The Internet Health Conference 2004: Enhancing California Health Care
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Health Care Information Technology 2004: Improving Chronic Care in California


CONFERENCE OVERVIEW

Health information technology is increasingly seen as promote the quality, safety, and efficiency of health care. The third annual CHCF/UC health care technology conference focuses on the role of technology in chronic disease care with an emphasis on reengineering care delivery systems. This year's conference features case studies which highlight the experiences of a diverse group of California health care organizations, from small and mid-sized physician groups and community clinics, to commercial health plans, integrated health systems and disease management companies. Dr. David Brailer, National Health Information Technology Coordinator, will discuss the national vision and efforts to encourage policymakers and health care organizations to make health IT a priority. The sessions will provide a unique opportunity for health care professionals to learn about several health care technology initiatives in California and to interact with and gain insights from the experiences of their peers across the state.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of the conference, participants should be able to:
  1. Discuss the promise and implications of information technology for the improvement of care delivery and quality of health services in California.
  2. Describe recent initiatives and innovations in information technology-based clinical systems - and the challenges in reengineering systems of care for their effective adoption.
  3. Report on the spectrum of technologies - from disease registries and electronic health record systems to patient self-management tools - and the challenges and advantages for improving chronic disease care.
  4. Relate shared visions for the future of chronic disease care in California as influenced by technology adoption.



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