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Librarians and the EHR: Envisioning the Future

Thursday, July 10th, 2008

Are you curious about how librarians can add value to their institution’s electronic health record system?

Join us on October 3, 2008, for “Librarians and the EHR: Envisioning the future.” This forum will feature keynote speaker Thomas Payne, M.D., Medical Director, UW Medicine Information Technology Services, and panelists Sara Pimental, MLIS, AHIP, Web Content Manager, Kaiser Permanente; Emily Hull, MLS, Associate Director, Clinical Informatics, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA; and Judith Hayes, MALS, Medical Librarian/Library Manager, Tuality Healthcare. Speakers will share their own experiences and focus on a variety of ways that librarians can use their unique skills and knowledge to affect patient care via the electronic health record system.

This forum is a part of the PNC/MLA 2008 Continuing Education Update meeting to be held in Seattle on October 3-4. “Librarians and the EHR” will be held from 8:00 – 1:00 on Friday, October 3 at the Watertown Hotel. The cost is $35 and includes lunch. MLA CE credit has been applied for. Registration will open July 21. Be sure to register early for this exciting opportunity, as space is limited!