Attend the September eHI PWG and hear the latest on Congressional legislative innovation and Health IT activity. The House passed its health innovation initiative – the 21st Century Cures Act – on July 10, 2015. On the Senate side, Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Chair Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-WA) recently requested for stakeholders across the health IT spectrum to send structured, succinct feedback about how to promote health care safety, innovation, interoperability and a move towards precision medicine. The Senate HELP Committee has held a...
We discussed our members' submissions of best use case examples and continued the work toward the development of a final report, to be released during our 2016 Annual Conference, held February 3-4 in Washington, DC.
Business & Clinical Motivators Workgroup
This workgroup provided an opportunity to hear from Madeleine Konig, Senior Policy Analyst with the American Heart Association. Madeleine reviewed the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s initiatives that use health information and electronic tools to inform consumers and providers in order to improve quality of care and support collaborative care. Some programs included in the discussion were My Life Check, Heart 360, the Patient Support Network, Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) and The Guideline Advantage. At the conclusion of the presentation, we discussed the...
2015 ACO Survey Results
Since 2013, eHealth Initiative and Premier, Inc. have surveyed public and commercial accountable care organizations to better understand how ACOs are leveraging health information technology to achieve cost savings and quality improvement. This year's survey is focused on interoperability and data use. A webinar presentation of key findings from the survey was held September 8. Our presenters included Bryan Bowles, Vice President, Solutions Marketing for Population Health, Premier, Inc., Karen Handmaker, Vice President, Population Health Solutions, Phytel, and Kevin Attride, Director of...
Data Analytics Workgroup
This meeting provided the opportunity to hear from Chris Belmont, Vice President and Chief Information Officer at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Chris discussed the MD Anderson Big Data Strategy and the cognitive computing direction. At the conclusion of his presentation, the workgroup continued to discuss the goal of developing a toolkit with resources and best practices regarding the utilization of data to make informed, clinical decisions at the individual and population levels.
The Interoperability Workgroup reviewed and discussed the status of interviews related to the proposed examples of successful interoperability that have been submitted to the workgroup. We discussed alternative approaches to framing these examples in the developing report and identified any critical actions that are needed to complete this.
Please contact Ashleigh Manuel at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions regarding participation in this workgroup. We hope you’ll be able to join us this afternoon as we look forward to the...
Data Analytics Workgroup
Dr. Waldren with The American Academy of Family Physicians spoke during this workgroup.
Business & Clinical Motivators Workgroup Meeting
In 2015, eHealth Initiative’s Business and Clinical Motivators Workgroup is working to contribute to the business case for health IT by identifying, understanding, and communicating successful examples of innovative uses of technology while focusing on the factors that contribute to that success.
During the meeting, participants will hear from Joseph Herman, MD. Dr. Herman has helped implement health information technologies and process improvement strategies at the Pancreatic Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic at Johns Hopkins Medicine. Using a model to evaluate workflows to improve...
Interoperability Workgroup Meeting
Please join the Interoperability Workgroup to review and discuss the examples of successful interoperability that have been submitted to the Workgroup. This call will be an opportunity to begin to shape the Workgroup report and identify any gaps that we want to fill.
Building Operational Maturity to Protect Patient Data
Have you ever been breached? Do you worry you will? It seems not a week goes by where we do not hear about a high profile cyber breach in the news. Healthcare organizations remain prime targets for cybercrime. If the most secure government organizations can be hacked, what can your organization do now to decrease your chances? A strong focus on in-depth security is key. Join us to learn about a security business model that will help your organization gauge how prepared you are today. Listen as industry experts describe existing tools that you can deploy now to help secure your organization...
Data Analytics Workgroup Meeting
Please join us for an important strategy discussion and take a leadership role in developing the next phase of eHI’s 2020 Roadmap for Data Access and Use. We will define the workgroup objectives and key focus areas for 2015. As part of the process, we will review the various roadblocks and successes of analytics including the costs and benefits of access to patient data, how data is appropriately shared, and industry accreditation and standards. The meeting will create an agenda and timeline working towards a presentation of findings and best practices at the 2016 eHealth Initiative Annual...
Join us for Breakfast with the Senate HELP Committee Staffers
Don’t miss a unique opportunity to share breakfast with key congressional staffers and hear about the latest and greatest in healthcare legislation and initiatives on Capitol Hill. In particular, you will hear directly from staff members of the newly formed bi-partisan committee working group on electronic health records: • Alicia Hennie, Health Policy Advisor from Senator Alexander’s office • Colin Goldfinch, Health Policy Advisor from Senator Murray’s office They will offer the latest intelligence from this committee with valuable insights regarding the scope and shape of the innovation...
ICD-10 Survey Results
With the compliance deadline for implementing the ICD-10 code set only four months away, eHealth Initiative (eHI) and the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) surveyed healthcare providers in spring of 2015 to understand how they are preparing for the transition, assess the anticipated impact of the transition, and explore post-implementation plans. Please join eHI, AHIMA, and Greenway Health for a webinar presentation on June 17 from 1:00 – 2:30 pm EDT to hear the results from the survey. An expert panel will share their reactions and perspectives on the findings....
Policy Workgroup Meeting - June 16
Please join us for eHI’s monthly Policy Workgroup Webinar where we’ll hear from health IT industry stakeholders and government representatives who will discuss the latest issues that align with eHI’s policy priorities for 2014: • Meaningful Use • Interoperability • Payment/Reimbursement Models • Patient/Consumer Engagement • Patient Safety Feel free to forward this meeting invitation to anyone in your organization that you believe would be interested in joining the conversation! I look forward to your participation. Remote Access - Dial-In: 1-866-740-1260. Passcode: 624 3269# TO CONNECT TO...
Avoiding Silos in Healthcare: Empowering Care Coordination Across Settings
Access to relevant patient data integrated with additional information from payers and other sources at the point of care can enable providers to create a more comprehensive longitudinal patient record. With a comprehensive patient record, providers can proactively identify health trends and patterns, moving away from reactive, uncoordinated care and toward more holistic patient care coordination. Please join eHealth Initiative and Orion Health on June 3 at 2:00 PM EDT for a webinar exploring how harnessing data from a variety of sources can facilitate the continuity of patient information...
Interoperability Workgroup Meeting - June 1, 2015
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Business & Clinical Motivators Workgroup Meeting - May 26, 2015
Join eHealth Initiative for a meeting of the Business and Clinical Motivators workgroup. eHI's Business and Clinical Motivators workgroup will leverage our membership to help the healthcare system better understand the process of health IT adoption. The workgroup will strive to contribute to the business case for health IT by identifying, understanding, and communicating successful examples of innovative uses of technology. This call will occur every month (see recurrences above) through July.
Please join us for eHI’s monthly Policy Workgroup Webinar where we’ll hear from health IT industry stakeholders and government representatives who will discuss the latest issues that align with eHI’s policy priorities for 2014: · Meaningful Use · Interoperability · Payment/Reimbursement Models · Patient/Consumer Engagement · Patient Safety Feel free to forward this meeting invitation to anyone in your organization that you believe would be interested in joining the conversation! I look forward to your participation. Remote Access - Dial-In: 1-866-740-1260. Passcode: 624 3269# TO CONNECT TO...