An Impending Marriage: Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and Care Management Software
Vince Kuraitis JD, MBA
Principal and Founder of Better Health Technologies, LLC
Special Guest: Garry Carneal, JD, Schooner Healthcare Services

- Describe market forces driving integration of EHRs and care management software.
- Review care management software survey data and stimulus funding legislation for EHR adoption.
- Describe a three-stage framework for the evolution of EHRs and care management software.
- Characterize benefits to patients and impacts on care manager responsibilities.

Vince Kuraitis helps companies develop strategy, partnerships and business models for clinical care and care management platforms/applications delivered in homes, workplaces, and communities. His consulting and work projects span 100+ different health care organizations, including hospitals, physician groups, medical devices, pharma, health plans, disease management, e-Health, IT, and others. Vince is on the editorial advisory boards of Disease Management & Health Outcomes Journal, Population Health Insider, Medical Home News, and the International Disease Management Alliance. Garry Carneal has researched, written and published extensively on quality, medical management, information technology, and regulatory trends. He previously served as President of Informed Medical Management Services; President & CEO of URAC, a non-profit organization devoted to health care operations accreditation; and Vice President of Legal and State Affairs at the American Association of Health Plans (AAHP).