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On Demand Webinar

Improving Patient Care With Health Information Exchange

Credit(s): 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (Enduring)
Course Number: PME-TTHIE/GEN
Original Program Date: July 16, 2013
Duration: 58 minutes
Access: Available until July 16, 2016
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    Learn what health information exchanges (HIEs)  are and how they help with patient safety and quality of care. Sixty percent of Texas physicians are using electronic health records (EHRs) and have the ability to share patient information electronically across the care continuum. This webinar will help physicians understand current options and opportunities to improve patient care with HIE use. 


    Program Highlights

    • The HIE environment

    • How HIEs can increase quality of care and patient safety

    • Data use cases; physician participation; sustainability


    Released: July 16, 2013

    Expires: July 16, 2016


    Target Audience

    Physicians in all specialties and practice managers.


    Course Objectives

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

    • Define a health information exchange (HIE);

    • Describe ways a health information exchange can enhance quality of care; and

    • Determine if a health information exchange meets criteria to increase patient safety. 


    Teaching Methods

    • Lecture

    • Audio-visual presentation

    • Questions and answers



    1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (Enduring)   The Texas Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Texas Medical Association designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    The Texas Medical Association requires physician to complete 70-percent of the test questions correctly to receive credit for this course.

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    1 ETHICS   This course has been designated for 1 credit(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

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