Health 2.0 FREE Webinar featuring ONC
A Conversation with the
Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT
A Webinar featuring Joshua Seidman, Acting Director, Meaningful Use, Office of Provider Adoption Support, ONC
Health 2.0 and the Health 2.0 Accelerator have teamed up to bring you a conversation with members of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT. Dr. Seidman will discuss meaningful use and its implications for health IT at a physician and hospital level. In particular, his talk will cover the central tenets of meaningful use and how it aligns with an overall vision of health IT as a catalyst for improved clinical outcomes and efficiency. Other issues such as external innovation from an infrastructure based on MU architecture will be covered, as well as implications for consumers/patients. For more background, check out the Federal Advisor Committee Blog.
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
1pm ET / 10am PT
At ONC, Dr. Seidman guides development of tools and resources that help providers become meaningful users of HIT, and helps to evolve meaningful use practice and policy. During nearly two decades in health care, Seidman has focused on: quality measurement and improvement; the intersection of e-health and health services research; and structuring consumer e-health interventions to support improved health behaviors and informed decision making. Previously, Seidman founded the Center for Information Therapy, which advanced the practice and science of delivering tailored information to consumers to help them make better health decisions and lead healthier lives. At the IxCenter, Seidman focused on stimulating innovation, diffusing best practices, and evangelizing for a patient-centered orientation to implementation of HIT applications. Seidman’s earned a PhD in health services research and an MHS in health policy & management from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, and a BA in political science from Brown University.
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