Policy experts will discuss how meaningful use and the Affordable Care Act are harnessing the power of health IT through
- clinical and business intelligence
- lessons learned
- patient engagement and
Leaders from federal, state and military health are encouraged to attend. Collectively, they will gain a deeper understanding of how to facilitate policy implementation to more effectively improve patient care across the nation.
Your free* registration includes live and On Demand access to education sessions, downloadable resources, and networking opportunities with speakers and attendees.
*Only qualified individuals will be allowed free access, based on demographic information provided.
Non-qualified individuals may attend for a nominal fee.
|10AM-11AM CT||Industry Catalysts: The Impact of Meaningful Use and the Affordable Care Act|
|Abstract: The building blocks of the health IT infrastructure are being established from the impact of meaningful use policy. What lessons have been learned from Stage 1? How will Stage 2 stretch and challenge both providers and policy to transform healthcare to a more efficient system? How will this health IT infrastructure be leveraged to meet the expectations of the Affordable Care Act to enhance quality reporting and measurement, expand and enhance quality reporting, improve quality of care, and encourage quality care through reimbursement?
|11:15AM-12:15PM CT||Health Information Exchange: Challenges & Opportunities, Bridging Private & Public HIEs|
|Abstract: Health information exchange is a critical component to successfully leveraging health IT to achieve its greatest potential. There are multiple challenges and lessons learned in establishing an effective HIE. This session will discuss Ohio’s State-Level HIE (SLHIE), and its collaboration among both hospitals and private networks to enable health data exchange and to impact population health in Ohio.
|12:30PM-1:30PM CT||eConnecting with Consumers: Provider/Patient Engagement through Health IT|
|Abstract: Digital healthcare creates an easier and more convenient way for consumers to engage with their care providers. It is the path to unprecedented clinical, operational and financial efficiency. Meaningful use and health reform both place an emphasis on expanding digital healthcare, and new technologies drive the efficiencies that lead to improved quality and outcomes. In this session, the pervasiveness of enhancing communication between providers and patients through technology and its importance to the effectiveness of patient care will be explained.