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Upcoming Meetings

Digital Health Service Commission Meeting

March 4, 10:00 AM – Noon

Brown Bag Presentation

Jan 27, 2010, Noon
Cannon Health Building, Room 114

The 1st Region VIII Health IT Roundtable
May 11, 2007

Purpose: 1) To bring together leaders of 6 regional states to connect, to share, to discover common challenges and opportunities in eHealth; 2) To learn from international, national, and local experts in eHealth; and 3) To celebrate eHealth activities in our region.

7:00 - 8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 8:15 Welcome Joseph Cramer, Chair
Utah Digital Health Service Commission
8:15 - 8:30 Meeting Objectives Joseph Nunez, Director
8:30 - 9:15 Interoperability in a competitive world Marshall Ruffin, Partner and Senior Executive
9:15 - 9:30 Recognitions Joseph Cramer, UDHSC Chair
9:30 - 10:10 Introductions to HIT Value Arthur Davidson, Director
10:10 - 10:25 Break
10:25 - 12:30 State HIT Profiles (20 minute presentation with question/answer period)
Colorado Lynn Dierker, Colorado Regional Health Information Organization
Montana Gail Briese-Zimmer, Department of Public Health and Human Services
North Dakota Jenny Witham, Information Technology Services
South Dakota Laurie Gill, Deputy Secretary of Health
Wyoming Wendy Curran, Health Policy Advisor to the Governor
Utah David Sundwall, MD, Utah Department of Health Executive Director
12:30 - 1:30Lunch - Special SpeakerGovernor Jon Huntsman Jr.
1:30 - 2:15Panel discussion -Kelly Cronin, Director of the Office
of Programs for ONCHIT
Greg BellLegislation BranchUtah State Senator
Ronda MenloveLegislation BranchUtah House of Representative
Sharon DonnellyQuality ImprovementHealthcare Redesign/HIT Lead
Stephen FletcherState Gov/Exec BranchUtah Chief Information Officer
Dennis MoserRural Hlth, Hosp and Dist EduExec Dir Utah Center for Rural Health
Michael StapleyInsurance and RHIOSPres DMBA/Brd of Dir Chair UHIN
Kerry StratfordFamily PhysicianUtah Medical Association President
2:15 - 3:45 Roundtable Discussion
Identify pertinent issues from each state
Jan Root, Assistant Executive
Director of UHIN
3:45 - 4:00Summarize Results from the Participants
and Next Steps
Joseph Nunez, Director
4:00Meeting Adjourn


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