Washington, D.C. – The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) will release and discuss two new health information technology (IT) reports at an event next Wednesday, October 3, 2012, in Washington, D.C.
Bill Frist, a former Senate Majority Leader and co-leader of BPC’s Health Project, will be joined by Farzad Mostashari, MD, ScM, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, and nearly two dozen health care experts at the event. Click here to view the full event agenda and see the full list of panelists.
The first report will reveal survey results of practicing clinicians regarding their priority electronic health information needs, co-authored by BPC and Doctors Helping Doctors Transform Health Care.
The second report will include BPC’s findings and recommendations for accelerating the electronic sharing of information across physician practices, hospitals, laboratories, pharmacies, and patients, to support clinical decision-making and coordinated, accountable, patient-centered care.
The event is open to press, but space is limited. If you’re interested in attending, please RSVP to [email protected]
Follow the discussion on Twitter: @BPC_Bipartisan.
Senator Bill Frist
BPC Senior Fellow and Co-Leader, BPC Health Project
Farzad Mostashari, MD, ScM
National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
See other featured panelists here.
Health IT Report Releases and Health Policy Panel Discussions:
Accelerating Electronic Health Information Sharing to Improve Quality and Reduce
Costs in Health Care
Clinician Perspectives on Electronic Health Information Sharing for Transitions of Care
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
8:30AM to 4:00PM
Knight Conference Center (7th Floor)
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW