Health IT Safety Webinar Series

Join us for the fifth webinar of a 10-part series on health information technology (IT) and patient safety. The webinars cover a wide range of topics, research, and programs, all related to the objectives of using health IT to make care safer and safely using health IT.

Date: Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time: 1 PM-2:30 PM EDT
Title: EHR Documentation and Health IT Safety
Cost: There is no cost to attend the webinars in this series

If you missed a previous webinar, you can download the slides and listen to the recording.

To Register:

  1. Visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/104350618238257153
  2. On the registration form, enter your information and then click “Register.”

Join us on July 30, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (EDT) for the eighth webinar of a 10-part series on health information technology (IT) and patient safety, “EHR Documentation and Health IT Safety.” This free webinar presents perspectives on electronic health record (EHR) documentation and its impact on health IT safety. Presenters are:

  • Gordon D. Schiff, MD, Associate Director, Center for Patient Safety Research and Practice, Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Schiff will talk about clinical documentation and Patient Safety - The next frontier for better diagnosis and treatment.
  • Adam Wright, PhD, Senior Scientist in the Division of General Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, who will talk about making more accurate problem lists—challenges and recommendations and,
  • Anna Orlova, PhD, Senior Director for Standards at the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Dr. Orlova will discuss putting standards to work and improving clinical Documentation.
  • The moderator for the webinar will be Mark Graber, MD, a Senior Fellow at RTI International and an internationally recognized authority on diagnostic errors in medicine.

Slides and audio of previous webinars in this series are available at www.healthitsafety.org/education.

For any questions on registration for this event please contact: Madhu Shrestha, 301-816-4624 or mshrestha@rti.org

This webinar series is funded by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and is being conducted under contract by RTI International. Additional information is available at the registration link above.