Join us for a free webinar hosted by HISTalk on Thursday, June 3, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET.

The 21st Century Cures Act impacts all healthcare stakeholders. Do you know what you are required to do, both now and over the next five years? What is information blocking? Will the Act upend your business model? This panel discussion will provide the perspective of industry leaders — providers, EHR developers, and HIE leaders — who will explore how the mandates will affect workflows and business practices. They will offer practical, direct guidance on how to prepare for the Cures Act. 

Target Audience
This presentation is for healthcare leaders including CIOs, Hospital IT Directors, HIE Directors/Managers, EMR IT Managers, Physicians, Compliance Managers, and other healthcare technology executives or end-users that are interested in learning about the Cures Act, and the business practices industry leaders are using to meet the requirements and make a difference within their organizations. 

Learning Objectives
Attendees of this webinar will be able to:

  • Gain insight to how the Cures Act affects health IT interoperability.
  • Discuss how Cures Act rules impact health IT business models.
  • Identify how standardized technologies can be applied to meet Cures Act requirements.
  • Take away practical perspectives on how the industry can prepare for the Cures Act.

Panelists

William E. Golden, MD MACP – Medical Director, Arkansas Medicaid
Dr. Golden is the Professor of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and the Medical Director for the Arkansas Office of Health Information Technology, the state HIE, as well as the state’s Medicaid program. He has served as the clinical lead for Medicaid’s nationally recognized multiplayer payment reform initiative. Previously, he served as the Vice President for Clinical Quality Improvement of the Arkansas QIO and designed numerous statewide quality improvement projects.

Anne Santifer – Executive Director, OHIT/SHARE
Anne is Director of the Office of Health Information Technology. Anne has nearly 13 years of experience in the operations, development, and policy supporting Medicaid quality improvement programs. She is experienced in program management, value-based programs and data and information technologies supporting health care and social service programs.

Kyle Meadors – Principal, Chart Lux Consulting
Kyle is principal consultant at Chart Lux Consulting where he supports developers and health IT organizations in navigating the regulatory requirements of the ONC and CMS. Prior to Chart Lux, he was Director of the EHR Testing Lab at Drummond, the premier ONC authorized testing and certification body. At Drummond Group, he launched the lab to conduct testing for the Meaningful Use program and grew it into the market leader of its space. Mr. Meadors was also a member of the ONC Health IT Standards committee and other government committees and task teams.