Improving Healthcare in America with Health Information Technology--The Technology is the Easy Part.

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Location: E378 Corbett Family Hall

Paul Uhrig, Chief Administrative Officer, Surescripts

Talk title: Improving Healthcare in America with Health Information Technology--The
Technology is the Easy Part.

Bio:
As Acting CEO of Surescripts in 2014, led the Company though a leadership transition, exceeded
all corporate goals, created new brand story, and re-contracted with customers accounting for
majority of the company’s revenues. Currently responsible for the P&L and operations of
CDT 30030, Technology as a Profession Surescripts’ wholly-owned subsidiary, Surescripts Enterprise Services, operating an e-prescribing application, patient portal, and automated clinical messaging technology. Also responsible for Surescripts' internal information operations and systems, legal, governmental and regulatory affairs, privacy and security, external affairs, internal audit and compliance, product certification
policy and compliance, acquisitions and joint ventures. Previously responsible for finance and
human resources as well. Passionate about health information technology and how it can
eliminate cost, improve health outcomes, and maximize provider and patient experiences. Mr.
Urhig holds a BA in Economics from the University of Notre Dame and a law degree from
American University.

Pre-talk Readings:
“A Quest to Gather All My Medical Records in 72 hrs.” available at
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1g_hxXVgcDxAEQl7dSAjU3xNxYkr0AEtZ
“What It Will Take To Achieve The As-Yet-Unfulfilled Promises Of Health Information
Technology” available at
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Zpd9myoqGxJnOLzHx4XkmJeD3vR545Re
“Proven Technology Can Help Healthcare Professionals Fight the Opioid Epidemic” available at
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1mAc_2CT3RQOfGAxMIjYSPWpZDe2DxSdt/view?usp=sharin
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