Navigation Links
Improving Healthcare in Rural Northern California Goal of One-Day Conference of National and State Healthcare Leaders
Date:7/3/2008

UKIAH, Calif., July 3 /PRNewswire/ -- National and regional healthcare leaders will convene in Mendocino County July 18 for a one-day conference, "Connecting California to Improve Patient Care in 2008."

"Ultimately we want to improve rural healthcare by increasing the local adoption of electronic medical record software and by enabling the exchange of clinical data between health care providers," explained Carl Henning, MD, president of Redwood MedNet, the conference host.

The conference will be held at the Ukiah Valley Conference Center, 200 S. School St., Ukiah, from 9:00 AM to 4:15 PM. The cost to attend the conference, which includes lunch, is $35. Registration is available online at http://minformatics.com/rmn/confsign.php.

Conference goals include:

-- Recognize the benefits of incrementally improving health information systems.

-- Learn how exchanging health information electronically can improve patient care.

-- Hear about early trials with health care quality reimbursement incentives.

-- Understand the criticality of common standards for health information exchange.

Conference Schedule

9:00-9:15 - Welcome: Carl Henning, MD, Redwood MedNet

9:15-10:15 - Privacy & Health Policy in the EHR Era

-- Lori Hack, MBA, Object Health, LLC

-- Allen Briskin, JD, Davis Dwight Tremaine, LLP

10:15-10:30 - break

10:30-noon - Concurrent Sessions

Concurrent Session A - Electronic Solutions for Clinical Practices

-- Michael Hogarth, MD, UC Davis

-- Brian Herrick, MD, UCSF

-- Andy Coren, MD, Andy Coren Family Practice, Ukiah

Concurrent Session B - Electronic Health Data Interoperability:

-- Jamie Ferguson, Kaiser Permanente

-- Charles Parisot, GE Healthcare

-- Shaun Grannis, MD, MSc, Regenstrief Institute

12:15-1:15 - Lunch

1:15-2:35 - Regional and National Solutions

-- Janet King, MidSouth eHealth Alliance

-- Dan Rosenthal, MD, MSc, MPH

-- National Quality Forum

2:35-2:50 - Break

2:50-4:10 - Future Trends in Patient Care

-- Michael Stearns, MD, e-MDs

-- Paul Tang, MD, Palo Alto Medical Foundation

4:10-4:15 - Closing Remarks

-- Lori Hack, Object Health, LLC

-- Carl Henning, MD, Redwood MedNet

National and Regional Sponsors

Conference sponsors include WebREACH, eMDs, Mendocino Informatics, Clinica Alianza, California State Rural Health Association, Carpe Occasio, Ukiah Valley Medical Center, State of California Office of Health Information Integrity, Object Health, Sutter Health, Misys, Lumetra, Mendocino Coast District Hospital and the Savings Bank of Mendocino County.

About Redwood MedNet

Redwood MedNet is a nonprofit health information exchange located in Ukiah, California. Redwood MedNet's founding members are physicians working in private practice, emergency departments and public health. The goal of Redwood MedNet is to enable our region to become a center of excellence in improved patient health outcomes through the adoption of health information technology.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Redwood MedNet
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Amid Improving Life Expectancy Rates, Risk of Premature Death is Still Significant for Americans, New Study Shows
2. Gov. Blagojevich Signs Bill Improving Illinois Mental Illness Treatment Law
3. Womens Folic Acid Levels Improving
4. New Seminar Series from Activator Methods Teaches Doctors a Unique Approach to Improving Nations Chiropractic Care: Focus on the Patients
5. Jefferson researchers find personalized interventions key to improving colon cancer screening rates
6. McKesson Corporation CEO to Address the Detroit Economic Club on Preserving Our Healthcare System and Improving Quality of Life
7. Occupational therapy is an effective way of improving the daily life of stroke patients
8. Novel Approach to Improving Cardiovascular Care
9. Improving doctor-patient communication yields significant health benefits
10. IOM advisory: improving cancer patients psychosocial care
11. Improving Europes image
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Somerset ... of specialty vendors and unique items from across the nation, this holiday-themed event will ... services offered by the VNA. The boutique will be open Saturday, November 4 ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... and Agile Software Development, has been awarded a contract by the Center for ... Agreement (BPA) aims to accelerate the enterprise use of Agile methodologies in a ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Planet Fitness, one of the largest and fastest growing franchisors ... a flagship location in Covington, LA at 401 N. U.S. Highway 190, in January ... Office Depot in the Holiday Square shopping center. Its location allows it to serve ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Information ... we intend to develop to enable prevention of a major side effect of ... loss, especially in pediatric patients. For cisplatin, hearing loss is FDA listed on-label ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... been named one of Michigan’s 2017 Best and Brightest in Wellness® by Best ... in Wellness® awards program on Friday, Oct. 20 from 7:30 a.m. to 2 ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/12/2017)... 2017   Divoti USA will engrave and ... standard of the latest FDA requirements, which stipulates new criteria regarding ... in need of Medical ID jewelry such as Medical ID Bracelets, ... engraved in terms of the new FDA requirements . ... Divoti offers this dark mark fiber ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... Oct. 11, 2017  BioPharmX Corporation (NYSE MKT: BPMX) ... developed an innovative way to use nonlinear optical imaging ... of new drugs. ... Conference will show how researchers from BioPharmX and the ... School used a suite of imaging techniques in what ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... Texas , Oct. 11, 2017  True ... services, has amplified its effort during National Breast ... about hereditary cancer risks. ... of Clinical Oncology calculated that more than 10 ... have inherited mutations in BRCA1 or BRCA2 and have ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: