Educational Workshops

Meaningful Use Planning – The tasks and activities necessary to develop and plan a high- level Meaningful Use roadmap are discussed in detail.  Additionally, the tools for developing the organizational plan, timelines and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) considerations are provided. The workshop also includes a detailed set of requirements, a checklist tool for use in evaluating the organization and an individual plan review with an Avery Partners Healthcare expert.

IT Governance – Poor IT governance is one of the key reasons for failed implementations of advanced clinical systems. This workshop reviews distinct models of successful IT governance, examining the pros and cons of the various models, and provides proven recommendations for implementing an effective IT governance structure in the hospital.

Privacy / Security – This workshop reviews additional security and privacy requirements contained in the HITECH Act that go beyond HIPAA requirements as well as high level risk mitigation strategies.  A self-evaluation checklist is also provided.

Clinical Adoption / CPOE 101 – a key component to achieving Meaningful Use, this workshop covers the critical success factors of clinical adoption focusing on Computer Physician Order Entry (CPOE).  It includes a detailed discussion of the theoretical aspects of CPOE, examination of CPOE from various stakeholder perspectives and the impact of CPOE on the hospital’s clinical practice and operations.