Knowledge Services and the Role of Medical Libraries in Healthcare IT
John D. Halamka, MD, MS, will give the 2010 Joseph Leiter NLM/MLA Lecture on Wednesday, May 26, at 2:00 pm Eastern time (11:00 am Pacific time) at the Lister Hill Center Auditorium at the National Library of Medicine.
Dr. Halamka is the Chief Information Officer of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Chief Information Officer of Harvard Medical School. In addition, Dr. Halamka participates on several state and national committees. He serves as Chairman of the New England Healthcare Exchange Network (NEHEN), and is the current the Chair of the U.S. Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP) and co-Chair of the HIT Standards Committee. He also authors a blog: Life as a Healthcare CIO.
The lecture will be recorded and broadcast live on the Web to Medical Library Association members and the NIH community at http://videocast.nih.gov.
The Joseph Leiter NLM/MLA Lecture was established in 1983 to stimulate intellectual liaison between the Medical Library Association and the National Library of Medicine.