Friday at Five – 9/10/10


Join us every Friday at Five for our weekly top 5 favorites in the world of HIT and HITECH. This week we bring you 5 of our favorite speakers at the Inaugural Digital Medical Office of the Future conference in Las Vegas these past two days.

Arien Malec, Coordinator, NHIN Direct, ONC – The opening keynote speaker discussed and updated us on the progress of NHIN Direct. Great talk, they are really getting the job done there.

Mark Anderson, CEO & Healthcare IT Futurist, AC Group, Inc – The conference chairperson, Mark is always great to hear when he is giving his take on the state of EHR adoption.

Dr. Susan Acevedo, MBA and Consultant – Your practice should get prepared and improve workflows before implementing an EHR. There was no doubt she could get you ready and map out your workflows by using the PCCA Methodology.

Proteus Duxbury, Managing Consultant, PA Consulting Group – The HIE track chairperson, Proteus discussed the challenges of the states and HIEs.

Dr. David Kibbe, Principal, The Kibbe Group, LLC – No stranger to our HITECH Answers readers, Dr. Kibbe was on two panel discussions in the Clinical Platforms & Applications track of the conference. One discussion gave insight and observations on how HITECH working.