Meaningful Use NOW Executive Conference
October 27, 2011
Sheraton Lincoln Harbor
The Meaningful Use NOW executive conference focused on rapidly achieving Meaningful Use to maximize federal stimulus dollars. Hospital executives who have successfully implemented an electronic health record and are either on their way to qualifying or have qualified for federal funds shared valuable lessons learned. The video presentations shown below capture the high points of Meaningful Use NOW, sponsored by Medsphere, Intel and Panasonic.
EHRs and the Healthcare Marketplace - Michael J. Doyle, Medsphere Company Chairman
Leading off the Meaningful Use NOW executive conference, Medsphere Chairman Mike Doyle describes the opportunity open source technology has to shake up and revolutionize healthcare, lowering costs and improving patient care.
Ready for Meaningful Use: Choosing an EHR for Clinical Adoption and Improved Patient Care - Wendy Goldstein, CEO, Lutheran Medical Center
Wendy Goldstein, President and CEO for Brooklyn's Lutheran Medical Center, speaks on using the EHR project as a change agent for system-wide quality improvements. As Goldstein describes, Lutheran's experience can serve as a valuable case study for similar community hospitals.
EHR for Competitive Advantage - William Petasnick, CEO, Froedtert Health
Froedtert Health CEO William Petasnick makes the case for an overarching healthcare strategy that links markets in a coordinated approach to cutting costs. As Petasnick outlines, a central tenet of this overarching strategy is health IT and, arguably, an open architecture as the only effective tool for ensuring continuity of care.
EHRs and the Evolution of Healthcare - Kenneth W. Kizer, MD, Medsphere Board Chairman and Former Under Secretary for Health at the VA
Healthcare is both enormously complicated and in the midst of a dramatic transition, which will most likely create increases in demand and labor shortages. As the former head of the Veterans Health Administration and the founder of the National Quality Forum, Dr. Kizer details how the electronic health record is the foundational tool enabling us to face these challenges and practice medicine differently.
How the Cloud and Mobility are Changing the HIT Landscape - Mark Blatt, MD, World Medical Director for Sales and Marketing, Intel Corporation
Mark Blatt, MD, Worldwide Medical Director for Intel sales and marketing, explains that healthcare is basically too expensive and almost no one without insurance can afford to buy the product. What can we do to fix that scenario?
Rapid Attestation: Meaningful Use Report Card - Janine Powell, Medsphere VP of Client and Transformation Services
Janine Powell, VP of Client and Transformation Services for Medsphere, explains the crucial organizational changes and extensive preparation that must go into achieving Meaningful Use and garnering federal stimulus dollars.