The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) are pleased to announce the Second Annual Texas Health Informatics Alliance Conference. The conference will be held in-person at The University of Texas at Arlington and hosted by the Multi-Interprofessional Center for Health Informatics (MICHI) at UTA on Friday, September 9, 2022.
THIA is a collective that aims to build informatics ties across Texas through partnerships in the following areas: research, data, policy, education, standards, and workforce development.
THIA is inviting researchers, developers, health professionals, information management professionals, data and information scientists, students, and anyone interested in health informatics to join the alliance and attend the conference.
The THIA conference will provide an opportunity to share, collaborate, and showcase the amazing work in health informatics and will feature presentations and keynote speakers from across Texas. The theme will be “Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to Accelerate Health”.
The conference will feature two keynote speakers, presentations, networking lunch, poster session, and closing reception. The keynote speakers are Bryan Vartabedian, M.D., FAAP, the Director of Community Medicine for the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition for Texas Children’s Hospital, America’s largest children’s hospital, and Edward H. Shortliffe, M.D., Ph.D., MACP, FACMI, Chair Emeritus & Adjunct Professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University’s Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and former President & CEO of the American Medical Informatics Association. Dr. Vartabedian will present on the emerging digital culture of medicine and how new media can be leveraged by organizations and individual stakeholders in health care. Dr. Shortliffe will present on Intelligent Systems in Medicine and Health: The Role of AI.
This conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST on Sept. 9. The registration fee is $100. Registration is available through the THIA 2022 website: https://michi.uta.edu/conferences/thia-2022/
The THIA invites researchers, developers, health professionals, information management professionals, data and information scientists, and students to submit abstracts for presentations. Abstracts are due July 8, 2022. Abstract submission details are available on the THIA 2022 website: https://michi.uta.edu/conferences/thia-2022/abstract-submission-information/
By joining THIA and participating in the annual conference, you will be able to collaborate and connect in the Texas Health Informatics community to improve health care and meet our state’s current and future Health Informatics needs.
For more information about THIA, visit: https://michi.uta.edu/conferences/thia-2022/
Sponsorship and exhibit opportunities are available. Please visit our website for more information: https://michi.uta.edu/conferences/thia-2022/sponsorship/
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