The Meaningful Use Paradigm: Connecting Providers, Engaging Patients and Transforming Healthcare

Jan 29, 2015 5:00pm - 9:00pm EST
University of Central Florida College of Medicine | Orlando, FL
Member Cost: $
49
Non-Member Cost: $
49

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Location

University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Health Sciences Campus at Lake Nona
6850 Lake Nona Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32827

This event is part of a series of Regional Event Offerings being held in Orlando, FL.  HIMSS will also be hosting a Clinical Informatics Institute at UCF COM on Friday, January 30, 2015.  Please visit the Orlando Event website for additional information and to register.

Event Description

HIMSS congratulates those eligible providers who have successfully attested by demonstrating Meaningful Use of their EHR’s.  During this in-person dinner event, experts will address the required Meaningful Use criteria and provide you with the resources, tools, guidance, and practical know-how to continue on a successful path towards achieving Meaningful Use Stage 2 criteria and beyond.  During this event, our experts will provide an overview of Meaningful Use Stage 2 criteria, as well as an in-depth discussion on successful patient engagement activities.  The evening will conclude with a panel discussion on other Meaningful Use initiatives featuring local subject matter experts.

Event Learning Objectives

  • Review the CMS Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Program criteria and updates required for attestation.
  • Increase patient awareness and engagement required for Meaningful Use through review of best practices and key activities.
  • Utilize interactive discussions featuring local subject matter experts for local initiatives, challenges and lessons learned.

Agenda

5:00 - 6:00 Networking Dinner and Reception

6:15 - 6:45 Welcome Remarks Download Presentation

6:45 - 7:30 Session #1 - Overview of Stage 2 Meaningful Use Requirements

7:30 - 8:15 Session #2 - Patient Engagement

8:15 - 8:45 Session #3 - EHR Meaningful Use Initiatives: A Panel Discussion Focusing on Best Practices

8:45 - 9:00 Closing Remarks

 

Session 1:  Overview of Meaningful Use Requirements Download Presentation

Description:

Early adopters of Electronic Health Record (EHR) technology has provided the opportunity for both eligible providers (EPs) and critical access hospitals (CAHs) to participate in the CMS EHR Medicare or Medicaid Incentive program.  Many of these healthcare providers have recognized financial benefits and value from achieving Stage 1 Meaningful Use (MU) and attesting for corresponding EHR incentives.  This session will provide an overview of the current program requirements and updates published as of the August 2014 final rule, as well as afford participants with the knowledge necessary to achieve the EHR Incentive Program requirements.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the CMS Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Program, including criteria, purpose, timeline and updates.
  • Discuss how to overcome challenges eligible providers and staff may face in achieving Meaningful Use.

Speaker:

  • Dr. Robert White, FAAFP, Associate Chief Medical Information Officer, Cleveland Clinic

 

Session 2:  Physician and Patient Engagement Download Presentation

Description:

Multiple forces for change in patient readiness to actively engage in their healthcare present many challenges for providers and other clinicians. During this session, subject matter experts will identify all of the Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirements associated with increasing patient engagement and awareness and the technologies that support those initiatives.  In addition, attendees will gain insight into how to overcome barriers to increase patient engagement and successfully meet Meaningful Use requirements.

Learning Objectives:

  • Increase patient awareness and engagement required for Meaningful Use through review of best practices and key activities.
  • Describe how the current technologies enable access to data, including patient portals and secure messaging.
  • Implement practical solutions to help overcome challenges associated with provider and patient readiness to achieve Meaningful Use criteria.
  • Review successful use of Health IT to achieve Meaningful Use criteria for patient engagement.

Speaker:

  • Dr. Geeta Nayyar, Chief Healthcare Advisor, Femwell and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Florida International University

 

Session 3:  EHR Meaningful Use Initiatives: A Panel Discussion Focusing on Best Practices

Description:

During the Panel Discussion, attendees will have the opportunity to engage in an interactive discussion with subject matter experts currently working on EHR Meaningful Use initiatives and share lessons learned and best practices regarding increasing patient engagement, electronic exchange of clinical data for transitions of care and public health reporting, patient privacy and data security. 

Panelists:

  • Dr. Robert White, FAAFP, Associate Chief Medical Information Officer, Cleveland Clinic
  • Dr. Geeta Nayyar, Chief Healthcare Advisor, Femwell and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Florida International University
  • Pamela King, MBA, CPM, Health Information Exchange Outreach Coordinator, Agency for Health Care Administration
  • Sherilee Baxter-Randolph, MHCI, PCMH CCE, Program Manager for Meaningful Use Services, University of Central Florida Regional Extension Center

 

CME Information:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and HIMSS. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this event for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and HIMSS.

 

 

Collaborators:

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Orlando HealthUniversity of Central Florida

APMA

 Nemours

 

Event Contact Information

General Event Information - Kerry Amato
,
Manager, Specialty Education
,
Professional Development
Direct Phone Number: 
312-915-9263
Email: 
kamato@himss.org
Sponsorship Opportunities - Jim Collins
,
Senior Manager
,
Sales
Direct Phone Number: 
312-915-9546
Email: 
jcollins@himss.org

Additional File(s):

Map UCF (212.61 KB) Directions to UCF (46.98 KB) Orlando Airport Hotel Information (56.45 KB) Orlando RE Vendor Sell Sheet (413.02 KB)
Meaningful Use Stage 2, EHRs, CQM, clinical quality measures