miércoles, 17 de mayo de 2017

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Patient Matching Algorithm Challenge Informational Webinars 
Register for today's Patient Matching Algorithm Challenge Informational Webinar. The webinar, which begins at 4pm ET, will provide details about the challenge that will launch in June. Winning submissions will receive up to 6 cash prizes totaling $75,000.  If you miss this webinar, there will be one more held on May 24, 2017 at 4pm ET. Visit the Patient Matching Algorithm Challenge website to read more about the challenge.
Date & Time: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 4:00pm ET
Register: Patient Matching Algorithm Challenge Informational Webinar

Federal Health Architecture: FHIR Testing with Touchstone and FHIM Viewer Learning Series
The Federal Health Architecture (FHA) will host a webinar on the Touchstone Project open access solution for health information exchange. The second presentation will review the Federal Health Information Model (FHIM) View which is a free, online service where users can search online or explore an intuitive ‘mind map’ to quickly target and collect specific health elements from thousands within the portal.  
Date & Time: Friday, May 19, 2017 at 2:30 – 4:00pm ET
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Now Available: eMeasurement and Quality Improvement Webinar Recording
Did you miss our webinar on Innovations in the Use of Electronic Health Data for eMeasurement and Quality Improvement? ONC hosted a roundtable discussion on opportunities to foster innovation in electronic data exchange for eMeasurement and quality improvement. National thought leaders shared their experiences and insights about innovative approaches. View a recording of the event.
New Buzz Blog Post: Making Health IT “Usable” on the Frontlines
Usability is defined as the effectiveness, efficiency and satisfaction with which users achieve specified goals in particular environments. Nurse informaticists are on the frontlines helping improve the usability of health IT systems in their facilities and practices. ONC Chief Nursing Officer Rebecca Freeman looks at the work of three nurse informaticists meeting the challenges to make their electronic systems more usable in the latest Buzz Blog Post: Making Health IT “Usable” on the Frontlines.   
CMS: New Lookup Tool to Help Clinicians Determine their MIPS Participation Status
Unsure of your participation status in MIPS?  Clinicians can now the CMS Quality Payment Program website to determine their status and if they should participate in 2017 and where to find resources. To learn more, review the MIPS Participation Fact Sheet.
AHRQ: Improving Visual Presentations of Health Information Webinar
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) will be hosting a webinar on how to improve the visual presentation of health data for patients, doctors, nurses and other health professionals. Topics will include how to effectively present electronic health record (EHR) clinical notes to clinicians and how clinicians can use navigators to document information within EHRs. Eligible professionals may earn 1.5 hours of free continuing education credits.   
Date & Time: Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 1:30 – 3:00 pm ET
Register: Improving Visual Presentations of Health Information Webinar

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