Final Agenda



Hearing on “Meaningful Use” of Health Information Technology

April 28 – 29, 2009

Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
2660 Woodley Road, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008

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Federal Register

NCVHS Observations

Tuesday, April 28


9:00 a.m. Welcome and Roll Call Harry Reynolds, Jr., Chairman
9:30 a.m. Introductory Remarks David Blumenthal, M.D., M.PP.
National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
9:45 a.m. Panel 1: Vision of Health and Health Care Transformed Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)Helen Darling 
National Business Group on Health

Elliott S. Fisher, M.D., M.P.H.
Dartmouth University

Stephen Schoenbaum, M.D., M.P.H.
The Commonwealth Fund

10:45 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. Panel 2: Meaningful Use Capacity/Functionality in Electronic Health Records (EHRs) David Classen, M.D., M.S.
Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)Terry McGeeney, M.D., M.B.A.

Blackford Middleton, M.D., M.P.H., MSc
Partners Healthcare

John Tooker, M.D., M.B.A., FACP
American College of Physicians

12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Panel 3: Meaningful Use Capacity/Functionality in Health Information Exchanges William Bernstein
Manatt Phelps PhillipsRachel Block
New York E-Health Collaborative

J. Marc Overhage, M.D., Ph.D.
Indian Health Information Exchange

Gina Perez
Delaware Health Information Network

2:00 p.m. Panel 4: Meaningful Use Capacity/Functionality in Quality Reporting Kristine Martin Anderson
Booz Allen HamiltonTheresa Cullen, M.D., M.S.
Indian Health Service

John D. Halamka, M.D., M.S.
US Healthcare Information Technology
Standards Panel (HITSP)

Karen Kmetik, Ph.D.
American Medical Association

3:00 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m. Panel 5: The “Glide Path” to Meaningful Use for 2011 and Beyond for vendors Justin Barnes
Greenway MedicalGlen Tullman

Mark Segal, Ph.D.
General Electric Co.

Fred Trotter
Open Source Representative

4:15 p.m. Panel 6: The “Glide Path” to Meaningful Use for 2011 and Beyond for providers Nancy Johnson
Baker DonelsonJonathan Perlin, M.D., Ph.D.
Hospital Corporation of America

Farzad Mostashari, M.D.
New York City Department of
Health & Mental Hygiene

Judy Murphy, R.N., FACMI, FHIMSS
Aurora Health

5:15 p.m. Open Public Comments Harry Reynolds
5:30 p.m. Adjournment Harry Reynolds
Wednesday, April 29


9:00 a.m. Welcome, Roll Call and Introductory Remarks Harry Reynolds, Jr., Chairman
9:30 a.m. Panel 7: Meaningful Use and Population/Public Health Carol Diamond, M.D., M.P.H.
Markle FoundationWilliam D. Hacker, M.D., FAAP, CPE
Kentucky Department for Public Health

Leslie Lenert, M.D., M.S.
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Martin LaVenture, M.D., M.P.H.
Minnesota Department of Health

10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Panel 8: The “Glide Path” to Meaningful Use for 2011 and Beyond for other stakeholders  Henry Chao
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesJohn Kelly
Harvard Pilrgim Health Care

Anthony Rodgers
State of Arizona

11:45 a.m. Open Public Comments
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. Panel 9: Certification and Meaningful Use – EHR Product Certification Steven Findlay
Consumer’s UnionDavid Lansky, Ph.D.
Pacific Group on Health

Mark Leavitt, M.D., Ph.D
Commission for Healthcare Information

Rick Ratliff

2:15 p.m. Panel 10: Measuring Meaningful Use Floyd Eisenberg, M.D., M.P.H.
National Quality Forum (NQF)Michael Rapp, M.D., J.D., FACEP
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid

Micky Tripathi, Ph.D., M.P.P.
Massachusetts E-Health Collaborative

Phyllis Torda
National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)

3:15 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. Open Public Comments Harry Reynolds
4:00 p.m. Subcommittee Discussion Harry Reynolds
5:00 p.m. Adjournment Harry Reynolds

Written Statements delivered to the Executive Subcommittee

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