By William Hersh MD – In 2006, I published a paper entitled, Who are the Informaticians? – What We Know and Should Know. As my interest in developing educational programs was growing at the time, I was also thinking about the nascent growth of biomedical and health informatics as a profession.Read More
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By William Hersh MD – I am pleased to announce the publication of the 4th edition of my book, Information Retrieval: A Biomedical & Health Perspective. Published by Springer, the book updates the content, methods, results, and research in the use of search systems for knowledge-based biomedical and health information.
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of September that we think deserve sharing again.
By William Hersh MD – Although my career has mostly been focused on informatics, I have always considered evidence-based medicine to be a part of, or at least overlapping with, informatics.
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of August that we think deserve sharing again.
By William Hersh MD – In a few weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown will have been going on for a half-year for most people in the United States. I still remember its beginning in early March. Nothing in my entire life has impacted my personal and professional activities as much as this.
By William Hersh MD – For many years, I have had a portion of my Web site billhersh.info devoted to an introductory overview of the informatics field entitled, What is Biomedical & Health Informatics? I originally created this site to provide an answer to that question I was asked from time to time.
By William Hersh MD – Calling all information retrieval (IR) and biomedical informatics researchers interested in IR! My colleagues and I are pleased to announce a new research challenge related to Covid-19. TREC-COVID aims to develop and evaluate methods to…
By William Hersh MD – To paraphrase Charles Dickens, these Covid-19 times are the easiest and hardest of times. For me personally, the Covid-19 crisis so far has been relatively easy. Because of this, I have gratitude and also note my fortunes could change at any time.