DoD/VA iEHR and HIE Summit


Benefiting the 501c3 nonprofit Wounded Warrior Project

May 2013 |Alexandria, VA

“Accelerating the delivery of functionality of the iEHR and HIE: an interoperable, data driven approach “


Preview of May 2013 Content:

  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
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
  2. May 2013 IPO panel members coming soon.
  3. (Please visit our Past events tabs to review full content of past summits)