Melissa Goldstein Invited to Attend Susan G. Komen Big Data for Breast Cancer West Coast Conference

Associate Professor Melissa Goldstein was invited to attend Big Data for Breast Cancer West Coast Conference (BD4BC\WC), a convening of experts around big data for breast cancer that was held Feb. 23-Feb. 24, 2017 in Menlo Park, California. The meeting was hosted by the Susan G. Komen organization, with support from the Robertson Foundation.

Video: Healthcare Informatics and the Affordable Care Act

In this video, HealthInformatics@GW Program Director Sam Hanna explains that healthcare informatics professionals have been involved in Affordable Care Act since its inception.  Healthcare informatics professionals are well-positioned to help hospital administrators and others make sense of data and requirements of the Affordable Care Act.  

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Video: How Will Wearable Technology Impact Healthcare?

“Healthcare is being disrupted on a daily basis by new technologies” including wearable technologies, tele-health, and mobile health, HealthInformatics@GW Program Director Sam Hanna explains in this video.  The end result is more data that healthcare organizations need to manage.  “Everybody is struggling with more data; they don’t know what to do with it.”