Regional HIT Meeting - Worcester

MeHI Regional Health IT Meeting – Worcester

Visit Worcester to join and network with healthcare organizations in your region for free, a half-day learning event with the Massachusetts eHealth Institute (MeHI), the state’s entity responsible for advancing the dissemination of health information technology including electronic health record systems (EHRs) and connecting them through the statewide health information exchange (HIE), the Mass HIway. The regional events are brought to you in collaboration with our partners - The Massachusetts Office of Medicaid (MassHealth) and the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS).

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING

This learning event will help attendees keep up-to-date on how they can gain the benefits of connected EHRs and the Massachusetts programs to support their adoption and use. The sessions will include information about how MeHI, the Mass HIway and our partners are helping providers comply with Chapter 224 requirements for physician licensure and attain Stage 2 of Meaningful Use.

Register now. Seats are limited. Events are free to attend. 

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AGENDA

8:00 - 8:30 AM

Welcome & Update on MA Health IT Adoption & Meaningful Use
Presenter: Laurance Stuntz, MeHI Director

8:30 – 9:00 AM

Q&A on EHR & HIE Success in Massachusetts: Transforming Care Delivery with Health IT

GUEST SPEAKER

Reliant Medical Group, Atrius Health, Dr. Lawrence Garber, Medical Director for Informatics

A veteran EHR user and industry advocate, Dr. Garber will share insights on Reliant Medical Group’s EHR implementation and the organizations mission to drive patient engagement through strong provider collaboration and improved communications. He will also discuss alerts and automated follow up processes that can improve care quality and outcomes and how to truly maximize the value of EHR systems. In addition, he will share a few highlights about Reliant’s HIE initiatives and their IMPACT project.

9:00 – 9:30 AM

Coordinating and Improving Care through the Mass HIway
Presenter: Sean Kennedy, MeHI HIE Director

9:30 – 10:00 AM

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Networking break

10:00 – 11:30 AM

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Hands-on workshops to assist current and new program participants and to jump-start the registration process for new care providers.

Workshop #1: Developing a Use Case for Connecting to the Mass HIway

Workshop #2: Preparing for Stage 2 Meaningful Use - Medicaid EHR Incentive Payment Program.  

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Event Info

Date & Time 
Monday, November 4, 2013 - 8:00am to 11:30am