Improving Patient Care Access through Electronic Referrals and Consults: Lessons Learned from Coast to Coast
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy & School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education,
Center for Quantitative Medicine
Date: Thursday, September 16, 2021
Location: WebEx Live Event. Register Here
- Thomas Agresta MD., MBI, Director of Clinical Informatics - UConn Health
- Daren Anderson, MD, President, ConferMED
- Paul Giboney, MD, Associate Chief Medical Director, LA County Department of Health Services
- Marc Rabner, MD, MPH, Clinical Advisor, CRISP
This is a knowledge-based activity.
Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to):
1. Describe the difference between standard referrals and electronic consults (eConsults) and referrals (eReferrals)
2. Discuss the additional value that an eReferral can provide through an electronic exchange
3. Discuss the benefits of eReferrals and eConsults for patients and providers in the context of both clinical and social care
4. Identify challenges and best practices to implement and apply eReferrals and eConsults to practice
5. Describe how a Health Information Exchange can facilitate eReferrals and eConsults in Connecticut
Speaker Disclosure Statement: Dr. Berkowitz, Dr. Agresta and Mr. Albrecht do not have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation. Dr. Berkowitz, Dr. Agresta and Mr. Albrecht will not be discussing the off-labeled use of any product.
Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this CME activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a Provider of Continuing Pharmacy Education and will award 0.10 CEU’s (1 contact hour) to pharmacists in attendance who complete an evaluation form; ACPE 0009-9999-21-049-L04-P. CE Statements of Credit will be electronically uploaded to the CPE Monitor system within 24 hours of submission via the learning management system.
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This CME activity is supported by an educational grant from Connecticut Office of Health Strategy and Connie, which did not influence the content of the program.
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