FORT WORTH, TX, Jan. 21, 2011 –Dr. Thomas M. Deas, Jr., the chief medical officer for Sandlot, LLC, will discuss how organizations can adopt advanced technologies to improve medical adherence, quality management and medical management at the 8th Annual Medicare Congress on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at the W Scottsdale in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Sandlot, LLC is a healthcare IT solutions company founded by practicing physicians who have determined a better way to collectively share clinical information. SandlotConnect®, the company’s signature health information exchange (HIE), is the technology cornerstone for a successful Accountable Care Organization (ACO). Sandlot delivers the three essential technology elements that streamline data sharing between providers, hospital systems and health plans: a continuity of care record, a web portal for providers without an EMR and quality measurement and reporting tools. SandlotConnect® has more than 1.5 million patient records in its repository.
Next month, Dr. Deas will also be presenting at HIMSS11, the prestigious annual conference for the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society in Orlando, Fla. Dr. Deas will discuss how North Texas Specialty Physicians, (NTSP), an independent physician association implemented SandlotConnect to improve care coordination and quality management through clinical decision support, advanced quality measures and EMR interoperability. Dr. Deas is also an NTSP board member.
Dr. Deas will provide information about how organizations can achieve meaningful use and provide accountable care during his presentation, “The Pivotal Role of Health Information Exchange in Quality Improvement,” which is scheduled at HIMSS on Thursday, February 24, at 10 a.m.
About Sandlot, LLC
Based in Fort Worth, TX, Sandlot, LLC is a healthcare IT solutions company founded by practicing physicians who have pursued a better way to collectively share clinical information. Sandlot focuses on advancing healthcare by using technology, process and people working together. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of North Texas Specialty Physicians (NTSP). The company’s innovative HIE, SandlotConnect® launched in 2008 is interoperable with the market’s leading EHR systems. For more information, visit www.sandlotsolutions.com.