Computer and Medical Informatics
Chapter (of IAP)
“One of the biggest challenges to medicine is the incorporation of the Information Technology in our practices.”
– Samuel Wilson
MESSAGE FROM CHAIRPERSON & SECRETARY
Greetings from Computer and Medical Informatics Chapter of the IAP!
The medical field is changing fast. To keep up with the pace of development we have to learn, relearn, and unlearn. Though the most important aspect of medical practice remains proper clinical management of patient, the focus is shifting on proper documentation. Whether it is NABH or National Medical Council, the stress is on documentation. Though the law is there to maintain all the records, the enforcing agencies will make it mandatory for the doctors to keep all the records not only in physical form, but in digital form as well. How long can one escape computerisation of medical practice? The sad fact is majority of doctors still have not computerised the office practice. Our chapter has continuously strived to help the members in getting the office practise computerised. In every conference, there is at least one lecture on computerisation of office practice. We have negotiated for the best deals from software companies and are in process of getting the MOU done with them through CIAP. We have a workshop “Bytes of E-Practice in Pediatrics” on 20th September, 2019 during West Zone Pedicon at Surat, Gujarat.
The details or the program are printed in this CPU. Those interested may register for the same. We will be having our website very soon. Right now, we are working on developing a model website for Academy of Pediatrics, Vadodara.
Dear friends, this is our 2nd CPU of the year 2019, which has wonderful articles contributed by our members. Please go through them and enrich your e knowledge. We have archived the past CPU. To get the link for all the past issues send a request to [email protected] Ending the note with a reminder to opt for soft copy of Indian Pediatrics journal by clicking on link https://goo.gl/forms/2iLM9S2NFHQgBiAS2.
– Dr. Sanjeev Goel (Chairperson) & Dr. Samir Shah (Secretary)