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Connecting California to Improve Patient Care in 2009
A Health Information Exchange Conference

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), passed in February 2009, establishes substantial investments in health information technology. These investments seek to leverage technology to spur advances in health care quality. The Connecting California to Improve Patient Care conference features speakers with direct experience in successful deployment and operation of health information technology, as well as policy leaders who are establishing new parameters for patient centered care.

Conference Details
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM on Friday July 10, 2009
Krug Event Center at Dry Creek Inn, 198 Dry Creek Rd., Healdsburg, California

    Registration Before July 1:   $75  /  Registration on July 1 and later: $90  /  Registration includes lunch
    Conference Agenda   [ PDF ]
    Full Conference Program   [ PDF ]
    Maps, Hotels, Restaurants
    Sponsorship Order Form   [ PDF ]
    On site Wi-Fi Password:   rwmn2009

Conference Presentations
Carl Henning, MD -  President, Redwood MedNet
    Clinical Messaging in Northern California

Jonah Frohlich, MPH -  Deputy Secretary of Health IT, California Health & Human Services
    Health Information Exchange and Technology Roadmap for California


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Live NHIN-enabled Gateway Demonstration by CAeHC
California eHealth Collaborative (CAeHC) presents a live demonstration of five California Health Information Exchanges (HIE) using separate NHIN-enabled gateways, showing both the secure exchange of clinical data as well as the breakthrough potential of the new CONNECT federal gateway, which was released in April 2009 under an open source license.

Joe Brisson    Principal, HIT Associates
Webcast on July 10, 2009 at 10:00 AM PACIFIC
    1   Introduction to NHIN-enabled Gateway Demonstration
    2   Clinical and Technical Scenarios
    3   Press Release   [ July 20, 2009 - PDF ]
    4   CAeHC NHIN-enabled Gateway Demonstration   [ Video - 97 MB ]

    1   Long Beach Network for Health using the MedPlus Centergy NHIN-enabled gateway
    2   Kaiser Permanente using the Kaiser Permanente NHIN-enabled gateway
    3   Santa Cruz HIE using the Axolotl Elysium NHIN-enabled gateway
    4   Orange County ER Connect using the CONNECT + Mirth open source NHIN-enabled gateway
    5   Redwood MedNet using the CONNECT + Mirth open source NHIN-enabled gateway

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Kiki Nocella, PhD    CEO, Believe Health, LLC
    HIE: A Rural Case Study

Jamie Ferguson    Executive Director, Health I.T. Strategy & Policy, Kaiser Permanente
    NHIN: A Public and Private Partnership

Bill Beighe    CIO, Physicians Medical Group of Santa Cruz
    The Santa Cruz HIE

Laura Landry    Executive Director, Long Beach Network for Health
    No slides

Sandra Shewry, MPH    CEO, California Center for Connected Health
    Telehealth and Health Information Exchange

Allen Briskin    Attorney, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
    ARRA, HITECH and New Federal Privacy and Security Rules

Todd Ferris, MD    Associate CIO, School of Medicine, Stanford University
    Securing Individually Identifiable Health Information

CDR Emory Fry, MD    Naval Health Research Center, San Diego
    Federal Health Architecture NHIN Adaptor

Michael Hogarth, MD    Professor, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis
    An Informatics Architecture for Comparative Effectiveness and Practice Change

Wes Rishel    Distinguished Analyst, Gartner
    Achieving Interoperability the Hard Way

Michael Stearns, MD    President & CEO, e-MDs, Inc.
    Meaningful Use and HIEs -- The Role of Structured Data and Data Integrity

John E. Mattison, MD    Chief Medical Information Officer, Southern California Region, Kaiser Permanente
    ARRA "Meaningful Use" and the Role of HIE

Dean Sittig, PhD    Associate Professor, School of Health Information Science, University of Texas
    Clinical Decision Support: What Is It? And Why Is It So Hard?

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