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Robert Wachter, MD, is Professor and Interim Chair of the Dept of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. Author of 250 articles and 6 books, he coined the term “hospitalist” in 1996, is past president of the Society of Hospital Medicine, and wrote a 2015 NYT bestseller, "The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine's Computer Age."
Beth Daley Ullem, MBA, patient advocate, serves on the Board of Advisors, National Patient Safety Foundation. Ms. Ullem is a passionate advocate for patient safety and quality who works with hospital leadership teams, boards of directors and healthcare industry leaders to develop programs that improve the quality of patient care and make patient-centric outcomes transparent and accessible.
Marshall Allen, MA, reporter for ProPublica, recently published ProPublica's Surgeon Scorecard, wrote "Do No Harm: Hospital Care in Las Vegas," with Alex Richards for the Las Vegas Sun, and has received several journalism awards.
The webinar presents perspectives on Information Transparency and its impact on health IT safety. In the first presentation, Dr. Wachter will discuss "the implications of transparency on health IT: data at the level of individual patients." Beth Daley Ullem will respond.
In the second presentation, Dr. Wachter will discuss "the implications of transparency on health IT: data at the level of providers and healthcare delivery organizations." Marshall Allen will respond.
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The webinar series is funded by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and is being conducted under contract by RTI International.