Long-Term & Post-Acute Care (LTPAC) Health IT Summit
Sunday, June 21 - Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
Join the LTPAC Health IT Collaborative from June 21- 23rd, 2015 for the LTPAC Health IT Summit in Baltimore, Maryland. Kelly Cronin, ONC's director of the Office of Care Transformation, will be highlighting efforts to advance the draft Interoperability Roadmap and discuss changes in payment reform and policy that are spurring innovation in health IT and long-term post-acute care.
Health IT Safety Webinar Series
Friday, June 19, 2015
1:00-2:30 p.m. EDT
Join us on June 19 1:00-2:30 p.m. EDT for the seventh webinar of a 10-part series on health information technology (IT) and patient safety, "EHR Usability and Health IT Safety". This free webinar presents perspectives on EHR usability and its impact on health IT safety. Presenters are Raj Ratwani, Ph.D., Scientific Director, National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare, Kris Engdahl, M.S., Senior Manager of User Research, athenahealth, Ross C. Teague, Ph.D., Senior Manager of User Experience at Allscripts, and Jonathan S. Wald, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.M.I., Director, Patient-Centered Technologies, RTI International. Read more about the series and register now! Slides and audio of previous webinars in this series are also now available.
5th International Summit on the Future of Health Privacy
Thursday, June 4, 2015
The 2015 Health Privacy Summit will bring together top national and international experts for two days of debates about global health privacy issues and realistic solutions. The Summit will be held at the Georgetown Law Center and will be livestreamed. ONC's Chief Privacy Officer, Lucia Savage, Esq., will keynote a session on Thursday, June 4, titled "Looking Around the Corner: Emerging Issues in Electronic Health Information and Privacy." You can register and get more information at www.healthprivacysummit.org.
Upcoming Hearing on Advanced Health Models
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
On June 2, 2015 the Health IT Policy Committee's (#HITPC) Advanced Health Models and Meaningful Use Workgroup will conduct a hearing on, you guessed it, Advanced Health Models. Panelists will describe how their integrated, holistic model produces optimal health and healthcare for individuals and communities across the health continuum and will highlight the key health IT elements required to support their model. The hearing will further understanding on the opportunities, challenges, and policies needed for successfully scaling and sustaining the IT infrastructure required to promote advanced health models across communities. Information on the hearing, including materials, instructions for listening to the session, and details about how you can provide public comment, will be available soon on the FACA webpage.
Sunday, May 31 – Wednesday, June 3, 2015
For those of you attending Health Datapalooza 2015 (#HDPalooza), here in Washington, D.C. at the Marriott Wardman Hotel next week, many of our staff and leadership will be speaking at the event. Stay in touch with our daily e-mail blast that will include schedule updates and possible changes in venue. Please join us and let us know what you think about the sessions via Twitter (@ONC_HealthIT)