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Wolters Kluwer to showcase Health Language Terminology Management Solutions at Epic User Group Meeting
- 28 Aug 2015

The Health division of Wolters Kluwer, a global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, has announced that its Health Language® workflow enhancing search and data normalisation solutions will be featured at the Epic User Group Meeting, August 31-September 4 in Verona, Wis. Located at the Epic Observation Deck in Booth #224, Wolters Kluwer will be demonstrating its cutting-edge solution for simplifying clinician documentation of problem lists and diagnoses.

Clients using Workflow Enhancing Search within Epic can now record problems and diagnoses utilizing a comprehensive library of commonly used synonyms with mappings to SNOMED, ICD-9, and ICD-10. Workflow Enhancing Search addresses the complexities associated with choosing the correct codes, enhancing regulatory compliance and revenue cycle management. Part of the Health Language enterprise terminology management platform, the offering supports local customisation of content for use in Epic systems and other health IT platforms, extending beyond problem and diagnosis search to address other terminology-related initiatives such as establishing a single source of truth, normalising data for interoperability and analytics, and assisting with the transition to ICD-10.

More than 2,000 hospital clients benefit from the collaborative and timely efforts of the Health Language content team to generate and publish greater than six thousand coding and mapping changes annually. Many Epic customers already use UB-04 codes and content from Health Language within EpicCare solutions.

The Health Language enterprise terminology management platform from Wolters Kluwer provides the software, content, and consulting solutions needed to map, translate, update, and manage standard and enhanced clinical terminologies on an enterprise scale-enabling the information liquidity required to support some of healthcare's toughest challenges, such as meaningful use compliance, ICD-10 conversion, population health management, analytics, ACOs, and semantic interoperability among systems.

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Frankfurt Book Fair to host THE MARKETS - Global Publishing Summit 2015
- 28 Aug 2015

THE MARKETS - Global Publishing Summit 2015, the new conference to kick off the Frankfurt Book Fair (14-18 October 2015) will set the stage for the world's largest industry event. The one-day conference will focus on seven international book markets, which will be introduced by industry experts and analysed from various points of view, with the aim of initiating deals on the spot as well as bringing to light potential areas for business.

For each of the seven book markets, one segment with its specific features and trends will be highlighted: China - International partnerships and joint ventures; Germany - Academic publishing and specialist information; Indonesia - Trade publishers; Mexico - Trade publishers; South Korea - Education and children's books; Turkey - The total market; and USA - Digital publishing and innovation.

Each of the seven selected markets will be presented by an analyst from the respective country, who will explain and elucidate the market's potential and the business opportunities for which it is best suited. The invited experts will provide an overview of trends and overarching market developments. Placing the individual markets in a global context, they will reveal what makes each of these markets unique and where the opportunities for business and growth lie. In addition, seven players from each market will be present, making their know-how and experience available to conference participants in smaller group discussions.

Speakers at THE MARKETS include: Niels Peter Thomas, Executive Vice President, German Language Science Publishing, Springer Science&Business Media, Germany; Liu Zhong, Director of International Cooperation, China Publishing Group, China; Nubia Macias, Director, Planeta Mexico; Wandi S. Brata, CEO, Gramedia, Indonesia; Eric Yang, CEO, RH Korea (formerly Random House Korea), South Korea; Nermin Mollaoğlu, Director, The Kalem Agency, Turkey; and Chantal Restivo-Alessi, Chief Digital Officer, HarperCollins, US.

THE MARKETS will take place on October 13, 2015. In the coming weeks, the Frankfurt Book Fair will be publishing an occasional series of profiles of the selected markets.

Further information about the event and how to register is available online at http://www.TheMarkets2015.com and http://www.book-fair.com.

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ALPSP conference to discuss how to use text mining to extract sentiment, insights and opinions from Twitter
- 24 Aug 2015

The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers has announced that Guy Singh of Linguamatics will be discussing how text mining can be applied to Twitter, a medium which uses a combination of both standard language, colloquialisms, slang and Twitter specific notation. This forms part of a session at the ALPSP Conference, chaired by Duncan Campbell of Wiley, which will adopt a broader view of text and data mining and demonstrate the potential that text mining and analysis techniques have for developing new insights across a broad range of scholarly disciplines.

Dr Beatrice Alex of the University of Edinburgh will introduce Palmpsest, an interdisciplinary collaboration between literary scholars and the computer sciences, while Dr Judith Bara of Queen Mary University London will consider how TDM can inform research into the changing nature of Parliamentary debate on financial impropriety.

Find out more at the ALPSP Conference, 9-11 September at the Park Inn, London Heathrow. Full details www.alpspconference.org.

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Emerald Group Publishing and Cabell's International to co-host free publishing webinar for early career researchers
- 21 Aug 2015

Academic publisher Emerald Group Publishing and Cabell's International, a resource specializing in connecting researchers, librarians and academics to discipline-related journals, will co-host 'Publish, Not Perish' a free webinar for early career researchers on ways to improve their chances of getting published.

Getting published is the mainstay of a researcher's career path. Developing a portfolio of published works opens doors to funding, increased visibility within the respective discipline and career advancement. With the millions of papers submitted every day for journal consideration, what do editors look for when considering what they will, or will not, publish?

In this free webinar, Simon Linacre, executive publisher at Emerald, will provide insights into the academic publishing process and what researchers need to know about preparing an article for submission that will increase its odds of publication.

'Publish, Not Perish,' a free webinar by Emerald and Cabell's International, will take place on September 18, 2015. Two 30 minute sessions will be held to accommodate researchers on east and west coasts: Noon to 12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (EDT). The webinar is recommended for early career researchers in all disciplines, but faculty, graduate students and mid-to-late career professionals may also find the content useful. Advance registration is required. Deadline for registration is September 16, 2015. Interested parties may visit www.cabells.com/register to register for the webinar. The session will be recorded and archived for future reference on the Emerald's website on September 21, 2015.

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Radcliffe Cardiology to present live case initiative at European Society of Cardiology 2015
- 19 Aug 2015

Cardiovascular publisher and media company Radcliffe Cardiology has announced an innovative digital education initiative at this year's European Society of Cardiology (ESC) annual meeting in London, UK (29 August - 2 September 2015).

In collaboration with the Imperial College NHS Trust and Interventional Cardiology Review (ICR) and funded by industry partners' AstraZeneca and Medtronic, Radcliffe Cardiology has organised a live transmission of a patient case direct from the cath lab of the Hammersmith Hospital, performed by consultant cardiologist, Dr. Justin Davies. This will take place at 11.00am BST on the September 1, 2015.

The case entitled 'Contemporary Management Of Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) From Diagnosis To Therapy' will provide a unique insight into the management of an ACS patient undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and educate physicians on the scientific rationale behind the treatment strategy taken.

Healthcare professionals will be able to access the live broadcast in one of two ways depending on their preference. Firstly, if they are attending ESC 2015 they will be able to watch it live on the AstraZeneca booth (E100&150) with the added benefit of being able to interact direct with the session moderator, Professor Carlo Di Mario (Imperial College London, UK) who will have an open line of communication with Dr Davies in the cath lab. Alternatively, physicians can register to be provided access to the live stream on the Radcliffe Cardiology website RadcliffeCardiology.com.

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