3040.0 Consumer Empowerment through the Use of Health IT

Monday, October 31, 2011: 8:30 AM
Personal health records (PHR) are a vital tool in assessing consumer empowerment and HIT adoption by clinicians. This session will explore how much of an impact PHRs make in patient satisfaction, and PHR's contribution to building robust provider-patient relationships.
Session Objectives: At the end of this session, participants should be able to: 1. discuss how personal health records (PHR) can help consumers become more engaged in their care 2. outline the barriers to increased PHR use by clinicians.
Diane L. Adams, MD, MPH, CHS-III
Jelena Zurovac, MS, PhD

8:30 AM
Patient perceptions of electronic health records on the patient-provider relationship: Good, bad or indifferent?
Jelena Zurovac, MS, PhD, Martha Kovac, MPH, Karen Bogen, PhD, Stacy Dale, MPA, Betsy Ranslow, MS, OT/L and Kate Tipping, JD
8:50 AM
Engaged healthcare consumers and electronic personal health records: An opportunity for patient-provider partnerships or not?
Christine O'Meara, MA, MPH, Shalon Howard, MS, Kristina Kintziger, PhD, Yoon-Ho Seol, PhD and Peggy Wagner, PhD

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Organized by: Health Informatics Information Technology

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