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Electronic Health Records Summit 2009

  1. 1. Don’t miss the Master Class on Military and Government Health presents a training conference: IT Solutions! Electronic Health Records Summit Mapping the Future for our TM Military and Government October 26 – 28, 2009 Washington, D.C. Metro Area Gain invaluable information on the latest + in EHR initiatives from these Important issues to be discussed include: + unparalleled speakers: Managing future VA/DoD Interagency IT programs and initiatives: Policy updates for FY’10 Ms. Ellen P. Embrey What impact will a Virtual Lifetime Electronic Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Record (VLER) have on the VA/DoD Interoperability Health Affairs process? Dr. David Blumenthal The roadmap ahead for our federal/nationwide National Coordinator for Health Information Technology initiatives for EHRs Mr. Vish Sankaran Current technical challenges faced towards data Program Director, Federal Health Architecture sharing: Designing streamlined data capture and information sharing interfaces for EHRs Dr. Stephen Ondra Senior Policy Advisor for Health Affairs, The Department Open source software: Strengths and limitations of Veteran’s Affairs Mr. Tommy Morris Sponsor: Acting Director, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Health Protection and Readiness Program Media Partners: Rear Admiral Richard R. Jeffries, USN Medical Officer of the Marine Corps Register Today! Call Andrew: 416.597.4728 or email: andrew.drummond@iqpc.com
  2. 2. Who You Will Meet: + Electronic Health IDGA’s Electronic Health Records Summit will bring together key stakeholders and decision makers involved in the military and government healthcare IT sector. The summit is designed as a forum where Records Summit decision makers and end users can come TM together to share their knowledge, debate the issues at hand, learn from their peers, and forge solutions for their respective challenges. (Non military/government stakeholders are welcome to join in on the discussion.) Mapping the Future for our Military and Government The audience will be comprised of senior level professionals from military October 26 – 28, 2009 units/organizations, government Washington, D.C. Metro Area agencies, contractors, technology service providers, and academia. Attendees will include those with the following responsibilities: Dear Colleague, • Chief Information Officers For over a decade, the Department • Chief Medical Officers of Defense and the Department of Affairs have been pursuing initiatives TM Veterans to share data between their health • Healthcare IT Program Directors information systems. Benchmarks have been made and many have been • Directors of Healthcare IT Research along the way; however, the imm met ediate future still poses many chal and Development lenges. This summit is designed to briefly • Directors of Force Health Protection examine the “lessons learned” thus with the objective of how to appl far, but y these to future initiatives, including • Chief of Clinical Informatics President Obama’s recent call for a Virtual Lifetime Electronic Reco • Manager of Health Services (VLER). The discussions will also rd include the underlying theme of how with a VLER and VA/DoD efforts thus the work far will correlate with the administr recent request for nationwide EHR ation’s systems to be implemented. IDGA’s Electronic Health Records Summit is scheduled for October consideration of the budgets and 26 – 28, 2009 in policy updates that will be avai lable for FY’10. By participating in this summit, you will have the unique opportunity multitude of senior level profession to interact with a als to discuss, brainstorm, and netw methodologies and initiatives, while ork in order to define forging potential solutions and futur series of distinguished speakers and e partnerships. A panelists will present recent upda predicted for the future of their respe tes and challenges • ctive offices and departments. • IDGA’s 2009 Electronic Health Reco • rds Summit will allow you to: • Discover syne rgy and parallelism between natio • Learn abou nal and government programs • t the Armed Services path towards increased EHR interoperability and • Discuss strat egy for development of EHR solut a VLER ions, information exchange, and • interoperability between the DoD , VA and purchased care providers • Hear about the latest policy updates for FY’1 • Understand 0 future benchmarks and challenge s for the federal health architecture Don’t delay! Take the time now to block off October 26 – 28, 2009 About IDGA reserve your place among your peer in your calendar, and s and key leaders! Register your The Institute for Defense via email at andrew.drummond@ self and your team & Government iqpc.com or by phone at: 416-597- 4787 Advancement (IDGA) is a I look forward to seeing you in Octo non-partisan information based ber! organization dedicated to the promotion the Very Respectfully, P . Don miss .S ’t of innovative ideas in public service and Military defense. We bring together speaker Master Class: panels comprised of military and and Government government professionals while tions. attracting delegates with decision- Monica Mckenzie Health IT Solu making power from military, government tails Program Director, IDGA Se e p.3 for de and defense industries. For more information, please Andrew at 416-597-4728 2 Register Today! Call Andrew: 416.597.4728 or email: andrew.drummond@iqpc.com
  3. 3. Master Class: Monday, October 26, 2009 Master Class: Health IT Solutions Military and Government Health IT Solutions This Master Class is designed to encourage in depth discussions towards the topics at hand by dedicating more time to each session in a classroom style setting. Hear from the leaders in Government and Military, then learn from those helping them to provide the solutions to their health IT needs. 7:45 am – 8:30 am Registration and Coffee 8:30am – 9:30am Morning Keynote + Briefing from the National Health Coordinator for Health Information Technology As the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Dr. Blumenthal infrastructure to improve the quality and efficiency of health care. is charged with providing leadership for the development and nationwide Session Speaker: Dr. David Blumenthal, National Coordinator for implementation of an interoperable health information technology Health Information Technology 9:45am – 11:00am Testing for “meaningful use” + NIST Perspectives on Advancing Interoperability Under The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the National • Research activities and collaborations to deploy health IT support Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will be able to accelerate its nationwide ongoing technical research and other collaborative efforts aimed at contributing How you will benefit: to the activities of the national agenda for improving healthcare nationwide. • Learn about innovative testing techniques Technology-based innovation remains one of the nation’s most important • Hear about nationwide collaboration efforts and priorities competitive advantages and helping the U.S. to drive and take advantage of Session Leaders: Lisa Carnahan, Manager, Interoperability Group, the increased pace of technological change is a top priority for NIST. National Institute of Standards & Technology What will be covered: Bettijoyce Lide, Scientific Advisor for Health Information • Research activities and collaborations in support of standards and testing Technology, National Institute of Standards& Technology necessary for “meaningful use” 11:05am – 12:20pm Open Source EHRS + Radical Transformation in Health Care: The Utilization of Open-Source EHRs The sudden rise in interest and attention given to health information • Myths vs. realities of open-source EHRs technology has led to a number of ideas, concepts, and products (such as • Utilization of open-source EHRs across all medical environments EHRs) designed to improve care in a medical environment. However, with • Effect of open-source EHRs in workflow, process and quality of care Federal & State Governments, along with organizations such as the Institute How you will benefit: of Medicine, emphasizing efficient, effective and high-quality care, the use of • Learn about what defines an open-source system and what does not an EHR that collects clinical and non-clinical data is paramount. Proprietary- • Discover how open-source can work in your environment better than you based EHRs pose advantages in the health care arena, but the use of open- imagined source EHRs provides a high-degree of flexibility; a shorter development cycle • Learn how open-source can capture both clinical and non-clinical elements given the community of users and developers around open-source; and the for each patient ability to learn and improve each time the system is used. Session Leader: Jason C. Goldwater, MA, MPA, Principal and Account What will be covered: Director, SRA International, Inc • Definition of open-source 12:20pm – 1:20pm Lunch 1:20pm – 2:20 pm Afternoon Keynote + Military Health IT – The Marine Corps Perspective As our nation takes on the challenges of reforming healthcare, our military services Session Speaker: RADM Richard R. Jeffries, USN, Medical Officer have been actively tackling the issue of health IT matters. Hear the distinct perspective of the Marine Corps towards the challenges faced and the future roadmap for the Marine Corps 2:30pm – 3:30pm National, government, and military health IT synergy + Electronic Information and Sharing: DoD, VA, National, and International Culture, tool sets, and partners vary widely across various institutions and Health • Examples from current initiatives Information Exchanges, creating slightly different challenges when supporting each • New approaches to longstanding challenges entity. Picked to lead the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' How you will benefit: Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) CONNECT Gateway project, Harris • Discover recent “lessons learned” towards interoperability efforts Corp has created an interoperability platform that transforms healthcare. The NHIN • Gain insight into challenges faced across various institutions enables healthcare service providers to exchange patient information seamlessly • Hear about future initiatives with security and privacy, improving the quality of care and reducing costs. Session Leader: COL (ret) Bart Harmon, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, What will be covered: Harris Healthcare Solutions • Synergy and parallelism between national and government programs 3:30pm – 3:45pm Break 3:45pm – 5:00pm Case study focus + The Future Vision of Healthcare IT from Kaiser Permanente The challenge is to have a vision of what ultimate connectivity looks like and then How you will benefit: build it. Kaiser Permanente is a prime case study towards challenges faced, both • Learn from one of the largest nationwide EHR providers to date technical and bureaucratic, towards a “paperless” system of health records. • Discover new approaches currently being tested and implemented for What will be covered: current interoperability challenges • Lessons learned from the path towards electronic medical records Session Leader: Jaime Ferguson, Executive Director of Health IT • Perspectives towards nationwide EHR implementation Strategy and Policy, Kaiser Permanente – check website for additional speakers Register Today! Call Andrew: 416.597.4728 or email: andrew.drummond@iqpc.com 3
  4. 4. Main Summit Days Tuesday, October 27, 2009 + Wednesday, October 28, 2009 + 7:15 Registration and Coffee 7:45 Registration and Coffee 8:15 Chairperson’s Welcome & Opening Remarks 8:15 Chairperson’s Welcome Update from the Office of the Secretary of Defense 8:30 The Federal Health Architecture Mission Federal Health Architecture 8:30 Morning Keynote for Health Affairs Federal agency collaboration to advance health IT in FY10 Morning Keynote: • Ms. Ellen P. Embrey, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary • The CONNECT Initiative and Agency connectivity to the Nationwide of Defense for Health Affairs Health Information Network • Challenges ahead to achieve health information exchange between 9:10 VA/DoD Interoperability Ventures: Updates and public and private sectors Forecast Vish Sankaran, Program Director, Federal Health Architecture • Update on recent VA/DoD interoperability programs” • Future interoperability projects 9:10 Update from the DoD/VA Joint Program Office • Technological challenges faced for end users • Managing interagency polices and operations Dr. Douglas E. Rosendale, Veterans Health Administration, Joint • Identifying individual impediments and challenges • Perspective of the DVPCO towards a VLER Interoperability Ventures DoD/Va Interagency Program Office 9:50 Networking Break 9:50 Networking Break 10:35 VA Perspective: From the Office of Veteran Affairs Policy updates for FY’10 10:35 Strategic Convergence of Health IT VA Update • • Updates on CONNECT implementation • Challenges faced towards Va/DoD interoperability TATRC • Future pathway towards a VLER • Future product plans for the MHS • Management of an operational telemedicine program Dr. Stephen Ondra, Senior Policy Advisor for Health Affairs, LCDR Steve Steffensen, USN, Chief AITG, U.S. Army Medical, Department of Veteran Health Affairs Research and Material Command, TATRC 11:15 Army's Perspective on DoD's EHR journey 11:15 Electronic Health Records: Navy Style • Current challenges • Lessons learned to be applied toward future initiatives • Army's perspective on VLER and NHIN • Navy challenge of a VLER • Army's vision of knowledge driven organization • Future path for joint interoperability needs LTC Hon S. Pak, USA, MC, AMEDD Chief Medical Information Verlin Hardin, Chief Information Officer, The Bureau of Navy Office, OTSG Medical Informatics Consultant Medicine (BUMED) 11:55 Strategies for Unlocking the True Power of the EHR 11:55 Lunch • Turning hospital rooms into smart rooms through device integration • Information overload: how to aggregate disparate data sources 1:10 Successful Strategies for the Development of EHR • Health IT 2.0: Opening up the door to development Solutions, and Update on the Personal Health Record Daryl Sanford, General Manager, Federal Client Development, Pilot Project from Madigan Army Medical Center Cerner Corporation • Strategy for development of EHR solutions, information exchange, and interoperability between the DoD and VA and purchased care providers 12:10 Lunch Sponsored by • Update on the PHR Pilot COL Keith Salzman, USA, Chief of Clinical Informatics, Madigan 1:10 Update from the Office of the Secretary of Defense Army Medical Center Afternoon (Health Affairs), Office of FHP&RP Keynote Tommy J. Morris, Acting Director, Office of the Deputy 1:50 The Way Ahead: The Functional Navy Perspective on Assistant Secretary Of Defense for Force Health Protection & the MHS Electronic Health Record and the VLER Readiness Programs • Functional Navy requirements for the MHS electronic health record • Functional Navy perspective on the future of the MHS EHR and the VLER 1:50 Air Force Perspective: Current VA/DoD Data Sharing • The MHS EHR and the VLER in relation to the patient-centered Challenges medical home • Lessons learned in VA/DoD interoperability CAPT Robert C. Marshall, USN, Director, M#/5 CI, Clinical • Current challenges faced Informatics, The Bureau of Navy Medicine • Possible impact of a VLER for the Air Force Col Jaime Rosado, Jr, USAF, MSC, Deputy CIO and Director of 2:30 Networking Break IM/IT, Office of the AF Surgeon General 3:15 Joint Venture and Integrated Site Progress Report Update from the North Chicago VAMC/Naval Health Clinic Great North Chicago 2:30 Networking Break • Case Study Lakes • Future benchmarks for the integration 3:15 Mapping the "Way Ahead" for AHLTA: From • Challenges faced and lessons learned Acquisition to Implementation DHIMS Update • Increasing the speed, reliability, and user friendliness CAPT Tom McGue, USN, Commanding Officer, Naval Health • Current initiatives towards interoperability efforts Clinic Great Lakes • End user challenges CAPT (sel) Michael S. Weiner, MC, USN, Deputy Program 3:55 Joint Venture and Integrated Site Progress Report Update from the Naval Hospital Pensacola Case Study • Pensacola Manager, Acting Chief Medical Officer, Defense Health • Future benchmarks for the integration Information Management System • Challenges faced and lessons learned CAPT Maryalice Morro, USN, Commanding Officer, Naval 3:55 Closing Keynote Hospital Pensacola Keynote Closing Update from the Indian Health Services RADM Theresa Cullen, MD, MS, USN, U.S. Public Health Service 4:35 End of Main Conference Chief Information Officer, Indian Health Service 4:35 End of Day One Register Today! Call Andrew: 416.597.4728 or email: andrew.drummond@iqpc.com 4
  5. 5. Sponsorship Opportunities Register by Email, Phone, or Fax Sponsor or exhibit at IDGA’s Electronic Health Records Summit! IDGA sponsorships and exhibits are an excellent opportunity for your company to showcase its products and services to a highly targeted, senior-level military audience. IDGA helps Email: andrew.drummond@iqpc.com companies achieve sales, marketing and branding objectives by setting aside a limited number of event sponsorships and Phone: 416-579-4728 exhibit spaces – all of which are custom-tailored to help Fax: 416-598-7934, 24 hours a day your company maximize its exposure at the event and reach key decision-makers in your field. FOR MORE INFORMATION To learn more about these and other marketing opportunities, please contact Andrew Drummond at 416.597.4728 or via e-mail at andrew.drummond@iqpc.com. PRICING Military & Government* Industry Register & Register & Standard Standard Venue and Lodging Pay by Aug. 28 Pay by Sept. 25 Price Price Email: andrew.drummond@iqpc.com for updated venue Main Conference information. Only $799 $899 $999 $999 Master Class Day $500 $500 $500 $500 Upcoming Events *This category does NOT include government contractors; contractors are considered civilian/industry for the purpose of determining registration fees. Team Discounts* San Diego, September 14 – 17, 2009 Number of Attendees 3 to 4 Savings of: 10% San Antonio, December 7 – 9, 2009 5 or more 15% * Discounts apply to registrations submitted together, at the same time. Cannot be combined Washington, DC, March 29 – April 1, 2010 with any other discount. MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE IN U.S. DOLLARS TO: IDGA A $99 processing charge will be assessed to all registrations not Past IDGA Attendees Include: accompanied by credit card payment at the time of registration. * CT residents or people employed in the state of CT must add 6% National Naval Medical Center AMEDDC&S sales tax. Madigan Army Medical Center Tricare Management Activity Wright Patterson Medical Center Veterans Health Office of the Surgeon Generals Administration Payment Policy: Payment is due in full at the time of registration and Sponsor: includes lunches, refreshments, and includes lunches and refreshments. Your registration will not be confirmed until payment is received and may be subject to cancellation. Media Partners: Special Dietary Needs: If you have a dietary restriction, please contact Andrew Drummond at 416-579-4728 to discuss your specific needs. ©2009 IDGA. All Rights Reserved. The format, design, content and arrangement of this brochure constitute a trademark of IDGA. Unauthorized reproduction will be actionable under the Lanham Act and common law principles. 5 Register Today! Call Andrew: 416.597.4728 or email: andrew.drummond@iqpc.com
  6. 6. REGISTRATION CARD ❑ Yes, please register me for Electronic Health Records Summit TM ❑ Master Class Day (Monday, October 26) ❑ Main Conference (Tuesday – Wednesday, October 27 – 28) See Page 5 for pricing details. Your customer registration code is: TLS/AD When registering, please provide the code above. Salutation/Rank________________________Name_____________________________ Job Title_______________________________________________________________ Unit/Division____________________________________________________________ Organization____________________________________________________________ Approving Manager______________________________________________________ Address_______________________________________________________________ City__________________________________State______________Zip___________ Phone________________________________Fax_______________________________ 3 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER: 1 Phone: 416-597-4728 E-mail__________________________________________________________________ 2 Email: andrew.drummond@iqpc.com ❑ Check enclosed for $_________ (Payable to IDGA) 3 Fax: 416-598-7934 ❑ Charge my __Amex __Visa __Mastercard __Diners Club Card #__________________________________Exp. Date___/___ CVM Code _____ ❑ Please keep me informed via email about this and other related events. 18130.001/D/AK Don’t miss the Master Class on Military and presents a training conference: Government Health IT Solutions! Electronic Health Records Summit Mapping the Future for our Military and Government TM October 26 – 28, 2009 • Washington, D.C. Metro Area Sponsor: Gain invaluable information on the latest + in EHR initiatives