Online Program

The utilization of HITT to assist underserved and uninsured populations

Wednesday, November 6, 2013: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Health disparities cost the US economy well over $1T every year, to include direct medical costs that number in the hundreds of billions. In order to close these gaps, predictive analytics and mapping using HIT tools could be very useful. This session explores some promising best practices.
Session Objectives: At the end of this session, participants should be able to: discuss the potential impact HIT could have on reducing health disparities.
Diane L. Adams, MD, MPH, DABCHS, CHS-III

Harnessing the wisdom of the crowd in professional virtual communities   
Rebecca Weintraub, MD, Aaron Beals, Sophie Beauvais, Marie Connelly and Aaron VanDerlip
Development of a breast cancer clinical dashboard to ensure population health of Missouri medically underinsured women   
Keila Pena-Hernandez, MSPH, MT, Suzanne Austin Boren, PhD, MHA and Jeannette Jackson-Thompson, MSPH, PhD
Health disparities megacommunity: Creating a model to address the rising demand and cost of healthcare amongst baby boomers   
Kimberly Baldwin, MS, Ricky Brathwaite, PhD, MS, MSHS, Kenneth Wiley, PhD, Anthony Barbagallo, Shileah Cantey, MSW and Samuel Perry

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Health Informatics Information Technology Center (HIIT Center)

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)