#HITsm TweetChat

#HITsm TweetChat for April 25, 2014

Chad Johnson (@OchoTex)

Topic 1: What political activities can we/individuals do to influence the government on future health IT initiatives?

Topic 2: Which components of meaningful use need the most reform?

Topic 3: Is health IT usability a major issue? Which technology needs the most improvement?

Topic 4: Can health IT usability be measured and reported?

Topic 5: Free for all — What health IT topics are the top issues right now?

For those not familiar with #HITsm TweetChats, #HITsm is an acronym for “healthcare IT social media” and we focus on current topics that are influencing healthcare technology, health IT, and the use of social media in healthcare.

Chats are held at 11 a.m, CST, every Friday. Cancellations will be noted in Upcoming Chats, located on this page. During the chat, topics will be announced by the @HealthStandards Twitter account.

It’s easy to join the Twitter conversation by following along by searching for #HITsm on Twitter and tagging your tweets with #HITsm so they can be seen by the other chat participants.

To suggest a future #HITsm moderator, please Tweet your recommendations to @healthstandards or @OchoTex.

Previous #HITsm Chat Transcripts:

Dec. 6, 2013 – Moderated by Jennifer Dennard
Dec. 13, 2013 – Moderated by Linda Stotsky

Dec. 20, 2013 – Moderated by Julie Maas

Jan. 10, 2014 – Moderated by Nick Dawson
Jan. 17, 2014 – Moderated by Joe Lavelle
Jan. 24, 2014 – Moderated by Chad Johnson
Jan. 31, 2014 – Moderated by Wen Dombrowski
Feb. 7, 2014 – Moderated by RightPatient
Feb. 14, 2014 – Moderated by HIMSS
Feb. 21, 2014 – Moderated by Brian Ahier
Feb. 28, 2014 – Moderated by Vocera
March 7, 2014 – Moderated by Stephanie Zaremba
March 14, 2014 – Moderated by KittermanMG
March 21, 2014 – Moderated by Loran Cook
March 28, 2014 – Moderated by Tom Giannulli
April 4, 2014 – Moderated by Lauren Still
April 11, 2014 – Moderated by John Lynn
April 18, 2014 – Moderated by Brad Justus