Upcoming Events

Sep 20

Privacy and Security Executive Advisory Board

09:30 AM - 03:00 PM

For our next privacy and security roundtable meeting, we are gathering executives from across the healthcare industry to explore the legal considerations, federal regulations, and data ethics that should be addressed as data sharing within and outside the healthcare system increases with patient generated health data, outsourcing lab data, etc.

This event is by invitation only. If you are interested in events such as this, please contact Claudia Ellison,

Sep 26

Prior Authorization Workshop

09:30 AM - 02:30 PM

In efforts to prevent gaps in care and enable better medication adherence, providers are calling for changes to payers’ prior authorization protocols and seek to reduce the overall volume of prior authorizations, increase transparency on requirements, and promote automation. The roundtable will bring thought leaders from across the healthcare industry to review the current state of prior authorization, discuss challenges, and identify potential solutions. Our workshop will create an open forum where participants can join their peers in an honest discussion around their biggest concerns...

Oct 02

Webinar: Tools for Success with Risk Contracts: A Partnership Approach to Analytics

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

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Risk-based reimbursement contracts are the vehicle some health systems are using to move to value-based care, prompting health systems and plans to partner and share analytic tools.

On this webinar, speakers from Marshfield Clinic Health System and Milliman MedInsight discuss the top five tools they believe drive the success of their 6-year analytic partnership, which has helped mitigate risks and improve patient care.


Oct 16

Advisory Council on Healthcare Data Governance

08:30 AM - 03:00 PM

**This event was previously scheduled for September 13. It has been rescheduled for October 16 due to predicted weather.**

The focus of the roundtable is the role of data governance in providing a framework to support value-based care initiatives. We will explore topics such as the changing landscape of payment models, accessing and sharing data across operational functions, and how big data can be used to provide transparency to help consumers make smarter financial decisions. Our discussion will create an open forum where participants can share what’s working and discuss...

Past Events

Sep 06

Executive Advisory Board on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

09:30 AM - 02:30 PM

In this roundtable meeting, participants from across the healthcare system will share their perspectives on how artificial intelligence and machine learning are currently impacting organizations and the technological and legal barriers to more effective use. Key questions the participants will discuss include:

  • How will machine learning re-shape healthcare in the United States?
  • What policies and regulations are federal agencies implementing regarding artificial intelligence and machine learning?
  • How are organizations innovatively using artificial intelligence...

Sep 05

Virtual Townhall - e-Prescribing

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

eHealth Initiative invites you to our Virtual Townhall on e-Prescribing. This panel features congressional health aides ready to answer members’ questions about electronic prescribing and the opioid crisis. During this session you will find out how the opioid issue fits into Congress’ overall health care and IT agenda and which provisions have the most bipartisan support. Panelists are ready to answer all of your questions and more. The Virtual Townhall is a member's only event.

A burst of bipartisan support resulted in the passage of...

Jun 25

Webinar: Machine Learning and Advanced Analytics

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Visit the eHI Resource Center to download the slides and watch a recording of the webinar.

How does intelligence aggregate and transform data into actionable knowledge? Join eHI as we learn how intelligence can infuse insights directly within the workflow, enabling clinicians to:

  • Better manage the care delivery process
  • Accurately identify and predict potential outcomes

This webinar offers participants an opportunity to hear from speakers with a range of...

Jun 19

HL7 FHIR Dev Days

09:00 AM - 03:15 PM

HL7 FHIR DevDays is a unique educational experience, whether new to FHIR or with previous experience, to learn from 40 of the greatest FHIR experts in a collaborative, immersive environment. HL7 FHIR DevDays offers a chance to work with the specification surrounded by others doing the same thing, side by side with experts to answer any questions. The three pillars for DevDays are: education, sharing of ideas and networking.


Apr 26

Webinar: Improving Care and Lowering Costs: The Use of Clinical Data by Medicaid Managed Care Organizations

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Please visit our resource center to download presentation slides and find a recording of the webinar.

To manage the costs of Medicaid, states are increasingly interested in contracting with managed care organizations (MCOs) to deliver healthcare services to Medicaid beneficiaries. eHealth Initiative (eHI) and Foundation recently conducted interviews with executives from leading Medicaid MCOs to better gauge their progress in developing and implementing...

Apr 26

2018 Health Datapalooza

(All day) - 06:00 PM

Register for the 2018 Health Datapalooza, April 26-27 in Washington, D.C. and join more than 1,300 attendees representing both the public and private sectors to share the newest, most innovative, and effective uses of health data.

Health Datapalooza is more than just a meeting; it's a diverse community of big thinkers and roll-up-our-sleeves-and-get-it-done problem solvers who share a mission to liberate and use data to improve health and health care.

This year's event continues its tradition of offering real world concepts and actionable...

Mar 22

Workgroup: Technology & Analytics

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Drew Schiller, CEO, Validic and Sagran Moodley, Senior Vice President of United Healthcare Clinical Data Services will review a pilot project discussed during eHI's Annual Summit. We will also discuss the goals and deliverables of the workgroup.



Mar 15

Workgroup: Value & Reimbursement

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The group decided three criteria were needed to accelerate the development of a universal value-based care system:

  • Evidence-based criteria applied in a clinical workflow - A set of “must-haves” that determine the appropriate treatment (procedures, medical devices, services, medications, etc.) for a patient
  • Harmonization of payer outcome measures - An outcome measure (such as mortality, readmission rates, and patient experience) that is standardized, represents a change in health status of an individual, and recorded after a provider...

Mar 13

Workgroup: Workflow for Provider & Patient Experience

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The key themes that emerged in the Workflows to Improve Patient Experience Roundtable were enabling relationships through technology; building relationships between stakeholders; appropriate care in all healthcare settings; navigation and coordination that solicits input from patients; and value across the spectrum (economic, quality of care and life, efficiency in relationships, support groups, self-care, shared decision making, parity)

For a complete summary of the roundtable workgroup, visit the resource center,...

Mar 05

HIMSS18 Conference & Exhibition

01:00 PM - 01:00 PM

eHealth Initiative is proud to be an official Collaborator of HIMSS18. As such, our members receive the member discount to attend! To receive the discount, go to the conference website and select “Register Now”. Select eHealth Initiative from the “Conference Collaborating Organizations” drop down in the registration process, and enter the code H18PARTNER.


Feb 22

Webinar: What is TEFCA Anyway?

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Please visit our resource center for presentation slides and a recording of the webinar.

“TEFCA is aligning to be the biggest change to healthcare interoperability since Meaningful Use exploded EHR Utilization”

The Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) will be finalized at the end of 2018.  Please join us to gain an understanding of key focus areas to ensure TEFCA compliance and gain a wider perspective and viewpoints from the healthcare community.

This informative webinar will begin with...

Feb 20

Webinar: Perspectives on Medication Adherence and Safety

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Please visit our resource center to download the slides and view a recording of the webinar.

Curious to know the newest research and technology initiatives in the space of medication adherence and safety? You’re in luck! Our next webinar features members of eHI’s Electronic Medication Adherence Collaborative (eMAC), a group of healthcare executives dedicated to improving health outcomes and quality of life through analytics and behavioral interventions targeting medication adherence and safety...

Feb 07

eHI Executive Summit 2018

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Join eHealth Initiative at our 2018 Executive Summit, in Washington DC, on February 7-8, 2018. This two-day event includes a series of executive roundtables and open forums at the intersection of health, technology, and chronic condition management. The Summit leverages the expertise of our members, and other industry leaders, in discussing:

  •     Value & Reimbursement
  •     Workflows to Improve Provider and Patient Experience
  •     Technology & Analytics

On February 7, there will be a cocktail...

Feb 06

Webinar: Pulse on the Industry: Interoperability and Population Health Management

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Please visit eHI's resource center for presentation slides, the webinar recording and a copy of the report.

The healthcare industry is moving the needle forward on interoperability and population health management. Our webinar, Pulse on the Industry: Interoperability and Population Health Management, examines the results of eHealth Initiative’s interview-based research project on the topic.

The webinar features executives interviewed for the project. Join us...

Jan 25

Government Affairs Retreat 2018

08:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Thursday | January 25, 2018

*FULL agenda and location information are on the tabs above.

eHealth Initiative is setting our legislative agenda for 2018 with our annual, day-long, Government Affairs Retreat. This event provides the opportunity for members to discuss policy and exchange ideas and information with senators, representatives, and congressional aides. Join us as we address:

  • Critical Intersections: The New Administration and eHI’s...

Jan 23

Webinar: 2018 Guide to Building Your Security Strategy

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Visit our resource center for downloadable slides and a recording of the presentation.

Ransomware continues to plague healthcare and the situation is becoming more dangerous as cybercriminals move towards increasingly sophisticated forms of cryptographic malware to carry out targeted attacks. The 2016 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey showed healthcare still lags behind other industries in deploying commonly accepted security technology. Join us to hear a CISO’s practical guide to prioritizing security...

Jan 16

Member Policy Lunch Series

11:30 AM - 01:00 PM

Our upcoming Member Policy Lunch Series will feature Madeline Barter Vey, Policy Coordinator with the Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection and Legislative Counsel to Congressman Robert E. Latta.

Congressman Latta is the Chair of the Subcommittee, author of the Safeguarding America’s Pharmaceuticals Act and recently joined the House Energy and Commerce (E&C) Subcommittee on Health. The subcommittee has jurisdiction over private and public health insurance; biomedical research and development; health information technology; drug abuse; the regulation of food,...

Dec 12

Electronic Medication Adherence Collaborative

08:30 AM - 03:00 PM

The Collaborative brings together stakeholders across healthcare to identify the ways in which information technology and data analytics are being used to move the needle forward on medication adherence. This meeting provides an opportunity for pharmacists, providers, payers, pharma and EHR vendors to share information on best practices and coordinate efforts across disciplines.

This in-person meeting held in Washington, D.C. will continue the discussion about key points identified during the ...

Nov 20

Webinar: Data Needs for Successful Value-based Care Outcomes

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Emerging value-based payment (VBP) models are critically important in meeting future needs for improved quality and cost of healthcare. This national movement away from fee-for-service (FFS) to VBP is a massive undertaking and the transition can be made more difficult when payment reform efforts occur as add-ons to traditional FFS contracts. One of the operational challenges inherent in the transition to VBP is appropriate use of clinical and administrative data. Guest speaker, Dr. Steven Waldren, is the Director of the AAFP's Alliance for eHealth Innovation. Dr. Waldren will discuss the...

Nov 15

Webinar: Speed to Value: How Data Drives Clinical Insights

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Harnessing data-driven insights to drive greater effectiveness and care quality is one of the highest priorities of healthcare organizations today. The implementation of an effective data strategy represents one of the cornerstones of better care, as well as greater operational efficiency.

Listen as experts discuss how a strategically developed approach that efficiently extracts, aggregates and processes clinical information from unstructured and structured formats utilizing advanced technologies, such as Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning (ML), provides patient-...

Oct 31

Webinar: Incorporating Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Data for Holistic Care Delivery and Population Health Outcomes

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

This webinar addresses the use of behavioral health and substance abuse data to facilitate more connected and personalized care for at-risk populations.  Due to strict federal guidelines, behavioral health and substance abuse data have historically been excluded from health data exchanges. However, collecting and sharing this data are necessary components of population health management. With the emergence of the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) legislation and the current state of America's opioid problem, rules for sharing this critical data are...

Oct 26

Connecting Communities Collaborative

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Please join our revitalized Connecting Communities Collaborative for our inaugural meeting -- a retrospective of the important role HIEs have played during Hurricanes, from Katrina to Harvey.

When Hurricane Katrina reached Louisiana in 2005, the number of physicians using electronic medical records was minimal. The concept of health information exchanges were mostly a conversation on the future of healthcare. Evacuees fled Louisiana, settling in Texas, and other states, without medical records, medication histories, or prescriptions. Paper records were destroyed and the need for...

Oct 25

Webinar: Pursuing Virtual Care: Telehealth Strategies and Lessons Learned

02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Healthcare delivery is changing rapidly and delivering care via telehealth offers health systems an opportunity to provide patients with convenient high-quality care while competing in markets previously beyond their geographic boundaries. 

During the webinar, Marshfield Clinic and American Well will discuss the past, present, and innovative future of telehealth and the role it plays in the delivery of patient-focused care in an ever-changing healthcare market. They will discuss implementation and execution strategies for delivering primary care, care coordination and remote...

Oct 24

Webinar: Today's Health Technology Partnership: Innovations that Advance the Triple Aim

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Transparent processes, actionable data and strong relationships between a health plan and an ACO can substantially improve quality outcomes and make the health care system work better for all. 

Webinar speakers offer an exclusive look at some of the newest technologies that are used to put timely data at an ACO’s fingertips. Participants will also walk away with an overview of best practices in facilitating the physician-patient relationship and promoting the Triple Aim, as well as the real-world perspective of an ACO leader on how these tools are adding value and improving health...