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“Keep On Inspiring”: U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park Visits iTriage

Amelia Laing | iTriage | October 12, 2012

On Wednesday U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park visited iTriage at our headquarters in Denver, CO as part of a seven-city tour promoting five important government initiatives. “I am so inspired by what you’re doing,” said Park to a gathering of iTriage employees. “You’re empowering people to take control of their health, and you’re saving lives. What you’re doing is incredibly important.” Read More »

“OK Glass: Hand Me The Scalpel, Please…” GoogleGlass During Surgery!

Rafael J. Grossmann | @ZGJR Blog | June 20, 2013

Obviously, the one of the MAIN concerns regarding the use of Google Glass during surgery, with live streaming of data, would be to take every measure and to ensure the privacy of the patient’s health information (PHI). Read More »

“Shock,” “Dismay,” And Stage 2 Of Meaningful Use

Jeff Smith | Healthcare Informatics | September 9, 2014

Sentiments of “shock” and “dismay” crowded my inbox at 5:00 pm a few weeks ago as healthcare CIOs reacted to a final rule modifying timelines and certified EHR definitions related to meaningful use in 2014.  These sentiments were tied to one, very specific provision that had nothing to do with program year 2014...

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“What Is The Value Of Health IT?”

Scott Rupp | Electronic Health Reporter | September 16, 2013

For its second year of celebrating National Health IT Week, HIMSS is asking a simple question: “What is the value of HIT?” [... Instead] of offering my lone — and probably less than expert – opinion I’ve asked a variety of folks who are probably better able to give more insightful and valuable opinions than mine. Read More »

John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington D.C. Hosts TEDMED 2012 Conference

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
April 11, 2012 - 8:00am - April 13, 2012 - 5:00pm
Location: 
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Washington DC
United States

TEDMED announced that the 2012 edition of the conference will take place in Washington, DC at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts from April 11-13, 2012. From 2009 to 2011, San Diego hosted TEDMED, drawing strong attendance from regional biotech companies and technology developers. The move to the Nation's Capital and the Kennedy Center will place TEDMED in the center of healthcare policymaking, regulation, and research funding and will accelerate collaboration among government, science, industry, academia, technology, media and the arts... Read More »

Military Healthcare Conference: Balancing Costs, Readiness, Resiliency & Performance

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 22, 2012 - 8:00am - May 23, 2012 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Sheraton National Hotel Arlington
900 S. Orme Street Arlington
Washington, D.C., VA 22201
United States

On May 22-23, the Military Healthcare Conference will be held in Washington, D.C.: “This outstanding conference brings together the key players and organizations who are shaping the future MHS. They will provide a comprehensive analysis of OSD and Service healthcare strategies, plans, challenges and opportunities.” Read More »

Todd Park to Speak at Commonwealth Fund in San Francisco

Event Details
Type: 
Open Source Event
Date: 
June 18, 2012 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: 
SF Club Office
Blue Room, The Commonwealth Club
United States

Park will discuss how advances in technology will continue to affect changes to our health-care system, create jobs and improve life for Americans. He will focus on his current work and how Healthcare.gov (which he helped create in his previous position as CTO of HHS) is being incorporated to help reduce health-care costs. He will also briefly discuss his overall work as CTO and how his health-care work ties in to this. Park joined the administration in August 2009 as chief technology officer of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. In this role, he served as a change agent and “entrepreneur-in-residence,” helping HHS harness the power of data, technology and innovation to improve the health of the nation.

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RFID in Health Care 2012

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
September 6, 2012 - 9:00am - 5:50pm
Location: 
Boston Park Plaza Hotel and Towers MA
United States

RFID Journal announced today that registration is now open for RFID in Health Care 2012, a conference focused on how health-care providers employ radio frequency identification technologies to lower costs and improve patient outcomes. The event will be held on Sept. 6, 2012, at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel and Towers, located in Massachusetts.

This year's event will feature leading hospital executives explaining how they use RFID to improve asset-utilization rates, reduce expenses and improve patient outcomes, and will provide a unique learning experience for health-care executives. In addition, early adopters will share the results of real-world deployments, and answer questions regarding the benefits they have achieved from employing RFID.

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Health 2.0 Europe Annual Conference in Berlin

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 6, 2012 - 8:00am - November 7, 2012 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Berlin
Germany

Health 2.0 today announced the Call for Speakers for its Health 2.0 Europe 2012 Annual Conference, which will be held Nov. 6-7 in Berlin, Germany. The two-day event will set the stage for the next wave of technology innovation. It is an opportunity for entrepreneurs and developers to introduce and receive immediate feedback from industry decision-makers and venture capitalists on technology and services that improve health care and reduce costs. Over 400 E E health care leaders and stakeholders including national and regional health authorities, financiers, insurers, pharmaceutical companies, and policy makers are expected to attend the Berlin conference... Read More »

The World Congress 8th Annual World Healthcare Innovation and Technology Congress (WHIT v.8.0)

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 7, 2012 (All day) - November 9, 2012 (All day)
Location: 
The Ritz-Carlton
Pentagon City
Arlington, VA 22202
United States

The 8th annual World Healthcare Innovation and Technology congress (WHIT) will take place at the Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City, in Arlington, VA, November 7-9. The event features intense educational content, offering workshops, market insights, and summits in addition to keynote addresses and panel discussions led by industry leaders from multiple sectors across the healthcare system.

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Millennial Medicine: Knowledge Design For An Age Of Digital Disruption - April 26, 2013

Event Details
Type: 
Open Access Event
Date: 
April 26, 2013 - 8:00am - 6:00pm
Location: 
Rice University
United States

On Friday, April 26, Medical Futures Lab will host its inaugural "multidisciplinary-critical-thinking-through-creative-design" symposium, "Millennial Medicine: Knowledge Design for an Age of Digital Disruption." Read More »

DoD/VA iEHR & HIE Summit

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 15, 2013 (All day) - May 16, 2013 (All day)
Location: 
The Mary M. Gates Learning Center
701 N. Fairfax
Alexandria, VA
United States

A non-partisan educational and training Summit designed as a "Town Hall"  full spectrum view towards the DoD & VA's efforts at iEHRs and Federal HIE initiatives. The forum is created to encourage a real, pragmatic level of discussion and debate amongst all in attendance... Read More »

CONNECT User Group Meeting At George Washington University

Event Details
Type: 
Open Source Event
Date: 
May 21, 2013 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Location: 
George Washington University
800 21st St., NW
Washington, DC
United States

The Federal Health Architecture (FHA) will host the first CONNECT User Group Meeting on May 21, 2013! Join FHA and the CONNECT Team for this one-day event that will:

  • Highlight the progress being made to enable successful health information exchange (HIE) between and among federal agencies and other health organizations
  • Introduce new capabilities and features in CONNECT, the dynamic software that enables the secure exchange of health information
  • Address how CONNECT adopters are using it today
  • Discuss how to implement CONNECT
  • Provide a forum for discussion on CONNECT’s architecture and future developments

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A Call For Apps At The HDI Forum IV: Health Datapalooza

Event Details
Type: 
Open Source Event
Date: 
June 3, 2013 (All day) - June 4, 2013 (All day)
Location: 
OMNI Shoreham Hotel Washington, D.C.
United States

We are excited to announce that the Health Data Initiative (HDI) Forum IV: Health Datapalooza will be held on June 3 and 4, 2013 at the OMNI Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. Read More »

Health Affairs Briefing: Health Information Technology Adoption And Use

Event Details
Type: 
Open Source Event
Date: 
July 9, 2013 - 8:30am - 11:00am
Location: 
National Press Club
529 14th Street NW Holeman Lounge, 13th Floor
Washington, DC
United States

On Tuesday, July 9, Health Affairs will host a briefing to report latest trends in health information technology adoption among US health care providers and hospitals.

The event will feature remarks from Farzad Mostashari, the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the US Department of Health and Human Services, and coincides with the release of three Web First papers from Health Affairs, as well as the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s annual report on HIT Adoption. Read More »