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Usability in Health IT:  Technical Strategy, Research, and Implementation

Purpose:

To promote collaboration in health IT usability among Federal agencies, industry, academia, and others.

Goal: Bring together industry, academia and government to prioritize, align and coordinate short, medium and long term technical strategies and tactics to improve the usability of Electronic Health Records.

Objectives:

  • Establish an immediate term set of actions in usability and accessibility to inform the national initiative to drive EHR adoption and meaningful use.
  • Develop a strategic approach to measure and assess usability of EHRs in short, medium and long term.
  • Ultimately, inspire follow-on activities in the public and private sectors.

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Agenda:

Final Agenda

Roundtable Discussion Participants List .pdf or .doc

Acroynms Used .pdf or .doc

 

Details:

Start Date: Tuesday, July 13, 2010
End Date: Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Location: NIST, Green Auditorium, Gaithersburg, MD
Audience: Industry, Government, Academia
Format: Workshop

Sponsor(s):

National Institute of Standards and Technology
Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Registration:

Online Registration

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On-line registration will end at 5 pm EST on July 6, 2010.

Registration Contact:

Angela Ellis, NIST
phone: 301-975-3881
email: angela.ellis@nist.gov

Accommodations:

A block of rooms has been reserved for the night of July 12, 2010 at the Holiday Inn Gaithersburg, Two Montogomery Village Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD. 20879. The special rate is $119.00 per night plus 13% tax, until all rooms in this block are booked. Please contact the hotel directly at 301-948-8900 before July 02, 2010, and mention "NIST Health IT Group" to your reservation.

Technical Contact:

Lana Lowry, NIST
phone: 301-975-4995
email: llowry@nist.gov