BOSTON, April 9, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- IC Sciences Corporation announced today the establishment of a new corporate division, the Division of Medical Information Sciences (DMIS), dedicated to scientific and technical innovations in the design and development of the burgeoning field of "digital informatics instruments." In addition to reflecting a corporate commitment to a new generation of informatics-grounded healthcare delivery, the Division's mandate also involves establishing the parameters, methods, and disciplines needed to ensure the safety and effectiveness of these instruments.
The Division's Executive Director, L. Eleanor J. Herriman, MD, MBA, who also serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Science Officer of IC Sciences Corp, remarked, "Having canvassed the scientific literature, attended the leading healthcare informatics conferences, and heard from all market and policy sectors in healthcare, we have concluded that medical practice and the healthcare marketplace are in the midst of an unprecedented transformation. This shift is being sparked by the Internet and associated advances in medical informatics. The leadership of IC Sciences and its advisors are convinced that the success of care delivery heavily depends on the clinical potency and quality of the informatics tools available to clinicians, patients, and consumers."
DMIS envisions collaborations with a range of scientific, business, and clinical leaders to devise design principles, tools, meta-data frameworks, and assessment methodologies to answer the question "How can informatics systems most effectively advance care delivery?" The healthcare information technologies involved in next generation healthcare are viewed through the framework of a range of informatics instrument classes, such as care delivery instruments, cognitive profiling instruments, collective intelligence instruments, therapeutic support instruments, and evaluation instruments.
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