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Nov 22 2011   2:27PM GMT

MU Check-up Virtual Seminar: Hear from Beth Israel, AHIMA and more!



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Disaster preparedness, Disaster recovery, EHR, EHR implementation, Meaningful use, mHealth, mobile health, MU, MU Check-up Virtual Seminar, Virtual seminar

Meaningful use stage two requirements go into effect in 2013. Is your organization prepared?

Attend our virtual seminar to hear from — and interact with — leading provider IT leaders and HIT experts, who are on hand to help you get on track and answer your most pressing questions!

Seminar attendees will learn:

  • Disaster recovery lessons learned from St. John’s Regional Medical Center’s tale of rebuilding following the Joplin, MO, tornado
  • Best practices for successful EHR implementations and achieving data exchange in your organization
  • What new mobile health devices are expanding the continuum of care from bedside and beyond, and best practices for implementation
  • The pros and cons of cloud-based disaster recovery for health care providers

Session Descriptions:

KEYNOTE: Meaningful Use Checkpoint: Lessons Learned from Hospital Implementations

An overview from Dr. John Halamka on meaningful use stage 1 compliance and a look ahead at stage 2 preparedness, mainly:

  • Best practices for successful EHR implementations and achieving data exchange in your organization
  • MU in action: Critical success factors from the field
  • A look ahead: Preparing for stage 2 and beyond
  • Speaker: John Halamka, M.D., Chief Information Officer of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Chief Information Officer and Dean for Technology at Harvard Medical School, and Chairman of the New England Health Electronic Data Interchange Network.

SESSION 1: mHealth and the Cloud

Providers more than ever are using smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices at the point of care, and patients are expecting better results from it. Examine:

  • MU’s forgotten group-Hospital-based physicians who are ambulatory eligible providers: how a web-service can help.
  • Image and information sharing between facilities and with patients
  • The mobile device patient portal and opportunities in preventive health
  • Speaker: Murray Reicher, M.D., Board-certified diagnostic radiologist with subspecialty CAQ in Neuroradiology; Co-Chairman of Imaging Healthcare Specialists, LLC and past President of Radiology Medical Group, Inc.

SESSION 2: Cloud computing and storage needs: The Holy Spirit Hospital Story

Online backup services are increasingly emerging as a disaster recovery option for health care providers with terabytes of data to back up. What are the pros and cons of cloud-based disaster recovery for health care providers?

Part 1: Lay of the DR landscape: What health IT leaders need to know about HIT and disaster preparedness

  • Linking DR and cloud storage: Steps to take and assessments to make
  • Industry best practices: What are the pros and cons of cloud-based disaster recovery for health care providers?
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      • Cloud and security: Is my data really safe?
      • Data availability – the real cost of downtime in a 24/7 hospital environment
      • Speaker: William “Buddy” Gillespie, former Chief Technology Officer, WellSpan Health System; Director of Healthcare Solutions, Distributed Systems Services, Inc.

Part 2: Case study of experience: Holy Spirit Hospital

  • Our story of DR and preparedness: From top down and bottom up, what you need to know
  • Perspectives from a HIT CIO: How IT leaders can safeguard and mitigate risk through data storage and cloud strategies
  • Speaker: Edith Dees, CIO, Holy Spirit Hospital (Harrisburg, PA)

LUNCH BREAK LIVE CHAT 12:30-1:00 ET: Q&A: Best practices for hosptial networking and infrastructure. Chat Leader: Bill Hudson, Director of Information Technology, Kettering Health Network

SESSION 3: Preparing for the worst, and beyond: One hospital’s story of recovery

Listen to St. John’s Regional Medical Center’s tale of rebuilding following the Joplin, MO, tornado.

  • Creating an integrated strategy to address HIPAA Security Rule and uniquely complex data and storage management issues
  • Developing hospital-wide backup and recovery policies
  • Rebuilding the hospital community
  • What we wish we had known – health IT considerations going forward
  • Speakers:
    • Julie Dooling, Professional Practice Resources Manager with the American Health Information Management Association;
    • Tracy Clark, Director of Health Information Management and Privacy Officer at St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Joplin, MO.

Click here to register for this free virtual seminar!

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