Improving Care Transitions with IT-Enabled Medication Management

February 26, 2014 | 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM ET

Education Session 142
Description:
Using an innovative HIT-based medication management model as a framework, this session discusses how healthcare organizations can improve care transitions processes. Cleveland Clinic Florida's HIT infrastructure supports comprehensive medication reconciliation and engages patients in effectively managing their medications post-transition. These efforts contribute to improvements in key quality measures.
Speaker(s):
Level:
Intermediate
Objectives:
  • Identify common barriers to effective medication management during transitions of care
  • Define and illustrate a four-step model for "eMedication Management" that uses electronic health records, health information exchange, and clinical decision support technologies to improve the care transitions process
  • Describe the implementation of elements of the eMedication Management model to overcome barriers during post-acute and ambulatory care transitions
  • Identify areas for improvement and propose actions to enhance the value of health information technology in managing medications during care transitions
Location:
Room 311E

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