Final Agenda


Hearing on the Functional Requirements for The Nationwide Health Information Network

July 26 – 27, 2006

Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel
1001 14th Street, NW
Washington, D.C.  20005

Wednesday, July 26


 9:00 a.m. Call to OrderWelcome and Introductions Simon Cohn, M.D., M.P.H., Chair
9:15 a.m. Presentation of NCVHS Draft NHIN Discussion Template Harry ReynoldsJeff Blair
9:30 a.m. Panel I: NHIN Contractor/Consortia

  • Accenture
  • Computer Sciences Corporation
  • IBM
  • Northrup Grumman
Brian Kelly, M.D.
J. Mark Overhage, M.D., Ph.D.
Dave (Casey) Webster
Robert Cothren, Ph.D.
10:45 a.m. Break
10:55 a.m. Workgroup Q&A with Contractors
11:45 a.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Panel II: Regional Health Information Organizations

  • RHIO Federation and eHealth Initiative Connecting Communities
  • Inland Northwest Health Services
  • Utah Health Information Network
Blackford Middleton, M.D., M.P.H., MSc
Jac Davies, M.S., M.P.H.
Jan Root, Ph.D.
2:00 p.m. Break
2:15 p.m. Panel III: Large Provider/Payer Networkds

  • Veterans Health Administration
  • Humana
Linda Fischetti, R.N.
PowerPoint presentation
Jon A. McBride
3:15 p.m. Break
3:20 p.m. Panel IV: Consumer Empowerment

  • WebMD
  • Markle Personal Health Technology Council
  • Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP) Technical Committee Use Case Co-Chair
Phil Marshall, M.D., M.P.H.
David Lansky, Ph.D.
Elaine Blechman, Ph.D.
4:30 p.m. Workgroup Discussion
5:30 p.m. Adjourn

Thursday, July 27


9:00 a.m. Call to OrderWelcome, Introductions and Recap of Day One Testimony Simon Cohn, M.D. M.P.H., Chair
9:15 a.m. Panel V: Electronic Health Records

  • American Clinical Laboratory Association
  • Electronic Health Record Vendors Association
  • Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology
  • HITSP Technical Committee Use Case Co-Chair
Jason Dubois
Charlene Underwood – presentation
Don Mon, Ph.D.

Jamie Ferguson

10:45 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. Panel VI: Biosurveillance

  • Association of State and Territorial Public Health Organizations
  • CDC – Public Health Information Network
  • HITSP Technical Committee Use Case Co-Chair
Lawrence Hanrahan, Ph.D., M.S.
Tim Morris
Floyd Eisenberg, M.D., M.P.H.
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Panel VII: Other Health Information Stakeholders

  • Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise
  • SureScripts
  • Clinical Research Community
  • Federal Health Architecture
Didi Davies
Kevin Hutchinson
John Apathy
Vish Sankaran
2:45 p.m. Public Testimony

3:35 p.m. Break
3:40 p.m. Workgroup Discussion Simon Cohn, M.D.
4:30 p.m. Recap and Adjourn

August 9, 2006

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