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Interoperability as Key for Meaningful Use to Precision Medicine

The health care ideal is an interoperable system that enables providers to deliver smarter and safer care efficiently. Physician leaders need to grasp the structure of interoperability to harness the possibilities of precision medicine through electronic health records. Here, you'll gain an overview of key concepts and see how standards affect outcomes.

2.5 Total CME

2.5 Elective Credits - CPE

2.5 Elective Credits - Masters

2.5 Elective Credits - HIT

Course Objectives

  • Review the background and importance of the meaningful use concept.
  • Recognize five key lessons learned from meaningful use for improving health care.
  • Describe the status and future of electronic health records (EHR).
  • Explain the FHIR Standard and its interoperability paradigms.
  • Address the importance of semantic, syntactic and meta data standards in successful EHR interoperability.

Method of Participation

To complete this program successfully and claim credit, participants must follow these steps:

  • Read the educational objectives provided on the course summary page.
  • Attend the sessions or watch all the video lectures for this course (if applicable).
  • Read any course materials and complete any required activities.
  • Complete the course evaluation and post-test via your dashboard on the Association website. Successful completion of a given activity's post-test requires a minimum 75% passing score prior to claiming CME credit, with three attempts allowed.
  • CME certificates will be available for printing after claiming CME credit.
  • Estimated time for course completion is equivalent to the CME credit hours.

Key Dates

Original Course Release Date: June 2016

Course Expiration Date: June 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 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Cancellation Policy

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 ( ) to create a wide array of Maintenance of Certification (“MOC”) Activities, Interoperability as Key for Meaningful Use to Precision Medicine 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
Family Medicine
Nuclear Medicine
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Preventive Medicine
Psychiatry and Neurology
Thoracic Surgery

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