Tuesday, Oct. 26, 1-2 p.m. Eastern Time — Presented by the Care Continuum Alliance
Federally supported “Beacon Communities” are at work now defining how health information technology will support accountable, evidence-based care in communities – especially for care of chronic conditions. Backed by $235 million in federal grants, 15 communities across the country are serving as Beacon Community pilots for eventual wide-scale, performance-based use of technology to improve our health care delivery system.
The goal of the webinar is to address
- The fundamental nature and vision of the Beacon Community Program
- How the Beacon Program will influence nationwide delivery system reform and be a guide-path toward developing community infrastructures
- Other implications for the future of healthcare delivery
Why You Need to Know About Beacon Communities
Beacon Communities will:
- Create a roadmap for achieving meaningful use of HIT on a community-wide basis.
- Show how HIT can make measurable improvements in quality, cost efficiency and population health.
- Demonstrate how EHRs and health information exchange aid coordinated care for chronic conditions.
- Provide opportunities for expanded adoption of innovative approaches to population-based care.
Stakeholders in population health management and care coordination need to understand how Beacon Communities will reshape the landscape for accountable care and HIT. Learn how to be a part of this developing federal initiative – register today for “The ONC-funded Beacon Program – A Beacon of Light in Transforming Health Care Delivery,” Oct. 26, from 1 to 2 p.m. Eastern Time.This 60-minute Webinar will feature Aaron McKethan, PhD, Beacon Community director, Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the National Coordinator for HIT; Patrick Gordon, Colorado Beacon Consortium director; and Randall Williams, MD, FACC, CEO, Pharos Innovations.
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