About Jackie Perry

Jackie formulates strategies for maximizing the effectiveness of electronic health record (EHR) use in clinics, with an emphasis on provider utilization, clinical documentation, and health information exchange, as well as billing entry and accuracy. Jackie has extensive experience with implementing EHRs into complex organizations and has helped lay the groundwork for clients to follow practical action plans for the future, as well as utilize tools to regularly benchmark their progress. Jackie has helped lead organizations in preparing their providers for meaningful use attestation by facilitating regular progress update meetings with key administrators, coordinating training, testing required interfaces, and monitoring the status of each measure using Greenway EHR software. Prior to joining ECG, Jackie was an Electronic Medical Record Interface Analyst at Millennium Laboratories, where she built and maintained laboratory interfaces with a wide variety of EHR vendors, including eClinicalWorks, Epic Systems Corporation, athenahealth, Inc., and Allscripts. Prior to that, she was an EHR Analyst at Tufts Medical Center, where she managed eClinicalWorks implementation timelines, priorities, testing, system configuration, training, and go-live for multiple subspecialties, including cardiology, plastic surgery, vascular surgery, and wound care.

The Future of Health Information Data Exchange

Data is integral to every aspect of healthcare. Timely access to accurate, up-to-date data – medical history, drug interactions, information about a particular disease – positions providers to successfully treat patients in a safe and efficient manner. Today’s physicians are armed with more information than ever before, thanks to technology that can transfer vast amounts of data at increasingly rapid speeds.

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