23. Knowledge Transfer Case Study: Piedmont Healthcare (Georgia)

Director's Update

Text version of slide presentation from a National Advisory Council meeting.

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  • U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)/electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS):
    • Accesses preventive USPSTF recommendations with NextGen EHR [electronic health record].
    • Recommendations embedded in health maintenance module as checklist.
    • Clinical staff trained to access patient's EHR at start of each visit.
    • Information on USPSTF screenings for diabetes, colorectal cancer, and tobacco use must be completed before chart can be closed and billed.
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Internet Citation: 23. Knowledge Transfer Case Study: Piedmont Healthcare (Georgia): Director's Update. August 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2011-04-nac/clancy/slide23.html