A National Web Conference on the Role of Health IT to Improve Care Transitions
AHRQ hosted a free Web conference to discuss how health IT can improve care transitions for patients with complex conditions. Specifically, presenters discussed their work on smartphone-based applications to improve care coordination, an interactive patient-centered discharge toolkit to promote self-management, and the role of clinical decision support in improving care transitions for patients with multiple chronic diseases.
At the conclusion of this web conference, participants should be able to:
- Describe the role of health IT in improving health outcomes during care transitions for patients with complex conditions.
- Describe how mHealth technology can be used to improve care coordination and transitions.
- Identify barriers and facilitators of implementation, adoption, and use of a patient-centered discharge toolkit.
- Discuss the use of clinical decision support tools to improve the quality of transitions for adults with multiple chronic diseases.
Eligible providers were able to earn up to 1.5 CE/CME contact hours for participating in the live webinar.
If you have any questions, please send an email to DigitalHealthcareResearch@ahrq.hhs.gov.