Session ID: 
67

Essential Health IT–Supporting MHS Quality and Safety

3:00pm - 4:00pm Tuesday, March 10
Orlando - Orange County Convention Center
W304E

Description

Health IT plays an essential role in implementation of MHS quality and safety programs. How are current and future MHS Health IT resources poised to support enhanced quality and improved patient safety? But how does the enterprise ensure these outcomes? What are the practical considerations for integration of EHRs and other technology into patient care workflows? Join DHA Deputy Assistant Director for Medical Affairs, Dr. Paul Cordts to learn how MHS is ensuring and improving patient safety in legacy EHRs (AHLTA, CHCS, Essentris) and with the rollout of MHS GENESIS.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the connection between EHR adoption and quality care & patient safety
  • Summarize the steps that the MHS is taking to ensure EHR adoption, both legacy and MHS GENESIS, improves quality care and patient safety
  • Discuss the opportunities for enhanced quality and safety as MHS GENESIS rolls out to all MTFs across the enterprise

Speaker(s)

Deputy Assistant Director, Medical Affairs,
Defense Health Agency

Continuing Education Credits

CAHIMS
1.00
CME
1.00
CNE
1.00
CPHIMS
1.00

Audience

IT Professional
Military Health Professional
Quality Professional

Level

Intermediate