Mobile technology is bringing the concept of home healthcare to life. Deciphering which strategies are just pricey bells and whistles and what emerging health IT strategies actually help clinicians, hospitals and health systems provide better care and make patients better while staying in their homes?
Associate CIO of Health Technology and Research Computing at Penn Medicine will discuss the expansion of use of electronic medical records as well as the embarkment on new home healthcare programs. Learn more about the challenges and opportunities that exist as health systems provide clinicians mobile technology to advance their goals.
What you will learn in this forward-thinking Webinar:
How current home health strategies are working: from a telestroke program to a new home health monitoring pilot
The logistics of a patient portal managing online medical records with features that include:
- Secure email
- Prescription renewal
- Test results
- Health history
Navigating challenges around:
- Big data
- Patient identification
- Battery management
- ROI for the entity owning the risk
- Patient adoption and sustained use
The tipping points for mobile and home health care, including shifts in reimbursements, necessary improvements in technology and making employees pay for unhealthy choices
Event Date: June 13, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. (EST) Register now!
Brian Wells, Associate VP, Health Technology and Academic Computing, Penn Medicine
Brian Wells is the Associate VP of Health Technology and Academic Computing at Penn Medicine. Mr. Wells joined Penn Medicine in September, 2007 and is currently responsible for software development along with research computing informatics and infrastructure.
Previously at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia he was the Project Director of two large Epic implementations — Patient Access/Revenue Cycle and Specialty Care. Beginning in 1997 he was the founder and Chief Technology Officer of InteHealth Incorporated. For eight years prior to that he was the CTO of GMIS, Inc. and led the development and support of 11 expert system software products for the payor market.
Previously, his nine years of software development and support experience at Siemens (SMS) provided him extensive management background in all aspects of health care product development.
Mr. Wells earned his MBA from Villanova and his undergraduate Computer Systems degree from Rochester Institute of Technology.
Mr. Wells received his HIMSS Fellowship in 2008.
Chris Seper, MedCity News, Founder and CEO
Chris Seper is a digital media entrepreneur who started and leads MedCity Media, the publisher of MedCityNews.com. MedCity News is the destination portal for coverage of innovation and B2B insight in the life sciences and healthcare, gathering the best collection of C-level executives, entrepreneurs, investors and others stakeholders focused on the business of medicine. The company also has a MedCity events series, gathering these hard-to-reach elite decisionmakers for empowering and ROI-heavy conversations around convergences, patient engagement, early-stage innovation and other topics key to the success of the medical industry.
Chris is a former journalist whose byline has appeared in The Plain Dealer, Philadelphia Inquirer, The Washington Post and Christian Science Monitor. He advises the likes of Spoke Software and is on the board of directors of The Civic Commons, a Knight Foundation-funded social enterprise that leverages technology for civic action.
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