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NIDA CTN Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Workshop.

Bethesda, MD, September 24, 2010.

This workshop, held on September 24, 2010 in Bethesda, MD addressed issues related to the current status and future adoption of e-technology innovations in substance use treatment. Major topics included: 1) current use of e-technology in community-based substance use treatment programs; 2) implementing an electronic information system to enhance practice at an opioid treatment program; 3) a panel discussion on institutional or agency challenges, barriers, and benefits to implementing EMR; and 4) the Office of National Drug Control Policy's recommendations for use of EMR in the field.

View the Agenda.

Presentations included (all in PDF format):

U.S. National Drug Control Strategy: Health Care Reform and Electronic Health Records - June S. Sivilli, Sr. Advisor, Office of Demand Reduction, Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP).

Development of an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) in Substance Use Disorders - Betty Tai, PhD, Director, Center for the Clinical Trials Network, NIDA

Common Data Elements (CDEs): A Perspective from the National Cancer Institute and the caBIG Program - Dianne M. Reeves, RN, MSN, National Cancer Institute Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology

Process of EMR/CDE Initiative: A Panel -- EMMES staff

An Electronic Information System to Enhance Practice at an Opioid Treatment Program -- Lawrence S. Brown, Jr., MD, MPH, FASAM, Addiction Research & Treatment Corporation, NY

Medical Records in Drug and Alcohol Abuse Treatment Centers: Data Standards Needed to Get You There -- Clement J. McDonald, MD, Director, Lister Hill Center for Biomedical Communications, US National Library of Medicine

Review of EMR Questions -- EMMES Staff

Synthesis of Questions for the Four Main Substance Abuse Domains Based on CTP and HCP Intake Forms (a PDF chart)

(Presentations, PDF, English, 2010)

Keywords: Common data elements | Electronic health records (EHR) | National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network | Training

Document No: 531

Submitted by Udi Ghitza, PhD, Health Scientist Administrator, CCTN, 9/30/2010.

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