Friday, April 11, 2014

Health IT webinar offered

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is hosting a webinar Friday, April 29, from 2-3:30 p.m. ET, on how health IT can support the information needs of patients served by primary care teams. The presenters will highlight the perspectives of practice-based research networks (PBRNs) on using health information technology to facilitate access to care, encourage patient engagement, and improve health care quality.
Presenters will include:
  • Christopher Masi, M.D., Director, Health Services Research, NorthShore University HealthSystem
  • Kenneth Anderson, D.O., Chief Medical Quality Officer, Department of Family Medicine, NorthShore University HealthSystem
  • Neda Ratanawongsa, M.D., Associate Chief Medical Informatics Officer, San Francisco General Hospital, and Faculty, UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations
  • Sonja Likumahuwa, M.P.H., Project Manager, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Christine Nelson, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate, Oregon Health & Science University
  • John Wasson, M.D., Active Emeritus Professor of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School and Associate Editor, Journal of Ambulatory Care Management
Moderator:
Rebecca Roper, MS, MPH, Director, Practice-Based Research Network Initiative, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

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