Session: The Use of Technology to Improve Patient Care
5007.0: Wednesday, November 19, 2003: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
The Use of Technology to Improve Patient Care
This session will present four computer based programs that were developed to improve patient care and health outcomes. They include such strategies as patient education to reduce drinking during pregnancy, patient flow analysis, asthma management program for health providers and a patient care management registry for substance abusing pregant women.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, participants will be able to identify four computer based strategies that can be used to improve patient care and assess applicability to their own practice setting.
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organizer(s):Jane Pearson, RN
8:30 AMWelcoming Remarks
8:35 AMA web-based asthma management program for healthcare providers: An interactive demonstration *
Winston C. Liao, PhD, Michelle Hsiang, PhD, Monique C. B. Winslow, PhD, David Evans, PhD, Andrew Goodman, MD, MPH, Lorna Davis, MS, Carmen Ramos-Bonoan, MD, Marcia Pinkett-Heller, MPH, Leslie P. Boss, MPH, PhD
9:00 AMEarly Start Plus: An intervention to reduce drinking during pregnancy
Mary Anne Armstrong, MA, Lee Ann Kaskutas, DrPH, Leslie Lieberman, MSW, Sue Diehl, Cosette Taillac, LCSW, Veronica M. Osejo, BS, Jane A. Witbrodt, MPH, Gabriel J. Escobar, MD
9:25 AMPerinatal substance abuse patient care management registry
Veronica M. Osejo, BS, Leslie Lieberman, MSW, Mary Anne Armstrong, MA
9:50 AMDiscussion
Organized by:APHA-Technology Theater
Endorsed by:Maternal and Child Health
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA