Technology

Application of existing and emerging technologies for the collection of clinical data, the transformation of clinical data to useful health information, and the communication and protection of information on an analog medium, (for example, paper, photographic film, and so on) or digital medium, (for example, magnetic tape, optical disk, CD, DVD, and so on).

Data Analytics Webinar Series

A three-part webinar series will offer members an opportunity to learn how to analyze healthcare data using MS Excel and the open-source data analytics software platform, R. The webinar will include tutorials on how to carry out basic and advanced analytical techniques including data acquisition, data summaries, data preparation, and data visualization. Each webinar will run 1-hr in length and will be recorded for later use and dispersal.

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Interoperability – A Facet of Information Governance

Abstract

Greater than $26 billion has been spent in Meaningful Use (MU) payouts and another $6.5 million has been spent to fund state Health Information Exchanges (HIE) and to advance HIE adoption. Despite considerable investment and several decades of effort, a meaningful level of interoperability has not been achieved. Having the right information available at the right time for the right individual depends upon the proper interoperability of all systems.

Objectives:

Attend this one-hour webinar for an understanding of:

  • The principles of healthcare Information Governance
  • The role of Interoperability as it relates to Information Governance and the overall concept of reliability
  • The driving factors of standardization of HIT products to enable Interoperability
  • What is meant by ‘information blocking’
  • A private sector’s response to Interoperability through the CommonWell Health Alliance
  • The opportunities Interoperability presents for HIM professionals

Speaker: Tammy Hamilton

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Electronic Health Information Exchange in Pennsylvania: Where We Are, Where We’re Going and Why This Matters

This webinar is presented by Alexandra Goss, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania eHealth Partnership Authority and David Grinberg, Deputy Director of Pennsylvania eHealth Partnership Authority. During this webinar, you will learn about electronic health information exchange (eHIE), status of eHIE efforts in PA, and benefits of eHIE. The presentation goes into greater details about health information organization (HIO) in Pennsylvania, role of the PA eHealth Authority, the PA health information organization strategic plan, current capabilities pertaining to information exchange, partnership and grant information for eligible hospitals , as well as opportunities for collaboration with the PA eHealth Authority.

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Upcoming Meetings

Wed 26

ORANJ Educational Meeting

July 26 8:00 AM - 1:45 PM EDT
Thu 27

MTHIMA Meeting

July 27 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
Fri 28

HAHIMA Hot Topics in Inpatient Coding 2017

July 28 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
Aug 03

SCHIMA Annual Meeting

August 3 - August 4
Aug 03

INSPN Quarterly Meeting

August 3 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT