UTHealth to host course on electronic health records
Published November 23, 2010 by Meredith Raine
HOUSTON-(Nov. 23, 2010)-The National Center for Cognitive Informatics & Decision Making, a consortium led by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), will present a three-day course titled “Electronic Health Record (EHR) Usability and Interface Design.”
The course, which is part of the Strategic Health IT Advanced Research Projects (SHARP) program, is set for Jan. 19-21 at the UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics, 7000 Fannin, Suite 1414. It is geared toward EHR software vendors and anyone involved in implementing, designing, customizing, using and managing EHR systems, including physicians, nurses, hospital administrators and hospital IT professionals.
The goal of the course is to help design and/or evaluate EHR systems to increase efficiency, productivity, usability, adoption, retention and satisfaction for its users. The course also will address how to design EHR systems to decrease medical errors, costs, development time and training.