eHI Annual Member Meeting & Executive Networking
Facing the Challenges of Change Together
March 21 - 22, 2017
House of Sweden, Washington, DC

Tuesday, March 21
8:30 AM
Board Meeting (eHealth Initiative Board Members Only)
10:30 AM
Leadership Council Meeting (Leadership Council Members Only)
Navigating Technology & Data Policy in 2017
  • Brian Ahier, Executive Committee, The Sequoia Project Board of Directors, Director of Standards and Government Affairs, Medicity
  • Leslie Kelly Hall, Senior Vice President of Policy, Healthwise
  • Meg Marshall, Director Government Policy, Cerner Corporation
  • Mark Segal, PhD, FHIMSS, Vice President, Government and Industry Affairs, GE Healthcare Digital
  • Chantal Worzala, Vice President, Health Information & Policy Operations, American Hospital Association
  • Tamar Thompson, Executive Director, Payment Policy, Bristol Meyers Squibb

Predictions and plans for navigating technology policy and legislation in 2017 will be shared by government affairs experts from payer, provider, vendor and clinician organizations. Members of eHealth Initiative’s Policy Steering Committee will be featured.

11:45 AM
Population Health & Medication Adherence

Member Meeting & Networking (Open to All Participants)

12:30 PM
Welcome Luncheon for Meeting Participants (Open to All Participants)
1:30 PM
Welcome to Meeting Participants: Facing the Challenges of 2017
  • Christopher Ross, Chief Information Officer, Chair eHealth Initiative Board of Directors, Leadership Council Mayo Clinic;

With changes in administration, pending regulations and financial restraints, Ross will discuss issues and concerns facing Mayo Clinic and eHealth Initiative members in 2017

2:00 PM
How Do You Use Unstructured Data for Value Based Care?
  • Hon S. Pak, MD FAAD, Chief Medical Officer, 3M Health Information Systems

Unstructured Data represents 80% of the data within EHRs and other clinical systems, and they represent a significant opportunity for the clinical community to better measure quality and performance. We will discuss Natural Language Processing (NLP) and its current and future role in value based care.

2:30 PM
Transitioning to New Payment Models — Considerations and Lessons Learned from Implementing National Business Rules for Exchanging Administrative Data

The work to design, test and implement new payment models is happening rapidly and with great variation. In an evolving healthcare system moving away from fee-for-service, all stakeholders are grappling with how to interpret what new payment models will mean for their daily business. Lessons learned from the fee-for-service environment and early findings from CORE research on Value-based Payment models will be shared.

3:30 PM
Fighting Cancer with Data: Perspective on MD Anderson Moon Shot Program
  • Joxel Garcia, MD, Executive Director at MD Anderson Cancer Center/Moon Shots Leadership

The Moon Shot Program was inspired by America’s drive a generation ago to put a man on the moon, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is uniquely positioned to accelerate the end of cancer. It’s closer than you think.

4:30 PM
Translating Amazon Experience to Healthcare

Can the patient experience truly be customized? Hear from Dr. Glaser how providers are using analytics and patient engagement to improve care and outcomes.

5:15 PM
Welcome Reception (All Meeting Participants Invited)

Join us for cocktails and networking to celebrate the day and network with other meeting participants.

Wednesday, March 22
7:30 AM
Barista Break for Executives

Skinny? Vanilla? How do you take your morning brew? Skip the Trip to Starbucks. Join us for coffee, espresso, skinny latte, whatever fits your personality and caffeine needs.

8:15 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Jennifer Covich Bordenick, Chief Executive Officer, eHealth Initiative
8:30 AM
Where Do Things Stand: Perspectives & Research from eHI Executive

How do executives feel about the current environment, administration and market? Jen will share results from a new eHI survey of executives.

8:45 AM
Reporters Perspective: What is Being Whispered in the Halls of Capitol Hill?

Journalists provide their perspectives on the changing dynamics on Capitol Hill, impact of new congress on health care legislation, how government workers and agencies like HHS and are perceived, thoughts on any potential bi-partisan healthcare efforts, and stories that haven't been printed-yet.

10:00 AM
Successfully Pilot and Scale Remote Patient Monitoring: Laying the foundation for a Connected Health Strategy
  • J. Marc Overhage, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Cerner, eHI Leadership Council (facilitator)
  • Oliver Lignell, Senior Director, Healthcare Business Consulting, Cognizant
  • Bret Shillingstad, MD FACS, President and CEO, Telemetrix/Remote Patient Monitoring Inc.
  • Steve Gerst, MD, MBA, MPH, CHE, Chief Medical Officer, Telemetrix/Remote Patient Monitoring

In this session we’ll discuss how “high-tech” digital technologies and platforms, combined with “high-touch” personalized, virtual care are enabling better patient engagement, reducing hospital readmissions, and improving delivery outcomes. We’ll discuss key drivers for hospitals to adopt remote patient monitoring, and the technology and services that are enabling successful integration and execution at scale, including cloud-based care coordination, best-in-class medical grade biometric devices, seamless integration with EMRs, and 24x7 virtual collaboration between patients and their care team.

11:00 AM
Security Breaches and Ransomware -- Can Healthcare Face These Alone?
  • Cris Ross, CIO, Mayo Clinic; Chair eHealth Initiative Board of Directors, Leadership Council (facilitator)
  • John Sotos, Chief Medical Officer in Intel Corporation's Industry Sales Group, Intel
  • Tony Soules, Director, Information Security, Amgen

Protecting information is a key challenge for providers, vendors, researchers and payers. Many organizations will face a breach at some point. How will you know when your system is breached, and how can you prevent breaches? Prevention strategies and an update on new tools and systems for security will be shared by chief privacy officers and chief information security officers.

11:45 AM
Can Mobile Apps Really Lower the Costs of Diabetes?
  • Francis Devlin, Director of North American Healthcare Solutions in the Janssen Innovations Group, Johnson & Johnson
  • Titus Schleyer, DMD, PhD , Research Scientist, Center for Biomedical Informatics, Regenstrief Institute

Numerous organizations are utilizing new consumer tools to help patients better manage their diabetes. Learn about new initiatives and outcomes.

12:30 PM
1:00 PM
Addressing Privacy and Cybersecurity Concerns in Healthcare
  • Deven McGraw, Deputy Director for Health Information Privacy, Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Edward You, Supervisory Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation

A stellar panel of privacy and cybersecurity experts from key federal agencies will provide an update and answer questions on current regulations.

2:00 PM
Healthcare & Privacy Legislation
  • Mark Segal, Vice President, Government and Industry Affairs GE Healthcare Digital; eHI Leadership Council (facilitator)
  • Stuart Portman, Legislative Assistant, Senator Orin Hatch

Congressional staff will provide an update and answer questions on current legislation in Congress.

3:00 PM


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