Briefing on National Survey of Consumers and Health IT

Audio Excerpts & Slide Presentations

About This Event

On April 13, 2010, the California Health Care Foundation hosted a briefing at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, to release the findings from a groundbreaking new study on Americans’ attitudes and experiences with health information technology. The findings document — for the first time — listed specific health benefits reported by people who have been using personal health records. The following are audio excerpts of the event.

I. Welcome, Research Highlights, and Recommendations

Sam Karp, vice president of programs, California Health Care Foundation (9:35) – Download Slides (PDF)

Recommendations and panel introductions (6:13)


II. Research Findings

Michael Perry, MA, partner, Lake Research Partners (15:07) – Download Slides (PDF)


III. Panel Discussion

Joshua Seidman, PhD, acting director of the Meaningful Use Division, Office of Provider Adoption Support, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, US Department of Health and Human Services (6:11)

Kate Christensen, MD, medical director, Internet Services Group, Kaiser Permanente (4:03)

Steve Findlay, MPH, senior health policy analyst, Consumers Union (4:24)

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, MA, MHSA, health economist/principal, THINK-Health and Health Populi Blog (7:08)

The complete survey findings report and topline summary are available under Related CHCF Pages below.

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