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Registration is open for a webinar, hosted by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), to discuss how health Information Technology (IT) can improve care transitions for patients with complex conditions.

Thursday, September 26, 2019
1:00 – 2:30 pm CT

Presenters will discuss 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.

This webinar is ideal for healthcare researchers, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals, health IT researchers and vendors. All are welcome to attend.

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.

Moderator:

Commander Derrick L. Wyatt , USPHS Commissioned Corps, Division of Health IT Research Grants Manager in the Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement at AHRQ

Speakers:

David T. Liss, PhD; Research Assistant Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Northwestern University

Anuj K. Dalal, MD; Associate Professor of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Sharon Hewner, PhD, RN, FAAN; Associate Professor and Department Chair, Family, Community & Health Systems Sciences; State University of New York at Buffalo

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Eligible providers can earn up to 1.5 CE/CME contact hours for participating in the live webinar. Continuing education credits will be available for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists/pharmacy techs and healthcare executives. Non-physician CMEs will also be available.

Additional Information and Upcoming Events:
https://healthit.ahrq.gov/events/