Health Policy Seminar with Robert S. Rudin, PhD

12:00–1:00 on February 7, 2024

"Health Information Technology Policy"

Robert S. Rudin is a senior information scientist at RAND and a professor of policy analysis at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. He researches digital health innovation with a specific focus on clinically integrated interventions such as between-visit monitoring using patient-reported outcome measures. His work involves design, development, implementation, and evaluation, all with attention to the needs of patients and clinicians. Prior to joining RAND, Rudin worked as a software engineer. He holds a Ph.D. in technology, management, and policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

This seminar will provide an overview of the key issues in the rapidly growing field of health information technology (HIT) policy. Dr. Rudin will discuss key policy issues related to HIT, including how HIT can support policy goals such as improving outcomes, reducing costs, measuring quality, and engaging patients; the role of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT; privacy and security considerations with HIT; interoperability and health information exchange; patient portals and telehealth; the evolving role of electronic health records; and innovation using HIT. Dr. Rudin will also review some key pieces of legislation related to HIT and discuss their goals and impacts.

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Health Policy Seminar with Robert S. Rudin, PhD

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