Personal Health Records: How far have we come?
With the healthcare industry moving towards consumer driven healthcare, there is a growing demand for Personal Health Records (PHRs). Studies show that by empowering consumers with easy access to their health and medical data drives cost-effective health care decisions. Personal Health Records have begun from being just a tethered PHR to an interoperable PHR. But how much has it been adopted in the industry and how far have we come in adopting and embracing PHRs?
About the presenter:
Anand Gaddum MHA, Director – Healthcare Practice, iLink Systems, Inc.
Anand has over 10 years experience in healthcare and has implemented a number of change initiatives for healthcare organizations. He has helped healthcare organizations improve the quality of care by promoting Lean and other quality programs across multiple areas in healthcare. He has a broad domain knowledge of healthcare with special emphasis on claims. He focuses on promoting Microsoft HealthVault to a variety of healthcare stakeholders including providers, payors, PBMs, device manufacturers, EMR vendors, etc.
Scott Neely, Business Development Manager, Microsoft Health Solutions Group
Scott is a Business Development Manager with the Health Solutions Group (HSG) for Microsoft. Scott has been instrumental in building the device partner ecosystem of HealthVault. Scott has brought on many device manufactures and over 60 connected health devices. Device categories include: pedometers, heart rate monitors, glucometers, scales, blood pressure monitors, pulse oximeters, peak flow meters, and others. Scott has also brought large provider partners into HealthVault, including Kaiser Permanente and Aetna. He also focuses on Microsoft partners. These are partners who help healthcare organizations get connected to HealthVault.
Attending the webinar one will learn
- How PHRs address critical healthcare problems in the US
- Market forces that are proponents of PHRs
- PHR architectures
- PHR implementation plan
- Pitfalls of PHR implementation
- PHR adoption
- PHR sustainability models
- Demo: Improving patient experience using Microsoft HealthVault
Who should attend:
- Anyone with an interest in Personal Health Records.
About iLink systems
iLink has proven expertise in offering best of breed solutions to healthcare vertical and its project teams marry the best in domain expertise and technology know-how. Technologies that we’ve implemented for our Healthcare clients include .Net (including WPF, WCF and WF), Business Intelligence – SQL Server 2005 (with integration, analysis, reporting, OLAP, etc), SharePoint 2007, BPI – BizTalk (with WF, HL7 accelerator), Mobility, etc. Some of our healthcare solutions include HealthVault solutions, Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Charge Capture, HIPAA Compliance and Consulting, Health Care Portal Solutions, BizTalk HL7 Accelerator, Outcome Analysis, interfaces for medical devices, etc. We have expertise in harnessing technology to bring out the best solutions for our clients such as Premera, Arthritis Foundation, GE Healthcare, Health Partners, Drugstore.com and Lumedx.