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Practice Transformation and Implications for Health Centers Serving AA&NHPIs - Part 2
Health Information Technology: Implications for Community Health Centers Serving Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AA&NHPIs)

Resource Topic: Practice Transformation
Resource Subtopic: HIT/Data, Patient-Centered Health Outcomes, Quality Improvement, Programs and Services, Social Determinants of Health, Special and Vulnerable Populations, Policy and Advocacy, AA&NHPIs

Year Developed: 2015

Resource Type: Archived Webinar

Primary Audience: Administrative Staff

Language: English

Developed by: Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: This webinar examines how health centers have implemented and used health information technology (HIT). It reviews the requirements for HITECH incentive payments that support quality improvement. The webinar also describes opportunities for health centers and other health care providers to improve patient engagement through health information technologies, such as the use of patient portals.

Resource Details: The webinar is the second of a five-part webinar series focusing on quality improvement through HIT and elaborates on the 2009 HITECH Act that provided significant funding for health centers, hospitals, and physicians to adopt and achieve "meaningful use" of electronic health record systems.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.