Information technology has been vital for the healthcare industry to enhance the process of several operations and improve patient experience. Click here to be part of the Potomac Officers Club’s 2023 Healthcare Summit and discover what esteemed professionals are doing to enhance IT capabilities for the healthcare space.
Throughout the years, the healthcare industry has utilized technology to enhance systems, improve workflow, and promote convalescent environments for patients around the world. That said, high-technology solutions for healthcare aren’t exempted from challenges that, in turn, pave the way for these capabilities to be better.
Stephanie Hong, Director of Translational Informatics Application at Johns Hopkins University’s Biomedical Informatics and Data Science Section, is a 2023 Healthcare Summit panel speaker who’ll touch on these matters. Get to know more about her in this article.
Who is Stephanie Hong?
Stephanie Hong is a distinguished leader in the fields of health, medicine, research, and analytics. She assumed the role of Director of Translational Informatics Application at the Biomedical Informatics and Data Science Section at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in July 2021.
In this capacity, Hong also took part in the National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C) as the lead programmer of the data Ingestion and harmonization workstream. She actively participated in designing the largest centralized repository of COVID-related patient-level electronic health record (EHR) data in the United States.
Added to that, Hong manages various extract, transform, and load (ETL) work at Johns Hopkins and the transformation of state-designated COVID research into the Health Information Exchange of Maryland dataset.
Stephanie Hong at the 2023 Healthcare Summit
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Stephanie Hong’s illustrious career is one of the reasons she was chosen to speak at POC’s 2023 Healthcare Summit this December 6, 2023.
Together with speakers Dr. Christopher Chute and Kimberly Marschhauser and moderator John Beresny, Hong will share her insight on the challenges and opportunities in fostering a robust and inclusive data-sharing ecosystem for health research and surveillance.
The Potomac Officers Club’s 2023 Healthcare Summit gathers the US’s foremost public and private health sector leaders. Besides data sharing, the leaders and decision-makers will discuss health care AI, improving user experience, promoting human-centered designs, and other transformative methods catapulted by the COVID-19 health crisis.
Why is data sharing vital for healthcare?
Data sharing has become an integral part of healthcare systems across the globe due to the arrival of massive amounts of files and information. For Summer Myatt, data sharing propels various healthcare organizations to accelerate their innovation and medical research, develop AI applications, and improve patient care.
Additionally, data sharing enables the pharmaceutical industry to provide access to participant-level information, published clinical trial reports, data-sharing policies, and other result publications to customers.
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