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IHE Eye Care Showcase und Kontaktinformation

Standnummer 5217
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Annual Meeting 2008
Georgia World Congress Center
285 Andrew Young International Blvd.
Atlanta, Georgia 30313-1591
8.-11. November 2008

Flora Lum, M.D.
Policy Director, Quality of Care and Knowledge Base Development

Sunday, 11/9, 2:30PM – 3:30PM

Successes and bumps along the road to EHR implementation and e-prescribing – lessons learned and the need for interoperability

As ophthalmologists transition from paper records to electronic health records, the road to implementation may be rocky and more intensive than anticipated. Another transition is to electronic prescribing, with Medicare incentive payments starting in 2009. Many practices have navigated their way successfully and are benefiting from the increased efficiencies of electronic workflow. Speakers will address their experiences, and share their perspectives on how to make the transitions smoother.

Joel Schuman, M.D., University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Eye Center/Eye and Ear Institute

Ann M. Hulett, CMPE, COE, CMPE, COE, AAOE Board Member
Administrator, Rocky Mountain Eye Center, Inc

David Silverstone, M.D., Chair, ASCRS Health Information Technology Subcommittee

P. Lloyd Hildebrand, M.D., Chair, Academy Medical Information Technology Committee

Monday, 11/10, 11:00AM – 12:00PM

The 800 pound gorilla – federal government initiatives in health information technology and interoperability as the centerpiece – what does it mean for you?

The federal government has a mandate to bring electronic health records to the American public. Several initiatives are building momentum for EHRs, including payment demonstrations, product certifications and standard setting for data exchange, e.g., interoperability. The premise of a national health information network rests on standards and interoperability across settings. Speakers will discuss the government’s initiatives and push for interoperability and its relevance to ophthalmologists’ practices, i.e., how it benefits your practice.

Joyce Sensmeier, MS, RN-BC, CPHIMS, FHIMSS Vice President, Informatics
HIMSS transforming healthcare through IT

David Silverstone, M.D., Chair, ASCRS Health Information Technology Subcommittee

Mark Horton, O.D., M.D., Indian Health Service and Co-Chair, IHE Eye Care Committee

Tuesday, 11/11, 11:00AM – 12:00PM

Where are you along the road of electronic health record adoption and e-prescribing and where do you want to be?

The adoption of electronic health records is a continuum. No one in health care has achieved the most complete level of EHR integration. Many physicians are in the phase of incorporating a few major features of electronic workflow. The Academy has developed a model to describe stages of EHR adoption, and information resources for e-prescribing. Speakers will explain the EHR adoption model, its various stages and what is needed at each stage, and e-prescribing, particularly in terms of data exchange and standards (interoperability).

Michael Schmidt, Medflow, Inc. and Co-Chair, IHE Eye Care Committee

Don Van Syckle, DVS Consulting