To be presented at the 102nd AACR Annual Meeting 2011.

2011 Margaret Foti Award for Leadership and Extraordinary Achievements in Cancer Analysis: Nomination Deadline: Sept. 30, 2010 The award recognizes a genuine champion of cancer study, someone who embodies the sustained dedication of Margaret Foti, Ph.D., M.D. , to the prevention and cure of cancers. The award is directed at an individual whose leadership and amazing achievements in cancer analysis or to get cancer study have made a significant impact on the field. Such achievements include incredible contributions to the acceleration of progress in cancer analysis, raising national and/or international awareness of cancer analysis, or various other substantive demonstrations of a sustained dedication to the conquest of malignancy.Therefore EHRs will be only as good as the quality metrics they’re designed to capture; technology can’t get over fundamental measurement issues. We measure many things that have no value to patients, while much of what sufferers do worth, including our attention, remains unmeasurable. Why, Wachter asks, do we do nothing equivalent in health care? In a moving passage, Wachter speaks with a renowned surgeon who once spent his evenings before surgery reading his notes on the next day’s patients. No longer. His notes have been rendered homogeneous by the tyranny of clicks and auto-populated fields uselessly.