New England HIMSS Education Session - International Healthcare
Please join New England HIMSS for an Education Session on International Healthcare
Inn at Longwood Medical
Room: Longwood Hall
342 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115
Please join us for our first educational event of the year! The theme for the event is International Healthcare.
We are excited to announce our featured speaker:
Katherine Semrau, PhD, MPH
Director, BetterBirth Program, Ariadne Labs
Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical SchoolAriadne Labs | Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health
Presentation Title: Data in International Research: Lessons from Design, Implementation, & Scaling in Low & Middle Income Countries
Over the past 18 years, Dr. Semrau has been implementing large research trials and public health programs in low and middle income countries. In the course of her career, she has seen the intricacies of moving from paper to electronic data capture; managing expectations of technology, and addressing the field realities of conducting research internationally. In this talk, she will share lessons learned from her work in Zambia and India from data collection, analysis, and reporting back to governments and the community. Participants will have a deeper understanding of international health and research data methods as well as ideas about facilitators, barriers, and solutions to data collection, study design and scalability.
A light meal will be served and a cash bar will be available.
Transportation and Parking:
- Short walk from Green line Longwood station
- Complimentary Parking in the Parking Garage attached to the Inn (limited parking available)