Based on hands-on experience in the electronic health record (EHR) environment, presenters of this live activity will explain primary considerations in selecting and purchasing an EHR for use in post-acute and long-term care (PA/LTC) settings. The complexities of using an EHR in the PA/LTC environment create significant pitfalls for the unwary. Using examples drawn from multiple ambulatory and LTC groups, the presenters will highlight many of the pitfalls on the road to a successful implementation.
The overall goal of this live activity is to enhance participants’ knowledge and provide the necessary tools on how to develop and execute an EHR purchasing strategy.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to - Upon completion of this course, attendees should be able toUpon completion of this course, attendees should be able to
Review what statutory requirements are satisfied by using an Ambulatory EHR
Recognize what shortcomings an EHR designed for office-based medicine may present for PA/LTC facilities
Recognize what shortcomings an EHR designed for a PA/LTC facility may present for a PA/LTC medical group
Discuss contracting considerations when licensing an EHR for the PA/LTC Setting
Target Audience: medical directors, attending physicians, nurse practitioners, are encouraged to participate in this webinar.
Accreditation and Credit Information:
AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This live activity has been pre-approved by the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) for a total of 1.5 management hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long-Term Care (CMD). The CMD program is administered by the ABPLM. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit actually spent on the activity.
AMDA POLICY ON DISCLOSURE AND RESOLUTION OF CONFLICT OF INTEREST POLICY
It is AMDA’s policy that all those in a position to directly control CME content, such as: staff, planning committees, faculty and authors, disclose any relationships with commercial entities upon nomination or invitation for participation. Disclosure documents are reviewed in advance for potential conflicts of interest. If conflicts are identified, they are resolved prior to program planning and/or confirmation of participation to ensure participation and/or presentation is non-biased/promotional, evidence-based, and scientifically sound. Only those participants who had no conflict of interest or who agreed to an identified resolution process prior to their participation are involved in this CME activity.