Advocacy Event: "Health IT: Access to Information – Access to Care"

January 31, 4:00pm, EST - 8:00pm, EST

Governor Calvert House
58 State Circle
Annapolis, MD 21401
https://goo.gl/maps/QFVYXKEvhco
 

Registration

Early Bird deadline is January 21, 2019
Early Bird Non-member Price: 
$60.00
Early Bird Member Price: 
$0.00

 

There is NO FEE for HIMSS Members if register by January 21. For Non-Members the fee of $60 covers admission plus a ONE YEAR free chapter membership to MDHIMSS!

Registration closes on January 27 or when capacity has been reached.

Join Us in Annapolis for our

12th Annual MDHIMSS
Advocacy Event / Health IT Day

"Health IT: Access to Information – Access to Care"

January 31st, 2019
4:00pm - 8:00pm

Governor Calvert House Ballroom & Atrium
58 State Circle
Annapolis, Maryland

Maryland Health Information Management Systems Society (MDHIMSS) is pleased to announce our 12th Annual Advocacy event being held in Annapolis, Maryland on Thursday, January 31st, 2019 at Governor Calvert House Ballroom and Atrium from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. Formal remarks begin at 5:30pm. This year’s event will focus on how access to the right information at the right time can help provide access to care. We will explore a number of policy-related topics including those related to telehealth, virtual care, the future of digital health in Maryland, coordinated care, and the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program.

You will have the opportunity to meet and network with invited legislators from the Maryland House of Delegates and Senate during our evening event, which will include hors d'oeuvre and cocktails. Your legislators are very interested in hearing your suggestions to further improve our State's healthcare. This years' 90-day legislative session is set to have a fast start on Jan. 9th, with numerous bills already being drafted for introduction; many that will impact healthcare. Join us in being a resource to our legislators by helping to further educate and provide resourceful information related to healthcare IT.

There is NO FEE for HIMSS Members if register by January 21. For Non-Members the fee of $60 covers admission plus a ONE YEAR free chapter membership to MDHIMSS!

Registration closes on January 27 or when capacity has been reached.

Thank you for your participation and we look forward to seeing you on January 31st.

Agenda:

4:00-5:30pm: Reception & Showcase

5:30-5:45pm: Opening Remarks and Welcome

  • Ed Grogan, Senior Director of Information Technology at Johns Hopkins Medicine, Sibley, MD HIMSS Advocacy Committee Chair
  • Dr. Ross Martin, 360 Degree Insights LLC, Advocacy Day Chair
  • Delegate Erek Barron, District 24, Prince George's County, Member of the Public Health and Minority Health Disparities Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee

5:45pm-6:30pm: Johns Hopkins policy perspectives on Health IT challenges and opportunities

  • The Future of Digital Health in Maryland
    • Dwight Raum, VP of Information Technology & Chief Technology Officer, Johns Hopkins Health System and Johns Hopkins University
    • Aalok Shah, Director of Product Management for the Johns Hopkins inHealth Precision Medicine Initiative
  • Public Policy Pathways to Promoting Telemedicine in Maryland
    • Sally McMillan Guy, Associate Director of State Affairs
  • Medical View: Telemedicine Use Cases for Underserved Maryland Populations
    • Dr. Ingrid Zimmer-Galler, Associate Professor, Medical Director of Telemedicine

6:30pm-6:45pm: Telehealth from the Front Lines: Public School Nursing

  • Diann Rocha, MSN, RN, HCPSS Cluster Nurse / Telehealth RN, Ducketts Lane Elementary School
  • Sharon Hobson, MSN, CPNP-PC – School Health Programs Administrator, Howard County Health Department

6:45pm-7:30pm: Reaction panel on policy opportunities to create better access to information and better access to care via Health IT

  • Dr. Ross Martin, Facilitator
  • Craig Behm, Executive Director, CRISP Maryland
  • Kate Jackson, Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Manager, Maryland Department of Health
  • Nicole Majewski, MHCC Electronic Prescription Records System Workgroup, Maryland Health Care Commission
  • Sharon Rodriguez, Portfolio Manager, MedStar Telehealth Innovation Center (MTIC)
  • Dr. Colin Ward - VP of Population Health and Clinical Integration, Upper Chesapeake Health System

7:30-8:00pm: Networking