The importance of good EHRs for Learning Health Systems
Speaker: Dipak Kalra, i~HD
This presentation will portray the many opportunities for hospitals and health care systems to learn from routinely collected health data. Dipak will explain the Learning Health System concept and its global movement, and how better use of health data can deliver value to hospitals, healthcare systems and to patients.
Assessing the data quality of hospital EHRs
Speaker: Pascal Coorevits, Professor of Medical Informatics and Statistics, Ghent University
An important success factor for the reuse of hospital EHRs for research is the quality of the data. This presentation will summarise state-of-the-art research in the dimensions of data quality that are most important for organizational learning and research, and the methods for assessing the quality of the data. A case study of a recent data quality assessment in heart failure undertaken at a hospital in Spain will be presented. Pascal will introduce the i~HD data quality service that is available to European hospitals.
The value of Real World Evidence to Pharma
Speaker: Bart Vannieuwenhuyse, Senior Director Health Information Sciences, Janssen
Bart Vannieuwenhuyse will introduce the audience to the many ways in which the pharma industry is analysing routinely collected data from hospitals to improve the design of clinical trials, to assist hospitals with faster recruitment of the most suitable patients, exchanging data between EHR systems and clinical research systems. The big data landscape is becoming more and more important for clinical research, and Bart will present the work of IMI projects that are scaling up health data availability across Europe.
Establishing a trustworthy data reuse framework
Speaker: Dr Nathan Lea, Senior Research Associate, UCL Institute of Health Informatics, London
The main data protection and ethical issues that have to be addressed by any solutions that re-use electronic health records for learning, including GDPR compliance, will be outlined. Nathan will also explain the other governance instruments that are needed to create a trustworthy ecosystem, to give confidence to hospitals, their patients, and to research users such as the pharma industry.
A case study example of a successfully deployed clinical research platform that reuses EHR data to support research
Speaker: Dr Luc De Keyser, Chief Medical Officer, InSite
Let’s wrap up by describing the information flows implemented by Custodix within their clinical research platform, and explain how it has been possible to design the platform and its connection to European hospitals in full compliance with the GDPR. The value of using such a platform for clinical research and for hospital quality improvement will be outlines, and flow into the panel discussion.
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Due to the large number of events in September 2017, the hotel capacity in Madrid will be extremely limited. For your convenience, i~HD was able to block a large number of rooms (two nights, check in on 20/9; check-out on 22/9) at a special rate (165 Euro / night, breakfast incl.) in the Novotel hotel Madrid Center, only 11 km from the airport.
In case you wish to take up this offer, please be so kind to mention this in the registration form and transfer the amount 330€ (two nights) to i~HD’s bank account (bank details see below).
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The entirely renovated 4-star hotel NOVOTEL MADRID CENTER is located in the elegant Salamanca district, a 5 minute walk from the Retiro park and 11km from the airport. The hotel is easy to reach with the airportbus (24/7, about 5 Euro) and close to the O'Donnell metro station allowing easy connection with the Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre where the conference takes place.
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Hotel Novotel Madrid Center
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Last updated 4th June 2018