Chicago Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center





CHITREC Seminar Series with Fred Rachman, MD: "Patient Portals: Incorporating Patients' Perspectives"

"Patient Portals: Incorporating Patients' Perspectives"
Dr. Fred Rachman, MD, CEO, Alliance of Chicago Community Health Services will discuss the rationale for expanding the use of patient portals in a manner that acknowledges barriers and facilitators to its use
Date: Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Time: 1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m. CST 
750 N. Lakeshore Drive, 9th floor 
Lake Shore Conference Room
Dr. Fred Rachman has more than 20 years experience in primary health care delivery and administration, and extensive experience in Community Health Center leadership and in directing Community Health Center programs and projects including research initiatives funded by NIH and CDC.  He is presently serving as Chief Executive Officer of the Alliance of Chicago Community Health Services, a HRSA-funded network of primary care Community Health Centers which supports a centrally-hosted electronic health record system shared by 24 Safety Net Health Centers in eight States.  He also serves as Co-Director of the Chicago Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center. 
Dr. Rachman is an Attending Physician in Pediatrics at Children’s Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Memorial Hospital and sees patients as a Pediatrician at Erie Family Health Center in Chicago, Illinois.  He serves as Chair for the HIMSS Ambulatory Committee and serves on the Illinois Health Information Exchange Advisory Committee.