On Demand Grand Rounds: 21st Century Cures Act Implications for Behavioral Health Professionals
This presentation was originally reviewed on July 26, 2021, and broadcast live online on July 28, 2021, from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET.
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The patient is at the center of the 21st Century Cures Act. Putting patients in charge of their health records is a key piece of patient control in health care, and patient control is at the center of HHS' work toward a value-based health care system.
The ONC Cures Act Final Rule implements interoperability requirements outlined in the Cures Act. Patients need more power in their health care, and access to information is key to making that happen.
This lecture will review the following changes.
Putting the patient first in health technology enables the health care system to deliver:
- Transparency into the cost and outcomes of their care
- Competitive options in getting medical care
- Modern smartphone apps to provide them convenient access to their records
- An app economy that provides patients, physicians, hospitals, payers, and employers with innovation and choice
This activity is intended for physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, counselors and other mental health professionals.
At the conclusion of this activity, attendees will be able to:
- Describe the ONC’s Cures Act Final Rule.
- Review Open Notes framework and literature/research supporting its use.
- Define the Information Blocking rule and associated exceptions.
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About The Speakers
Dr. Rabindra Tambyraja (he/him) currently serves as the Chief Medical Information Officer for Children's Minnesota, a position he has held since 2016. He previously served on the Psychiatry faculty of the University of Minnesota Medical School, where he was Vice-Chair of Clinical Affairs. His current clinical practice focuses on consultation-liaison psychiatry, and the psychiatric care of gender-diverse youth. He is Board-Certified in General Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Clinical Informatics.
Nicole M Benson, MD, MBI is a child and adult psychiatrist and mental health services researcher in Boston. After completing a clinical informatics fellowship this past year, she is now the Associate CMIO at McLean Hospital. She is interested in the use of technology in psychiatric care and in research involving the integration of insurance claims datasets with data from the electronic health record to study the way children and young adults access and receive mental health care.
Dr. Pamela Hoffman joined Yale’s Child Study Center and the School of Public Health in January 2020 to become the medical director of Telehealth Services at Yale New Haven Health Services and Yale Medicine. She works with a multidisciplinary team across ambulatory and inpatient settings to advance telehealth and remote patient monitoring for the enterprise.
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Rabindra Tambyraja, MD, reports that he has no relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 12 months. He will not discuss any products, services, or off-label uses in this presentation.
Nicole M. Benson, MD, MBI, reports that she has no relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 12 months. He will not discuss any products, services, or off-label uses in this presentation.
Pamela Hoffman, MD, reports that she has no relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 12 months. He will not discuss any products, services, or off-label uses in this presentation.
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Grand Rounds: 21st Century Cures Act Implications for Behavioral Health Professionals
Rabindra Tambyraja, MD
Nicole M. Benson, MD, MBI,
Pamela Hoffman, MD
Originally reviewed June 18, 2021.
Originally broadcast live July 14, 2021, from 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm ET
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