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Event Series Event Series: Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

“Health Data Standards Make Patient Care Faster, Cheaper, And Better: The Role of HL7 in AI, Consent, Privacy, And Decision Support”

April 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Dr. Charles Jaffe

Charles Jaffe, MD, PhD
Chief Executive Officer
Health Level 7 International (HL7)

Charles Jaffe, MD, PhD Chuck is the Chief Executive Officer of Health Level 7 International (HL7). He completed his medical training at Johns Hopkins and Duke Universities and post-doctoral training at NIH and the Lombardi Cancer Center. He has served in various academic positions in the Departments of Medicine and Pathology, as well as in the School of Engineering. Prior to joining HL7, he was the Senior Global Strategist at Intel. In addition, he lead a national research consortium, found a consultancy for research informatics, served as the VP of Medical Informatics at AstraZeneca , and the VP of Life Sciences at SAIC. Currently he is a Professor in the Department of Medicine at UCSD. Dr. Jaffe has been the contributing editor for several journals and has published on clinical management, informatics deployment, and healthcare policy. He has been a Fellow of ACMI for more than a decade, had led various educational programs, and has served as the chair of Clinical Information Systems for 6 years. In addition, he has served on Boards of Directors for over a dozen non-profit, international healthcare organizations.


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  • Examine the critical importance of IT standards in healthcare and research
  • Distinguish the role of HL7 FHIR in advancing interoperability
  • Evaluate the complexity of AI in healthcare and ethical challenges of its use and abuse


Dr. Jaffe has indicated that he has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.


Dr. Deshpande has indicated that he has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.

Dr. Weiss has indicated the following relevant financial relationships with commercial interests:
Financial Relationship                                     Commercial Interest/Organization
Consultant/Contractor                                       Prizm LLC

All the relevant financial relationships for these individuals have been mitigated.

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The University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.


April 3
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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