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Healthcare and Life Sciences Seminar 2007

IBM Haifa Labs

Invitation Program Registration Abstracts Call for Papers

October 18, 2007
Organized by IBM Research Lab in Haifa, Israel


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09:00 Registration, Light Refreshments

09:30 Opening Remarks,
Boaz Carmeli, HRL; Dr. Batami Sadan ,Haifa University, School of Public Health & Chair, Israeli Association for Medical Informatics; Dr. Amnon Shabo (Shvo), HRL

10:00 EuResist - From Research to Practice: Clinical Genomics of HIV,
Prof. Maurizio Zazzi, Department of Molecular Biology, University of Siena, Italy; Dr. Michal Rosen-Zvi & Yardena Peres, HRL

10:30 Keynote Talk: Knowledge-Based Decision Support in Health Care - Past, Present, Future,
Prof. Reinhold Haux, Medical Informatics, Faculty for Mathematics and Computer Science, Braunschweig Technical University; IMIA President

11:15 Public Health Affinity Domain (PHAD) - Regional Cooperation in the Middle East: Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians,
Dr. Alex Leventhal, Israel Ministry of Health; Dr. Daniel Cohen, Tel Aviv University Faculty of Medicine; Ravit Bassal, Israel CDC; Roni Ram & Tzilla Eshel, HRL

11:45 Break

12:15 Special Guest Talk: Trustworthy Decision Support: is the EHR Dependable?,
Dr. Dipak Kalra, CHIME, University College London

12:45 From Knowledge Acquisition to Data Mining: Advances in Time Oriented Monitoring and Data Exploration in Medical Care and Clinical Research,
Prof. Yuval Shahar, Ben Gurion University
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13:15 Lunch

14:30 Situation-Based Access Control (SitBAC) Model for Privacy Preserving,
Dr. Mor Peleg, Department of Management Information systems, University of Haifa; Dizza Beimel & Prof. Dov Dori, Information Systems Area, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion, Dr. Yaron Denekamp, Department of Medicine, Carmel Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Technion

15:00 DeGeL: A Clinical-Guidelines Library and Automated Guideline-Support Tools,
Avner Hatsek, Ohad Young, Erez Shalom & Prof. Yuval Shahar, Medical Informatics Research Center, Ben Gurion University

15:30 Break

16:00 Combining Clustering Analysis and Ontological Methods for Identifying Groups of Comorbidities for Developmental Disorders,
Dr. Tsvi Kuflik, Dr. Mor Peleg, & Nuaman Asbeh University of Haifa; Mitchell Schertz, HMO (Kupat Holim) Meuhedet

16:30 Panel Discussion: Could CDS be the Locomotive of Healthcare IT?,
Seminar Speakers; Discussion will be initiated by a brief presentation of a CDS test case: Risk Assessment of Family History, Dr. Amnon Shabo & Ohad Greenshpan, HRL; Dr. Kevin Hughes, Massachusetts General Hospital; Brian Drohan, John Sharko, Chris Lawrence, University of Massachusetts Lowell

17:00 Concluding Remarks,
Oded Cohn, HRL Director


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