Today at Noon ET! ONC Presenting to PCPCC's eHealth Group


PCPCC's eHealth Special Interest Group (SIG)

Tuesday, May 6,  2014, 12:00 -1:00PM ET
Call-In Number: 712-432-0900, Access Code: 868853#

NOTE: To minimize background noise, please dial *6 to mute your lines when not speaking.

I.   Welcome & Introductions

II.   Panel Presentations

   A. Guest Speakers: ONC's Thomas Novak and Paul Klintworth    B. Moderated Questions for Panelists

III. Open Question & Answer with Callers

IV. Closing Remarks & Announcements

Speaker Bios:
Thomas Novak is
Director of Delivery System Reform in the Office of Provider Adoption and Support at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) where he coordinates the aggressive support – via 62 RECs nationwide - for the implementation of Meaningful Use Stage 2 with an emphasis on coordination with other HHS priorities such as health information exchanges, electronic health record (EHR) privacy & security, consumer engagement, and a particular emphasis on alignment with new care models such as the PCMH and accountable care organizations. He also leads the support efforts for ICD-10 and serves on several committees supporting correctional health initiatives.

Paul Klintworth, MSPM, HITc is the Medical Home Community of Practice Lead within the Office of Provider Adoption & Support where he coordinates regionally-focused and state-based RECs that provide technical, clinical, and practice coaching support to providers and practices engaged in PCMH transformation.  Additionally, Mr. Klintworth is responsible for offering technical assistance and guidance on health IT care delivery transformation in support of provider efforts to become meaningful users of EHRs.

NEXT CALL: Our next call for this group will be on Tuesday, June 3rd at Noon ET.

Learning Opportunities & Resources

PCPCC Events

Integration of Clinical Pharmacists into the Medical Home: Measuring Clinical Impact
Thursday, May 15 | 12:00-1:30PM ET

Innovations in Comprehensive Team-Based Medication Management: Lessons from Minnesota
Thursday, May 22 | 1:00-2:00PM ET

Health Care Transformation: Overcoming Challenges to Reach the Summit
June 9 - 10, 2014  |  Denver, CO

Patient-Centered Primary Care: At the Heart of Value and Quality
November 12-14, 2014 | Washington, DC

Registration opening soon!
eHealth Resources

How to Implement Electronic Health Records
ONC has several tools and resources on how practices can change from paper records to EHRs or how to upgrade their current system to a new certified version.

How to Achieve Meaningful Use
This tool guides practices on Stage 1 and Stage 2 EHR meaningful use in order to achieve health and efficiency goals and receive financial incentives for participation.

ONC's Regional Extension Centers
Located in every region of the country, RECs serve as a support and resource center to assist providers in EHR implementation and their health IT needs.  Find a REC near you!
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