Seminar on Health Informatics (26 June 2010)

Coming from the widely successful first (April 8, 2010) and second (May 21, 2010) Seminars on Health Informatics, the UP Manila National Telehealth Center (UPM–NThC) is inviting more health and IT professionals and students to participate in the third offering at:

College of Dentistry Auditorium, University of the Philippines Manila, Pedro Gil St. Cor. Taft Avenue, Manila June 26 2010 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

This third seminar aims to offer the same content as the first but with additional talks by professionals working in health IT. It also promises to provide participants with concrete action items that they can pursue to further sharpen their knowledge and skills in health informatics.

TOPICS:

  • ICT for Health: Introduction to eHealth, Telemedicine, Health Informatics
  • Explaining the jargon: bioinformatics, medical informatics, public health informatics, nursing informatics, etc
  • Standards in Health Informatics*
  • Introduction to Tools and Technologies for Health Informatics (Free and/or Open Source Software)
  • Community Health Applications: eHealth Initiatives of the UPM-NThC*
  • Demos: Electronic Health Record Systems, Telemedicine
  • Nursing Informatics: Caring through ICT
  • Life as a Telehealth Nurse
  • Health Informatics and Healthcare Policy*
  • Careers and Future Directions in Health Informatics*

* as per CHED Memo No. 14, Series of 2009

OBJECTIVE:
To increase the knowledge of health professionals and IT personnel on the interplay of information technology and health. The seminar is intended for:

  • doctors, nurses, dentists, midwives and allied medical professionals
  • faculty and students of health professions
  • engineers and software developers

SEMINAR FEE OF PhP 1,500 INCLUDES:

  • Seminar kit
  • Souvenir Program
  • DVD of Health Informatics Resources
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Morning, Afternoon Snacks and Lunch
  • Freebies from various sponsors

PROMOTIONAL FEES:

  • Early registration: PhP 1,200 on or before June 11, 2010
  • Group registration: PhP 1,400 per person for groups of 3 or more
  • Student registration: PhP 1,000 per person (must present valid ID)

(To avail of the pre-registration promo rate (P1,200), payments must be received on or before June 11, 2010. Otherwise, regular seminar fees will apply.)

REGISTRATION OPTIONS:

  • Online Registration Form: https://one.telehealth.ph/seminar
  • Email your filled-out registration form to admin@info.telehealth.ph
  • Fax your filled-out registration form to +632 5256501

PAYMENT OPTIONS:
1. Bank Deposit

  • Bank Name: Development Bank of the Philippines
  • Bank Branch: Arroceros Branch
  • Account Name: UP Manila Trust Fund
  • Account Number: 0410-002882-033

2. Direct Payment to our office at UP Manila – National Telehealth Center, 3rd Floor, Information Technology Complex, Philippine General Hospital, Taft Avenue, Manila, from Monday to Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm.

FOR CHECK PAYMENTS:
As per university policy, UPM-NThC can only accept Manager’s Check addressed to “UP Manila Trust Fund”. Personal and Company Checks cannot be used.

For further details, contact Vivian Biala/Rio Valenzuela at 525-6501 or e-mail at admin@info.telehealth.ph

Development Bank of the Philippines Arroceros Branch Map:

Directions to UPM-NThC:

For more information, visit the UPM-NThC website

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