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The AMIA 25x5 Taskforce Documentation Burden Reduction Toolkit guides organizations through the process of reducing documentation burden. This webinar will highlight resources related to the governance of EHR optimization, implementation of solutions to reduce burden, and measurement of burden reduction. The webinar will also highlight a health system exemplar and offer an opportunity to ask questions and share documentation burden reduction challenges.

Upon completion of this webinar, learners will be able to:

  • Identify why a Governance Structure is important to achieve consensus and implement process improvements to reduce burden.
  • Describe at least two documentation burden reduction activities.
  • Describe how to use process and outcome measures to determine the effect of an intervention in reducing documentation burden.

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Target Audience

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Documentation & Coding Improvement Specialists
  • Clinical Managers & Supervisors
  • Health Informatics Professionals


Nikki Blaze
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

Nikki Blaze brings a wealth of knowledge and a strong background in Health Information Services. Her 20+ year career extends across health information management, revenue cycle, coding and billing, and clinical information technology. She has led large-scale projects implementing EHR systems in physician practices to major hospital implementations. She has executed transformational digital solutions to new and existing facilities and services through implementation readiness, new implementations, upgrades of new modules and applications, and maximizing the EHR value in patient engagement, clinical operations and communications, and governance. Nikki is the Assistant Vice President of Information Services Clinical Applications at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Nikki is a Certified Registered Health Information Technologist, Certified Coding Specialist, and Doctoral Candidate in Health Informatics at the UT Health Science Center Houston McWilliams School of Biomedical Informatics. Nikki has a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Technology and a Master’s of Business Administration. She believes in giving back to her profession and is an adjunct faculty member at Houston Community College's Health Information Technology Program. She is a member of AHIMA, HIMSS, and AMIA. She is a mother to two daughters and four beautiful granddaughters ages 8, 7, 5, and 1. She loves spending time with her family, fishing, traveling, attending theater plays, and catching good movies. Nikki values family and community and serves in the Women’s Ministry at her church.

Kathleen Kendle, MD, FACP, FAMIA
Veterans Health Administration

Dr. Kathleen Kendle is a triple board-certified physician in Internal Medicine, Informatics and Lifestyle Medicine. She completed training in Internal Medicine at the University of Arizona in 1995. She has been a practicing primary care provider for over 25years. In 2011 she discovered the Informatics career field and pursued AMIA 10x10 certification shortly thereafter. She subsequently acquired Informatics Board certification in 2016. She served as Chief of Primary Care Services while assigned to the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System in Tucson. During that time, she had oversight for over 30,000 primary care patients, the Emergency Department and Employee Health. There she built an Informatics department in Tucson and pursued interests in alert volume reduction, analytics and safety & quality related performance improvement projects. Dr. Kendle transferred to the Texas Valley Coastal Bend VA Health Care System in Harlingen, TX, in 2016 with her husband who is a Veteran and VA surgeon. She served as the Chief Health Informatics Officer and acting Chief of Education while remaining clinically active. She has twice served as Acting Chief of Primary Care during her tenure at VCB and is affiliate faculty with the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. In 2023 Dr. Kendle transferred to the El Paso VA Health Care System to serve as the Chief Health Informatics Officer. She has recently been recognized with the AMIA Leadership award for her work on the AMIA 25 x 5 Documentation Reduction project.

Rebecca Grochow Mishuris, MD, MS, MPH, FAMIA
Mass General Brigham

Rebecca Grochow Mishuris, MD, MS, MPH, FAMIA is the CMIO at Mass General Brigham. She is responsible for the vision and strategy of clinical information systems that impact patients, care team members, providers, and researchers, and alignment of health IT with overall organizational priorities. Dr. Mishuris conducts research on the integration of health information technology in care delivery to identify impacts on quality, patient experience, provider well-being, and cost. She is a practicing primary care physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Prior to entering medicine, she served as a Consultant with a business and technology consulting firm.

S. Trent Rosenbloom, MD, MPH, FACMI, FAMIA
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Dr. Rosenbloom is the Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs and a Professor of Biomedical Informatics with secondary appointments in Medicine, Pediatrics, and the School of Nursing at Vanderbilt University. He is a board certified Internist and Pediatrician who earned his M.D., completed a residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, a fellowship in Biomedical Informatics, and earned an MPH all at Vanderbilt. Dr. Rosenbloom is a nationally recognized investigator in the field of health information technology evaluation. His research has focused on studying how healthcare providers, patients and caregivers interact with health information technologies when documenting medical and health-related activities, and when making clinical decisions. Dr. Rosenbloom is the Director for My Health at Vanderbilt, one of the nation’s oldest and best adopted patient portals that now has over one million users.

Elizabeth Sloss, PhD, MBA, RN, CNL
University of Utah College of Nursing

Liz Sloss is a Research Assistant Professor at the College of Nursing and Assistant Director of the Dissemination and Implementation Science Core (DISC) at the Utah Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI). Her research focuses on applying rigorous implementation science methods to further the implementation of digital health interventions into routine clinical care.

Dates and Times: -
Type: Webinar
Course Format(s): On Demand
Price: Free