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First World Congress on Pathology Informatics

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The Health Informatics Society of Australia and the Association for Pathology Informatics take great pleasure in inviting you to the first World Congress in Pathology Informatics to be held 16th-17th August 2007 immediately prior to Medinfo in Brisbane Australia. The Congress addresses key pathology informatics issues from both a regional and technology perspective. The program is supported by a field of eminent invited speakers. On the first day practical examples of innovation across the globe by geographic region will be highlighted and on the second day there will be updates on eight of the most important themes in pathology informatics, namely:
  • Automation - Leveraging pathologist's knowledge with workforce shortage; Probabilistic diagnosis; Machine learning; and Laboratory processes
  • Digital Microscopy - Sharing; searching; and analysing pictures
  • Omics – Will the laboratory of the future only need micro arrays, NMR spectroscopy and a Mass spectrometer?; Bioinformatics in pathology
  • Shared Care - Pathology's role in the shared EHR
  • Disease Surveillance - Registries; Early warning systems; eNotification
  • Standards Development - Messaging; Terminology; and Decision support
  • Pathology Order Entry - Guideline representation; Decision support and Terminology
  • Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems – Single chip analytical systems

In addition to these invited reviews, there will be 16 twenty minute presentations of the best submitted work based on peer review.

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