Events

Envisioning the Future of Dermatology Through the Lens of Medical Informatics

Oct 13, 2016

Envisioning the Future of Dermatology Through the Lens of Medical Informatics

Event time and date

10/13/2016
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location

Zuckerman Research Center
417 E 68th St
New York, NY



Event Details

Overview

The purpose of this course is to provide clinicians and scientists with an updated overview of the future of dermatology through the lens of medical informatics. There will be ample time for questions and discussions throughout the day. This course is directed towards clinicians, researchers, and industry motivated to help advance skin cancer diagnosis into the 21st century.

Objectives

Understand the opportunities and barriers to leveraging computer informatics for the diagnosis of skin cancers
Understand the benefits of and challenges to the integration of dermatologic photography with electronic medical records (EMR)
Understand the benefits, limitations and legal barriers of teledermatology
Define the privacy issues associated with the use of dermatology images in the EMR, in patient communications, and in research in the era of cloud computing and public databases.

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