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Mar 1 2011   11:48AM GMT

Hear from Emory Health, Partners, CMS, & more!’s free virtual seminar, Mar. 8

Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Virtual seminar and the Health IT Exchange Present:

Best Practices for EHR Selection and Implementation Virtual Seminar

When:  Mar 8, 2011, 9:00 EST – 4:00 EST 

Where: Your desk! Virtual Seminar.


Attend this free online seminar featuring some of today’s forefront provider IT executives and EHR infrastructure experts and walk away prepared to:

·         Ensure interoperability, communication and data exchange among all organizational partners

·         Shield organizational liability by understanding all privacy and security scenarios

·         Upgrade your facility’s wireless infrastructure to support new medical devices and meet meaningful use criteria

·         Apply for EHRIP funding through the National Level Repository (NLR) reporting process


Dee Cantrell, CIO, Emory Healthcare

In her keynote presentation, “What We Have Learned from the First Few Months of Meaningful Use,” Cantrell will:

·         Examine how facilities have contended with achieving meaningful use to date

·         Identify solutions for reaching complex core measures

·         See how providers are ensuring interoperability, communication and data exchange among all organizational partners


Carlos Leyva, Esq., The Digital Business Law Group, P.A; Co-Author, The HITECH/HIPAA Survival Guides

In his presentation, “HIPAA Compliance: Don’t Get Whacked! Strategies for Staying off the Hit List,” Leyva will address:

·         Policies and procedures you need to know for 2011

·         Mobile health security under HIPAA mandates 

·         Privacy and security scenarios to shield organizational liability


Rick Hampton, Wireless Communication Manager, Partners HealthCare

In Hampton’s presentation, “Wireless Networking for the High-tech Hospital,” learn how to:

·         Upgrade your wireless infrastructure to support new devices and demands

·         Ensure the bandwidth to meet meaningful use requirements

·         Best enable real-time clinical information sharing


Robert Anthony, Health Insurance Specialist, Office of E-Health Standards and Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

In “EHR Incentive Programs Checkpoint: Where We’ve Come and Where We’re Going,” Anthony will provide an overview from CMS about the registration process, the upcoming attestation module, and the latest information about the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs (EHRIP), including:

·         A registration overview

·         FAQs and educational resources for providers

·         Attestation module walkthrough


Register for this virtual seminar here, today!


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