A National Web Conference on the Use of Health IT to Improve Health Care Delivery for Children

Event Details

  • Date: June 30, 2016
  • Time: 12:30pm to 2:00pm


  • Jonathan Wald, M.D., M.P.H.; Elizabeth Alpern, M.D.

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) hosted a Web conference Thursday, June 30 from 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. ET, to discuss the use of health IT to better support the quality of health care delivered to children. This Web conference included discussions of pediatric-specific electronic health record (EHR) functionality and the use of a pediatric registry for reporting quality measures data.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this Web conference, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe recommendations for EHR functionalities expected to improve the safety and quality of care provided to children. 
  2. Discuss the development and potential impacts of multi-site performance measure reporting using an EHR data driven pediatric registry. 

Event Materials:

  • Presentation Slides (PDF, 2.75 MB) (Persons using assistive technology may not be able to fully access information in this report. For assistance, please contact Corey Mackison)
  • Q&A (PDF, 288 KB)

CME/CNE credits were approved for those who attended the live event of this Web conference only. If you have any questions about obtaining CME/CNE credit for this webinar, please send an email to DigitalHealthcareResearch@ahrq.hhs.gov.