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1 Karen E. Edison, M.D. Chair, Department of Dermatology Director, Center for Health Policy University of Missouri Health System

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3 Reduced need to fill out the same forms at each office visit Reliable point-of-care information and reminders notifying doctors of important health interventions Convenience of e-prescriptions electronically sent to the pharmacy Patient portals for online interaction with providers Electronic referrals allow for easier access to follow-up care with specialists

4 Quick access to patient records from inpatient and remote locations for more coordinated, efficient care Enhanced decision support, clinical alerts, reminders, and medical information Performance-improving tools, real-time quality reporting Legible, complete documentation that facilitates accurate coding and billing Interfaces with labs, registries, other EHRs and HIEs Safer, more reliable prescribing 4

5 Consumer Advisory Council is in its formative stages and is anticipated to begin meeting soon Chair: Andrea Routh, MO Health Advocacy Alliance

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7 Your Answer to All Things EHR

8 Partnership: University of Missouri Dept of Health Management and Informatics Center for Health Policy Dept of Family and Community Medicine Missouri Telehealth Network Primaris Missouri Primary Care Association Kansas City Quality Improvement Consortium Hospital Industry Data Institute (Critical Access Hospitals)

9 Assist Missouri's health care providers in using electronic health records to improve the access and quality of health services; to reduce inefficiencies and avoidable costs; and to optimize the health outcomes of Missourians

10 PRIORITY: Primary Care Providers, including physicians (Family Practice, Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, Pediatrics) and other health care professionals (NP, PA) with prescribing privileges in the following settings: Small group practices (10 or fewer providers with prescriptive privileges) Ambulatory clinics connected with a public or critical access hospital Community health centers and rural health clinics Other ambulatory settings that predominately serve uninsured, underinsured, and medically underserved populations 55 Critical Access and Rural Hospitals

11 Population - 5,874,327 Primary Care Providers Priority PCPs Priority PCPs Served Total Providers - 17,946 CAH and Rural Hospitals - 55

12 Areas Underserved by Broadband in MO

13 Team of experienced local Health IT professionals with intimate knowledge of the Missouri medical community Part of a national network of select organizations designated by HHS to assist providers with modernizing their practices with certified EHRs Direct, rapid and reliable access to a pipeline of key information on health IT and meaningful EHR use 13

14 For providers who do not currently have a certified EHR system We help to choose a vendor, implement a system, and get to meaningful use For providers who already have an EHR We help eligible providers meet the criteria for incentive payments from Medicare or Medicaid for the meaningful use of certified EHRs

15 Continuing Education and Training for ALL Providers Vendor Selection and Group Purchasing Group Purchasing Vendor Selection EHR Implementation and Project Management Practice Workflow Analysis and Redesign Practice Readiness Assessment Change Management Workflow Re-Design Functional Interoperability and HIE Resources for Health Information Exchange Security Risk Analysis Help Providers Achieve Meaningful Use

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17 Practice readiness assessment Workflow analysis for redesign Vendor Selection Implement HR Meaningful Use attestation Meaningful Use incentives

18 Identify barriers Identify solutions Standardize processes Analyze reports Meaningful Use incentives

19 To help prevent the demise of the small independent practice, particularly in Missouri s most underserved communities

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