3227.1 Reforming Healthcare: Opportunities for Health IT Innovations

Monday, November 9, 2009: 12:30 PM
If the Obama administration has anything to say about it, Health IT innovations will be an integral tool in reforming American health care. This session will examine some of these breakthrough concepts and practices, such as - HIT in emergency preparedness, barriers to widespread adoption of HIT, delivering HIT functionality through handheld devices, and using web-based applications in patient engagement.
Session Objectives: *Identify the various factors that impede EMR implementation; *Describe the ways that a web-based health information infrastructure can be leveraged for disaster preparedness.
Steven Godin, PhD, MPH

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Leveraging an electronic health information infrastructure for disaster preparedness
Ann Forsberg, MA MPH, Diane J. Aschman, MS, Steven Humes, MM MPH and Tami Wood-Lively, JD, MHA
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Internet as a Source for Health Information: User Assessments of Utility and Quality
James B. Weaver, PhD MPH, Stephanie Sargent Weaver, PhD, MPH and Darren Mays, PhD MPH
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Utilization of high-resolution satellite data from the National Land Cover Data: The relationship between hypertension and living environment in the Reasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study
Leslie A. McClure, PhD, William Crosson, PhD, Mohammad Al-Hamdan, PhD, Shia Kent, MSPH, Sue Estes, MS, Dale Quattrochi, PhD and Maurice Estes, PhD
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Organized by: Health Informatics Information Technology

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)