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Salar Joins Medical Informatics Experts to Judge AMIA’s First Ever Student Design Challenge: Reinventing Clinical Documentation
Date:11/11/2013

Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) November 11, 2013

Salar, Inc., a leading provider of clinical documentation, charge capture and CDI workflow solutions for hospitals and inpatient healthcare facilities, in partnership with the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), today announced its sponsorship of the Student Design Challenge: Reinventing Clinical Documentation at the upcoming AMIA 2013 Annual Symposium on November 16-20 in Washington, D.C. The goal of the design challenge is to bring together creative, forward-thinking teams of graduate students from different scientific disciplines to re-invent electronic clinical documentation and its role in medical practice.

Salar will judge the student proposals along with a committee of distinguished members of the AMIA community, including:

  • Lena Mamykina, PhD, Committee Co-Chair, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University;
  • Madhu Reddy, PhD, Committee Co-Chair, Associate Professor College of Information Sciences and Technology Center for Integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems, Penn State University;
  • Patricia Flatley Brennan, PhD, Moehlman Bascom Professor Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison;
  • Paul Gorman, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Oregon Health & Science University;
  • George Hripcsak, MD, MS, Chair, Department of Biomedical Informatics, NYP/Columbia;
  • Jonathan Nebeker, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine; and
  • Wanda Pratt, PhD Professor, Information School, Division of Biomedical & Health Informatics, University of Washington.

Eight student teams will be selected to present their solutions at the AMIA Annual Symposium. Salar will give out plaques and cash prizes to the top three finalists.

“Our committee is thrilled to have Salar sponsor the student design challenge,” said Dr. Madhu Reddy. “Salar brings deep, hands-on experience in developing successful, adoptable clinical documentation solutions. They will provide industry perspective on the potential of these proposed technologies in practice.”

“We are excited for this unique opportunity to join up with experts from AMIA and review cutting-edge clinical documentation solutions,” said Dan Schiller, President of Salar. “As a best-of-breed provider of clinical documentation tools, Salar thinks about improving methods for clinical data capture every day. It’s encouraging to see innovation stimulated in this important area. Ultimately, it’s the clinical documentation tools that will power population health analytics and revolutionize the way preventive care is delivered in the future.”

For more details on the Student Design Challenge visit http://www.amia.org/amia2013/student-design-challenge and the AMIA 2013 Student Design Challenge on Facebook. Follow the event on Twitter #AMIA2013.

About AMIA
AMIA, the leading professional association for informatics professionals, serves as the voice of the nation’s top biomedical and health informatics professionals and plays an important role in medicine, health care, and science, encouraging the use of data, information and knowledge to improve both human health and delivery of healthcare services. More about AMIA is online at http://www.amia.org.

About Salar
Salar, Inc. is a leading provider of clinical documentation, charge capture and CDI workflow solutions for hospitals and inpatient healthcare facilities preparing for the ICD-10 transition. Its web-based, mobile platform sits on top of legacy EMRs and makes it possible for medical specialties to customize their own note templates and capture structured clinical data for quality reporting. Documentation, charge capture and coding become more accurate when clinicians are given CDI tools and information upfront at the point of documentation. For more information, please visit: http://www.salarinc.com.

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