Minnesota e-Health Summit:

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June 25-26, 2008

The 2008 MN e-Health Summit provides a forum for health leaders statewide to increase understanding of progress, barriers and opportunities from a state and national perspective on the effective use of Health Information Technology (HIT) and the progress towards the goal of interconnected electronic health records (EHR) for every provider in Minnesota by 2015.

Summit Agenda (pdf 61kb/ 3pg)

Complete Statewide Implementation Plan (pdf 2003Kb/ 112pgs)

Full Brochure (pdf 156Kb/6 pg)

General Information

The Fourth Annual Minnesota e-Health Summit: From Vision to Action. Information about the Demystifying EHR Planning & Selection Workshop and the Minnesota e-Health Summit 2008 on June 25-26 are in the full brochure (pdf 156Kb/6 pg). The summit keynote address will be given by Dr. Carolyn M. Clancy, Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), who will be speaking about Making the Connection: Health Information Technology and Quality Health Care.

Successes and lessons learned from projects in Minnesota and elsewhere will be shared in eight breakout sessions focusing on electronic health records, population health, health information exchange, getting the board on board, preparing the workforce, and privacy and confidentiality.

Minnesota e-Health Report to the Legislature 2008 (pdf: 772Kb/38 pgs)

Summit Overview Handout (pdf: 212Kb/1 pgs)

Faculty Bios (pdf: 91Kb/6 pgs)

Faculty Summary of CME Disclosures (pdf: 37Kb/1 pgs)

Sponsor Acknowledgement (pdf: 573Kb/1 pgs)

Project Showcase Summary (pdf: 82Kb/5 pgs)

Vendor Expo Guide (pdf: 70Kb/4 pgs)

Slideshow Presentations

General Session Presentations

Opening Remarks

Breakout Session Presentations

  • Session 1 - EHRs: Good Planning Equals Good Outcomes
  • Session 2 - Improving Quality and Population Health Through HIT
  • Session 3 - Implementing Health Information Exchange in Minnesota
  • Session 4 - Getting Your Board on Board for HIT
  • Session 5 - Preparing the Workforce for HIT
  • Session 6 - Optimizing the Use and Effectiveness of an EHR
  • Session 7 - Health Data Transactions and Standards
  • Session 8 - Health Information Privacy and Technology in an Electronic World

Session 1 - EHRs: Good Planning Equals Good Outcomes
Moderated by: Walter Cooney, MA, JD, Executive Director, Neighborhood Health Care Network

Session 2 - Improving Quality and Population Health Through HIT
Moderated by: Carol Berg, RN, MPH, Public Health and County Manager, UCare

Session 3 - Implementing Health Information Exchange in Minnesota
Moderated by: Donald P. Connelly, MD, PhD, Professor, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota

Session 4 - Getting Your Board on Board for HIT
Moderated by: Jennifer Sundby, MA, RHIA, Health Information Management Consultant, The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society

Session 5 - Preparing the Workforce for HIT
Moderated by: Shirley Eichenwald-Maki, MBA, RHIA, FAHIMA, Assistant Professor, Department of Healthcare Informatics and Information Management, The College of St. Scholastica

Session 6 - Optimizing the Use and Effectiveness of an EHR
Moderated by: Becky Schierman, MPH, Manager, Quality Improvement, Minnesota Medical Association

Session 7 - Health Data Transactions and Standards
Moderated by: Bobbie McAdam, Director, e-Business, Medica

Session 8 - Health Information Privacy and Confidentiality in an Electronic World
Moderated by: James Golden, PhD, Director, Division of Health Policy, Minnesota Department of Health

Summit Home Page

 


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