Free Multipart Webinar Event
Wednesday, August 22, 2012, Times Listed Below
“The IHE International Academy for Interoperability:
A Healthcare IT Virtual Learning Network”
This is a multipart online webinar event that follows the mission of IHE International which is to advance the effective and safe delivery of healthcare for individuals and communities by enabling HIMSS members, the healthcare sector, and stakeholders to achieve the widespread adoption and implementation of standards-based interoperable IT systems. And by doing so, the goal is to improve the quality, safety, cost-effectiveness, and access to care through seamless, effective and secure health information exchange practices worldwide . Join us for the IHE International Academy for Interoperability: A Virtual Learning Network and experience the promise and possibilities that interoperable health systems are delivering today.
- Recognize the critical role, the importance, and the promise of IHE in the healthcare setting.
- Explain the various ways that IHE profiles enhance the clinical diagnostic specialties in the healthcare setting.
- Describe health information exchanges in action using IHE profiles to positively affect quality and costs while enhancing patient care.
11 am – 12 Noon Eastern Time
Driving Standards-based Interoperability and Efficient Use of Health IT: An Introduction.
This session will provide attendees with an overview of Integrating the Healthcare (IHE) and their proven Publication Cycle that is advancing healthcare. IHE Profiles and Technical Frameworks are five years ahead of the market place and the cornerstone of Interoperability. This session will actively explore how both buyers and implementers can leverage IHE free Technical Frameworks and publication process to develop solutions to your organization’s most pressing integration problems.
- Eliott Sloane, PhD, CCE, FHIMSS
Executive Director, Center for Healthcare Information Systems
- David Mendelson, MD, FACR
Chief of Clinical Informatics, Mount Sinai Medical Center
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Eastern Time
Practical Guides for Implementing Health IT Standards: The IHE Technical Frameworks
This session provides an overview of the HL7 CDA R2 standard, its use, its function, and its importance to health information ecosystem. A guided tour of a CDA sample document will provide familiarity to attendees with the structure of the information and provides a strong visual map of the information contained in a CDA.
- Tone Southerland
Senior Developer, Greenway Medical Technologies
- Liora Alschuler
Chief Executive Officer, Lantana Consulting Group
12:30 pm – 2:30 pm Eastern Time
IHE Profiles for Meaningful Use Stage 2
Meaningful Use Stage 2 raises the bar for interoperable EHR systems by adding requirements for use of clinical decision support, exchange of clinical documentation, access to clinical guidelines and other content, and reconciliation of problems, medications and allergies. Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise has created several implementation guidelines for use by EHR system developers and implementers which can organizations achieve the next stage of meaningful use or certify EHR products for use in that stage.
- John Donnelly
President, Intepro Solutions
- John Moehrke
Principal Engineer, Interoperability and Security, GE Healthcare
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm Eastern Time
Testing Health IT to Achieve Interoperability: The IHE Connectathon
IHE Connectathons are cross-vendor, live, supervised, structured testing events that are changing the future of Healthcare IT and interoperability. With over 600+ IT engineers and 150 organizations converging for one full week, IHE Connectathons enable vendors to test their products against multiple vendors using real-world clinical scenarios contained in IHE’s Integration Profiles and other standards available in the market today. Vendors that leverage testing at IHE Connectathons have a faster time to market with new integration products. Learn how your organization can benefit from testing at the IHE NA Connectathon coming up January 28 – February 2, 2013.
- Jim St.Clair, CISM, PMP, SSGB
Senior Director for Interoperability and Standards, HIMSS
- Celina Roth
Program Manager, Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE), HIMSS
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