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Lunch and Learn Webinar Series

The MHCC has held three health IT lunch and learn webinars as a way to provide additional peer-to-peer learning opportunities to LHDs. During the webinars, LHDs and guest speakers shared experiences and expertise related to the topics presented. Included below is a brief summary of each session and a copy of the webinar materials.

Topic: EHR Workflow Redesign - July 22, 2015

The webinar included a brief presentation on the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program, including how to qualify for incentive payments. The webinar primarily focused on the importance of assessing workflows to appropriately plan how EHRs will create new workflow patterns that help maximize efficiencies, enhance health care quality and safety, and improve care coordination.

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Topic: Utilization of Health Information Exchange Services - October 23, 2015

The webinar included a brief presentation about the available services of the State-Designated Health Information Exchange (HIE), the Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients (CRISP) that enable the electronic exchange of information across different care settings. The webinar also included a presentation from the Howard County LHD, in partnership with Healthy Howard, on how they use CRISP services to support care coordination, which is part of their population health management strategy that aims to decrease preventable hospital readmissions and empower patients to better manage chronic health conditions. 

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Topic: Value Based Care Delivery - February 25, 2016

The webinar included presentations about value-based care delivery (VBCD). VBCD consists of integrated care delivery models that use a collaborative, patient-centric approach rewarding providers for improved outcomes in terms of quality and cost as opposed to volume of services rendered. Howard County LHD presented on their implementation of VBCD to promote primary care and create efficiencies in care delivery. A Management Service Organization (MSO), ZaneNet, presented information on how MSOs can assist LHDs with VBCD by optimizing use of EHRs and HIE, among other things.

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Last Updated: 9/20/2016