By John S. Silva (auth.), John S. Silva MD, Marion J. Ball EdD, Christopher G. Chute MD, DrPH, Judith V. Douglas MA, MHS, Curtis P. Langlotz MD, PhD, Joyce C. Niland PhD, William L. Scherlis PhD (eds.)
Cancer Informatics chronicles the improvement of the nationwide melanoma Institute's new melanoma Informatics Infrastructure (CII) - a knowledge administration approach infrastructure designed to faciliate scientific trials, offer for trustworthy, safe info alternate, and enhance sufferer care. The publication information the demanding situations fascinated with growing and handling any such wisdom base, together with applied sciences, criteria, and present, cutting-edge applications.
The final objective of CII is to operate as an enabler of scientific trials, expediting the scientific trials lifecycle, faciliating speedier and more secure drug improvement and extra applicable therapy offerings for melanoma sufferers. members deal with the position the CII needs to play in changing the becoming wisdom of genes, proteins, and pathways into acceptable preventative, diagnostic, and healing measures. provided in 4 sections, the 1st presents an summary of the strategies curious about relocating the infrastructure for melanoma from concept into perform. Sections via 4 supply the most recent paintings performed within the components of know-how, cancer-specific and nationwide criteria, and functions to faciliate medical trials.
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We strongly suggest that the planning group consider tactics for disseminating information on the CII in NCI announcements, including Requests for Applications (RFAs). 1. Translating Cancer Research into Cancer Care 15 From Theory to Practice: Clinical Trials in 2004 In 2004, the Cancer Informatics Infrastructure (ClI) will translate clinical trials results into clinical care, and care results will drive future research. With common processes and tools in place, the CII will expedite information exchange.
Creation of the CII requires a set of common infrastructure services, such as medical informatics standards and tools, digital libraries, collaboration tools, security services, and electronic transaction support. In order to maximize impact in the NCI community, we recommend that the Director of the Office of Informatics exploit existing and emerging technologies and capitalize on initiatives underway outside the National Cancer Institute. The NCI operates in an environment of diverse stakeholders, rapidly evolving policy and technology, extensive interdependency with externally developed informatics and Internet infrastructure, and long-lived data and processes associated with trials.
Simpson is freed of the need to write out paper referrals and authorizations for patient Johnson, who is assured that all services she receives under the protocol are covered by GoodHealth. Once the trial is complete and data have been analyzed, while preserving the confidentiality of patient data, the results are shared with its participants at GoodHealth, including primary care physicians like Dr. Simpson and patients like Judith Johnson. They receive information on the trial's findings, prepared for them as physicians or patients, and GoodHealth incorporates the information into their disease management program for cancer.