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Electronic Health Records (EHRs) can improve population health outcomes by efficiently collecting data in a form that can be shared across multiple healthcare organizations and leveraged for quality improvement and prevention activities. This webinar will share how EHRs can:

  • Improve public health reporting and surveillance
  • Better your organization’s ability to prevent disease
  • Expand communication between healthcare providers and public health officials

Objectives
This webinar will enable the participant to:

  1. Use EHR functionality to support the use of clinical decision support, registry functions, preventive reminders and HIE
  2. Use the EHR to maintain a problem and diagnosis list
  3. Collect and use data from the EHR to monitor and improve population health and in the prevention of illness and treatment of chronic conditions
  4. Support beneficiary and family engagement in self-management and beneficiary-specific education resources

About the Presenters
Jerri Hiniker, BSN, RN, CPHQ, CPEHR, is a member of the National Coordinating Center team which supports the network of Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organizations (QIN-QIOs) across the country by serving as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) supporting the use of EHRs to improve quality in clinical practices. Jerri has been a program manager at Stratis Health leading their work in the area of Prevention. During her 11 years at Stratis Health, she has worked with facilities across the continuum of care focusing on the incorporation of Health Information Technology (HIT) and the EHRs to optimize patient care.

Jerri received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from South Dakota State University and holds certificates in Nursing Informatics and Healthcare Informatics from the graduate program at the College of St. Scholastica, Duluth.

Lisa Gall, DNP, RN, FNP, LHIT-HP, has over 30 years in healthcare practice, administration and Health IT. She was an RN for 18 years before becoming a family nurse practitioner working in rural family practice, ER and Urgent Care. Lisa attended the University of MN earning a Doctor of Nursing Practice in 2010 and Leadership in Healthcare Informatics Certificate in 2011. She is certified in family practice, informatics, PQRS, and is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Meaningful Use, MACRA and MIPS.

Lisa was active in Clinical Informatics in the 1990s and was a REACH consultant and SME for the past five years before joining Stratis Health as a Clinical Program Manager in January. Lisa is interested in utilizing technology to improve healthcare practice and quality and continues to practice intermittently in ER and UC.

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