He is chief of the department of laboratory medicine at the University Hospital of Padova and chief of the Center of Biomedical Research. He served as president of the International Society of Enzymology for four years, president of the Italian Society of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Clinical Biology for five years, and president of the Federation of Italian Societies of Laboratory Medicine for three years. Dr. Plebani is editor-in-chief of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, co-editor-in-chief of Diagnosis, and associate editor of the International Journal of Biological Markers. He chairs the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC) working group on laboratory errors and patient safety. Leer más