Thursday, February 4, 2010

Public Forum on National HIT Policy

A national interactive public forum on the rollout of national HIT policy under HITECH, including "meaningful use," EHR certification, and HIE was held February 4, 2010.

Speakers include:

The Role of Information Technology in Healthcare

Aneesh Chopra, MPP
U.S. Chief Technology Officer, The White House; Former Secretary of Technology, Virginia, Washington, DC
Presentation Material

Progress on Supporting Improvements in Health and Healthcare Through Information Technology

David Blumenthal, MD, MPH
National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Department of Health and Human Services; Former Director, Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital; Samuel O. Thier Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Washington, DC
Presentation Material

The Role of Health IT in Improving Quality and Efficiency

Carolyn M. Clancy, MD
Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD
Presentation Material

Update on HIPAA Privacy and Security Regulation

Sue McAndrew
Deputy Director for Health Information Privacy, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC
Presentation Material

The New World of HIT: Today’s Stars

Andy Slavitt, MBA
Chief Executive Officer, Ingenix, Eden Prairie, MN (Moderator)
Presentation Material