Essential Role of Health Information Exchange in Quality Improvement
More than 113,000 physicians practice in AMGA member organizations, providing healthcare services for 110 million patients in 49 states (nearly one in three Americans).
Headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, AMGA is the strategic partner for these organizations, providing a comprehensive package of benefits, including political advocacy, educational and networking programs, publications, benchmarking data services, and financial and operations assistance political advocacy, educational and networking programs, publications, benchmarking data services, and financial and operations assistance.
Sandlot Board Member Karen Van Wagner, PHD and Sandlot CMO Tom Deas, Jr. MD presented: Essential Role of Health Information Exchange in Quality Improvement.
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Pivotal Role of Health Information Exchange in Quality Improvement
Thursday, February 24, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Discover how a physician organization implemented a HIE to improve care coordination and quality management through clinical decision support, advanced quality measures, and EMR interoperability to help achieve Meaningful Use.
Medical Director, Sandlot
- Describe the benefits of an interoperable Health Information Exchange (HIE) platform to physicians using EMRs
- Examine how the independent practicing physicians use the HIE's clinical decision support application at the point of care to track care quality measures which meet the EHR Meaningful Use criteria
- Discuss examples of quality reports (e.g., PQRI, HEDIS) produced by the HIE, highlighting the advantages of reports from the interoperable HIE comprehensive EHR platform
- Explore the pivotal role of the health information exchange in allowing physicians and patients to adhere to care guidelines and improve quality of care
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