DHTS-IM Abstract Acceptances for AMIA 2013 Joint Summits

Four abstracts from DHTS-Information Management (DHTS-IM) have been accepted for the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2013 Joint Summits on Translational Science, which will take place March 18-22, 2013 in San Francisco, California. This is the first time that DHTS-IM has been invited to present at this forum.

Shelley Rusincovitch, a Senior Informatics Analyst with the Health Information and Research Services group, contributed to the development of two podium presentations:

DEDUCE Clinical Text: An Ontology-based Module to Support Self-Service Clinical Notes Exploration and Cohort Development. Christopher Roth, MD, MMCi, Shelley A. Rusincovitch, Monica M. Horvath, PhD, Stephanie Brinson, Steve Evans, Howard C. Shang, Jeffrey M. Ferranti, MD, MS

Framework for Curating and Applying Data Elements within Continuing Use Data: A Case Study from the Durham Diabetes Coalition. Shelley A. Rusincovitch, Bryan C. Batch, MD, Susan Spratt, MD, Bradi B. Granger, PhD, Ashley A. Dunham, PhD, Lisa P. Davis, PhD, Stephanie Brinson, Jeffrey M. Ferranti, MD, MS, Howard C. Shang, Robert M. Califf, MD

Ilona Stashko, a Senior Data Analyst with the Data Analyst group, contributed to the development of two posters:

The Duke Breast Data Repository Model for Creating a Rich, Accurate and Clearly Defined Disease Specific Data-Set. E. Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH, P. Kelly Marcom, MD, Ilona Stashko, Steve Power, MS, Karen Johnson, MD, Jay Baker, MD, Joseph Geradts, MD, Raj Dash MD, Janet Horton, MD, Rachel Blitzblau, MD, Eileen Morgan, MPA, Steve Evan, Howard Shang

Connecting the Dots Between Text and Data. Ilona Stashko, E. Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH, P. Kelly Marcom, MD, Steve Power, MS, Howard Shang

Duke Health Technology Solutions (DHTS) is the IT division of the Duke University Health System. The Information Management group (DHTS-IM) is responsible for delivery of informatics services in support of operations, clinical care, and research. DHTS-IM is part of the division of the Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO), Dr. Jeffrey Ferranti.

The services supported by DHTS-IM include: the DSR (Decision Support Repository), the enterprise data warehouse for Duke Medicine which integrates data generated by the care of patients in the Duke University Health System; DEDUCE (Duke Enterprise Data Unified Content Explorer), a Web-based query tool providing direct access to data from the DSR; and DISCERN (Duke Integrated Subject Cohort and Enrollment Research Network) a service combining the DSR data with prospective HL7 messages.