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Opportunity to see E-Patient Dave again on November 15th!

Continue the conversation with E-Patient Dave and a variety of health professionals at a free half-day event in St. Paul in November. Registration is limited to 150! Register at http://www.nursing.umn.edu/consumer

What: Minnesota Collaboration for Engaging Consumers in Using Healing Information Technology (IT): A Special Event

When: November 15, 2012, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location: Minnesota Department of Health, Snelling Office Park, Mississippi Room, 1645 Energy Park Drive, Saint Paul, MN 55108, Minneapolis, MN


  • Learn about consumers' perspectives of empowerment and engagement in using health IT.

  • Explore ways to engage consumers with use of health IT.

  • Share local issues, success stories, and lessons learned.

  • Contribute to a state-wide action plan to empower consumers with use of HIT.

Who Should Attend: Students, faculty, health care professionals and staff from any health care or public health organization, information technology staff, consumers, employers, quality improvement organizations, researchers, software vendors.

Attendance limited to 150, so register now: http://www.nursing.umn.edu/consumer

8:00 - 8:15 Setting the Stage for Consumer Engagement in HIT
8:15 - 9:30 e-Patient Dave - Patients as Partners
9:30 - 9:45 Break
9:45 - 10:45 Lessons Learned and New Resources
10:45 - 11:45 Activity: Engaging YOU - Creating a Vision for the Future
11:45 - 12:00 State-wide Action Plan - Next Steps

Keynote Speaker: e-Patient Dave (Dave deBronkart) Cancer survivor "e-Patient Dave" is an international keynote speaker. He shares with audiences his unique and successful approach in engaging consumers in using Health IT. Some of his previous audiences include members from the Institute for Health Informatics, the Danish Patient Safety Association, and the Israel Internet Society. His compelling TEDx Talk "Let Patients Help" is in the top half of the most-watched TED talks of all time.

Event Sponsors:
College of St. Scholastica - School of Nursing
Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI)
Key Health Alliance - Regional Extension Assistance Center for HIT (KHA - REACH)
Minnesota Association of Colleges of Nursing (MACN)
Minnesota Department of Health- e-Health Initiative
Minnesota Health Action Group
Minnesota Nursing Informatics Group (MINING)
Robert Wood Johnson, AF4Q grant through MN Community Measurement
St. Catherine University
Stratis Health
University of Minnesota School of Nursing
University Partnership for Health Informatics (UPHI)
University of Minnesota Institute for Health Informatics

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