ONC Annual Meeting: Year of Meaningful Use, Health IT

A Meaningful Foundation for the Future of Healthcare

Next Wednesday on December 12, the ONC will host its annual meeting. The meeting will be held at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. and will run from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm ET. The meeting kicks off with The Year of Meaningful Use  as leaders with leaders and the ONC discussing how to accelerate meaningful use.

There will be hundreds of key stakeholders attending this meeting in person. Those interested can join the meeting through webcast.  The meeting will feature National Coordinator Farzad Mostashari, the White House’s Chief Technology Officer Todd Park, and other industry leaders will discuss what lies ahead in Health IT.

For details on how to attend through webcast, ask questions, and engage through Twitter, visit: www.healthit.gov/oncmeeting/webcast

Register early rather than later, space is limited.

Among the highlights:

  • A stakeholder roundtable discussion, moderated by Todd Park, with Pacific Business Group on Health CEO David Lansky, Craig Sammit, CEO of Dean Health Systems, Bill Walsh, a senior advisor on AARP’s health portfolio and Scott Whyte, VP of IT Connectivity for Dignity Health Systems.
  • A session on how technology can fuel achievement of the 3-part aim, and support a more sustainable, high quality health care delivery system. The discussion will feature George Halvorson, CEO of Kaiser Permanente, David Wennberg, MD, CEO Northern New England Accountable Care Collaborative at Health Dialog and Karen DeSalvo, MD, Health Commissioner, City of New Orleans.


8:30am – 9:45am
The Year of Meaningful Use – Leaders of the ONC State MU Acceleration Challenge

10:00am – 10:45am
Keeping Health Information Private and Secure – Enforcement and New Tools

10:45am – 11:30am
HIE and Interoperability – Sharing Information To Improve Patient Care

11:30am – 12:30pm
Stakeholder Roundtable Sessions

2:00pm – 2:30pm
Speaker: The Honorable Mark Warner, U.S. Senate

2:30pm – 3:30pm
Patient Engagement and Health IT

4:00pm – 4:30pm
Speaker: Honorable Phil Gingrey, U.S. House of Representatives

4:30pm – 5:30pm
Health IT as the Foundation for the 3-Part Aim

National Coordinator Farzad Mostashari asks you to join the ONC video challenge.  You can submit videos on adoption of meaningful use, exchanging health information, patient engagement and overcoming privacy and security issues.  Winners will be announced at the annual meeting. For more information on how to submit visit: www.healthit.gov/oncmeeting#video