Agenda

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 MILITARY & GOVERNMENT KEYNOTE ADDRESSES:

“USAF OTSG EHRs and Health I.T.:Success Stories, Interoperability and Way Ahead”
MAJOR GENERAL (DR.) ROOSEVELT ALLEN, USAF
Director, Medical Operations and Research, Chief of Dental Corps Office of the Surgeon General, Headquarters, U.S. Air Force

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“DoD/VA Health Interoperability Plans & Programs”
DR. LAUREN THOMPSON
Director, DoD/Veterans Affairs Interagency Program Office,Defense Healthcare Management Systems (DHMS)

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“Operational Testing, Including Cybersecurity Testing, of Electronic Health Record Systems in the DoD”
MR. DAVID DUMA
Acting Director, Operational Test and Evaluation, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD/DOT&E)

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I. Achieving an Interoperable Electronic Health Record – Government & Military Needs, Programs and Opportunities

“Not Everything is Computable: Archiving and Sharing the DoD Health Record” 
■ COL JOHN S. SCOTT, USA
Informatics Policy Director, Health Affairs, Department of Defense, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Health Affairs, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

“MHS GENESIS: Driving Successful Business Transformation”
■ DR. PAUL CORDTS, M.D.
Director, Functional Champion, Military Health System, Defense Health Agency

“Achieving Interoperability Among DoD, VA and Private Sector Partners”
■ MR. LANCE SCOTT
Defense Medical Information Exchange (DMIX)

“Advancements in Health Data Interoperability and the Impact on the Veterans Benefits Management System”
■ MR. THOMAS MURPHY
Principal Deputy Under Secretary for Benefits, Department of Veterans Affairs Benefits Administration (VBA) and 

■ MR. BRAD HOUSTON
Director, Office of Business and Process Integration (VBA)

“Interoperability 2020- Why Data Exchange is Not Enough”
■ MR. KEN RUBIN
Director of Standards and Interoperability, Veterans Affairs Health Administration

“Emerging Health I.T. Plans & Programs for Population Health”
■ DR. SUSY POSTAL, DNP, RN-BC
Chief Health Informatics Officer, Indian Health Service (IHS)

“Flight Paramedic Training and Certification of Army Flight Medics”
■ LTC PETER HUGGINS
Aeromedical Evacuation Program Manager, Office of the Surgeon General, Army National Guard Bureau (ARNG)

“Medicaid EHR Incentive Program & Meaningful Use Update”
■ MR. SAMUEL SCHAFFZIN, MPA, CDR
U.S. Public Health Service, Technical Director for Medicaid Health IT, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

“CMS Alliance to Modernize Healthcare”
■ MS. KIM WARREN, CMS
Alliance to Modernize Healthcare (CAMH), The MITRE Corporation

 

II. Cognitive Medical Technologies for Meaningful Patient Data Maintenance

“Advancements in Telemedicine Healthcare Technologies”
■ DR. RONALD POROPATICH, MD, (COL USA-ret)
Professor of Medicine, Div. of Pulmonary, Allergy, & Critical Care Medicine, Exec. Dir., Center for Military Medicine Research Health Sciences, Senior Telemedicine Advisor, UPMC

“Wearable’s and Emerging Sensor Technologies”
■ DR. JOSEPH RONZIO, DHSC, CPHIMS
Deputy Chief Health Technology Officer, Veterans Affairs Administration

“Innovations in Medical Technologies to Address the Threat of Emerging Infectious Diseases”
■ COL (DR.) MATTHEW HEPBURN, M.D., USA
Program Manager, Biological Technologies Office, Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA)

“Cognitive Computing Emerging Technologies”
■ DR. KEITH SALZMAN
Chief Medical Information Officer, Global Business Services, IBM

“NTT DATA Healthcare & Life Sciences Emerging Wearable Technologies”
■ DR. NICK VAN TERHEYDEN, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer, NTT DATA Healthcare and Life Science

 

III. Open Source & EHR Data Integration Tools & Platforms for Exchanging,
Sharing and Managing Health Services

“What Happens When the Irresistible Force of Big Data Meets the Immovable Object of Healthcare”
■ MR. JAMES SORACE
Senior Medical Officer at the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

“Open Source Cloud EHR”
■ DR. SEONG K. MUN
President & CEO, Open Source EHR Alliance (OSEHRA)

“Integration of Information Models and Tools – Health Level 7 (HL7) Project Leveraging Standards and Freely Available Government Furnished Information to Achieve Effective & Efficient EHR Interoperability”
■ DR. STEPHEN HUFNAGEL
Health IT Architect, Information Applications Group, Health Level 7 Clinical Information Model Initiative Workgroup Member and FHA Federal Health Information Model Support Contractor

“Integrated Health Systems to Facilitate Data Sharing”
■ BRIGADIER GENERAL (USAF ret) KLAUS SCHAFER, M.D., MPH
Chief Medical Officer, Client Executive, Health Market Sector, CACI International, Inc.

“Corporate Dental Application (CDS) – Supporting the Warfighter”
■ MR. DEAN FAGAN
Senior Program Manager, Corporate Dental System, Enterprise Support Team, Harris Corporation

“Interoperability from an EHR Perspective”
■ MR. KENNETH SALYARDS
Information Management Specialist,The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)