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Centerstone to host EHR session at APA 2011

August 9, 2011
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Bloomington, Ind. and Nashville, Tenn. — Centerstone Research Institute CEO Dr. Dennis Morrison has partnered with Dr. Kelly Caine, Principal Research Scientist at the School of Informatics and Computing and the Center for Law, Ethics, and Applied Research in Health Information at Indiana University to host a session on electronic health records at the 119th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association.

The conference will be held August 4-7, 2011, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Morrison’s and Dr. Caine’s session, “Electronic Health Records in Clinical Practice,” will focus on how, when designed using human factors methods, electronic health records may be used to support evidence-based practice in clinical settings.

It also will include an overview on the current state and use of EHRs in behavioral health settings, and feature an interactive discussion regarding the potential future uses of electronic health records in clinical practice.

The session, meant to deepen participants’ understanding of the role and potential role of electronic health records in their practices, will take place on Saturday, August 6, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:50 a.m. in Convention Center Room 148.

The annual APA convention is the largest gathering of psychologists and psychology students in the world and attracts more than 12,000 attendees from all areas of specialization in psychology including research, practice, education and policy.