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Thursday, 31 October 2013 07:36

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“Bridging the Gap: Diagnosis, Therapy and Health Informatics”. That’s the theme of a three day conference to be held in Barbados from November 1st – 3rd 2013.

The conference being organized by the Barbados Radiographers Association (BAR) and The Barbados Health Information Management Association (BHIMA), aims to raise public awareness on Health Information Management (HIM) and the vital roles that HIM Professionals play in health care delivery. 

The Conference will be held at the Radisson Aquatica Hotel, Aquatic Gap, and will attract participation from clinicians, radiographers, health information specialists, other Allied health and IT professionals.

Speakers will focus on a number of areas, among them: Barbados Health Information Systems (HIS) Vision and Its Impact on Information Management and Governance, Radiography, Evaluating the Quality of Coded Morbidity and The Health Effect of Ionizing Radiation among others.

An official Opening Ceremony takes place on Saturday November 2nd 2013.

Organizers of the highly anticipated conference say, it is their way of updating the Barbadian public on the current trends in Health Informatics and Barbados’ HIM Professionals.

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