Important Upcoming Meetings

These are some of the Health IT meetings coming up this month (please let me know of ones that need to be added to the list):

July 14, 2009 18th Annual Physician-Computer Connection Symposium
  The 18th annual Physician-Computer Connection Symposium is a 2 1/2 day program defining the latest issues and advances in the direct physician use of healthcare information systems and technology. The event is sponsored by the Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems (AMDIS). National experts in clinical computing and healthcare information technology will present their views in a highly interactive forum, which allows you to participate. This program is based on the popular books, “The Physician – Computer Connection”, and “The Physician – Computer Conundrum” written by well known healthcare practitioners William F. Bria, MD and Richard L. Rydell, who are among the faculty of the symposium.
July 14, 2009 HIT Policy Committee’s Certification/Adoption Workgroup Meeting
  General Function of the Committee: to provide recommendations to the National Coordinator on a policy framework for the development and adoption of a nationwide health information technology infrastructure that permits the electronic exchange and use of health information as is consistent with the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan and that includes recommendations on the areas in which standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria are needed. The Certification/Adoption Workgroup is charged with making recommendations to the HIT Policy Committee on issues related to the adoption of certified electronic health records, that support meaningful use, including issues related to certification, health information extension centers and workforce training.
July 15, 2009 Getting your Technology Incentive
  The Rural Hospital Performance Improvement (RHPI) project focuses on strengthening rural hospitals as the cornerstone to preserving health care access. It is the premier source for technical expertise and business tools to help your hospitals achieve performance improvement goals.
July 16, 2009 AHIMA Summer Meetings
  July 16 | Personal Health Record (PHR) Community Education Campaign July 17 | Summer Team Talks July 18-19 | CSA Leadership Conference July 19 | Coding Roundtable Summit
July 16, 2009 HIT Policy Committee Advisory Meeting
  General Function of the Committee: to provide recommendations to the National Coordinator on a policy framework for the development and adoption of a nationwide health information technology infrastructure that permits the electronic exchange and use of health information as is consistent with the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan and that includes recommendations on the areas in which standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria are needed.
July 20, 2009 Executive Skills Institute
  AHIMA offers the Executive Skills Institute to accelerate managers/directors’ professional development and transition leadership skills to keep pace with the changing healthcare environment. Participants will develop presentation skills, enhance professional writing skills, learn collaborative negotiation skills, along with mentoring, and understanding how different generations impact the workplace.
July 21, 2009 National Rural Health Association’s 2009 Quality and Clinical Conference
  NRHA’s 2009 Quality and Clinical Conference July 21 – 24 in Park City, Utah, will bring together professionals interested in quality and performance improvement, including clinicians and nurses working on the front lines of rural health care, for a discussion on how to utilize health information technology (HIT) so rural areas can become leaders in health care quality. Don’t miss sessions on innovative, proven rural HIT, EMR and telemedicine programs, culturally-sensitive care, and the latest legislative and regulatory updates from Washington that will affect you, as well as a keynote address from MedPAC Commissioner and NRHA past-president George Miller.
July 21, 2009 HIT Standards Committee Advisory Meeting
  General Function of the Committee: to provide recommendations to the National Coordinator on standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria for the electronic exchange and use of health information for purposes of adoption, consistent with the implementation of the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan, and in accordance with policies developed by the HIT Policy Committee.
July 25, 2009 FDI & AOE Symposium
  July 25-26, 2009 | Faculty Development Institute July 27-29, 2009 | AOE Symposium
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