12th DoD/VA and Gov Health IT Summit

October 17-18, 2017
Mary M. Gates Learning Center, Alexandria, VA

DSI’s 13th DoD/VA & Gov  Health IT Summit is a unique forum that allows for personnel from DoD, VA, Federal and State agencies to convene in one location along with leaders from Industry and Academia that support them.  

*The Summit is neither officially endorsed or sanctioned by the Depts of VA and DoD.

October 2017 Confirmed Speakers:

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Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D., Executive in Charge, Veterans Health Administration, VA

 

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Dr. Paul R. Cordts, SES, Electronic Health Record Functional Champion, MHS, DHA

 

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 Dr. Paul Tibbits, SES, Program Executive Officer, Financial Management Business Transformation, OIT, VA

 

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  • Dr. Kenneth Bertram, SES, Principal Assistant for Acquisition, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command

 

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CAPT James Ellzy
, USN, Deputy PEO, Defense Health Management Systems

 

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** VA EHRM Panel Discussion **

“Managing VA EHR Modernization Efforts to Support Seamless Care for Veterans”

  • – CAPT John Windom, USN, PEO, VA EHRM PEO
  • – Dr. Ashwini Zenooz, Chief Medical Officer, VA EHRM PEO
  • – John Short, Chief Technology Officer, VA EHRM PEO_______________________________________________________________

Download Agenda for Complete Session Details
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Why Should you Attend the October Summit?
 
  • At DSI’s DoD/VA and Gov. HIT Summit, we provide a forum allowing our invited speakers representing the DoD, VA, Government Agencies, Academia, and Private Industry to describe the efforts that their organization is taking to better leverage IT technologies and informatics strategies for an improved and data driven, patient centered Military healthcare system.
  • Advances in information technology have vastly accelerated our ability to collect data, analyze it, and apply that data to better support informed decision making. It is through the realization of these IT technologies and strategies that we are able to directly benefit the patient’s future healthcare outcomes.
  • The 2017 October Health IT Summit will provide valuable information on the current and prospective efforts supported by the U.S. Government to transform healthcare, and healthcare delivery through innovative IT solutions.
  • DSI’s team specializes in the extensive research and development of our Symposium’s content and focus areas, and we will assemble the most respected minds in the community from Senior Healthcare leaders, the IT Community, key policy-makers, as well as solution providers from industry and academia. Our non-partisan approach allows us to reach across all involved organizations bring together a truly holistic group of decision makers and solution providers.

October 2017 Summit Topics to Include
  • – VA EHR Modernization
  • – Integrating MHS Genesis throughout MHS
  • – Utilizing Big Data to Improve Population Health Tracking and Alerting
  • – Integrating Health Business Strategies for Improved Organizational Performance
  • – Applying Advanced Data Analytics and Clinical Informatics Strategies
  • – Developing Enhanced HIT Infrastructures and Standards
  • – Cyber Security Strategies for Patient Health Data, Networks, and Medical Devices
  • – Promoting Greater Clinician Engagement for Improved Delivery of Care

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At our Summit You Will Have the Ability to

  • – Gain Education & Insight: Walk away with knowledge gained from our senior level speakers on some of the complex challenges facing health information technology professionals.
  • Build Partnerships: The agenda is designed to allow for ample networking opportunities and the ability to discover the most up-to-date HIT initiatives and technologies.
  • – Influence: Help foster ideas! Share your own insight and knowledge during our interactive sessions. All attendees are encouraged to address our speaker faculty and each other with their questions, comments or idea._______________________________________________________________________________________________

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Operating Guidance for Government Attendees

 

  • DSI’s Symposium directly supports DoD, VA, and Federal Health priorities by providing a conduit for officials to efficiently reach audiences outside of their respective offices that directly impact their department’s mission success, at no charge to the government, and in an efficient expenditure of time.
  • DSI’s Symposium will provide a forum to address and improve internal and external initiatives, meet with and hear from partner organizations, disseminate vital capability requirements to industry, increase visibility within the larger community, and generally support their mission.
  • The Summit is open and complimentary to all DoD, VA and Federal employees and is considered an educational and training forum.

(Industry and academia members are charged a fee for admission)

*SUMMIT IS CLOSED TO PRESS / NO RECORDINGS*

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Participating Organizations at Our Summits Include:
VA, Red Hat, DHA, Mayo Clinic, CDC/NCHS, GSA, Netizen Corporation, GAO, VHA, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, DSS Inc., BUMED, Vision Center of Excellence, IBM, HHS, MicroStrategy, General Dynamic Information Technology, Northrop Grumman, Staywell, New Relic, Telligen, Engility, Johns Hopkins University-Applied Physics Laboratory, J.P. Systems Inc., Booz Allen Hamilton, JP Systems, Intersystems, The Select Group, Millenium Challenge Corporation, TATRC, Sandia National Laboratories, OSHA, Vmware, Associated Veterans, LLC, MediQuant, WRMA Inc., Pegasystems, CACI International, Sentat Inc., Optum, NETSCOUT, and many more!

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Exhibit and Sponsorship Information

DoD/VA & Gov HIT Summit provides opportunities including exhibit space, round table discussions, product demonstrations, and networking receptions.

Download the Sponsorship and Exhibiting Prospectus Here.

 

DSI welcomes several of our Confirmed speakers for May, 2014 that include:

( precise session topics of confirmed speakers listed, subject to edits)

  •  *Dr. Kathryn Brinsfield, Assistant Secretary of Health Affairs, CMO (acting), Department of Homeland Security  on current and planned DHS initiatives towards creating a more effective health IT system, including priorities with data collection and dissemination and concerns such as privacy issues
  • *Dr. Paul Tibbits, SES, DCIO, Architecture, Strategy, and Design , OI&T, VA providing a viewpoint towards creating an interoperable, connected IT infrastructure  for the VA
  • *Mr. David Bowen, SES, CIO, DHA addressing Military Health IT:  Supporting Warrior Care from Recruit to Retiree
  • *Mr. Christopher Miller, SES, PEO, DHMS, on implementing an EHR System that goes beyond just sharing data to using data to improve decision making and the quality of clinical care
  • *Dr. Theresa Cullen, CMIO, VHA discussing VistA Evolution along with the challenges of remote patient monitoring and how the VA is working towards improving a connected health system
  • *Mr. Robert S. Tagalicod, Director, Office of E-health Standards and Services, CMS, who will provide an operational viewpoint towards the E-health initiatives at CMS that take into account quality measures,value-based purchasing programs, and clinical standards
  • *Ms. Gail Kalbfleisch, Director, Federal Health Architecture, ONC presenting an update on standards and interoperability initiatives involving HIE at ONC
  • *Dr. Kevin Charest, Chief Information Security Officer, HHS, on cyber security considerations for HIE/ Health IT
  • *Mr. Shawn Hardenbrook,  Director, Web and Mobile Solutions, Connected Health, VHA  with a discussion on how the VA is integrating  web and mobile devices and applications into the continuum of care
  • Full Agenda and speakers coming soon.
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  1. Defense Strategies Institute would like to thank several of our most recent speakers for providing the follow discussions to our delegation during our recent 2013 iterations:
  • * The Honorable Frank Kendall, Under Secretary AT&L, DoD,  provided an in depth keynote on "Meeting the Secretaries' Mandate for a seamlessly interoperable an integrated EHR System"
  • *Dr. Karen Guice, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Health Affairs,  who discussed  “Building a New Governance Structure for The Military Health Care System: The current status of the proposed DHA structure”
  • *Dr. Robert Jesse, Deputy Under Secretary for Health, VA
  • *LtGen Douglas Robb, USAF, Director, DHA , who provided a viewpoint towards addressing the future of joint operational medicine and force health protection and readiness
  • *VADM Matthew Nathan, USN, Surgeon General, Navy Medicine
  • *Mr. Stephen Warren, Assistant Secretary of Information and Technology, VA
  • *CDR Tony Thorton, USN, CIO, BUMED who discussed the current status of military health IT infrastructure to meet the demand of the new DHA and  the iEHR

Subject matter focus for May 2014 includes:

 
  • The focus for this iteration of the Summit will be on broadening the context of connected health in a way that addresses areas such as analytics, workflow & improved patient engagement,  and what does that require from the IT tools that can help us get there?
  •  Innovative technologies and approaches towards leveraging IT solutions for healthcare will included perspectives from the DoD and VA and federal agencies towards their respective focus on health IT innovations in fields such as remote patient monitoring and mobile health.
  • We will also address the respective “next steps” towards the  interoperability of EHRs between the DoD and the VA and explore topics such as external connectivity (connecting to purchased care components, outside hospitals and providers…), data access management, clinical and non-clinical requirements, governance, and consolidating and reducing redundancies.
  • We will also look at the new DHA from an operational perspective
  • Learn about how to standardize clinical care and broaden shared services and interoperability from an IT enterprise viewpoint.
  • And several more timely and impactful topics. Download agenda for other session topics
 _____________________________________________________________________________________ COMPLIANT:
The DoD/VA EHR & HIT Summit is compliant with Department of Defense operating guidelines, and adheres to the most recent standards of the Office of General Council, Standards of Conduct Office:
 
*Currently, SOCO advisory 09-03: 7.(a)… purposes of jer 3-211 (a)(7) the Office of Government Ethics (OGE), OGE standards of ethical conduct for employees of the executive branch: currently 5 cfr part 2635 and 31 u.s.c. 1353 as it pertains to OGE standards
 
*Qualifies as training in compliance with 5 U.S.C. Chapter 41 and is compliant with The Office of Government Ethics, Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch: currently 5 CFR part 2635 and 31 U.S.C. 1353 as it pertains to OGE Standards.
 
*The DoD/VA EHR & HIT Summit is open to all DoD and Federal employes and is considered a compliant education and training forum.
*The Summit meets compliance with recent DCMO memo dated Nov 6, 2013 "Dod Conference Guidance 2.0". Under this issuance, the Summit fall under line #18, "NO-COST to the DOD". _________________________________________________________________________________________________  

Sessions presented at Oct 2013 iteration included:

  1. * The Honorable Frank Kendall, Under Secretary AT&L, DoD,  co-presented with Mr. Christopher Miller, PEO, DHMS provided an in depth keynote on "Meeting the Secretaries' Mandate for a seamlessly interoperable an integrated EHR System"
  2. *  VADM Matthew Nathan, USN, Surgeon General, Navy Medicine
  3. * Mr. Stephen Warren, Assistant Secretary of Information and Technology, VA
  4. * Mr. David Bowen, CIO, MHS on "Standing up a Shared Services IT organizations in the Military Health System"
  5. * COL Dave Parramore, USA, CTO, Army Medicine, providing a session on "Data Utilization and Modernization for Health IT"
  6. *Ms. Janine Groth, Director, DEERS, DMDC on patient identity management and security
  7. * Mr. Joe Paiva, SES, Chief Technology Strategist, VA discussing the IT strategy for implementing the Joint VA/DoD Interagency Care Coordination Initiative
  8. * CDR (P) Kevin Dorrance, USN,Chief, Internal Medicine, and Asst.Deputy Commander, Medical Services, WRNMMC and  CAPT (ret) Robert Marshall, CMIO, Madigan Army Medical Center who will join our PCMH focused sessions to provide  viewpoints on future initiatives in IT/IM for the PCMH construct within military health and how this model will help move from 'healthcare to health'
  9. * Ms.Terhilda Garrido, VP, HIT Transformation & Analytics, Kaiser Permanente, discussing "Big Data vs. Little Data" and its impact on clinical operations and how Kaiser approaches research
  10. Mr. Edward Wilgus, Acting Deputy Director, NITAAC with an update on NITACC’s Role in Continuing the Advancement of Health IT: How vehicles help combine efforts between HHS, VA, DoD, and other agencies
  11. Download the Agenda for full sessions
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Subject matter focus for May 2014 includes:


  • The focus for this iteration of the Summit will be on broadening the context of connected health in a way that addresses areas such as analytics, workflow & improved patient engagement,  and what does that require from the IT tools that can help us get there?
  •  Innovative technologies and approaches towards leveraging IT solutions for healthcare will included perspectives from the DoD and VA and federal agencies towards their respective focus on health IT innovations in fields such as telemedicine and mobile health.
  • We will also address the respective “next steps” towards the  interoperability of EHRs between the DoD and the VA and explore topics such as external connectivity (connecting to purchased care components, outside hospitals and providers…), data access management, clinical and non-clinical requirements, governance, and consolidating and reducing redundancies.
  • We will also look at the new DHA from an operational perspective and, learning to standardize clinical care and broaden shared services from an IT enterprise viewpoint.
 _____________________________________________________________________________________ COMPLIANT:
The DoD/VA iEHR & HIE Summit is compliant with Department of Defense operating guidelines, and adheres to the most recent standards of the Office of General Council, Standards of Conduct Office:
 
*Currently, SOCO advisory 09-03: 7.(a)… purposes of jer 3-211 (a)(7) the Office of Government Ethics (OGE), OGE standards of ethical conduct for employees of the executive branch: currently 5 cfr part 2635 and 31 u.s.c. 1353 as it pertains to OGE standards
 
*Qualifies as training in compliance with 5 U.S.C. Chapter 41 and is compliant with The Office of Government Ethics, Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch: currently 5 CFR part 2635 and 31 U.S.C. 1353 as it pertains to OGE Standards.
 
*The DoD/VA iEHR & HIE Summit is open to all DoD and Federal employes and is considered a compliant education and training forum.
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  • Defense Strategies Institute would like to thank several of our most recent speakers for providing the follow discussions to our delegation during our recent May, 2013 iteration:
  • 1. Dr. Karen Guice, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Health Affairs,  who discussed  “Building a New Governance Structure for The Military Health Care System: The current status of the proposed DHA structure”
  • 2. LtGen Douglas Robb, USAF, Medical Corps Joint Staff Surgeon , who provided a viewpoint towards addressing the future of joint operational medicine and force health protection and readiness
  • 6. Dr. Robert Jesse, Deputy Under Secretary for Health, VA
  • 7.Barclay Butler, Director, DoD/VA IPO who presented a team panel presentation on the iEHR
  • 8.LTC(P) Nicole Kerkenbush, USA, CIO, AMEDD who participated  in an in depth Service CMIO panel discussion
  • 9.CAPT Paul Hammer, USN, in the role of Director, DCoE  who provided insight  on how IM/ IT can be used for the betterment of care towards TBI and PTSD
  • 10.CDR Tony Thorton, USN, CIO, BUMED who discussed the current status of military health IT infrastructure to meet the demand of the new DHA and  the iEHR

Preview of May 2013 Content:

SUBJECT MATTER FOR MAY 2013 TO BE COVERED INCLUDES:
  1. 1.- Accelerating the delivery of functionality of iEHR: Achieving an IOC by 2014
  2. 2.- Standardizing critical health care data: an informatics focus
  3. 3.- Moving forward on data exchange and interoperability
  4. 4.- Utilization of common data standards
  5. 5.- Understanding  a service-oriented approach
  6. 6.- Building a new governance structure for the Military Health Care System
  7. 7.- Using predictive analytics for the betterment of care
 _____________________________________________________________________________________ COMPLIANT:
The DoD/VA iEHR & HIE Summit is compliant with Department of Defense operating guidelines, and adheres to the most recent standards of the Office of General Council, Standards of Conduct Office:
 
*Currently, SOCO advisory 09-03: 7.(a)… purposes of jer 3-211 (a)(7) the Office of Government Ethics (OGE), OGE standards of ethical conduct for employees of the executive branch: currently 5 cfr part 2635 and 31 u.s.c. 1353 as it pertains to OGE standards
 
*Qualifies as training in compliance with 5 U.S.C. Chapter 41 and is compliant with The Office of Government Ethics, Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch: currently 5 CFR part 2635 and 31 U.S.C. 1353 as it pertains to OGE Standards.
 
*The DoD/VA iEHR & HIE Summit is open to all DoD and Federal employes and is considered a compliant education and training forum.
_________________________________________________________________________________________________ DSI would like to recognize several of our past 2012 speakers and thank them for their contribution to our discussions:
 
  • Lt Gen Charles B. Green, USAF,Surgeon General
  • RADM Michael Mittelman, USN, Deputy Surgeon General, Navy Medicine
  • RADM Theresa Cullen, USPHS, Director, Health Domain Information Technology, DHHS
  • BG W. Bryan Gamble, USA, Deputy Director, TRICARE Management Activity
  • Mr. Henry Sienkiewicz, SES, CIO, DISA
  • Dr. Peter Levin, SES, CTO, VA
  • Dr. Paul Tibbits, SES, Deputy CIO, Office of Architecture, Strategy and Design, VA
  • Dr. Farzad Mostashari, National Coordinator for HIT, ONC
  • Ms. Janine Groth, Director, DEERS, DMDC
  • Mr. Mark Goodge, CTO, MHS
  • Mr. Joe Paiva, SES, VA
  • Mr. Patrick L. Sullivan, SES, Director, The Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center
  • Mr. Charles C. Hume, Deputy Chief Officer, Office of Health Information, VHA
  • Mr. Vish Sankaran, Senior Advisor, CMS

May 2013 confirmed sessions include:

  1. The Honorable Robert A. Petzel, Under Secretary for Health, VHA, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  2. Dr. Karen Guice, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Health Affairs,  to discuss  “Building a New Governance Structure for The Military Health Care System: The current status of the proposed DHA structure”
  3. Maj Gen (P) Douglas Robb, USAF, Medical Corps Joint Staff Surgeon , addressing the future of joint operational medicine and force health protection and readiness
  4.  Dr. Michelle Street,  Procurement Analyst, NITAAC, to address NITAAC's current contract vehicles
  5. Mr. Patrick Littlefield, Senior Advisor, VA Center for Innovation addressing what it will take to achieve operational success with new innovation
  6. Dr. Jonathan Nebeker, Lead, iEHR Presentation Layer, VHA on utilizing a modern care coordination interface
  7. LTC(P) Nicole Kerkenbush, USA, CIO, AMEDD to participate in an in depth Service CMIO panel discussion
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  9. CAPT Paul Hammer, USN, Director, DCoE to provide a viewpoint on how IM/ IT can be used for the betterment of care towards TBI and PTSD
  10. CDR Tony Thorton, USN, CIO, BUMED who will discuss the current status of military health IT infrastructure to meet the demand of the new DHA and  the iEHR
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Join us in May 2013 for a follow up panel discussion from the DoD/VA IPO, headed by  Dr. Barclay Butler, Director, DoD/VA IPO.
  • If you did not join us in May 2012, we invite to review the transcript of the DoD/VA IPO Panel Q&A section, headed by
  • Dr. Butler, with members of his senior team :
  • •Ms. Maryann Rockey, SES
  • •COL Joseph Grebe, USA
  • •CAPT Michael Weiner, USN
  • •Dr. Tim Cromwell, VA
  1. http://www.tricare.mil/tma/ipo/documents/DefenseStrategiesQASessioniEHRPanel.pdf
  2. May 2013 IPO panel members coming soon.
  3. (Please visit our Past events tabs to review full content of past summits)

Why should you attend the Summit?

  • ♦ Trying to navigate the evolving iEHR domain?
  • ♦ Want to understand how to achieve clinical and operational success?
  • ♦ Need a more in depth understanding of the interconnectedness across and among DoD, VA and Federal agencies?
  DSI’s team specializes in the extensive research and development of mission critical, senior level Summits for the Military and Federal Government sectors in health care. Our non partisan approach allows us to reach across all services and organizations to bring together a truly holistic group of decision makers and solution providers to assist you in advancing an efficient and effective roadmap .
  • Education & Insight: Walk away with knowledge gained from our senior level speakers on some of the most complex issues facing the vast iEHR and health care IT communities. Each session is carefully chosen to offer a distinct and relevant viewpoint towards the focus areas of the Summit.
  • Influence: Help foster ideas! Share your own insight and knowledge during our interactive Summit sessions. By keeping our attendance size limited, All attendees are able to interact with our speakers and their colleagues in a "Town Hall" forum that encourages REAL discussion and debate.
  • Networking: The agenda is designed to allow for ample networking opportunities and the ability to discover some of the latest technologies to effectively and efficiently transform health care.
  • Providing you a distinguished & diverse group of speakers to offer a full spectrum view towards the current architecture for iEHRs and HIE . Our first iteration was held October 2011: be sure to join us for our May 2012 follow up~
  • October 2011 speakers included:

  • Lt Gen Charles B. Green, USAF, Surgeon General
  • RADM Theresa Cullen, USPHS, Director, Health Domain Information Technology, DHHS
  • Dr. Paul Tibbits, SES, Deputy CIO, Office of Architecture, Strategy and Design, VA
  • Mr. Henry Sienkiewicz, SES, CIO, DISA
  • Dr. Peter Levin, SES, CTO, VA
  • Mr. Mark Goodge, CTO, MHS
  • Mr. Charles C. Hume, Deputy Chief Officer, Office of Health Information, VHA
  • CAPT David Beardsley, USN, Deputy Director, FHCC, Commanding Officer, NHCGL
  • COL John Scott, USA, CMIO, JTF CapMed
  • Col Jesus Zarate, USAF, CIO, Air Force Medical Service
  • Mr. Verlin Hardin, CIO, BUMED
  • CAPT Michael Weiner, USN, CMIO, Interagency Program Office
  • Col Albert Bonnema, USAF, CMIO, Air Force Medical Service
  • Dr. Douglas Rosendale, VHA
  • Ms.Deven McGraw ,Director, Health Privacy Project ,Center for Democracy & Technology
(See the OCT 2011 agenda for full speaker list. May 2012 full speaker list and agenda posted as well.)

May 2012 Subject Matter Included:

Transcript from May 2012 DoD/VA IPO Panel can be accessed on TRICARE website at:
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  • Understanding DoD/VA IPO Governance
  • Being Successful with Analytics in Healthcare
  • Innovation at the Edge: Success in Mobile Healthcare
  • Being Successful with Transitioning from Legacy Systems to a Modern Platform
  • Being Successful with Open Source
  • Business Operations of the iEHR and the IPO
  • Being Successful with Data Sharing Between Federal /State/National and Commercial Entities
  • VLER Governance: How iEHRs fit into the VLER
  • Being Successful with Identity Management and Security: What will it take for Industry to adapt effectively and efficiently?
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NEW Speakers for May 2012 included:
 
  •  Dr. Karen S. Guice, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Health Affairs addressing : Being successful in developing, maintaining, and facilitating a sound and integrated enterprise infrastructure for Health IT, along with what the future may hold for Military Healthcare Operations
  • BG W. Bryan Gamble, USA, Deputy Director, TRICARE Management Activity speaking on how TRICARE will interact with federal, state, and local HIEs in the near future
  • Mr. David Muntz, Deputy National Coordinator for HIT, ONC  who will bring insight towards achieving success within the federal space along with successful strategies for how the iEHR will interact with federal HIEs
  • Mr. Mike O’Neill (SES), Senior Advisor, Veterans Affairs Innovation Initiative (VAi2) speaking on what it takes to achieve operational success with new innovation in the VA
  •  Mr. Patrick L. Sullivan (SES), Director, The Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center speaking on the progress of the FHCC and what success really looks like for the provider and the patient
     
  • Mr. Joe Paiva, (SES), Executive Director, VLER bringing us the insight towards governance and how the iEHR will integrate with a VLER
  • Dr. Barcley Butler and the DoD/VA Interagency Program Office presenting a team panel discussion on various aspects of the iEHR

Why should you attend the 2011 Summit?

DSI’s team specializes in the extensive research and development of mission critical, senior level Summits for the Military and Federal Government sectors in health care. Our non partisan approach allows us to reach across all services and organizations to bring together a truly holistic group of decision makers and solution providers to assist you in advancing an efficient and effective roadmap .
  • Education & Insight: Walk away with knowledge gained from our senior level speakers on some of the most complex issues facing the vast iEHR and health care IT communities. Each session is carefully chosen to offer a distinct and relevant viewpoint towards the focus areas of the Summit.
  • Influence: Help foster ideas! Share your own insight and knowledge during our interactive Summit sessions. By keeping our attendance size limited, All attendees are able to interact with our speakers and their colleagues in a "Town Hall" forum that encourages REAL discussion and debate. 
  • Networking: The agenda is designed to allow for ample networking opportunities and the ability to discover some of the latest technologies to effectively and efficiently transform health care.
  • Providing you a distinguished & diverse group of speakers to offer a full spectrum view towards the current architecture for iEHRs and HIE.
 
Some of the leading experts that will be speaking include:
  • *Lt Gen Charles Green, USAF, Surgeon General
  • *Dr. Paul Tibbits, SES, Deputy CIO, Office of Strategy, Architecture, and Design, VA
  • *Mr. Henry Sienkiewicz, SES, CIO, DISA
  • *CAPT David Beardsley, USN, Deputy Director, FHCC, Commanding Officer, NHCGL 
  • * Col Jesus Zarate, USAF, Director, Air Force Medical Service 
  • * Mr. Verlin Hardin, CIO, BUMED 
  • * COL John Scott, USA, CMIO, JTF CapMed
  • * Col Al Bonnema, USAF, CMIO, Air Force Medical Service
  • * Dr. Robert Walker, CMIO, European Medical Command
  • *CAPT Michael Weiner, USN, CMIO, Interagency Program Office
  • * CAPT Maureen Padden, USN, Director, Medical Home Port PMO, BUMED 
  • * Dr. Augie Turano, Solution Architect, VA
  • * CDR Kevin Dorrance, USN, Assistant Deputy Commander for Medicine, NNMC
  • * The Honorable S. Ward Casscells, MD
  • * Ms. Deven McGraw, Director, Health Privacy Project, Center for Democracy & Technology
  • * Mr. Joseph E. Gardner, III, Deputy Director, VA/DoD Health Information Sharing, VHA, Office of Health     Information 

2011 Preview of Subject Matter Includes:

The Summit is broken down into 5 focus areas that generally follow the current parameters of the Secretaries’ (DoD & VA) “2011 iEHR way forward” and include:
  • 1. DoD & VA: Common Information Interoperability Framework
  • - from cloud computing to common data centers
  • 2. Common Service Broker: ESB and Infrastructure Services
  • - a functional architectural approach to iEHRs, including SOAs
  • 3. DoD & VA Mission Specific Applications and Joint Services for the End User
  • - from agency unique requirements to shared services
  • 4. Federal HIE: Designing and Deploying Federated-National HIEs
  •  - from architecture to consumer privacy and information security in EHR interoperability
  • 5. Patient Centered Medical Home 
  • -  including technologies to make it successful
 
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