Minio’s contribution centered on the use of medication lists, and specifically highlighted drug-drug and allergy interaction checks. You can read more about Minio’s meaningful use lesson on the HealthIT.gov Web site here. Heesters shared his expertise on HIT privacy and security, and encouraged the use of existing tools like the ONC Security Risk Assessment to safeguard electronic health information. His featured information can be accessed here.
Moving forward, the HealthIT.gov National Learning Consortium will continue to share updated experiences and resources derived from the ground level where the hard work of health information technology implementation and adoption is taking place every day. To learn more about the Delaware REC’s efforts to use electronic health records to elevate the quality of care that patients receive, please visit www.dehitrec.org or call 1.866.475.9669, ext. 4010.