Program Description: 

This talk will summarize the "state of the art" in 2019 regarding advances in electronic advances in electronic health records, "big data", and data analytics as they relate to clinical ophthalmology practice.

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.00 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.  
Target audience: 
  • Community Eye Care Professionals
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Optometrists
  • Fellows
  • Residents
  • Medical students
  • Graduate students
  • Postdoctoral Fellows  
  • Vision Scientists 
Learning objectives: 

At the end of this session, I will be able to:

  1. Identify potential for technologies such as electronic health records to improve clinical ophthalmology practice.
  2. Discuss research involving challenges in information technology implementation such as efficiency, documentation, and education.
  3. Describe potential solutions to these challenges including "big data", registries, and data analytics.
Faculty & credentials: 
Planning Committee:
William J. Wirostko, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences




Michael Chiang, MD
Knowles Professor of Ophthalmology & Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health & Science University; 
Associate Director, OHSU Casey Eye Institute

All persons in control of content has no relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of: 

Name CompanyRole
Michael Chiang, MDNovartisSteering Committee
Inteleretina, LLCEquity Owner
Clarity Medical SystemsUnpaid member 

In accordance with the ACCME®  Standards for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships. These relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved 


Mary Schafer
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-7840
Session date: 
10/02/2019 - 7:00am to 8:00am CDT
Medical College of WI- Eye Institute
925 N 87th Street
Lower Level Conference Room
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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