Please Join
The UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics
In Celebrating the 4th Annual
The John P. Glaser Health Informatics Society

Friday, October 18th, 2019
Institute of Molecular Medicine Building

4:00-4:30 pm
Welcoming Remarks from Dr. John P. Glaser and Presentation of the
2019 John P. Glaser Health Informatics Innovator Award to
Grahame Grieve, BSc, MAACB, FACHI, Principal - Health Intersections,
Founder - HL7 FHIR, and FHIR Product Director - HL7 International
Institute of Molecular Medicine Building - Beth Robertson Auditorium
1825 Pressler Street, Houston, TX 77030
(Visitor parking is available next door, at 7000 Fannin Street)

4:30-5:30 pm
2019 John P. Glaser Health Informatics Innovator Award Recipient’s Lecture:
“FHIR: The Power of Standards to Change Health Outcomes”
Grahame Grieve 
Institute of Molecular Medicine Building - Beth Robertson Auditorium

5:30-6:45 pm
Reception in Honor of
Grahame Grieve and Dr. John P. Glaser
Institute of Molecular Medicine Building - Atrium
RSVP via e-mail Judy.E.Young@uth.tmc.edu or phone 713.500.3901


About Dr. John P. Glaser and The John P. Glaser Health Informatics Society...

John P. Glaser, PhD, is widely known as a prominent thought leader in the field of health informatics. With more than 30 years in health IT, Dr. Glaser has continuously advanced patient care through substantive collaborative efforts among health information management executives, policy makers, government institutions, health care organizations, academia, and industry. In sum, his career has been focused on the effective use of information to improve health and health care in communities throughout the world. Dr. Glaser currently serves as senior vice president and member of the executive cabinet for Cerner Corporation.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Biomedical Informatics (SBMI) has established The John P. Glaser Health Informatics Society in order to commemorate the life and work of Dr. Glaser, who is an internationally renowned exemplar of the health informatics field. Applied health informatics is an essential component of SBMI’s research and education mission.

For more information on Dr. John P. Glaser or The John P. Glaser Health Informatics Society click here.

About the 2019 Glaser Award Recipient, Grahame Grieve...

Grahame Grieve, BSc, MAACB, FACHI, is Principal - Health Intersections, Founder - HL7 FHIR, and FHIR Product Director - HL7 International. FHIR (Fast Health Interoperability Resources), the leading healthcare data exchange standard of the future, was developed by the health care IT standards body known as HL7 (Health Level Seven). HL7 International is a not-for-profit, ANSI-accredited standards developing organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive framework and related standards for the exchange, integration, sharing, and retrieval of electronic health information.

For more information on Grahame Grieve, click here.

About Grahame Grieve’s Lecture, "FHIR: The Power of Standards to Change Health Outcomes"...

FHIR brings the power of the Web to healthcare—through technology, community, and business disruption. Although it is only an information exchange standard, FHIR is beginning to influence the healthcare process itself. In this lecture, the mechanisms by which information exchange can transform the healthcare process will be examined, as well as the potential of FHIR to improve healthcare outcomes.

The 2019 Glaser Society Event Location and a Contact for More Information...

Institute of Molecular Medicine Building
1825 Pressler Street, Houston, TX 77030
(Visitor parking is available next door, at 7000 Fannin St.)
For more information, call Judy E. Young at 713-500-3901 or contact her via e-mail at: judy.e.young@uth.tmc.edu.

Previous Glaser Award Recipients

2018 - H. Stephen Lieber, Principal of Avisos Partners, LLC, and former President & CEO of HIMSS - click here to read
2017 - Dr. David Westfall Bates, Harvard University - click here to read
2016 - Ivo. D. Nelson, CEO and Chairman, Next Wave Health - click here to read