Sponsored Webinar: Electronic Information Exchange and the 21st Century Cures Act: Why it Matters to Frontline Clinicians

Webinar Description: 

Sponsored by GE | Roche

The electronic exchange of clinical information has helped doctors, nurses, pharmacists, other health care providers, and patients to access and securely share a patient’s vital medical information electronically—improving the speed, quality, safety, coordination, and cost of patient care. During this live webinar, Senior Director of Interoperability at GE Healthcare Steven Nichols will take the audience though highlights of The 21st Century Cures Act. Steven will then explore the potential to open new avenues of EHR data access for clinicians and app developers. Join the conversation in the live chat and ask your questions directly to our speaker.

This course was originally recorded on 12/08/2021.

Target Audience

All healthcare providers

Learning Objectives

At the end of the presentation, the attendee should be able to:

  • Identify key data elements that support antimicrobial stewardship as mandated in the rule.
  • Restate technical interoperability requirements.
  • State how information blocking rules help ensure access to these data elements.

Sepsis Alliance gratefully acknowledges the support provided for this webinar by GE | Roche.

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Steven Nichols

Senior Director of Interoperablity, GE Healthcare


Steve is responsible for advancing interoperability within the GE Healthcare Radiology, Cardiology, Patient Care and IT product lines. He coordinates GE engagement in the IHE, DICOM and HL7 standards development organizations. He co-chairs the Medical Imaging Technology Alliance (MITA) Medical Imaging and Informatics Section and the COCIR Interoperability Focus Group. Steve also participates in several IHE, AAMI, HL7 and DICOM workgroups. Prior to GE, Steve led corporate development, establishing telehealth and personal connected health business partnerships. Other career highlights include development of hardware and software medical devices that overcame interoperability challenges in the areas of monitoring, mobile devices and imaging. In his early career Steve organized one the first “3D” labs in the US, leveraging early DICOM standards to connect teleradiology clients, an on premises PACS and several commercial and home-grown image processing applications.

No continuing education is offered for this sponsored webinar.

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