Emerging Care & Reimbursement Models

Struggling to justify IT investments and keep up with policy and technology? Get answers at the 2014 Government Health IT Conference. By highlighting emerging care and reimbursement models, this year’s conference will help decision makers from federal and regional government, health IT and provider communities learn how - and with what resources - organizations are reducing costs, achieving stability and improving patient care.

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Agenda

Monday, June 16
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Federal Health IT Business Development Workshop
Location: Continental C
9:00 am - 5:00 am CPHIMS Review Course
Location: Continental B
Tuesday, June 17
7:30 am - 8:30 am Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking
Location: Atrium Ballroom Foyer
8:30 am - 8:45 am Opening Remarks
Thomas Leary, MA, CAE, FHIMSS
HIMSS Vice President, Government Relations
8:45 am - 9:30 am Opening Keynote 1: Telehealth Care Coordination
Adam Darkins, MD, US Department of Veterans Affairs National Telehealth Programs
Location: Atrium Ballroom
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9:30 am -10:15 am Opening Keynote - Advancing the Health IT Workforce
Patricia Dombrowski, Director, Life Science Informatics Center, Bellevue College
Seth Harris, Counsel, Dentons
Location: Atrium Ballroom
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10:15 am - 11:15 am Networking on Exhibit Floor
  TRACK 1
Clinical
TRACK 2
Administrative/Financial
TRACK 3
Industry Solutions
11:15 am - 12:15 pm Connecting Providers and Patients to Transform Healthcare

Mary Griskewicz, MS, FHIMSS
Sr. Director, Healthcare Information Systems
HIMSS

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, MA (Econ.), MHSA
Health Economist and Advisor
THINK-Health, Health Populi blog and HealthcareDIY

Location: Atrium Ballroom

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Using Data and Analytics to Deliver Better, More Cost-effective Patient Care

Kim Jayhan
Senior Director, Transformation Advisory Group, Health Care
LexisNexis Risk Solutions

Location: Hemisphere A

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Does EMR Adoption Create Value? You Decide

John H. Daniels, CNM, FACHE, FHIMSS, CPHIMS
Vice President, Strategic Relations, HIMSS

Location: Hemisphere B

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12:15 pm - 1:45 pm Lunch and Networking on Exhibit Floor
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Standards-based Interoperability: Hype or Game Changer?

Allison Viola, MBA, RHIA
Vice President, Policy and Government Affairs
eHealth Initiative (eHI)

Location: Atrium Ballroom


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New Payer Sponsorship Models for Achieving Quality Improvement in Small Practices

Michael Schuman
Clinical Quality Specialist
Primary Care Information Project
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Anname Phann, MPH
Partnership Manager
Primary Care Information Project
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Location: Hemisphere A

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HIMSS Veterans Career Services:  Helping our Nations Heroes Transition into Health IT Careers

Amy R. Justice
Program Manager
Veterans Career Services
HIMSS

Location: Hemisphere B

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2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Break
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm The Big Data Cure: The Future of Big Data in Federal Healthcare

Audie Hittle, CISSP and ICSEA certified
Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Federal
EMC

Location: Atrium Ballroom

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NSTIC, ONC and Inova: Trusted Identities for Electronic Health Records

James B. Sheire
Senior Advisor
National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace
US Department of Commerce, NIST

Debbie Bucci
Office of Standards and Interoperability
Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, HHS

Mike Farnsworth
Vice President, Binary Structures Corporation



Location: Hemisphere A

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Emerging Accountable Care Models

Shelley Price, MS, FHIMSS, Director, Payer and Life Sciences

Location: Hemisphere B

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4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Closing Keynote: Crafting Health Innovation that Works for Patients and Doctors
Representative Tom Price, M.D. (R-GA)
Location: Atrium Ballroom
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Networking Reception on Exhibit Floor
Location: Atrium Hall
Wednesday, June 18
7:45 am - 8:15 am Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking
Location: Atrium Ballroom Foyer
8:15 am - 8:45 am Opening Keynote 1: Congressional Perspectives on the Potential of Health IT
Representative Michael Burgess, MD (R-TX)
Location: Atrium Ballroom
8:45am- 9:15 am Opening Keynote 2: HIMSS Continuity of Care Maturity Model
John P. Hoyt, MHA, FACHE, FHIMSS
Location: Atrium Ballroom
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9:15 am - 10:00 am Opening Keynote 3: Coordinating Care for our Military
David Bowen, Director of Health IT, DHA and CIO, MHS
Location: Atrium Ballroom
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10:00 am - 10:15 am Break
  TRACK 1
Clinical
TRACK 2
Administrative/Financial
10:15 am - 11:15 am CMS Quality Measurement and Value Based Purchasing Programs

Robert Anthony
Deputy Director, Health IT Initiatives Group, Lead for eHealth Policy and Outreach Office of E-Health Standards and Services, CMS

Location: Atrium Ballroom

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Analytics in Federal and Commercial Healthcare: Leveraging Assets, Gaining Insights

Jennifer Horowitz
Senior Director, Research
HIMSS Analytics

Nav Ranajee
Global Industry Leader, Healthcare Business Analytics
IBM

Location: Hemisphere A

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11:15 am - 11:30 am Break
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Supporting Connectivity for Health Care Providers: The FCC's Healthcare Connect Fund.

Christianna Lewis Barnhart
Acting Manager of the Rural Healthcare Program
Federal Communications Commission

Matthew Quinn
Director of Healthcare Initiatives, FCC

Location: Atrium Ballroom

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Affordable Care and Payment Reform: The Impact on Health IT

The Honorable Gayle Harrell
Florida State House of Representatives

Mari Savickis
Assistant Director, Federal Affairs at American Medical Association

 

Location: Hemisphere A

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12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Attendees pick up their boxed lunches
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Closing Keynote: Leveraging CMS Data to Accelerate Health Systems Transformation

Niall Brennan
Acting Director, Offices of Enterprise Management
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Location: Atrium Ballroom
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