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Introduction to the Health IT Playbook

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The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) developed this 1st edition of the Health IT Playbook (Release 1.0) to address many of the questions that providers ask during implementation and use of health IT. Created from compilation of multiple research, previously developed as well as newly created tools, this playbook provides content that addresses these questions and more:

  • How do I choose, implement, or upgrade an electronic health record (EHR) system?
  • How do I redesign workflows to improve and optimize practice efficiency and effectiveness?
  • How can I connect and share information with other providers and public health officials?
  • How can I activate and engage patients and their families?
  • How do I learn more about improving patient outcomes and prepare for new quality payment programs?
  • How do I protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of personal health information in my EHR system?

Will include Electronic Health Records, Certified Health IT, Health Information Exchange, Patient Engagement, Value-Based Care, Privacy and Security, Quality & Patient Safety, Care Settings, Population and Public Health, and Specialists.

For the complete playbook visit: The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology HEALTH IT PLAYBOOK: https://www.healthit.gov/playbook/introduction/

 

Upcoming Events

Health Information Exchange Adoption: Driving End-User Value Beyond Implementation

Complimentary Webinar Thursday, September 26, 2013

Adopting and operationalizing Health Information Exchange (HIE) capabilities is what drives clinical, operational, and financial value for the HIE and its stakeholders. A Free webinar is offered for end-user adoption which includes examples of practical experience applicable both with the public and private HIE initiatives.

  • Understand key considerations in developing end-user adoption strategies
  • Review major components of an adoption strategy
  • Discuss lessons learned and firsthand experience from developing and executing end-user adoption strategies
  • Review approaches to assessing value from both the HIE and end-user perspectives

For more information click the link: http://www.medtechwebinars.com/registration/webinar/health-information-exchange-adoption-driving-end-user-value-beyond?affiliatedata=himssemail

Featured Speakers

Michael Rosenblum, PharmD
Clinical Executive
InterSystems Corporation

Scott Momrow, MPH
Vice President of Marketing and Outreach