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Expert profile: Steve Walsh [ Dr ]

[ ID = 0901 ] Steve Walsh [ Dr ] 
Name Walsh, Dr Steve
Job Title Director 
Organisation Cognetics 
Address 21 Darley Mead Court Hampton Lane 
Postal Code PO30 1ED 
City Solihull 
Country United Kingdom 
Phone + 0121-7111083
Fax + 07044-700578
Mobile
Email steve.walsh_(on)_altavista.net [@ replaced for spam protection]
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Specialism Speechtechnology:
Medical Applications 
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Description: Medical applications of voice recongition technology.

   Dr Steve Walsh


   21 Darley Mead Court

   Hampton Lane

   Solihull

   B91 2QA

   West Midlands

   UK


Tel (H): +44 (0121) 711-1083

Cell:      +44 07818 405786

   Email:   steve.walsh@altavista.net


   M.B.,Ch.B.

   Master of Medicine and Surgery

   Univ. of Pretoria

                                                                     1973

   M.Med. (Int.)

   Master of Internal Medicine

   Univ. of Stellenbosch

                                                                     1981

   Dip.Data. (Inf.)

   Diploma in Datametrics - Cum Laude

   Univ. of South Africa

                                                                     1986

   M.Sc. (H.I.)

   Master of Science in Health Informatics

   Univ. College London

                                                                     2002


                          CAREER SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE

               Consultant Physician / Internist

               Medical informatician

               Training and development

               Reports and technical writing

               Multimedia instructional design

               End-user software training and support

               Data storage and knowledge management

               Data mining, descriptive and predictive statistics

               Conference, seminar and workshop development

               Networking, hardware installation and troubleshooting

               Programming in Pascal, Visual Basic, VBA, KnowledgePro

               Commercial experience with running my own computer
   technology company

               Research in medical education, cognition, voice
   recognition and web resource design

               Development  of databases, web sites, desktop/voice
   applications and enterprise solutions


                            CAREER ACHIEVEMENTS


               Internist with 27 years of clinical experience and broad
   practical procedural skills


               Extensive involvement in medical informatics for over 20
   years.


               Voice recognition - experience with voice macro
   interfaces, alternative language vocabulary and voice-based patient
   record systems.


               Appointed Head of Statistics and Medical Data and
   developed computer programs to support departmental staffing decisions
   and finances.


               Opened a very successful private practice which grew too
   large for one consultant.  Developed an electronic patient record
   system.


               Implemented the first departmental computer network and
   wrote programs for administering student marks.


               Publications including an article in Methods of
   Information in Medicine.


CAREER EXPERIENCE


   Completed an MSc in Health Informatics at UCL.  The dissertation was
   on the incorporation of speech into the EPR using speech recognition
   technology.


   2001

   TeleMed 98 - Attended the Telemedicine conference held in London.

   Healthcare Computing 99 - Attended this conference held at Harrogate.

   Structured Data Entry - Programmed VBA modules for Word to facilitate
   patient data capture.


   1999

   Elected - Vice-chairman of the South African Medical Informatics
   Group.


   1992 - 1995

   Symposium - Attended the International Symposium on Medical
   Informatics and Education held in Victoria, Canada and delivered a
   paper.


   1989

   Representative - Nominated as the South African representative for
   IMIA Working Group 1 (the field of computers and medical education).


   1988

   Summer School - Attended the Summer School on Computers in Medical
   Research, held in Cape Town.


   1988

   Symposium - Attended the Symposium on Information Systems in Health
   Care, held at Onderstepoort. (Also delivered a paper.)


   1987

   Vice-chairman - Elected vice-chairman of the Western Cape Regional
   Group of the South African Medical Informatics Group.


   1987

   SIG Meeting - Chairman of the Computer Society of South Africa's
   Medical Special Interest Group seminar on Distributed Processing held
   in Cape Town.

   Explodata - Started own computer business.  Business is still
   flourishing in Cape Town.  Networks, software development, intranets,
   web site development.


   1987

   Committee - Served on the Organizing Committee for the Workshop on
   Information Systems in Health Care held at Onderstepoort.


   1986

   Medinfo 86 - Attended the 5th International Congress on Medical
   Informatics (MEDINFO 86) held in Washington DC, USA.


   1986

   Medical Informatics Congress - Member of the Organizing Committee
   responsible for the academic standard of the papers delivered at the
   Medical Informatics Congress held in Cape Town.

   Departmental Network - Implemented the first academic computer
   network.


   1985

   Programming - Completed a course in Mapper programming on the Sperry
   mainframe computer at Tygerberg Hospital.


   1985

   Computer science - Attended the computer science lectures at the
   University of Stellenbosch.


   1984

   Computer-assisted audio-visual programs - Multimedia tuition material
   for medical students on cardiovascular system examination techniques
   and jugular pulse waves.


   1983



REFERENCES PROVIDED UPON REQUEST


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