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Event date: 6/30/2016 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Export event
The Use of Health IT to Improve Health Care Delivery for Children
Alyssa Thomas

The Use of Health IT to Improve Health Care Delivery for Children

An AHRQ National Web Conference

During this Webinar, AHRQ will discuss the use of health IT to better support the quality of health care delivered to children. This Webinar will include discussions of pediatric-specific electronic health record (EHR) functionality and the use of a pediatric registry for reporting quality measures data. Earn 1.5 hours of continuing medical education credits (CME)/continuing education units (CEUs) for participating. 


  1. Describe recommendations for EHR functionalities expected to improve the safety and quality of care provided to children.
  2. Discuss the development and potential impacts of multi-site performance measure reporting using an EHR data driven pediatric registry.

Presenters include:

  • Jonathan Wald, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Digital Health and Clinical Informatics, Division of eHealth, Quality, and Analytics, RTI International
  • Elizabeth Alpern, M.D., Professor, Pediatrics-Emergency Medicine,Northwestern University


  • Edwin Lomotan, M.D., Medical Officer and Chief of Clinical Informatics, Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Target Audience: Health care researchers, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care professionals

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