Minnesota e-Health Summit 2012
e-Health: Maximizing Value for Individuals and Communities
Date: Wednesday and Thursday, June 13-14, 2012
Location: Minneapolis Marriott Northwest (formerly known as The Northland Inn) 7025 Northland Drive North, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
The purpose of the Summit is to provide participants with tools and resources to guide success in implementing EHRs and other health information technology. This year’s educational Minnesota e-Health Summit explores the value of information in creating healthier communities and individuals. Examples of national and Minnesota e-health activities in three plenary and eight breakout sessions highlight the challenges faced and strategies used to overcome them. Two Pre-Summit Workshops by the Minnesota Nursing TIGER Collaborative and the Regional Extension Assistance Center for HIT (REACH) took place on Wednesday June 13, 2012.
2012 Pre-Summit Schedule: June 13
Minnesota Nursing TIGER Collaborative Presents: "Engaging Consumers in Using Health Information Technology (HIT)" featuring e-Patient Dave deBronkhart and presentations and dialogue with patients, consumers and nurses in Minnesota, and across the United States, who are shaping and implementing changes in health care delivery.
TIGER pre-Summit flyer (PDF)
The Regional Extension Assistance Center for HIT (REACH) Pre-Summit: "Meaningful Use and Beyond" featured panel discussions with current REACH clients as well as current ACOs in Minnesota. REACH Pre-Summit objectives were to:
- Learn about meaningful use national trends and Stage 2
- Understand how to use HIT to improve patient safety and quality
- Identify the lessons learned in reaching meaningful use from a variety of practice settings
- Describe how HIT impacts Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)
Find more information on the REACH Pre-Summit, including copies of the presentations, at http://www.khareach.org/content/8th-annual-minnesota-e-health-summit.
2012 Summit Materials: June 14 Morning
National Keynote Speaker
This year's keynote address was delivered by Dr. Seth Foldy, Senior Advisor for public health informatics and practice in the Public Health Surveillance and Informatics Program Office at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
2012 Summit Breakout Sessions Materials: June 14 Afternoon
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