Friday, October 15, 2010

The Promise of Health Information Technology for the 21st Century

On Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at the Baker Institute Health Policy Forum at Rice University experts in health information technology (health IT) explored its potential for improving patient care and lowering health care costs. The seminar entitled "The Promise of Health Information Technology for the 21st Century" featured some of the leading thought leadership in health IT.

Below is the "Health Information Technology: Bringing Health Information to Life" slide deck used by Dr. David Blumenthal, National Coordinator for Health IT and the video below that:

This conference brought together some of the nation’s foremost experts in health IT from both the public and private sectors to explore the potential of health IT as a means of improving the quality of patient care and lowering overall health care costs.

Here is the session with Dr. David Blumenthal and some interesting Q & A after his presentation:

All of the day's sessions and other meeting materials are available at the Baker Institute Website