Past Events

Upcoming Events

Jul 11

National Council for Behavioral Health to Address Interoperability Workgroup

06:00 AM - 07:00 AM

Colleen O’Donnell, the Policy and Practice Improvement Specialist for The National Council for Behavioral Health addresses the Interoperability workgroup today. She will be presenting on the SAMHSA-HRSA Center of Integrated Health Solutions. The program focuses on the integration of primary care and behavioral health services. Her presentation will focus on the challenges and solutions to privacy and consent issues that the program has identified to support data sharing among providers.

Jun 07

Transforming Healthcare through Collaboration and Clinical Integration

04:00 AM - 05:00 AM

New models of medicine are driving transformation in healthcare. Value-based models and consumer expectations are changing the way we manage the health of a population. Payers are rethinking how to build strong relationships with in-network providers, and how to meet consumer expectations.

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