The University of Findlay’s College of Health Professions will host an Electronic Health Records Symposium from 8 a.m. until noon Thursday, March 15, in the University’s Alumni Memorial Union. Presented by the health informatics program, the symposium will focus on the challenges and benefits that health care providers encounter in adopting electronic health records.
The symposium will provide attendees with a valuable opportunity to interact with prominent experts who will provide:
- An overview of the new legislative requirements and emerging national issues;
- A sample project plan to enable a health care facility to “go paperless;” and
- Real-world strategies in transforming health care data into actionable information to improve outcomes, processes of care, patient adherence and reduce costs.
The event includes a keynote speech from Robert Kelley, senior vice president for the Center for Healthcare Analytics at Thomson-Reuters. In addition, a panel discussion will be held which features:
- Robert Kelley,
- Elizabeth Curtis, administrative director of medical information management from The Ohio State University Medical Center,
- Leroy Schroeder, M.D., chair of the Medical Management Committee for the Blanchard Valley Employer Data and Medical Home Project (EDOC), and
- John Richey, MBA, RHIA, director of the Health Informatics Program.
The cost of the event is $25 and includes a continental breakfast. Eligible attendees can earn three continuing education credits. The event is open to the public, but is targeted to health care providers, staff members and health information management and informatics professionals.
For more information or to register for the event, visit www.findlay.edu, Keyword: EHR Symposium.