Past Events

Upcoming Events

May 25

Population Health Survey Results Webinar Presentation

06:00 AM - 07:00 AM

Population health management encompasses a range of activities aimed at improving outcomes and reducing costs for different groups of patients. To better understand how organizations are approaching population health management, eHealth Initiative surveyed provider organizations in 2016. The survey questions addressed how health information technology supports patient engagement, analytics, and care management. Join eHealth Initiative and Medicity for a webinar presentation of the results and a panel discussion about the findings. Click...

May 12

CMS on Proposed Payment Regs

08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

The anticipated CMS regulation outlines fundamental changes and signals a major shift in the healthcare landscape. This proposed regulation is entitled “Medicare Program; Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Model (APM) Incentive under the Physician Fee Schedule, and Criteria for Physician-Focused Payment Models.” This educational webinar was supported by UnitedHealthcare. A copy of the document can be found at:

May 10

Policy Working Group Lunch

03:30 AM - 05:00 AM

Featuring Sarah P. Farrell, PhD, RN, Health Market Executive from Apple Education. Learn about Apple's recent launch of CareKit, a new open source software platform focusing on patient care.

May 09

Interoperability Workgroup Meeing

06:00 AM - 07:00 AM

Tiffanie Hickman from the Kansas Health Information Network, and Laura Young from the Behavioral Health Information Network of Arizona will be presenting examples of consent practices for break the glass, patient education, opt-out, opt-in, and 42 CFR Part 2. The Work Group will identify additional consent challenges where examples of practices would be valuable and identify organizations that might be able to provide these types of examples. We will discuss agenda topics for upcoming calls.

May 08

2016 Health Datapalooza

(All day) - 07:45 AM

Register today for Health Datapalooza (May 8-11 in Washington, DC), the gathering place for people and organizations creating knowledge from data and pioneering innovations that drive health policy and practice, and generate market value. This conference, hosted by AcademyHealth, brings us even closer to the reality of using data, analytics, and technology to re-define how we deliver and pay for health care. Come learn how data sharing, use, and transparency fuels innovative applications and business models that are building momentum towards a...

Mar 15

Interoperability Workgroup

07:00 AM - 08:00 AM

The March Interoperability Workgroup will include a presentation from Jody Denson, Project Manager with the Kansas Health Information Network (KHIN). Jody's presentation is entitled, 'Barriers to HIE for Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Patients."

Feb 17

Business & Clinical Motivators

06:00 AM - 07:00 AM

LabCorp is embarking on a new consumer initiative that will offer direct access to lab testing in a thoughtful and compliant manner. Tom Kaminski, Vice President, Corporate Strategy, will discuss LabCorp's efforts and strategies to this truly disrupting and patient-empowering effort and share how one of the country's leading laboratory testing companies is approaching real world interoperability.

Feb 16

Interoperability Workgroup

06:00 AM - 07:00 AM

On the agenda for this month’s call is outreach to additional organizations along with next steps for requesting examples for inclusion in the Interactive Interoperability Resource Center.

Jan 21

Business & Clinical Motivators Workgroup

06:00 AM - 07:00 AM

Our first Business & Clinical Motivators Workgroup of 2016 will include speakers Sam Ho, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President of United Healthcare and John Glaser, PhD, Senior Vice President of Cerner. The presentation and discussion will cover trends in business and clinical motivators and the latest drivers for change in health information technology. We will also discuss the goals and objectives of the workgroup to set the stage for the coming year. Both Sam and John are eager to hear your ideas and discuss the exciting work to be accomplished in 2016.

Jan 19

Interoperability Workgroup

06:00 AM - 07:00 AM

This workgroup will continue to discuss real world challenges to interoperability and solutions to those challenges. We will focus on the following topics: *Hierarchy of consent management *Approaches to 42CFR Part 2 *Approaches to minors *Advance Directives *Managing patient preferences *Multiple consents for a single individual *Cross jurisdiction *Cross HIE

Dec 17

Data Analytics Workgroup

06:00 AM - 07:00 AM

The ability to collect and exchange health data is meaningless unless it is appropriately accessed and analyzed to inform clinical decisions about an individual’s condition and possible interventions. Data stored in disease registries and repositories create opportunities for us to develop a more refined healthcare consumer matching process, analyze and predict trends, and even make predictive assumptions about an individual and population. As the world of health IT matures, so do the possibilities to make informed care decisions, deliver quality care, improve patient outcomes, and...

Dec 15

Considering the Cloud: Inside the Mind of the Healthcare CIO

06:00 AM - 07:00 AM

Cloud services have rapidly changed the nature of data management across industries. In healthcare, organizations are increasingly deploying cloud-based solutions to capture, store, and analyze clinical data. Although implementation of the cloud entails new ways of thinking about governance, technical integration, and security, cloud technologies can contribute to significant improvements in operational flexibility while reducing costs.

Dec 14

Interoperability Workgroup

06:00 AM - 07:00 AM

The Interoperability Workgroup held its last meeting of 2015 to discuss the year's Final Report and look ahead at the scope of work for 2016.

Dec 09

2020 Roadmap: Examples of Successful Interoperability

06:00 AM - 07:00 AM

During 2015 as part of eHI’s 2020 Roadmap initiative, eHealth Initiative established the Interoperability Workgroup to address challenges to interoperability. Over the last 12 months, the group has gathered 40+ use cases of successful interoperability. This webinar and accompanying report presents examples of interoperability across the country that deliver value to health care providers and consumers. Join eHealth Initiative and Cerner for a webinar on December 9 at 2:00 pm EST to hear more of these success stories and best practices for implementing interoperability in your organization...

Nov 23

Policy Workgroup - Patient Matching

05:00 AM - 06:00 AM

Join us for the eHealth Initiative’s (eHI) November Policy Workgroup Webinar “Patient Matching: Insights from Policy Experts, Researchers and Implementers.”

To participate in the call dial 1-866-740-1260 and enter the access code 6243271. To view the slides and interactive portion of the call, go to and enter the code 6243271 on the upper left menu under “participate in a meeting.”

Patient matching is an issue front and center in the national healthcare debate,...

Nov 19

Connecting the Consumer - Technology for Patient Engagement

06:00 AM - 07:00 AM

Recent efforts to transform the healthcare system emphasize the vital role of patients in improving the costs and quality of care. Patient-centered medical homes, accountable care organizations, and other innovative delivery models strive to place patients at the center of their care by focusing on shared decision-making, goal setting, preventative health, and self-management. To support these objectives, healthcare providers are embracing a host of innovative tools aimed at keeping patients informed and engaged about their health. Join eHealth Initiative and InterSystems for a webinar on...

Nov 16

Interoperability Workgroup

06:00 AM - 07:00 AM

During next week's Interoperability Workgroup, we will hear from Bryan Bowles, Vice President, Solutions Marketing for Population Health at Premier, Inc. Bryan will give a brief presentation on the results of last month's ACO Survey.

Following the presentation, the Interoperability Workgroup will focus on the following topics:
- Plans to create an online repository for examples of successful interoperability
- Results of the Workgroup survey on priorities for upcoming work
- Plans for release of the Workgroup report