2010 California Advocacy Day - Dave Roberts Slides

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2010 California Advocacy Day - Dave Roberts Slides

  1. 1. HIMSS Principles on Government Initiatives Dave Roberts, MPA, FHIMSS Vice President, Government Relations April 29, 2010
  2. 2. 2010 HIMSS Principles on Government Initiatives Nine categories of principles to foster enhanced healthcare • Funding and Incentives • Healthcare Delivery Transformation • Standards • Privacy and Security • Legal • Structural • Consumer Empowerment • Population Health Monitoring • Workforce 2
  3. 3. 2010 HIMSS Principles • Funding and Incentives – Grants, Loans and Tax benefits. • Healthcare Delivery Transformation – The nationwide health IT Infrastructure, electronic prescribing and computerized order entry. 3
  4. 4. 2010 HIMSS Principles • Standards – The adoption and harmonization of health IT standards. • Privacy and Security – Measures to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of health information. 4
  5. 5. 2010 HIMSS Principles • Legal – Stark exemptions and anti-kickback safe harbors, tort reform and clinician liability protection related to electronic health information. • Structural – Public/Private partnerships to ensure the free flow exchange of electronic health information and protection of consumers privacy. 5
  6. 6. 2010 HIMSS Principles • Consumer Empowerment – This topic addresses the control of healthcare costs by providing consumers with information to help them access and use healthcare services, and ultimately make better choices affecting their health status. • Population Health Monitoring – Health IT data collection and analysis to enable early detection to improve public health while protecting privacy. 6
  7. 7. 2010 HIMSS Principles • Workforce – Call for education programs designed to train a highly skilled health IT workforce of professionals to effectively put in place and enable the use of secure, interoperable electronic health record systems. 7
  8. 8. HIT Perfect Storm: Mid-2010 to Mid-2012 2010 2011 2012 5010 Development Testing Production/Stabilization Select HITECH EHR Install / Upgrade Process Changes Needed to Qualify for $ HIE Development and Implementation Other Gov. Privacy and Security/ RAC Health Reform Other?? Mandates ICD-10 Development © 2007 by the Healthcare Testing8 Information and Management
  9. 9. National Health IT Week 2010 • June 14 – 18 in Washington, D.C. • June 14 – Canadian Embassy Reception • June 15 – 16 – GHIT Conference • June 16 – 17 – Policy Summit • June 17 – Capitol Hill Technology Showcase • June 17 – 2010 HIMSS Policy Awards Reception • REGISTER: http://www.himss.org/advocacy/policysummit/ 9

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