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Bipartisan Policy Center to Release Two Health IT Reports Wednesday at Event Featuring Senator Bill Frist, Farzad Mostashari

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.

WHO:

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.

WHAT:

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

WHEN:

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
8:30AM to 4:00PM

WHERE:

Newseum
Knight Conference Center (7th Floor)
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC

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Ashley Clark
(202) 637-1456
[email protected]

2012-09-27 00:00:00
Reports to Reveal Electronic Health Information Sharing Survey Results and Provide Quality-Improving, Cost-Cutting Recommendations