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ONC Issues Recap of Day 1 of Annual Meeting

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has issued a recap of the first day of its 2017 annual meeting, focusing on the interoperability and usability of health information technology systems and electronic health records.  You can read the ONC recap of the first day of its 2017 annual meeting below.

2017 ONC Annual Meeting


ONC 2017 Annual Meeting – Day 1 Recap

Thank you to those who joined us for day 1 of the ONC Annual Meeting, Tackling Barriers to Interoperability and Usability, in person and virtually. As Dr. Rucker, National Coordinator for Health IT, noted in his keynote remarks this morning, empowered healthcare is all about burden reduction, usability, & interoperability.

  • The excitement will continue tomorrow – Friday – at the ONC Annual Meeting. Below is a snapshot of what’s ahead. Remember, you can join the plenary sessionsvirtually and on-site registration is still open.

    ONC 2017 Annual Meeting - Day 2 Overview
    8:30-10:30am– Day 2 Plenary Sessions – International Ballroom

  • 8:30-9:00am Keynote –Dr. Joni Rutter, Director of Scientific Programs, NIH’s All of Us Research Program
  • 9:00-10:00am Health IT Innovation Panel
  • 10:00-10:30am Keynote and Fireside Chat with National Coordinator Dr. Don Rucker - Seema Verma, CMS Administrator

    10:30-11:00am – Networking Break

    11:00am-12:00pm – Breakout sessions

  • Putting Patients in the Driver Seat: Consumer-Mediated Exchange – Jefferson West
  • Driving Consumer Choice Through Movable Health Records – Jefferson East
  • Medicaid Program Design – Using CMS/ONC Toolkits to Drive Interoperability Through Federal-State Coordination – Lincoln West
  • Opportunities for Priority Action to Improve CDS Interoperability and Usability to Reduce Clinician Burden – Lincoln East
  • Interoperability Across the Care Continuum: Behavioral Health & Long-Term Care Providers – Monroe
  • Advancing Nursing Terminology – Georgetown East

    12:00-1:30pm – Lunch

    12:30-1:15pm – Interoperability Proving Ground “Speed Round” – Jefferson West

    1:30-2:30pm – Health IT Developer Panel – International Ballroom

    2:30-3:00pm – Networking Break

    3:00-4:00pm – Breakout Sessions

  • Getting What You Need From the Certified Health IT Products List (CHPL) – Georgetown West
  • Deep Dive: Resources and Case Studies to Support Long Term and Post-Acute Care Health IT Adoption and Health Information Exchange – Lincoln West
  • Empowering ACO Providers: Increasing Health IT Functionality Reduces Reporting Burden – Lincoln East
  • Improve Patients’ Access to Health Information by Supporting Electronic Medical Record Requests – Jefferson West
  • Health Information Organizations (HIO’s) and State Health Agencies: Advancing Value Based Care through State Collaboration – Monroe
  • Making an Impact on Interoperability through the High Impact Pilots and Standards Exploration Awards – Georgetown East
  • Ensuring Your System is Interoperable with ONC Testing Tools – Jefferson East
  • Sync for Genes Update – Cabinet

4:00pm – Meeting Closes

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