Ohio Healthcare IT Day

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 09:00 to 17:00

Ohio Statehouse Atrium

1 Capitol Square, Columbus, OH 43215


Theme: Blockchain use for Healthcare in Ohio & Senate Bill 220, Ohio 132nd General Assembly


The focus of OHIT Day 2019 is the use of Blockchain technology in Healthcare in Ohio. With the passing of Senate Bill 220 during the Ohio 132nd General Assembly and the signature of Governor Kasich into law, Ohio is positioned as a national policy leader on the use of Blockchain technology.  Ohio Healthcare organizations are also exploring the use of Blockchain technology in healthcare.  OHIT Day 2019 will be a discussion about the public and private partnership necessary for successful implementation of Blockchain for Healthcare in Ohio.


The 12th annual Ohio Healthcare Information Technology Day (OHIT Day) on Wednesday April 17, 2019 in the Ohio Statehouse Atrium in Columbus, Ohio.  OHIT Day 2019 is a collaborative effort between Central & Southern Ohio Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (CSOHIMSS), the Northern Ohio Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (NOHIMSS), the Ohio Health Information Management Association (OHIMA), CHIME, CliniSync HIE, Cincinnati Health Collaborative/HealthBridge HIE, eHealth Ohio, HIMSS Government Relations, HIMSS Blockchain Taskforce, HIMSS Innovation Center and other organizations to bring the issue of healthcare information technology (Health IT) to the forefront of the political discussion, directly engage state officials and advocate for Health IT to benefit all Ohioans.



Subject to Change


Legislative visits with Ohio Representatives and Senators - 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Luncheon & Keynote Speakers – 12:00 – 2:00 PM

  • Senator Matt Dolan R-24, Chair of the Senate Finance Committee, Sponsor SB 220
  • Heather Flannery, Global Lead, Consensys Health
  • Organizations & Hospitals using Blockchain
  • Ohio HIEs and Blockchain

Afternoon OHIT Day Panel – Blockchain use for Healthcare in Ohio3:00 – 4:00 PM

Reception in the Atrium 4:00 – 5:00 PM