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Registration for the MLA Webcast: "Addressing Hospital Needs and Goals in the Era of the Affordable Care Act and Meaningful Use: What Librarians Need to Know" Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m, central time

Allina Health will be hosting the Medical Library Association’s educational webcast, “Addressing Hospital Needs and Goals in the Era of the Affordable Care Act and Meaningful Use: What Librarians Need to Know” Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m, central time. As part of this programming, HSL and the Health Science Libraries of Minnesota (HSLM) will be sponsoring a lunch before the webcast. Please register for this webcast by Friday, November 15th, using the form below, and indicate if you will be joining us for lunch. There is no fee for this event.

Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1-xaWEd2FXb1QbQlAOheCxNK4KfCknswTC8Vl0jt26bU/viewform

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Amy Claussen (akla0002@umn.edu).

Where: Abbott Northwestern Education Building, Watson Room. (on East 26th street between 10th Ave S. and Chicago Ave. S., next to the Piper Building)

Parking - http://www.allinahealth.org/ahs/anw.nsf/page/visitingus#parking

Campus Map to the Education Bldg - http://www.allinahealth.org/ahs/anw.nsf/page/visitingus#campus_guide

Agenda- Lunch begins at noon Webcast: 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Informal discussion 2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Webcast Description: “Affordable Care Act, meaningful use, and greater scrutiny of not-for-profit status have brought on some significant changes in the way hospitals provide health care. Hospitals must meet specific goals to avoid penalties and receive maximum reimbursement for care. They are repositioning staff and budgets to deal with these changes to improve patient care, increase patient satisfaction, and meet meaningful use of the electronic health record (her) system. Libraries are departments within the hospital, and like all other departments, they must illustrate clearly to administration specifically how they help their hospital achieve these goals. This webinar will look at these changes and how they affect our institutions and how librarians can meet them head on.”

The sponsorship of this webcast site has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-00005C with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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