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SNOMED CT support for cancer care
Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for nearly 10 million deaths in 2020, according to the WHO. As SNOMED CT is the leading global terminology, it is well placed to support the treatment and care of cancer patients. This session has been developed to focus on a number of areas of cancer care, with a view of showcasing current projects covering clinical diagnosis and treatment, using synoptic reporting, through to the use of clinical data to support cancer research. The aim of the session is both to inform, but also to start a debate on how best SNOMED CT can be further developed to support this important are of clinical care.

Oct 27, 2021 12:30 PM in Universal Time UTC

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Monica Jones
Chief Data Officer @HDRUK Data Research Hub for Cancer – DATA-CAN
Monica Jones is also the Executive Lead for Population Health Management for the Yorkshire and Humber Care Record (YHCR). A highly motivated technical expert and leader with extensive Healthcare and Life Sciences knowledge and experience. ISEB qualified Enterprise and Solutions Architect with a proven track record of designing and delivering complex, high value solutions to exceptional standards. She has many years’ experience defining and directing current and future information systems. As the Managing Director of Animo Consultancy Ltd she has provided consultancy services for CRUK, MRC, Genomics England, NHS England and the MOD. An effective communicator used to working on major public and private sector initiatives, who is able to integrate teams to achieve their maximum potential. International clinical terminology and data standards (SNOMED CT, ICD-10, HL7 FHIR) expert promoting safe and effective health information for better patient outcomes.
W. Scott Campbell
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Microbiology @University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
Scott Campbell, PhD, MBA is an associate professor in the Department of Pathology and Microbiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. He is also the Director of Informatics for the Nebraska Public Health Laboratory and the Sr. Director of Research Information Technologies for UNMC. Dr. Campbell specializes in clinical informatics with special emphasis in cancer pathology and microbiology. He is a certified, Level 1 SNOMED author and a certified SNOMED Implementation Advisor. Dr. Campbell currently serves as the Chair of the Cancer Synoptic Reporting Working Group.
Ekkehard Hewer
Associate Professor of Pathology @Lausanne University Hospital and University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Ekkehard Hewer is an Associate Professor of Pathology at Lausanne University Hospital and University of Lausanne, Switzerland. His main clinical interests are cytopathology and neuropathology and he has a longstanding in Synoptic Reporting in Pathology.
Laura Pareja
Laura Pareja is statistician and has a Master's degree in Public Health. She has wide experience working on cancer registries and is currently developing her research activity in the Catalan Cancer Registry collaborating in the development of algorithms for the automated collection and analysis of care activity related to cancer based on administrative data.