ICU of the Future: Informatics Infrastructure for Continuous Quality Improvement and Outcome Research
Einstein-Montefiore Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
Thursday, November 6, 2008
First Floor Lecture Hall, Forchheimer/Einstein
Cherkasky Auditorium/Montefiore Medical Center
Ognjen Gajic MD, MSc
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
Mayo Epidemiology and Translational Research in Intensive Care (METRIC)
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Dr. Gajic practices and teaches critical care medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota where he is an Associate Professor of Medicine. He finished medical school at the University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. He completed internal medicine residency in New York Methodist Hospital and a critical care and pulmonary fellowship at the Mayo Clinic.
Dr Gajic has published more than 70 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters related to critical care medicine and serves on American Lung Association grant review committee.
He directs an interdisciplinary clinical laboratory, METRIC (Mayo Epidemiology and Translational Research in Intensive Care (mayoresearch.mayo.edu/mayo/research/gajic_lab/) with a goal for understanding disease mechanisms and the response of the human body to acute illness of injury and corresponding life support interventions.
After attending this activity, participants will be able to:
- Define relevant outcomes
- Review the role of medical informatics in health services research and quality improvement
- Provide examples of health services research and quality improvement interventions
Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.