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Grand Rounds: Our Informatics Journey – Exploring Our Past and Mapping Future Directions

04-16-2021

By Sarah Rush, MD; David Karas, MD; Joel Davidson, MD and Pamela Baker, RN , Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

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Objectives (Educational Content) :

1. Define and illustrate common principles of clinical informatics. 2. Demonstrate how informatics principles have been applied at Akron Children's Hospital to improve patient care, efficiency and quality. 3. Provide a strategy for incorporation of informatics concepts and team resources into the ongoing and future work at Akron Children's Hospital.

Target Audience:

General pediatricians, family physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, social workers, psychologists and nurses

Identified Gap:

Incorporation of informatics concepts will improve patient outcomes.

Estimated Time to Complete the Educational Activity:

1 hour

Expiration Date for CME Credit:

04-15-2022

Method of Physician Participation in the Learning Process:

The learner will view the presentation, successfully complete a post-test and complete an activity evaluation.

Evaluation Methods:

All learners must successfully complete a post-test, as well as an activity evaluation, to claim CME credit.

Disclosure:

Drs. Rush, Davidson and Pam Baker have indicated that they have no relevant financial or other relationships with any commercial interests. Dr. David Karas has indicated the following affiliation/financial interest: Speaker’s Bureau: Commercial Interest/Organization: Merck

Accreditation Statement:

Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CHMCA designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 

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Gardner, Reed & Overhage, J. Marc & Steen, Elaine & Munger, Benson & Holmes, John & Williamson, Jeffrey & Detmer, Don. (2009). Core Content for the Subspecialty of Clinical Informatics. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA. 16. 153-7. 10.1197/jamia.M3045.

Detmer, Don & Lumpkin, John & Williamson, Jeffrey. (2009). Defining the Medical Subspecialty of Clinical Informatics. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA. 16. 167-8. 10.1197/jamia.M3094.