Health Information Technology
American Medical Association
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Pain Management Online Series

Release date: April, 2011. Expiration date: April, 2014.

This program provides information to physicians and practice staff on methodologies for successful adoption of health information technology solutions. The methodologies will be presented in a series of 6 short video modules. The target audience for this program is physicians and practice staff in small practices who are faced with decisions regarding health IT.

 

Program run time: 54 minutes
Note: Don't worry! You may return to the program at anytime if you are unable to complete the modules in one sitting. The program bookmarks the last screen that you view and will ask if you wish to continue from this point when you return.

 

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, physicians and staff should be able to:

  • Formulate an approach to adoption of health information technology for the small physician group practice.
  • Utilize information about health IT adoption methodologies in the decision making process leading to successful adoption.

 

To begin this program, please read the information below and check the acknowledge statement; then click “Submit and Start the Program”.

© 2011 American Medical Association.  All rights reserved. The contents of this CME program may not be reproduced in any form without written permission from the AMA. 

The products appearing in this continuing medical education program are given for information purposes only. Their inclusion does not imply AMA endorsement, nor does omission of any product indicate AMA disapproval.

Original Release date: April, 2011
Expiration Date: April, 2014

The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Medical Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim the only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This continuing medical education program is intended for physicians in small group practices, and other healthcare professionals seeking education on methodologies for successful adoption of health information technology solutions.

In order to receive your CME certificate or a certificate of participation, participants must complete the post-test and program evaluation. Participants must score an 100% on the post-test to receive their certificate. Adobe Flash Player is required to complete the self-assessment and Adobe Reader is required to print your certificate. You can download Adobe Reader for free. As you will be printing your CME certificate online, your computer must be connected to a printer.

CME Principal Faculty

Edward Daniels, Author, Planning Committee
Senior Consultant
Point-of-Care Partners

Anthony Schueth, Author, Planning Committee
CEO & Managing Partner
Point-of-Care Partners

Salvatore Volpe, MD, FACP, FAAP, CHCQM, Content Consultant
Internal Medicine Physician
Chairman, Medical Society of the State of New York Health IT Committee
President, HIMSS NY
Member, AMA Health IT Advisory Panel

Michael Zaroukian, MD, PhD, FACP, FHIMSS, Content Consultant
Chief Medical Information Officer
Professor of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine
Michigan State University
Director, Clinical Informatics & Care Transformation
Sparrow Health System
Member, AMA Health IT Advisory Panel

AMA Staff

Kim Ball, MA, Planning Committee, Content Consultant
Education Program Manager, Health IT
American Medical Association

R. Mark Evans, PhD, CME Program Planning Committee
Director, Healthcare Education Products & Standards
American Medical Association

Michael Hodgkins, MD, Planning Committee, Content Consultant
Chief Medical Information Officer
American Medical Association

Sibyl Medie, JD, MS
Senior Policy Analyst,
Health IT
American Medical Association

Disclosure Policy


It is the policy of the AMA to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its activities.  This AMA CME program has been independently planned by the AMA and complies with the AMA Division of Healthcare Education Products and Standards’ Policies and Procedures for Resolving Conflicts of Interest (COI) for their CME activities, to identify and resolve COI, review faculty and staff disclosure statements, and determine the level of participation of the planning committee members and principal faculty. Faculty and planning committee members have attested that their financial relationships do not affect their ability to present well-balanced evidence-based content for this activity.

In order to assure the highest quality of certified CME programming, and to comply with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, the AMA requires that all faculty, planning committee and AMA CME Program Committee members disclose relevant financial relationships with any commercial or proprietary entity producing health care goods or services relevant to the content being planned or presented. The following disclosures are provided:

Mr. Daniels: Nothing relevant to disclose
Mr. Scheuth: Nothing relevant to disclose
Dr. Volpe: Nothing revelant to disclose
Dr. Zaroukian GE eHealth Advisory Board
Ms. Ball:                  Nothing relevant to disclose
Dr. Evans: Nothing revelant to disclose
Dr. Hodgkins: Nothing revelant to disclose
Ms. Medie Nothing revelant to disclose

 

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For this CME program, your computer needs to have Internet Explorer 6.0 (or higher) or Mozilla Firefox 1.5 (or higher) or Safari 1.3 (or higher) and Adobe Flash Player 8.0 (or higher). The video content of this program requires DSL and higher. Adobe Flash Player is required to complete the self-assessment and Adobe Reader is required to print your certificate. You can download Adobe Reader for free. As you will be printing your CME certificate online, your computer must be connected to a printer.

 

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    Kim Ball
    American Medical Association
    515 North State Street
    Chicago, IL 60654
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