The Keystone Beacon Community: Using Medical Home with HIE
Wednesday, Feb. 23, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM


Learn how Geisinger Health System combined health IT-supported care-process redesign and health information exchange (HIE) to develop the Keystone Beacon Community, focused on chronic conditions and preventative care.

Speaker Information:
James R. Younkin, IT Program Director, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pa.


  • Identify segments of the healthcare delivery system that can be improved through advanced medical homes and HIE.
  • Describe barriers to medical home models that can be improved by HIE.
  • List the outcomes to be impacted by the Keystone Beacon Community.
  • Identify the components of a sustainable medical home initiative.
  • Recognize the tools needed for patient activation.