Webinar: A Roadmap for a National Health IT Safety Collaboratory

This webinar provides an overview of the central components of a plan to develop a national Collaboratory focused on improving the safety and safe use of health IT. In the first presentation, Andy Gettinger, MD, will discuss the Collaboratory’s role in furthering HHS work in health IT safety, while Doug Johnston will review the process for convening a task force of health IT safety stakeholders to develop the Collaboratory Roadmap. Collaboratory Task Force members, Steven Stack, MD, will then present on the proposed Collaboratory’s vision, goals, attributes and operations, and Rich Landen will detail the core focus areas, activities, and funding model.

Webinar attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss the Collaboratory Roadmap, available at: http://www.healthitsafety.org/

Thursday, Sep 10, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EDT Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7662127466750657793

Andrew Gettinger, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer in the ONC. Dr. Gettinger is also Professor of Anesthesiology, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at Dartmouth, and Senior Scholar at the Koop Institute, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. He has been an active participant in the health IT policy development and implementation on a range of issues, including privacy and safety and is interim lead on ONC’s health IT safety-related initiatives.

Steven Stack, MD, is President of the AMA and an emergency physician practicing in Lexington, Kentucky. Dr. Stack is nationally recognized for his expertise in health IT and was chair of the AMA’s Advisory Group on health IT from 2007 to 2013. He has served on multiple federal advisory groups for the ONC, and was the AMA representative on the Health IT Safety Collaboratory Roadmap task force.

Richard W. Landen, MBA, MPH, Director, Regulatory Affairs, QuadraMed. Rich represents QuadraMed in federal regulation and national forums relating to their clinical health information technology products.

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