E-Health Records Enhanced Quality Improvement Insights from NYC Department of Health

Dana Stephenson, MPHQuality Improvement Specialist Primary Care Information ProjectNYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Topics Covered:• The unrealized promise of EHRs as quality improvement tools• EHR functionality for enhancing practices' capacity to provide patient-centered, continuous, coordinated care and to improve population health• A brief history of the New York City Primary Care Information Project (PCIP) and an overview of the suite of services available to PCIP members • Insights from the QI Team: Learn how the Quality Improvement Team works with primary care physicians to help them become Patient-Centered Medical Homes and prepare for Meaningful Use, including lessons learned along the way and the challenges they face• PCIP’s next steps and plans for the future

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