Centerstone Research Institute CEO to provide perspective on electronic health records in the United States
Bloomington, Ind. and Nashville, Tenn.—Centerstone Research Institute (CRI), a unique not-forprofit organization dedicated to improving mental healthcare through research and information technology, today announced that its CEO, Dr. Dennis Morrison, will speak at eHealth: Revolutionizing Healthcare, a conference examining how new initiatives and innovative technologies are poised to change the current healthcare paradigm in the United Kingdom and around the world. The event will be held Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at The Barbican Conference Center in London, England.
Morrison’s presentation, which is titled “Electronic Health Records: The U.S. Perspective,” will give attendees an opportunity to learn how electronic health records are being applied to behavioral healthcare in the U.S. He will speak at 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, May 12, and his presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer session beginning at 3:05 p.m.
Following the Q&A, Morrison will participate in a panel debate titled, “How Ethical Are Electronic Health Records?” The discussion will explore the social and ethical implications of electronic health records and the growing importance of contemporary technologies in the healthcare system. Additional participants in the panel include Dr. David Chilvers, Chief Executive, NHS Innovations London; Conor Burke, Borough Managing Director, NHS Redbridge; Dr. Carl Shakespeare, MD FRCP FACC FESC, Consultant Cardiologist, Queen Elizabeth, Blackheath and Lister Hospitals; and Dr. Libby Morris, eHealth Clinical Lead, Scottish Government eHealth Directorate.
About Centerstone Research Institute
Centerstone Research Institute (CRI) is a unique not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving mental healthcare through research, information technology and clinical informatics. CRI conducts service and clinical studies and partners with leading research institutions to advance knowledge of mental health and addiction disorders and discover innovative treatments. The organization maintains an Institutional Review Board and manages the Knowledge Network, a technology-based, partner-driven alliance to facilitate the translation of research to practice. CRI also offers Behavioral Pathway Systems, a best practices benchmarking service. CRI is a recipient of the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare’s Innovation Award. For more information about CRI, please explore our website: www.centerstoneresearch.org.