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Track 2: Implementation Issues in Patient Safety and Health IT

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Track 2-I Moving Community Health to the 21st Century

This session will highlight lessons learned from health IT implementations in three settings: a rural California hospital, a network of Midwestern critical access hospitals and a large community health center network in Chicago. Panelists will elaborate on issues such as "Things to know prior to undertaking a rural health IT implementation" and "IT infrastructure challenges for urban health IT implementations?" and "Establishing a culture of safety in critical access hospitals.

Lisa Dolan Branton, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Donald Wheeler Presentation
Fred Rachman Presentation
Kiki Nocella Presentation
Katherine Jones Presentation

Monday June 5, 10:30am-12:00pm
Congressional Hall B

Track 2-II Clinical Redesign to Improve Safety

This session will highlight four organizations and the process-oriented changes implemented in each, providing for a safer culture by changing the way clinicians deliver care and new roles for clinicians on care teams. From medication list reconciliation to reengineering hospital discharges, this session will provide data on recentprogress. The evolving role of pharmacists on an ED team and a safety toolkit will be included.

Eileen Hogan, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Brian Jack Presentation
Brenda Zierler Presentation
Terry Fairbanks Presentation
Heather Young Presentation

Monday June 5, 1:30pm-3:00pm
Congressional Hall B

Track 2-III Process Approaches to Improve Clinical Performance

This session will explore four very different organizational approaches to enhanced clinical performance through consequential analysis of the criticality of health IT systems, rapid clinical action based on the results of electronically reported critical test results and applying quality principles such as ISO, Lean and Six Sigma. This session will be capped with the latest word on the successes and challenges of opening an all digital hospital.

Marge Keyes, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Jeanne-Marie Guise Presentation
Gordon Schiff Presentation
Tim Taylor and Brion Hurley Presentation
Larry Hegland Presentation

Monday June 5, 4:00-5:30
Congressional Hall B

Track 2-IV e-Prescribing Implementation 

As the Department of Health and Human Services undertakes the funding of pilot projects to test initial standards for e-Prescribing Implementation, AHRQ has selected four industry leaders to discuss the importance and keys to success of clinician adoption as well as the impact on staff and physician time through time and motion studies.

Jon White, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Vincent Plourde Presentation
Michael Fischer Presentation
William Hollingworth Presentation
Joy Grossman Presentation

Tuesday June 6, 1:00-2:30
Congressional Hall B

Track 2-V e-Prescribing Standards

Assuring the interoperability and safety of e-Prescribing implementation is reliant on e-Prescribing Standards. This session offers three industry expert views and experiences on maximizing the effectiveness of communitypharmacists and physicians working together, the standards necessary to communicate electronically as well as the impact on personal health records. Join us for the latest news from the field in this industry leading session.

Jon White, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Kate Lapane Presentation
Dawn Gauthier and Ron Stock Presentation

Tuesday June 6, 3:30-5:00
Congressional Hall B 

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