Health Information Technology Conference (HIT-C)

Venue: Holiday Inn Capitol

Location: Washington, Washington DC, United States

Event Date/Time: May 15, 2012 End Date/Time: May 16, 2012
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Assistant Secretary for Information Technology/Chief Information Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) Chief Information Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA)
“DVA Perspective on Health IT Challenges and Emerging Capabilities”
National Coordinator, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC/HIT), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
“ONC/HIT Perspectives and Initiatives”
Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Public Sector, Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC); Chair, Board of Trustees, American Medical Association
“Transforming Healthcare with Better Information for Better Decisions”
Vice President, Research, Gartner, Inc.
“Developing and Implementing Your IT Investment Strategy”
I: Government Perspectives, Policies and Initiatives

“IHS Health IT Initiatives”
DR. HOWARD HAYS, Chief Information Officer and Director, Office of Information Technology, Indian Health Services (IHS), DHHS

“Lessons Learned from MU Stage 1, and Overview of Stage 2 NPRM”
MS. ELIZABETH HOLLAND, Director, HIT Initiatives, Office of E-Health Standards and Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

“Taking Advantage of Health Information Exchanges (HIE)”
MS. CLAUDIA WILLIAMS, Director, State Health Information Exchange Program, DHHS (tentative)

“State of Maryland Health IT Initiatives”
MR. DAVID SHARP, Director, Center for Health Information Technology, State of Maryland (invited)

“Building the Sustainable Health Information Exchange”
DR. JAN LEE, Executive Director, Delaware Health Information Network (DHIN)

“Dealing with FDA Health Technology Policies”
MR. RODNEY BENSON, Esq., Partner, Buchanan, Ingersoll and Rooney

II: Electronic Health Records (EHRs)/Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) – Implementation Strategies and Success Stories

“Implementing EHRs: Challenges and Opportunities”
DR. SUMMERPAL S. KAHLON, Vice President, Medical Affairs, McKesson Provider Technologies

“Using EHRs to Optimize Care”
DR. PETER BASCH, Medical Director, Ambulatory EHR and Health IT Policy, MedStar Health

“Integrating EHRs and Web-Based Applications”
DR. BUZZ STEWART, Associate Chief Research Officer, Center for Health Research, Geisinger Health System

“Electronic Health Records: The Role of Certification in a Dynamic Environment”
DR. KAREN BELL, Chair, Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT)

III: The Future Healthcare Provider – Using Health IT to Drive Improvements in Quality, Cost and Reimbursement

“Health IT and Meaningful Use”
MS. CHARLENE UNDERWOOD, Director of Government and Industry Affairs, Siemens

“Ramping Up for Meaningful Use, Stage 2 – The Journey Continues”
MS. ROBIN RAIFORD, RN-BC, Research Director, IT Strategy Council, The Advisory Board Company

“Developing an Accountable Care Organization Architecture”
DR. JOHN W. LOONSK, MD FACMI, Chief Medical Officer, CGI Federal

“IT and Analytics for the Accountable Care Organization”
DR. STEVE MORGAN, Chief Medical Information Officer, Carillon Clinics

“Health IT and Delivery Performance Measurement”
DR. MARK SEGAL, Vice President, Government and Industry Affairs, GE Healthcare IT

“Using Health IT to Drive Delivery Performance Improvements”
DR. GEETA NAYYAR, Chief Medical Information Officer, AT&T for Health

“Personalized Medicine: Humanity’s Ultimate Big Data Challenge”
DR. ROBERT FASSETT, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Oracle Corporation

“Advances in mHealth (Mobile Health)”
MS. BONNIE NORMAN, Executive Director, Care Innovations (Intel-GE)

“Mobile Apps”
MS. JENNIFER BORDENICK, Chief Executive Officer, eHealth Initiative (eHI)

“Advances in Telehealth”
DR. ALEXANDER NASON, Program Director, Johns Hopkins Medicine