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Bringing big data and research to the point of care by creating the "app store" for health


Kenneth Mandl, M.D., M.P.H., discusses bringing big data and research to the point of care by creating the "app store" for health.

CTSI-CN Frontiers in Science Series
Bringing Big Data and Research to the Point of Care by Creating the “App Store” for Health

Presented by
Kenneth D. Mandl, MD, MPH
Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Pediatrics,
Harvard Medical School
Director, Computational Health Informatics Program,
Boston Children’s Hospital

Dr. Mandl will discuss how we can transform the point of care by introducing an app store for health for both doctors and patients at home. He will show how healthcare becomes a data -driven enterprise when the electronic health record meets the full power of the Web.

Learning Objectives:
Attendees of this session will be able to:

  1. Describe the limitations of current stage EHRs with respect to interoperability and integration
  2. Develop a basic understanding of the role of application programming interfaces in transforming EHRs
  3. Appreciate the role of third party apps in transforming the point of care

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