VBC Live Webcast: Improve Referrals & Enrollment: Utilizing EMR and AEMR Technology Strategies and W

When:  Mar 10, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CT)

Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020  at 12 PM CT (1 PM ET)

Title: Improve Referrals & Enrollment: Utilizing EMR and AEMR Technology Strategies and Workflow

Speakers: M. Leann Dickson, RN-BC, MSEd, CCRP,  Karen Craig, MA, Richard Sukeena, MS, MBA, FAACVPR

The webcast will provide an overview of how leveraging technology through the electronic medical record (EMR) and ambulatory electronic medical record (AEMR) can increase referrals, enrollment and track data associated with both. How to identify gaps with managing order sets, referrals and challenges with the electronic process. Highlight examples of three EMR systems used in healthcare and discuss the referral process from patient discharge to enrollment into cardiac rehabilitation.  Provide information on efficient ways to building the referral into the discharge order sets, send referrals to multiple locations, and automatic physician signatures on all NPP referrals. It will also show how to manage data and reports from referrals to enrollment of patients to enhance delivery of care.

Learning Objectives:

    1. Identify gaps with the current referral process and how to get to a desired process for enrollment in cardiac rehabilitation.
    2. Identify options to create Cardiac Rehabilitation order sets in in-patient and ambulatory electronic medical records.
    3. To provide examples of three cardiac rehabilitation EMR order sets for Epic, Cerner, and All Scripts and how they are used to improve referrals and enrollment. 
    4. How to utilize EMR data to drive change and track patient referrals and enrollment related to cardiac rehabilitation.

Financial Disclosure:

All individuals who have the ability to control or influence the content of an educational activity have disclosed all relevant relationships within the past 12 months with any commercial interest. Relevant relationships are relationships with a commercial interest if the products and services of the commercial interest are related to the content of the educational activity.

Education Committee Chair:

Ginny Dow, RN, BSN, BC, CCRP Nothing to Disclose


M. Leann Dickson, RN-BC, MSEd, CCRP Nothing to Disclose

Karen Craig, MA Nothing to Disclose

Richard Sukeena, MS, MBA, FAACVPR Nothing to Disclose