Seminar Series – November 14, 2019

Dr. David Johnson

Creation of a data analyst team (MyCHILD ALBERTA) to facilitate the evaluation of KT and Quality Projects


Dr. David Johnson is: Senior Medical Director for the Alberta Health Services Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Youth Strategic Clinical Network; a pediatric emergency physician and medical toxicologist; and a Professor of Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, and Physiology and Pharmacology in the Cummings School of Medicine, University of Calgary.  His research interests are primarily focused on the management of common childhood respiratory emergencies, and ensuring primary health care professionals utilize ‘best evidence’ in managing these diseases.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand that extraction of data from electronic medical records is complex and not straight forward
  2. Learn about ‘late binding’ approach to creating data repositories
  3. Learn about potential for patient-level costing data to improve value-for-money


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