The New York Medical Imaging Informatics Symposium

by Robert Garment, Executive Editor | August 13, 2014
Dr. David Hirshorn,
a speaker and the
lead organizer of NYMIIS
The New York Medical Imaging Informatics Symposium (NYMIIS) is holding its 5th annual event this September 18th at the Marriott Marquis hotel in Times Square, the center of New York City.

NYMIIS will focus this year on exploring the best practices in medical imaging information systems. This includes Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS), Radiology and Cardiovascular Information Systems (RIS and CVIS), speech recognition reporting systems, vendor neutral archives (VNAs) and image-enabled electronic medical records (EMR), clinical decision support systems, critical test result management systems, medical displays and methods of image exchange.

You can also learn the latest information about the rules of meaningful use for health information technology as they pertain to medical imaging, and informatics techniques to lower radiation dose. In addition to a gathering of first rate nationally recognized speakers, the meeting will have an extensive technical exhibit area for attendees to see examples of these systems first-hand.

Who should attend?
Radiologists, Cardiologists, Pathologists, Physicians, Nurses or Technologists involved with medical imaging, Chief Information Officers, Hospital Executives and Administrators and PACS and RIS administrators. NYMIIS draws attendees from the greater tri-state area and has grown bigger each year -- and this year they expect another over-flow crowd.

Featured Speakers:
This year's Symposium features another line-up of top IT and medical professionals, including:

Michael Recht, MD
Louis Marx Professor of Radiology, Chair of the Department of Radiology NYU Langone Medical Center

Eliot Siegel, MD, FSIIM
Chief of Imaging Services Baltimore VA, Professor & Vice Chair University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Adjunct Professor Bioengineering University of Maryland College Park Imaging Informatics, NCIA & caBIG Imaging Workspace, National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health

David Mendelson, MD, FACR
Professor of Radiology, Director of Radiology Information Systems, Senior Associate- Clinical Informatics, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, Co-Chair Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE)

David Hirschorn, MD
Director of Radiology Informatics, Staten Island University Hospital, Researcher in Radiology Informatics, Massachusetts General Hospital

Alberto Goldszal, PhD
Chief Information Officer, University Radiology Group, Adjunct Professor of Radiology, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

For more information visit their website: NYMIIS

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