Informatics Research Seminar: Meaningful Use– Academic Health and Science Systems Leading the Way

September 9 @ 4:00 – 5:00 pm


Speaker: John Glaser, PhD
Presented from Duke University



-Increasing Growth in Healthcare Costs

-Uneven Care Quality

-Factors Contributing to Heightened Pressure on Health Care–      particularly costs

-Techniques for Limiting Growth in Health Spending and Likely  Impact

-Health IT as a Critical Enabler for Health Care Transformation

-Examples of Meaningful Use

-Crosswalk of Meaningful Use, Standards and Certification Criteria

-The Health Care Reform Legislation focused on Access but has  significant payment reform provisions


In roles that have shaped the way that hospitals, physicians and regulators are currently embracing information technology to deliver safer, faster and more efficient healthcare while also addressing concerns of privacy, security and cost savings, Glaser also served as adviser to David Blumenthal, the national coordinator for healthcare IT, providing counsel to the Office of the National Coordinator and the Department of Health and Human Services on the HITECH portions of the federal government’s stimulus bill, particularly regarding national efforts to adopt electronic medical records. Prior to accepting his role at Siemens, Glaser served as vice president and CIO of Partners HealthCare in Boston.