Health Information Technology: The Savior of our Healthcare System, or the Nightmare for Physicians?  
Purpose:The purpose of this activity is to improve the knowledge and competency or performance of the practitioner in the familiarity and implementation of Health Information Technology (HIT) in their everyday practice.
Objectives:Upon completion of this presentation, the participants will be able to do the following:
  1. Review HIT concepts.
  2. Review and describe new regulations at the federal level and how this will affect the practice of medicine.
  3. Generate positive attitude towards HIT.
  4. Evaluate and select funtionality of HIT systems.
  5. Plan for HIT implmentation.

Charles Kennedy, M.D., M.B.A.
Vice President in Health Information Technology at WellPoint, Inc.
Member of National Health Information Technology Committee Policy Committee (NHITCPC)

Gordon Wong, M.D., Ph.D., J.D.
Medical Director for Health Information Technology at WellPoint, Inc.
Adjunct Associate Professor at St. Louis University School of Medicine

Location:Empress Harbor Seafood Restaurant
111 N. Atlantic Blvd., #350
Monterey Park, CA 91754
Registration at 6:30PM, Lecture begins at 7:00PM