Off the Cuff January 21, 2020

Off the Cuff: CVH Clinical and Community Connections for State & Local Public Health Departments
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Facilitated by the Cardiovascular Health Network of NACDD
Issue 179, Jan.21, 2020
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Calls and Webinars Worth Your Time

EHR-Based Surveillance Learning Community: Overview of Health Information Technology Landscape
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2019, 3-4:00 p.m. ET
Sponsors: NACDD and Public Health Informatics Institute

The rapid adoption of health information technologies in the U.S. over the past decade has had profound impacts, including increasing accessibility of digital health information for a wide variety of purposes. This month’s topic is an overview of the health information technology landscape in the U.S. and its impact on healthcare, public health surveillance, and population health improvement. It will include a presentation by Dr. Noam Arzt, Ph.D., FHIMSS, FAMIA from HLN Consulting, on the state of Health Information Exchanges in the country.

Register here for the call series if you haven’t already. All calls are on the third Tuesday of every month from 3-4:00 p.m. ET. View past call recordings and learn more about the community by visiting the MENDS homepage and clicking on the Learning Community tab.

Healthy Heart Ambassador (HHA) Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program (BPSM) for Community Organizations
Wednesdays, Jan. 29 or Feb 12, 2020, 2-3:00 p.m. ET

Sponsor: CDC Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
Please join one of these CDC webinar offerings to learn more about how to partner with community organizations to implement the HHA-BPSM program in communities to provide better access to high risk populations where they live, work, or play. The webinar is being repeated, so please select the date that fits your schedule.

Both calls will:

  • Discuss the need for community programs
  • Describe the program and its components
  • Discuss how recipients can support the program
  • Address questions related to the program
  • Share how the program material can be obtained

Please sign in and use the appropriate dial-in information for the webinar you choose.
Jan. 29, 2020 HHA-BPSM Community Program Launch, 1-888-942-8510, passcode: 9706422
Feb. 12, 2020 HHA-BPSM Community Program Launch, 1-800-369-2043, passcode: 7058220

Please share any questions you have with your project officer in advance of the call.

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