4308.0 Electronic Health Records (EHRs): A Role in Eliminating Health Disparities

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 2:30 PM
Reducing disparities in health and health care often requires reducing medical errors, improving care quality, and improving the management of chronic diseases. This sessions seeks to describe methods by which these goals can be accomplished across various settings that treat vulnerable populations.
Session Objectives: At the end of this session, participants should be able to: 1. describe the effect of a PHR reminder on HIV prevention; 2. assess the speed of HIT adoption among physicians in a hospital system.
Diane L. Adams, MD, MPH, CHS-III
Ann Avery, MD

2:30 PM
Electronic Health Records (EHRs): A Role in Eliminating Disparities in HIV testing
Ann Avery, MD, Michelle Del Toro, MPH, MALS, Peter Greco, MD and David Kaelber, MD, PhD, MPH, FAAP, FACP
2:50 PM
Adoption of electronic health records by admitting physicians: A heuristic approach
John Hudson, RN, PhD, James Alan Neff, PhD, MPH, Qi (Harry) Zhang, PhD, Miguel Padilla, PhD and Larry Mercer, EdD, FACHE
3:30 PM
Comparing reports of smoking prevalence from electronic health records and a community health survey
Damon Duquaine, MPH, Dan Gottlieb, MPA, Sarah Shih, MPH and Amanda Heron Parsons, MD, MBA

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Organized by: Health Informatics Information Technology
Endorsed by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs