Transitions across acute, post-acute, and long-term care settings are common and costly; poor coordination and communication failures far too often result in preventable readmissions to the acute care hospital. This webinar will address the current landscape of health IT in LTPAC and provide an overview of the challenges and opportunities to improve care coordination and patient outcomes through the use of health IT in settings such nursing homes, home health, hospice and inpatient rehabilitation.
Contact hours: 1.00 1.0 CE hour to meet the HIMSS requirement Contact hours available until 3/25/2016.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Speakers have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
This educational activity is co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and ANIA.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Accreditation status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial product.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 5387.
This program has been approved for continuing education (CE) hours for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS) and Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS).
Purpose: The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to better understand how health IT and health information exchange can can improve care coordination and transitions of care with LTPAC providers such as nursing homes, home health, hospice, and inpatient rehabilitation.
Objectives: 1. Identify the current LTPAC HIT/HIE landscape as well as examples of how health IT tools can enable patient-centered care. 2. Describe how nurses can leverage health IT to improve care coordination among patients transitioning to and from long-term and post-acute care settings.
MIS, MBA, RN, LTPAC Coordinator, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, DHHS,
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