[Chicago] Several items that may be of interest to group members

Jonathan Tonkin tonkinjs at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 9 12:42:26 CET 2010


While this may not be directly related to group topics, here are several items that may be of interest to group members.

1.) (shortest first) The Chicago Chapter of the ACM is now on Facebook and Twitter.  Join our Facebook Group (http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=59120137059) or follow us on Twitter (username:  chicagoacm).

2.)  Next ACM Meeting: November 10, 2010 

A joint meeting with the Loyola University Computer Science Department

Speaker: Michael Donnelly of Epic

Topic: "Avoiding the Fall of Babel: Using Standards to Enable Communication Between Health Care Systems" 

Wednesday, November 10, 2010, 6:30 pm
5:30 pm -6:30 pm (Social Hour)

Loyola University Water Tower Campus (Chicago/Michigan Area)
820 N Michigan, Chicago IL 60611
Beane Ballroom (13th Floor, Lewis Towers)

Campus map: http://www.luc.edu/about/pdfs/wtc_may09.pdf 

Admission: Free (General Admission, No Reserved Seats)

To make a reservation, use this form:
or send an e-mail to greg at neumarke.net. 

About the Topic: 

Hospitals and clinics are replacing their paper charts with electronic medical record systems.  That change gives doctors and nurses quick and easy access to your medical information over the Internet.  This talk will discuss the standards that enable this communication, the process by which those standards are formed, and their workflow and security implications.  This will include discussion of standards and implementation profiles from www.hl7.org and www.ihe.net

About the Speaker: 

Michael Donnelly is a software engineer at Epic, a Madison, WI based company that creates software systems for medical groups, hospitals, and integrated healthcare organizations. Michael currently works on Care Everywhere, Epic's framework for cross-system interoperability.

More details at: http://www.chicagoacm.org/


Jonathan Tonkin 

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