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The Challenge of Unstructured Data in Healthcare

The Challenge of Unstructured Data in Healthcare

Posted on22. Feb, 2013 by .

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This semester I’m taking two classes, one which I’ve been looking forward to since I started the HI Master’s program at UIC. I’m taking an independent study course in which I’ll write a 3o-page paper on a health informatics topic of my choice. I’m working with my independent study adviser Andrew D. Boyd, MD Assistant […]

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Where Do I Go From Here?

Where Do I Go From Here?

Posted on03. Jan, 2013 by .

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Last time, just before Thanksgiving, I wrote a post about my concerns with how to move forward in health informatics. Coincidentally, the class I was taking at the time BHIS 530 Topics in Health Informatics included a unit about this specific concern. So, I’ll cheat a bit today and post the response I wrote for that […]

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So Much Opportunity, So Many Challenges

So Much Opportunity, So Many Challenges

Posted on30. Nov, 2012 by .

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As I consider what to write in this blog posting, I think about all the opportunities I see in health informatics. As an information management professional, I have been working with data and computer systems for over 20 years. But health informatics is still in the beginning stages of providing the kind of value seen […]

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UIC Student Reporting from Superstorm Sandy

UIC Student Reporting from Superstorm Sandy

Posted on31. Oct, 2012 by .

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When I thought my life couldn’t get any more hectic, Hurricane Sandy comes along yesterday and shuts down the entire Eastern seaboard. Thank goodness we in New Hampshire didn’t get effects much more than serious wind and rain. I see a bit of sun peeking out now. Hopefully this will dry up all the rain […]

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