Webinar on "Safety Nets Achieve Care Coordination using HIE : Breakthrough and Stakeholders in the Kansas City Region"

BluePrint Healthcare IT, in conjunction with Mid-America Regional Council (MARC), will present a Webinar on August 7, 2014 about implementing the electronic coordination of care for patients shared between ten safety net organizations in the Kansas City Bi-state region. With the number of safety nets almost doubling in the next stage, the provider mix includes primary care and care in mental health, public health, substance abuse assessment, health education and health service coordination.

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Cranbury, NJ (PRWEB) July 17, 2014

BluePrint Healthcare IT, in conjunction with Mid-America Regional Council (MARC), will present a Webinar on August 7, 2014 focusing on implementing the electronic coordination of care for patients shared between ten safety net organizations in the Kansas City Bi-state region. Stakeholder roles will be highlighted and the foundational steps taken to launch the health information exchange initiative will be examined. The program performed so well that the number of safety nets participating in the next stage will almost double. The safety nets include a mix of providers focused on delivering primary care and care in mental health, public health, substance abuse assessment, health education and health service coordination. The exchange of vital information to support patient care uses secure DIRECT messaging.

Program participants represented on the Webinar panel will include Mid-America Regional Council (MARC); Turner House Children’s Clinic, a safety net organization; three Health Information Organizations—Kansas Health Information Network (KHIN), Lewis and Clark Information Exchange (LACIE), Missouri Health Connection; REACH Healthcare Foundation; and BluePrint Healthcare IT, the consulting services and software organization.

Panelists:
Scott Lakin, Director, Regional Health Care Initiative at Mid-America Regional Council (MARC)
Janet Burton, Executive Director at Turner House Children’s Clinic
Jody Denson, Project Manager at Kansas Health Information Network (KHIN)
Mike Dittemore, Executive Director at Lewis and Clark Information Exchange (LACIE)
Carla Gibson, Senior Program Officer at The REACH Healthcare Foundation
Ila Irwin, Director of Special Projects at Missouri Health Connect (MHC)
Rebecca Goldberg, Principal Consultant at BluePrint Healthcare IT

For more information or to register, please go to http://www.blueprinthit.com/ccwebinar


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