Final Agenda


February 24, 2009

Hubert H. Humphrey Buildig
200 Independence Ave, S.W., Room 505-A
Washington, DC 20201

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Meeting Minutes


Tuesday, February 24th

9:10 a.m. Welcome to “Setting the Context for the Evolution of Health IT Standards”
This is the 1st of 4 days of hearing
Jeff Blair, MBA
Judith Warren, Ph.D., R.N.
9:15 a.m. Panel 1: ONC Update and Strategies Robert Kolodner, M.D.
Charles Friedman, Ph.D.
10:45 a.m. Break
11:02 a.m. Panel 2: IT Thought Leaders Don E. Detmer, M.D., The National Healthcare Information Technology Environment

John Tooker, M.D., M.B.A., National eHealth Collaborative

Carol Diamond, M.D., M.P.H., Markle Foundation

12:40 p.m. Lunch
1:20 p.m. Panel 3: Enhancing Standards Adoption by Users Steve Waldren, M.D.American Association of Family Physicians

Alan MertzAmerican Clinical Laboratory Association 

Rosemary Kennedy, M.B.A., R.N.Alliance for Nursing Informatics

Rod PiechowskiAmerican Hospital Association 

3:00 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m. Panel 4: National IT Initiatives – Role of Standards Gil Kuperman, M.D., Ph.D., New York Presbyterian Hospital

Linda Fischetti, R.N.Veterans Health Administration

Douglas S. Bell, M.D.Rand Corporation

William W. Stead, M.D., Computational Technology for Effective Health Care 

5:05 p.m. Subcommittee Discussion Jeff Blair
Judith Warren
5:30 p.m. Adjourn

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March 9, 2009