How To Choose a Texas Electronic Health Record

When: Oct 13, 2007  from 09:00 am to 11:00 am

Subject: Free talk on considerations for choosing Electronic Health Record (EHR) software for practices in Houston, Texas.  EHR practical issues, licensing, pricing and more will be discussed.

Audience: Decision makers, opinion leaders, CIO’s, CTO’s and anyone who cares about quality of care, error and cost reduction for health care in Texas.

Map: Location is 7000 Fannin, Room 1414, parking on the first floor of the building only. a rough map can be found here.

Presenter: Ignacio Valdes, MD, MS Dr. Valdes is a Board Certified Psychiatrist with a twenty year history of working in the healthcare IT arena.  Prior to medical school he worked for IBM and Compaq as a software and quality control engineer as well as his own software company. He is the chair of the American Medical Informatics Open Source Working Group. He is the founder of Linux Medical News, and is a internationally recognized expert on free and open source medical software and interoperability standards. He is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Texas Health Science Center Houston’s School of Health Information Sciences. He completed medical school at Southwestern in Dallas (1998), residency training at the University of Texas at Houston Department of Psychiatry (2001). He has a Computer Science degree from Texas A&M (1985) and Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Houston (1991).

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