ONC Patient Identity and Matching Working Session

June 1, 2020; 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM ET



9:30 – 9:50 AM


  • Andrew Gettinger, MD, Chief Clinical Officer
  • Steve Posnack, Deputy National Coordinator
9:50 AM – 12:40 PM

MORNING SESSION: Challenges around Patient Identification and Matching – Boots on the Ground

  • Alan Viars, President, Videntity;
  • Russell Branzell, President & Chief Executive Officer, College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME);
  • Lauren Riplinger, JD, Vice President, Policy & Government Affairs, American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
  • Marc Probst, MBA, Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Intermountain Healthcare
  • Charles Christian, Vice President of Technology, Chief Technology Officer, Franciscan Health
  • Ryan Howells, Principal, Leavitt Partners
10:55 AM – 11:10 AM


  • Dheeraj Pal, Senior Technical Lead/Architect, New York eHealth Collaborative
  • Lorraine Possanza, JD, Program Director, Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety, ECRI
  • Michael McCoy, MD, Co-Chair, Board of Directors, IHE International
  • Frank Opelka, MD, Medical Director, Quality and Health Policy, American College of Surgeons
  • Ed Hammond, PhD, Director, Duke Center for Health Informatics
  • Adrian Gropper, MD, Chief Technology Officer, Patient Privacy Rights
  • Ben Moscovitch, Project Director, Health Information Technology, The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Kelly Hoover Thompson, JD, Chief Executive Officer, SHIEC
  • Eric Heflin, Chief Technology Officer, eHealth Exchange
12:40 – 1:30 PM


1:30 – 4:30 PM

AFTERNOON SESSION: Exploring Potential Solutions

  • Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11)
  • Jeremy Grant, Managing Director of Technology Business Strategy, Venable
  • Henry Wei, MD, Physician-Informaticist and Presidential Innovation Fellow (Alumnus)
  • John Klimek, Senior Vice President of Standards and Information Technology, National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP)
  • Catherine Schulten, Principal Product Manager, AllClear ID
2:35 PM – 2:50 PM


  • Kyle Hollaway, Senior Director, Global Identity Practice, Acxiom
  • Hazel Chappell, Founder, Ishca Health
  • Shaun Grannis, MD, Vice President Data and Analytics, Regenstrief Institute, Inc.
  • Mark LaRow, Chief Executive Officer, Verato
  • Howard Sragow, MBA, Senior Director, Business Requirements, Express Scripts
  • David Speights, PhD, Chief Data Scientist, Appriss Health
  • Jim St. Clair, Chief Technology Officer, The Dinocrates Group LLC
  • Jacques Bikoundou, Blockchain Strategist and Researcher
4:15 – 4:30 PM


  • Don Rucker, MD, National Coordinator