November 30, 2001

Miller, Sanders receive award

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Dr. Deborah German

Dr. Randolph A. Miller, professor and chair of Biomedical Informatics, and David Sanders, research fellow in Biomedical Informatics, recently received the Homer R. Warner Award.

The award, presented each year at the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), is named for Dr. Homer R. Warner, a pioneer in the field of Informatics and the founder of the Department of Medical Informatics at the University of Utah. It is awarded for the paper that best describes approaches to improving computerized information acquisition, knowledge data acquisition and management, and experimental results documenting the value of theses approaches.

Miller and Sanders received the award and the $1,000 prize for their paper titled, “The Effects on Clinician Ordering Patterns of a Computerized Decision Support System for Neuroradiology Imaging Studies.”