Developing and Implementing an Effective Clinical Registry
Tuesday, Feb. 22, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM  

Using the American College of Rheumatology's experience with its clinical registry, this presentation will focus on developing an effective clinical registry to enhance patient care and improve organizational performance.

Speaker Information:
Itara Barnes, Sr. SPC Health Informatics, American College of Rheumatology, Atlanta

Stacey Empson, JD, FHIMSS, MHA, CEO, Epiphany Healthcare Advisors, Evanston, Ill.

  • Describe how to implement a clinical registry.
  • Summarize lessons learned for developing an effective and sustainable clinical registry.
  • Describe how to utilize clinical registries to improve provider and organizational performance, and support meaningful use under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH).