10,5EHR as Human Rights Tool. At the COCHS and Health Affairs conference held on April 3rd, 2014, in Washington D.C., Homer Venters, Assistant Commissioner of Correctional Health Services, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, explained how EHRs in corrections can be used as tools for monitoring human rights.
The Unseen Provider: Healthcare in Our Jails is a short documentary that provides a succinct overview of one aspect of the connectivity that is an integral part of all of COCHS' work. It features Dr. Farzad Mostashari, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Dr. Jeff Brenner, Director and Founder of Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers, and Sandi Selzer, Director of Camden Health Information Exchange.
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