Guided Care

Module 3: Health Information Technology (HIT) in Medical Homes

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe five functions of a medical home that can be facilitated by HIT.
  • Discuss three HIT functions that fulfill Medicare’s requirements for medical homes.
  • Identify four HIT benefits for medical practices.
  • List three sources of information about HIT.

The cost of this module is $15 per person. The module will take up to 60 minutes to complete and includes:

  • Self-assessment questions
  • A reading
  • An audio-enhanced presentation
  • A case study and video vignette
  • Additional resources
  • Final assessment questions

Evaluation: At the end of the module, you will answer several multiple-choice examination questions related to the course objectives. You will also be asked to complete two short evaluations - one is a survey built into the course content and the other is an evaluation of the overall training.

Developed and Recorded by Chad Boult, MD, MPH, MBA
Reviewed by David Dorr, MD, MS, and Carolyn Houk, MD

Dr. Chad Boult is a Professor of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and he holds joint appointments on the faculties of the Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine and Nursing.  A geriatrician for more than 20 years, he has extensive experience in developing, testing, evaluating, and diffusing new models of health care for older people.  As an expert on chronic care, Dr. Boult has spoken at meetings and conferences throughout the world.  He teaches two graduate-level courses “Innovations in Health Care for Aging Populations” and “New Frontiers in Gerontology” and is author of a 2009 book “Guided Care: A New Nurse-Physician Partnership in Chronic Care.”

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