The Changing Landscape of Quality Standards Download Slides
On November 8, Lantana’s Kanwarpreet Sethi hosted a one-hour webinar on The Changing Landscape of Quality Standards. The webinar introduced the new standards in development for Clinical Quality Measurement as part of the Clinical Quality Framework S&I initiative. The slideshow explains the fundamentals of these standards; their design; how they fit within the current landscape of quality reporting; and their potential impact on measure developers, quality reporting, and the vendor community.
HL7 FHIR Applications Roundtable Showcase Download Slides
On July 27-28, 2016, Health Level Seven (HL7) convened the first ever roundtable focused on state of the art in application development for the emerging Fast Healthcare Interoperable Resources (FHIR) standard. Lantana’s CEO Liora Alschuler and CTO Rick Geimer attended. Rick gave two of the presentations featured. Click here for slides on FHIR Profiling using Forge from our partners at Furore.
FHIR Profiling in Trifolia Tutorial View Recording Download Slides
In this tutorial, Rick Geimer and Sean McIlvenna explain how to create and modify Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) profiles using the new functionality in the Trifolia template database. Trifolia is a web-based tool with over 500 users searching, creating, and modifying Clinical Data Architecture (CDA) templates and implementation guides. The latest version provides experimental support for FHIR profile creation.
Fundamentals of eCQM Development Webinar View Recording Download Slides
On December 16, Angela Flanagan presented a one-hour webinar on the Fundamentals of eCQM Development. This presentation introduced the basics of eCQM development and focused on fundamentals, such as the blueprint and Quality Data Model. The webinar also covered the tools used in eCQM development such as Value Set Authoring Center (VSAC), Measure Authoring Tool (MAT), and Bonnie testing tool.
Mastering the full set of tools & skills is a tall order. This overview is useful for program and business analysts, architects, and managers who need to assess the viability and level of effort involved.
HL7 and FHIR: The New Standard for Health Exchange Interoperability Download Slides
Liora Alschuler and Rick Geimer (remote presenter) presented at the Vermont Information Technology Leaders (VITL) Summit on October 1, 2015 in Burlington, VT. They provided a brief history of HL7 standards, an overview of FHIR, how CDA and FHIR can work together and the path forward.
The VITL Summit was a two day event packed with five tracks and 15 breakout sessions focused on Health Care Consumers, Health Information Technology, Clinical IT, Health IT Innovators & Health Care Policy.
IMPACT, Standards and Interoperability: The Road Ahead Download Slides View Webcast
Lantana’s Zabrina Gonzaga and Lynn Perrine presented “IMPACT, Standards and Interoperability: The Road Ahead” on Tuesday, August 25 as part of the McKnight’s Media Super Tuesday webinar series which focuses on technology in the Long Term and Post Acute Care setting.
The Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 has left many long-term care providers wondering if they are making the grade. This presentation educated attendees on the rules and regulations under IMPACT, the role of interoperability in data sharing and quality assessments and the benefits of integrating clinical standards into technology applications, and an overview of emerging standards.
Long Term and Post Acute Care (LTPAC) Summit – 2015 Download Slides
The LTPAC Summit was held in Baltimore, MD June 21-23, 2015. The LTPAC Health IT Collaborative has convened key HIT leaders, policy makers, leading providers, federal state grantees and other professional for the last decade to advance policies and initiatives to alight with the national healthcare strategy. The “LTPAC Across Care Settings” session demonstrated how HIT can be leveraged to enable information exchanges across a variety of care settings. Various use-cases were highlighted. Jennie Harvel with ASPE moderated and the presenters included: Lindsey Hoggle with Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Jim Younkin with Geisinger Institute and Mike Tushan with Lantana.
The HL7 Policy Conference was held on December 4-5, 2014. The meeting focused on how policy can accelerate interoperability and foster innovation. Liora Alschuler gave a presentation on standards maturity, the alignment of standards and policy and how analytics can drive positive change.
WEDI Webinar – Interoperability: Practical, Affordable & Valuable
Interoperability is key to delivering value-based care – and lack of ROI for HIT investment is a major barrier to interoperability. Ever wonder how to break through this cycle? Take a look at this talk we presented for WEDI, the Workgroup on Electronic Data Interchange. We looked at the role data standards play in supporting value-based purchasing focusing on CDA, QRDA and FHIR. Liora Alschuler, Kanwarpreet Sethi and Rick Geimer presented for WEDI o October 28, 2014.
Lantana hosted a CDA on FHIR: The Road Ahead webinar on September 9, 2014. We provided an overview of each standard and the efforts to migrate or recreate CDA on a FHIR platform. Rick Geimer and Liora Alschuler discussed progress, challenges, and implementation strategies, taking questions at the end of the session from among the attendees.
Lantana’s Russell Hamm alongside Durwin Day with Health Care Service Corporation and Eric Pupo from Deloitte led a session on Consolidated CDA (C-CDA) R2 at the 2014 WEDI Summer Forum. The session provided an overview of C-CDA R2, outlined key differences between past versions of C-CDA and C-CDA R2 and provided insight into expected changes and future adoption of C-CDA R2.
Crystal Kallem attended the 10th Annual Iowa eHealth Summit held in Des Moines. She gave a presentation entitled Quality Reporting Under Meaningful Use Stage 2. The presentation provided an overview of quality reporting requirements under Meaningful Use Stage 2, the relationship between quality reporting and standards and guidance on how to put it all together.
Connecting Michigan for Health 2014 – Clinical Quality Improvement Current & Future
Kanwarpreet (KP) Sethi spoke at the Connecting Michigan for Health 2014 Meeting held by Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN). The presentation outlined current quality reporting standards and planned work to unify standards and make adoption easier.
WEDI Health Innovations Summit 2014 – Crossing the Chasm Between Quality & Administrative Data
Crystal Kallem gave a presentation at the 2014 Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) Health Innovations Summit. The presentation discussed the use of administrative and clinical data for quality and continuity of care and reviewed Health IT standards enabling automated quality measurement and continuity of care.
Liora Alschuler gave a talk on the Health Story Project at the HIMSS 2014 Interoperability Showcase. The talk was titled “Interoperability For Everyone” and described the Project background, purpose and the Health Story Showcase demonstration. Liora announced the official launch of The Health Story Roundtable & the election of a new Leadership Council. For information on the Project, how to sign up for the Roundtable, & the election, click here.
At the 2014 IHE NA Connectathon in Chicago, Liora Alschuler presented “The Health Story Project for Interoperability.” Liora discussed the evolution and past contributions of the Health Story Project and corresponding partnerships, and how Health Story will raise awareness and improve information exchange and interoperability for coordinated patient care, payer-provider integration, and population health.
For WEDI’s December 12 Town Hall Webinar, Crystal Kallem presented “Quality Reporting under Meaningful Use Stage 2.” To learn more about becoming a WEDI member, please send an email to Samantha Holvey – email@example.com.
Sarah Gaunt presented “Templated CDA, C-CDA, and the Care Plan” and provided a Trifolia Workbench demo at the 14th International HL7 Interoperability Conference in Sydney, Australia on October 29, 2014.
George Augustine Koromia, MD presented two sessions at the FDB Customer Seminar 2013: “Basics of Clinical Information Exchange Using HL7’s Consolidated Clinical Document Architecture,” and “Basics of Quality Reporting Using eMeasures and HL7’s Quality Data Reporting Architecture.”
During the week of the 2013 85th AHIMA Convention and Exhibit, Crystal Kallem presented, “Introduction to HIMSS Health Story Project,” teaching on the Project and its importance to your health, industry vendors, payers, research analysts, doctors and clinicians.
Liora Alschuler shared an overview of the Health Story Project and its vision for comprehensive electronic records that tell a patient’s complete health story.
NAACCR 2013: Standard Representation of Genomic Information
NAACCR 2013: Standard Representation of Genomic Information
At the 2013 Annual NAACCR Conference, Yan Heras, PhD, spoke about how applying standards to EHRs can improve incorporation of genetic information, automate cancer registry reporting, and ultimately improve cancer prevention, risk detection, and treatment.
HIMSS Virtual Session with M*Modal: Closed-Loop Clinical Documentation – An Alternative Approach to Achieving Meaningful Use of EHRs
This online HIMSS seminar addresses Meaningful Use compliance and increasing physician adoption of EHRs through better clinical documentation workflows.
Harvard School of Public Health, Leadership Strategies for Information Technology in Health Care: Health IT Standards for Effective Use and Innovation
This presentation addresses the value of HIT standards to drive data reuse for decision support, quality reporting, and more. Learn about required standards for MU and how best to apply them for maximum benefit.
Surrogate EHR Environment (SEE) Tool
Mike Tushan and John Baker present SEE, which helps providers of long term/post acute care patients (LTPAC) gain a centralized view of patient information to deliver better care. A simple, elegant Web tool, SEE leverages HL7 CDA for meeting Meaningful Use of exchange documents. It gives providers a way easily to access, import, capture, and send patient health information, and generate LTPAC summary documents.
HL7 Meaningful Use Stage 2: QRDA
This webinar provides an introduction to Quality Reporting Document Architecture – QRDA, the CDA-based standard for reporting patient quality data for one or more quality measures. Get the big picture on QRDAs, how to create them, and essential helpful tools for QRDAs.
NAACCR 2013: Electronic Health Record (EHR) Data Capture: Hopes, Fears, and Dreams
In her presentation at the 2013 Annual NAACR Conference Liora Alschuler calls out the promises of EHR data capture and how templated CDA, plus big data, can help achieve goals for better care, better outcomes, Meaningful Use, incentives.
HIMSS13: The Road to Meaningful Use: An Alternate View
This HIMSS13 Interoperability Showcase session provides an overview of the Health Story Project approach to Meaningful Use – “big data, incrementally structured.”
HIMSS13: Streamline Quality Measurement Reporting to Meet State and Federal Requirements
Dan Pollock, MD (CDC) and Bob Dolin, MD (Lantana) discuss how the National Healthcare Safety Network is applying national standards and an intelligent infrastructure for aggregating, retrieving and distributing information for quality measurement and surveillance of healthcare associated infections.
AMIA 2012: End-to-End Quality Reporting from Electronic Health Records
Quality reporting landscape and specifications.
AmericanEHR: Making Standards Clinically Relevant
An 8 minute podcast interview with Bob Dolin, MD.
Voice of the Doctor: Health Story Initiative and Stage 2 MU
Healthcare NOW Radio interview with Liora Alschuler, Lantana CEO, on the Health Story Project, its contributions to Stage 2 Meaningful Use requirements, and what it means for front line clinicians and for capturing full patient stories in electronic records.
MU Live! Interviews Bob Dolin, MD PODCAST RECORDING
HITECH Answers interviewed Bob Dolin, MD for this 30-minute broadcast on MU Stage 2 standards.
HIMSS EHR Association: Health Story Project & HL7 C-CDA
Bob Dolin, MD and Liora Alschuler speak to the HIMSS EHR Association about how use of HL7 Consolidated CDA supports the Health Story approach and helps meet meaningful use requirements.
End-to-End Quality Reporting
Bob Dolin, MD presents the latest on the evolving national interoperability standards for quality reporting.
2nd Annual Global Healthcare Conference: The Green Revolution in Health Information Technology
Uncovers environmental impact of electronic health records and a strong tie to standards in the incentive to reduce visits.
HL7 Ambassador Series: CDA and CCD Download slides
An overview of the HL7 Clinical Document Architecture Release 2.0 (CDA) and the Continuity of Care Document (CCD) standards.
HIMSS11: greenCDA and greenCCD Download slides
Introduces greenCDA – a strategy that simplifies the creation and processing of a particular CDA implementation guide
IHIC 2009: CDA Development using Templates Download slides
Introduces CDA design methods centered on templates, allowing for reusable, consistent and timely development
IHIC 2009: Multi-Stage CDA Validation Download slides
Describes an approach for using XML Schema and Schematron in a multi-stage validation pipeline
CDA4CDT: Presentation to the PEHRC Download slides
Clinical Document Architecture for Common Document Types: Presentation to the Physician’s EHR Collaborative providing background on the base standard (CDA) and the CDA4CDT project and ways that the practice community can become involved. June 18, 2007
HL7 Standards and their Application: Indexing Structured Product Labeling: Clinical and Practical Approaches Using Data Elements in SPL Download slides
Presentation to the Drug Information Association providing context and background on the work of HL7. Theme of the presentation is “it’s all about my Mother” (actually, about the patient). May 17, 2007
PHR by CDA: Creating Personal Health Records with the Clinical Document Architecture Download slides
Presentation given to the Microsoft Health Users Group (MS-HUG), Redmond, Washington, August, 2006
International Healthcare Interoperabilty Conference (7th HL7 International Affiliates Conference), Cologne, Germany, August, 2006 Download slides
Keynote address given to the HL7 International Affiliates: CDA Around the World (or “The World According to CDA”)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Spring Technology and Architecture Workshop Download slides
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Spring Technology and Architecture Workshop, St. Louis, “Clinical Document Architecture (CDA) – The Foundation Standard for Clinical Data Exchange”
Content and Interoperability Standards Panel: HL7 Clinical Document Architecture (CDA::CCR::CCD) Download slides
A presentation to the CAST/AHIMA Long Term Care Health IT Summit, June 9, 2006, Baltimore, MD
Clinical Document Architecture (CDA) Release 2.0 Download slides
A presentation on CDA given at HIMSS in February, 2006.
Continuity of Care Document (CCD) Download slides
A presentation on CCD given at HIMSS in February, 2006.
Implementation Strategies for Success: Data Use & Reuse Download slides
Presentation made July, 2005 to the Advisory Board, Vermont Information Technology Leaders, which is the RHIO-in-formation chartered by the Vermont State Legislature.