The AAN's Practice Management and Technology (PM&T) Subcommittee has organized the first Epic User Group meeting, targeted to those neurologists and practice managers who use or are in the process of implementing Epic electronic health record (EHR) software.
Users are encouraged to attend this gathering to discuss Epic's EHR software, share issues and solutions, and other EHR concerns.
Allison L. Weathers, M.D. is an assistant professor of neurological sciences at Rush University Medical Center. She is also a Medical Director of Clinical Information Systems in the department of Information Services, involved in Rush's implementation and optimization of the Epic electronic health record (EHR). In this role, Dr. Weathers has facilitated the transition to an EHR of over 400 physicians and helped a large number of these physicians achieve Meaningful Use and earn incentive payments through the government's EHR Incentive programs.
She has given a number of grand rounds presentations on topics pertaining to the use of electronic health records and has also presented at the national Epic Users' Group Meeting. She has also acted as a consultant for other institutions and neurology practices during their Epic implementations.
She is a member of the Practice Management and Technology Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Her main clinical and academic interests are general clinical neurology, neurologic education, and medical informatics.