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Big Data - Your Best Friend to Patient Safety with Professor Yu-Chuan (Jack) Li

Date: 30th August 2014 

Presenter: Yu-Chuan (Jack) Li, Editor-in-Chief International Journal for Quality in Health Care, Dean of College of Medical Science and Technology, Taipei Medical University

About the Speaker

Professor Yu-Chuan (Jack) Li has been a pioneer of Medical Informatics research in Taiwan.  He is the founder of the Graduate Institute of Medical Informatics in Taipei Medical University and also served as the President of Taiwan Association for Medical Informatics (TAMI) from 1999 to 2003.  Due to his achievement in establishing Medical Information exchange mechanisms among hospitals and his dedication to information technology application in patient safety and care, he was awarded as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the Year in 2001.  He has been the Principle Investigator of many national and international projects in the domain of Electronic Health Record, Patient Safety Informatics and Medical e-learning. He is also author of 125 scientific papers and 3 college-level textbooks.

He served as a Vice President of Taipei Medical University and currently, he is the Professor and Dean of College of Medical science and Technology, Graduate Institute of Biomedical Informatics, Taipei Medical University and Chair, Dept. of Dermatology, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. He is also the President of Asia Pacific Association for Medical Informatics (APAMI).


Professor Yu-Chuan (Jack) Li's Global Leader Lecture

Additional Resources

Educational resources on Bigdata

Fellowship Questions

These questions are mandatory for Fellowship Participants.

Choose the correct answer for each of the multi-choice questions below and submit the answers when claiming your credits.

1. Big Data can be quite useful for ________________ in health care organizations.

a.  Quality and Patient Safety
b.  Quality
c.  Safety
d.  All of the above

2. In a health care environment ________________ is often not available to those who need it when they need it. This is when errors happen.

a.  Information
b.  Services
c.  Results
d.  Money

3. The research on patient safety using big data can potentially move in the following direction
 _________ > ___________  >  __________

a.  Predict > Detect  > Prevent
b.  Detect > Predict > Prevent
c.  Prevent > Predict > Detect
d.  Prevent > Detect > Predict