2023 Catalog: General Courses
DE0538: IHS Monthly EDR Series: IHS Electronic Dental Record [EDR] Program; Transition to a Single Instance [Recorded Webinar]
This course presents a high-level outline of the benefits and process to transition the IHS EDR system to a Single Instance to provide more efficient IT system maintenance and strengthen data security while maintaining sovereign data integrity within the Single Instance scenario. The intended audience are those personnel responsible for: IT system management; data sovereignty and security; and interoperability between EHR and EDR operating systems. The presentation also touches on the future of IHS EDR to incorporate new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence.
1. IHS Mission & Vision as they apply to the IHS EDR system
a. Discuss the primary purpose of the IHS EDR system
2. IHS EDR Program: Support of Clinical operations and IT maintenance
a. Increase access
b. Promote Quality
c. Strengthen IHS Program Management and Operations
3. IHS EDR System Path Forward
a. Centralize Infrastructure and maintain Multi-tenant data independence
b. Enhance IT system and data security
c. Advance comprehensive and effective patient management and reporting capabilities
4. EDR Single Instance: Value to Community
a. Empowering AI/AN Communities to become active participants in their [oral] healthcare
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
• Identify the primary purpose of the IHS Dentrix Enterprise EDR system
• List three  challenges the existing deployment of the IHS EDR system poses to IHS HIT modernization
• List three  benefits a Single Instance of the IHS EDR system can improve overall clinical support and EDR performance.
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It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.
None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.
The IHS Division of Oral Health is an accredited sponsor of continuing education under the American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP). ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the IHS at IHS CDE Coordinator or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at CCEPR.ada.org
Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.