Past Events

Monday, August 31, 2020; 09:30 AM EDT - 04:30 PM EDT
Online
Join us for a final working session on patient identity and patient matching. We invite individuals and organizations to provide input and insight into existing challenges and promising innovations in patient identity and matching. This final session will focus on the following key areas: privacy and security, research and evaluation, standards, and innovation. This feedback will inform ONC’s report to Congress on evaluating the effectiveness of technical and operational methods that improve identification of patients. ONC is soliciting feedback from all attendees, presentations are not required. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit comments during and after the session to Identity.ONC@hhs.gov.
August 10-11, 2020
ONC hosted an all-virtual Tech Forum, convening industry experts and federal partners to continue the summertime tradition we started with the “Interoperability Forum” in 2017. We discussed the exciting technical innovations that are happening in health IT and have the potential to revolutionize the delivery of healthcare in support of improved health outcomes.  
June 1, 2020; 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM ET
Online
January 27-28, 2020
Washington, DC
Thank you to those who joined us in-person and virtually for the 2020 ONC Annual Meeting! This year’s event, Connecting Policy and Technology: Bringing the EHR to the Patient, gathered health IT partners for a combination of plenaries and breakout sessions that covered a variety of health IT, healthcare, and innovation topics.  Slides from presenters will be posted on this page in the near future. Keep coming back as we'll post the presentations on an ongoing basis.    Annual Meeting Webcast Archive  
November 16-20, 2019
Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
ONC is participating in the AMIA 2019 Annual Symposium, speaking at a number of health IT focused sessions. The AMIA Annual Symposium brings together informatics professionals from diverse backgrounds committed to transforming health through informatics.
September 25, 2019 | 2-3pm ET
Follow on Twitter - #DNCchat
Join ONC and Deputy National Coordinator Steve Posnack for a National Health IT Week Twitter chat! Ask questions and give him your thoughts on interoperability, standards, and more! Wednesday, September 25, 2-3pm ET Join using #DNCchat
August 21-22, 2019 at 9:00am-5:00pm ET
Renaissance Hotel, 999 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 and Webinar
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) hosted the 3rd Interoperability Forum on August 21st – 22nd, 2019 in Washington, DC. This event brought people together from ONC, our federal partners, the healthcare industry, and the technology sector to:
  • Learn about recent efforts to advance interoperability nationwide
  • Identify concrete actions in response to current interoperability barriers
  • Attendees heard keynotes from industry influencers, had the opportunity to view demos showcasing innovative solutions and participate in tracks focused on various aspects of interoperability. Co-led by industry leaders and supported by ONC experts, the tracks provided an opportunity to discuss the latest issues and identify actions that can be taken to address key barriers to interoperability in a group setting.   Download slides from plenary session [PDF - 1 MB]   Questions? Check out ONC’s Interoperability Forum FAQs
    February 11-15, 2019
    ONC is pleased to participate in a number of activities during the HIMSS19 conference in Orlando, Florida from February 11-15, 2019. We hope you will join us and look forward to connecting with health care IT stakeholders across the industry. Stay engaged in ONC conversation via Twitter: @ONC_HealthIT or conversations related to HIMSS using hashtag #HIMSS19. Make sure to revisit this page as we continue to update our schedule.
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