Electronic Health Records, ACPh XXV Annual Congress, Meaningful Use & Beyond Meaningful Use, EHR Incentive Program (CONG2011-25)

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Target Audience

The content of this activity is designed to meet the needs of the following target audience:  phlebologists, general surgeons, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, interventional cardiologists, vascular medicine practitioners, dermatologists, dermatologic surgeons, family practice and internal medicine practitioners, plastic surgeons, obstetricians and gynecologists, cardiologists, and any other healthcare professional currently or planning on treating patients with venous disease.

Learning Objectives

As a result of this activity, the participant should be able to evaluate and improve current EMR/EHR practice.

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  • Ronald Kolegraff, MD, discloses that he has been paid in the past to speak on behalf of Cutera Corporation. Cutera is a California based Laser Manufacturer. Cutera Corporation is not providing any support for this presentation. Dr. Kolegraff works with Sciton and anticipates speaking for their California based laser company in 2012. Dr. Kolegraff also works for Hogue Vein Institute in Minnesota and South Dakota. None of these interests contribute or pay compensation for this talk. Dr. Kolegraff has been actively developing his own in-house Electronic Medical record and has considerable experience as a rational database developer for the past 25 years. 
  • Clint Hayes, MD, FACS, RVT, RPVI, FACPh, has nothing to disclose.
  • J. Gordon Wright, MD, FAC, discloses that he is a Vascular Surgeon, transferred to a full time phlebologist. Since 1978, he has been involved in the development, implementation, and/or application of clinical databases and registries. In 2004, Dr. Wright developed and started using the first version of Vein Draw which is now fully certified by the ONC. Dr. Wright is also the managing partner, owner, and functional designer of Vein Draw, an EMR built exclusively for phlebology.
  • Duane Randleman, MD, discloses that he is Varicosity/Vein Center's President & CEO; Chief Executive Officer of Best Vein Care; Consultant for Community Health Systems; an American Board of Phlebology Foundation Board Member; as well as the American College of Phlebology Speaker's Bureau Member.


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