Healthcare IT Connect to Videocast Next Week’s 2-Day Summit

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The 2013 State Healthcare IT Connect Summit brings together public and private sector thought leaders to share ideas and benchmark implementation strategies of state health IT systems. The two-day Summit will be held in Baltimore next week, May21 – 22. The 2013 summit is co-sponsored by the National Association for County and City Health Officials NACCHO) and Official Media Sponsor Health Affairs.

The Healthcare IT Connect Summit is offering 2-day, complimentary access to the live Videocast of the event.  All sessions will be live broadcast. Registrants will also be able to view the archived footage post event. VIEW AGENDA and session times. You can also follow on Twitter using #StateHIT.

Keynote speaker for the event include:

  • Sean Cavanaugh, Deputy Director, CMS Innovation Center
  • Cris Ross, Chief Information Officer at Mayo Clinic, Board Member, The Care Connectivity Consortium
  • Doug Porter, Senior VP and CIO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association
  • Pam Matthews, Senior Director, Regional Affairs, HIMSS
  • Chad Grant, Senior Policy Analyst , NASCIO

The ONC will be on hand leading two sessions.

Tuesday, May 21, 10:45 a.m. Eastern: State Leadership Keynote Panel: Aligning Healthcare IT & Delivery Systems Transformation

Moderator: Kelly Cronin, Health Reform Coordinator, Office of the National Coordinator (ONC/DHHS)

This keynote panel brings national and state leaders to discuss the current alignment and true potential of IT to transform healthcare delivery. State leaders will discuss state capacity for Health Information Exchange in order to support primary care delivery transformation efforts (including ACOs and PCMHs), as well as the state’s performance measurement infrastructure assigned to these new care delivery models that linking both claims and clinical data.

Wednesday, May 22, 11:30 am Eastern: Breakout Session – Health IT 2.0 or ‘Making Meaningful Use Meaningful’

  • Ahmed E. Haque, Project Officer, ONC/DHHS
  • Jack Hueter, Director, NJ-HITEC
  • Speranza Avram, Chief Executive Officer , CalHIPSO
  • Laura Rappleye, Senior Analyst, Altarum Institute

Advanced HIEs, Beacons and RECs are planning to deliver value added services and tools that will see them move towards optimized Meaningful Use support to delivering actionable information to track and measure outcomes, identify gaps in service and provide support for increased care coordination. These are all essential IT services required for the successful development of ACOs and implementation of other delivery and payment reform models.

Register Here for complimentary access to the 2-day program.