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Optimizing Health IT for Improved Patient Safety covers the fundamental aspects of health information technology (HIT) as it relates to patient safety. The curriculum introduces an eight-dimension model that helps explain essential aspects of a HIT-enabled health care system. The course requires basic familiarity with key hardware (e.g., databases, servers, workstations, networks) and software terms (computer-based provider order entry, results review, admission/discharge/transfer).Topics include:• Implementing and optimizing HIT to improve health care quality and safety• Using SAFER guides to assess, diagnose and evaluate an organization's EHR-related patient safety• Utilizing a red flag-based approach to identifying EHR-related safety concerns• Managing conflicts that arise between user groups
4 Total CME
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To complete this program successfully and claim credit, participants must follow these steps:
Original Course Release Date: March 2016
Course Expiration Date: March 2019
Access to Course Expires: 365 days from purchase date of course
The American Association for Physician Leadership® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for physicians.
The American Association for Physician Leadership® designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Registrations are eligible for full refund or transfer to another course (that occurs within 12 months) for up to 72 hours after purchase. A $100 processing fee applies to cancellations or transfers after 72 hours but before 30 days have elapsed. Cancellations after 30 days from purchase date are not eligible for refund or transfer.
Registrations may not be transferred to another person at any time. All refunds will be issued to the original form of payment. Refunds or transfers are not available if testing has occurred or CME is claimed.
Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) and Association of American Medical Colleges’ (“AAMC”) joint initiative (ABMS MOC Directory (https://www.mededportal.org/abmsmoc/continuingeducation/) ) to create a wide array of Maintenance of Certification (“MOC”) Activities, Optimizing Health IT for Improved Patient Safety has met the MOC requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) by the following ABMS Member Boards: ABMS Member Boards:
Allergy and Immunology Anesthesiology Nuclear Medicine PathologyPhysical Medicine and Rehabilitation Preventive Medicine Psychiatry and Neurology Radiology Thoracic Surgery Urology