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Upcoming Program: March 3, 2008

Improving Patient Care through Health Informatics

When: March 3rd

Where: Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 901 G Street, NW Washington, DC 20001

COST: $15 ASIS&T or DCSLA members, $20 non-members, $5 Students


  • Nichole Kallas, MLIS, Project Manager for IT projects, National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR), a division of the American College of Cardiology Foundation
  • Nkossi Dambita, MD, MPH, MS Research Associate , Division of Health Sciences Informatics Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

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Using Standards to Improve Quality of Care for Cardiovascular Patients: Nichole Kallas will discuss development of common metadata models, XML, collecting patient data across complex technology platforms, standardization of core data sets, trending of data, and benchmarking across organizations to drive improvements in care for cardiovascular patients nationwide.

Leveraging IT to Deliver Primary Care – the Case of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Age-Old Problem, New Paradigm): Nkossi Dambita will discuss this case.


2006-2007 Annual Activities Report (PDF)

Working Together, Working Differently: How millennials are changing the way other generations learn, interact, and do commerce.

Cosponsored by Fedlink and Library Associates

September 24, 2007: We hosted a panel discussion of how different generations learn, interact, and do commerce differently.

About Our Chapter

Welcome to the home page of the Potomac Valley Chapter of the Association for Information Science (ASIS&T PVC). Our members are primarily located in Washington DC, Northern Virginia, and Southern Maryland.

We host workshops, tutorials, and seminars that strive to further the professional skills and interests of Chapter members. We also strive to provide a forum in which members can meet and engage in the exchange of ideas. If you have ideas for future programs, or would like to volunteer, please send us an email.

The board is currently on the lookout for general volunteers--if you can lend a hand, please let us know.


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