HITRC (Text Version)

Slide presentation from the AHRQ 2010 conference.

On September 27, 2010, Ned Ellington made this presentation at the 2010 Annual Conference. Select to access the PowerPoint® presentation (2 MB). Free PowerPoint® Viewer (Plugin Software Help).


Slide 1

HITRC

HITRC

Ned Ellington, PhD
Director, HITRC Division
Office of Provider Adoption Support
Office of National Coordinator

Slide 2

It's Been a Busy Year

It's Been a Busy Year

  • Feb'09 ARRA HITECH Act.
  • Apr'09 David Blumenthal Named National Coordinator.
  • Aug'09 FOA Release for RECs.
  • Dec'09 ONC Reorganized; Interim Meaningful Use Rule.
  • Feb'10 Cycle 1 RECs Awarded.
  • Mar'10 Kickoff Meetings.
  • Mar'10 Cycle 2 RECs Awarded.
  • May'10 Kickoff Meetings.
  • May'10 Healthcare Reform.
  • Jun'10 EHR Certification Rule.
  • Jul'10 Meaningful Use Final Rule.

Slide 3

60 RECs and Counting

60 RECs and Counting

A map of the United States is shown with points marking the 60 RECs.

Slide 4

RECs Are a Diverse Group

RECs Are a Diverse Group

Image of a pie chart with the following information:

Types of RECs (National)

  • 4%—HCCN/PCA.
  • 16%—Health IT Organization.
  • 1%—Hospital.
  • 1%—Managed Care.
  • 3%—Other.
  • 17%—QIO.
  • 17%—University.

Slide 5

National Stakeholders/Partners

National Stakeholders/Partners

Image of a bar chart with the following information:

  • Hospital Systems—93% of RECs w/ partnership.
  • Academic Institutions—90%
  • Health Prof Societies—88%
  • State/Local/Tribal Govt—77%
  • Federally Qualified Health Centers—73%
  • Critical Access Hospitals—62%
  • Health Plans—77%
  • Community Health Centers—57%
  • Independent Provider Orgs—48%
  • State HIE—85%

Slide 6

What is Going On?

What is Going On?

Convene and connect

  • Regional Meetings.
  • Annual Meetings.
  • CRM.
  • Communities of Practice.
  • Private Portal.
  • Public Web Site.

Tools and Training

  • Leverage existing tools.
  • Standard terminology.
  • Build tool box.
  • Roadmaps.
  • Staff training.

Technical Assistance

  • Build once and use many.
  • Leverage investment— ROI.

Slide 7

2010 Summer Regional Meetings

2010 Summer Regional Meetings

Image of a map of the United States with the following dates on it:

July 20-21
July 27-28
Aug 2-3
Aug 10-11
Aug 17-18

Slide 8

Communities of Practice

Communities of Practice

  • CRM.
  • Education and Outreach.
  • Vendor Selection and Mgt.
  • Privacy and Security.
  • Rural Health.
  • Sustainability.
  • Grants Management.
  • Meaningful Use.
  • Project Mgt. and Implementation.
  • Workflow Redesign.
  • Interoperability and HIE.
  • Workforce.
  • Behavioral Health.

Image in the center of slide shows people whitewater rafting.

Slide 9

REC Tab

REC Tab

Image: A screen shot of the HITRC Web site is shown.

Slide 10

Standard Tools and Methods

Standard Tools and Methods

Images: A screen shot of a health information taxonomy Excel® file, a screen shot of a Powerpoint® slide sorting view, and a sample Best Practices table are shown.

Slide 11

Learn.com

Learn.com

Image: A screen shot of Learn.com is shown.

Slide 12

What is Going On?

What is Going On?

Convene and connect

  • Regional Meetings.
  • Annual Meetings.
  • CRM.
  • Communities of Practice.
  • Private Portal.
  • Public Web Site.

Tools and Training

  • Leverage existing tools.
  • Standard terminology.
  • Build tool box.
  • Roadmaps.
  • Staff training.

Technical Assistance

  • Build once and use many.
  • Leverage investment— ROI.

Slide 13

National Learning Consortium

National Learning Consortium

Image of a puzzle with the information below in it. The middle puzzle piece has the words "A Learning Systems" in it surrounded by: 

Customer Relationship Management
Tools for operating the RECs including contact management, sales force automation, project management and portal to knowledge sharing network.

Knowledge Sharing Network
People, processes, lexicon and technology used to build a knowledge base supporting adoption and meaningful use of EHRs.

Communities of Practice
Sponsored groups with interest in specific aspects of HIT convened to develop knowledge that supports EHR adoption.

Training Services
Curricula, instructors, training services, and conferences available to RECs to increase health IT implementation and use knowledge.

Practice Transformation Support
Methodologies, tools, and knowledge that will support effective and efficient workflow management in practices with EHRs.

Tools and Support for Adoption and Meaningful Use
Usable and easy to locate tools and knowledge that will support high adoption and meaningful use of EHR capabilities.

Collaboration Portal
A tool providing a virtual space where RECs and their partners can convene to address common issues and develop shared knowledge.

Public Website
Internet-available knowledge to foster awareness of meaning of EHR implementation best practices and encourage wide spread adoption and meaningful use.

Current as of December 2010
Internet Citation: HITRC (Text Version). December 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/conference/2010/ellington/index.html