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MLA webcast: Now's the Time: Understanding the Electronic Health Record Maze and Health Sciences Librarians' Roles

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM) Export to vCalendar
Where:   RPLS Training Room (In Person)
Cost:   Free

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Part I: Introduction to the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Concept

  • Terminology, history, and acronyms

  • Electronic health record vs. personal health records

Part II: A Hands-on Look at EHR Systems

  • What systems are being used?

  • Who are the major players?

  • What does an EHR system look like?

  • What is HL7?

  • EHR standards

  • Where are things headed?

  • Question & answer session

Part III: The Role of Health Sciences Librarians

  • What are the different strategies for getting involved?

  • Pitfalls to look out for

  • What knowledge base should librarians be focusing on?

  • Other stakeholders and how to work with them

  • Question & answer session

Part IV: Wrap Up

  • Final comments from the speakers

    • Conclusion

      Learning Objectives
      The goal of this program is to clarify the terminology surrounding the emerging electronic health information environment and to illustrate how and why health sciences librarians can and should become engaged with the efforts to achieve the national 2014 goal of instituting an electronic health record for each person in the United States.

      Program Objectives

      • To remove the ambiguity and confusion revolving around the electronic health environment. Technology, management, and the exchange of health information will be discussed.

      • To illustrate the emerging electronic health information environment by profiling working electronic medical records (EMRs), electronic health records (EHRs), and personal health records (PHRs).

      • To highlight the recent involvement health sciences librarians have had with EMRs, EHRs, and PHRs.

      Type:   Program

      The sponsorship of this webcast site has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. NLM-N01-LM-6-3503 with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

      Categories: Management Skills/Administration

      Tags: RPLS, MLA, MLA_Webcast

      This event is sponsored by Rolling Prairie Library System.

      Last day to cancel registrations is: 3/24/2010

      Questions? Please contact Doris McKay.

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