Medicaid and Medicare Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records Program
This training will provide health center professionals with information to better understand Medicaid and Medicare Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records Program for the Public Housing Primary Care program
During this Webinar, participants will learn about
• The HITECH Act
• Elements of the Meaningful Use Program
- EHR Certification
- Measures and Objectives Stage 1
• Stage 2 Meaningful Use proposed rule
• Taking advantage of the program
Andie Patterson is the Deputy Director of Regulatory Affairs at the California Primary Care Association and has been with the organization since January 2008. One of her areas of responsibility is to lead CPCA’s policy efforts on health information technology spanning from meaningful use to telehealth to health information exchange. Andie has a Masters in public policy from the University of Minnesota Hubert Humphrey School of Public Affairs, and a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Dorian Seamster is the Chief of Health Information Services at CalHIPSO, the Regional Extension Center serving much of California. Dorian is responsible for organizing the delivery of services to CalHIPSO’s primary care provider members to achieve and demonstrate Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records. Dorian has focused on supporting health care providers to improve the quality of clinical care and operational efficiencies since the early 1990s, with a focus on the use of electronic information systems. Her previous experience includes working at OCHIN (a Health Center Controlled Network supporting the use of Epic electronic health record at more than 30 community health centers) where she served as the Director of Quality Improvement. In this position Dorian collaborated in the development of OCHIN’s data information system, Solutions, to support clinical quality improvement. Dorian also led efforts at California Primary Care Association to create the first state-level clinical data aggregation system for community clinics through the Accelerating Quality Improvement through Collaboration (AQIC) project funded by the California HealthCare Foundation. Dorian previously served as the Executive Director of the Santa Cruz Women’s Health Center and as a Clinic Manager at Planned Parenthood Mar Monte. Dorian has a BA degree in Administration and Legal Processes from Mills College in Oakland California and a Masters degree in Public Health from the University of Illinois at Chicago in Illinois.