February 23, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Join ECRI Institute and our co-convener, the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI), before the start of the 2014 Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference and Exhibition for a special preconference session. This symposium, Patient Safety: Making Healthcare Safer--IT Challenges and Solutions, will highlight what leading health systems are doing to identify and prevent IT-related errors. It will review the patient safety infrastructure and governance in place and explore how leveraging health IT helps solve safety issues.
Featuring ECRI Institute experts:
Ronni Solomon, JD
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Engineering Manager, Health Devices
- 8:45 - 9:45 a.m.
OPENING KEYNOTE: Applying Safety Science to Health IT (see full session)
- 9:45 - 10:45 a.m.
Strategizing for Health IT Safety Surveillance and Response (see full session)
- 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Incorporating Safety Risk Management into IT Processes and Culture (see full session)
- 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Applying Human Factors Principles and Usability to Your EHR Implementation (see full session)
- 2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
Safety Solutions in System Integration and Interoperability (see full session)
- 3:15 - 4:15 p.m.
CLOSING KEYNOTE: Future Directions for Patient Safety through Health IT (see full session)
- 4:15 - 4:30 p.m.
Bonus! All attendees will receive a free copy of ECRI Institute PSO Deep Dive: Health Information Technology, an analysis on HIT-related safety events