13 June 2012

Joint Public Health and Meaningful Use Nationwide Call

In an effort to better inform the public health practice community about the funding opportunities made available through CMS and state Medicaid programs, JPHIT will be co-sponsoring a webinar with the ONC, CDC, and CMS that features Kentucky's use of these funds. The funds are available to public health, health information exchanges, and other principally to support one-time infrastructure costs. 

The National Governors Association has prepared a fact sheet on the purpose and process of this new Medicaid funding mechanism.

This event wil take place on Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT.

The agenda for this meeting will be: 

1. 10 minutes  Announcements and Introduction (CDC, ONC or CMS)

Directors - Laura Conn (CDC), and Jim Daniel (ONC)

2. 40 minutes – Presentation:  “HIE & Public Health Meaningful Use Measures ”

Multiple Presenters: Polly Mullins Bentley, Acting Executive Director, KY Governor’s Office of Electronic Health Information  (State HIT Coordinator), Karen Chrisman, KHIE’s Staff Attorney, April Smith, KHIE’s Project Manager, N. Brennan O’Banion, Ph.Dc, KHIE’s Public Health Consultant, and Robert Nowell, Director of Medicaid EHR Incentive Program, KY Department for Medicaid Services 

This presentation will showcase the established and planned value-added service layers of the Kentucky Health Information Exchange that support public health reporting and Meaningful Use Measures. 

3. 10 minutes - Question and Answer Session 

Below is the WebEx information to join the call: 

Topic: Joint Public Health and Meaningful Use Nationwide Call
Host: Shirilyn Njie
Date and Time: Thursday, June 21, 2012 3:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
Event number: 653 203 252
Event password: PHMU*614
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