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KNOXVILLE—The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Center for Executive Education and the UT Graduate School of Medicine are hosting an Electronic Health Records Spring Symposium at the Ridgeway Country Club in Memphis, Tennessee, May 3 and 4.

The dual-track conference is designed for beginners and long-time users of electronic health records. Nationally recognized experts in the field will teach the course.

Venue space is limited and participants are encouraged to register early. The registration fee is $895 per person. It includes materials, lunches, a light reception, breaks, and continuing medical education credits.

This symposium is certified for 10.5 American Medical Association continuing medical education credits and continuing education units for healthcare professionals.

The speakers are:

• Dr. Don Lighter, director of the Institute for Healthcare Quality Research and Education. He is a Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award senior examiner and co-author of the widely-used textbook, Principles and Methods of Quality Management in Health Care.

• Dr. Bill Bria, chief medical information officer at Shriners Hospital for Children in Tampa, Florida. He is an adviser to the National Center for Research Resources, a component of the National Institutes of Health, and author of the books The Physician-Computer Conundrum: Get Over It! and Digital Communication in the Medical Practice.

• Randy Bradley, healthcare IT strategist, researcher, and assistant professor at UT. He serves on the editorial review advisory board for the Journal of Organizational and End User Computing and Decision Sciences Journal. Bradley conducts research on healthcare information technology and advises US hospitals on integrating IT infrastructures.

For more details about the symposium and to register, visit the website. Applicants may also register by calling 865-974-5001.

The Center for Executive Education is part of UT’s College of Business Administration. It is home to a series of non-degree healthcare short courses and the Physician Executive MBA, a program exclusively for physicians.

C O N T A C T S :

Cindy Raines (865-974-4359, craines1@utk.edu)

Lola Alapo (865-974-3993, lalapo@utk.edu)