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HIT SYMPOSIUM AGENDA: PRECONFERENCE
Monday, July 17, 2006
Preconference Symposia: Pay for Performance and Health Information Technology
8:00 a.m.

Introduction and Overview of Pay for Performance and Health Information Technology
Janet Marchibroda
Chief Executive Officer
eHealth Initiative and Executive Director
Foundation for eHealth Initiative and Connecting for Health
Washington, DC
(Co chair)
8:15 a.m.

National Study of Pay for Performance Experiments
Geoffrey B. Baker
Chief Executive Officer and President
Med-Vantage, Inc.
San Francisco, CA
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
9:00 a.m.

HIT and Pay for Performance
Karen M. Bell, MD, MMS
Acting Deputy National Coordinator and Director
Office of Health IT Adoption
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
Department of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC
9:45 a.m.

Bridges to Excellence
Jessica DiLorenzo
Program and Operations Leader, Bridges to Excellence
eHealth Initiative
Schenectady, NY
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
Presentation Material (Powerpoint)
10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. The Integrated Healthcare Association
Sarah Hudson Scholle, Dr. PH, MPH
Assistant Vice President
Research and Analysis, NCQA
Washington, DC
11:30 a.m.

Advanced Issues in HIT Pay for Performance
John D. Halamka, MD, MS
Chief Information Officer, CareGroup Healthcare System and
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
Presentation Material (Powerpoint)
12:15 p.m. Preconference Adjournment


HIT SYMPOSIUM AGENDA: DAY ONE
Monday, July 17, 2006
Opening Plenary Session
1:00 p.m.

Introduction and Symposium Overview
Professor Ernst R. Berndt, MS, Ph.D.
Louis B. Seley Professor of Applied Economics, Economics, Finance, Accounting
Sloan School of Management
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Author, The Practice of Econometrics: Classic and Contemporary, Uniform Pharmaceutical Pricing: An Economic Analysis and Medical Care Output and Productivity
Cambridge, MA
(Co chair)
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
Presentation Material (Powerpoint)
1:15 p.m.

Welcome
Mitt Romney (D) (Invited)
Governor of Massachusetts
Boston, MA
1:30 p.m.





Panel Discussion: Health Information Technology in the United States - Past, Present and Future

Where We Are Today
Molly Joel Coye, MD, MPH
Founder and President, Health Technology Center
Board Member, CalRHIO
Former Director, California Department of Health Services
Former New Jersey Commissioner of Health
San Francisco, CA
(Moderator)
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
Presentation Material (Powerpoint)

Strategic Action in Health Information Technology: Why the Obvious Has Taken So Long
Edward H. Shortliffe, MD, Ph.D.
Rolf H. Scholdager Professor and Chair
Department of Biomedical Informatics
Professor of Medicine
Professor of Computer Science
Columbia University
New York, NY
Presentation Material (Acrobat)

A Vision for the Future of Health Information Technology
Herbert Pardes, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
New York, NY
2:45 p.m.







Panel Discussion: An Overview of the Role of Government in Transforming Health Care Through Information Technology

Pursuing Health IT: The Delicate Dance of Government and the Market
John Iglehart
Founding Editor, Health Affairs
National Correspondent, New England Journal of Medicine
Washington, DC
(Moderator)

The Role of the Office of National HIT Coordinator
Karen M. Bell, MD, MMS
Acting Deputy National Coordinator and Director
Office of Health IT Adoption
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
Department of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC

The Role of Health Information Technology in Improving Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety
Carol Cain, Ph.D.
Senior Manager, Health IT Portfolio
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Rockville, MD

Achieving Health Information Technology Adoption in the United States: The Need for a Third Hand
Blackford Middleton, MD, MPH, MSc
Director of Clinical Informatics Research & Development, Partners HealthCare
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
4:15 p.m. Break
4:45 p.m.







Might Privacy and Security Issues Frustrate National Health Information Technology Initiatives?

The Consumer Perspective
Janlori Goldman
Director, Health Privacy Project
Research Scholar, Center on Medicine as a Profession
Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons
New York, NY

The Technology Perspective
Kenneth D. Mandl, MD, MPH
Faculty, Center for Biomedical Innovation, MIT
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School Faculty
Children's Hospital Informatics Program, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology
Co-Director, PHIConnect, a CDC Center of Excellence in Public Health Informatics
Boston, MA
Presentation Material (Acrobat)

Lessons from Other Industries
Peter Swire, Esq.
C. William O'Neill Professor of Law
Moritz College of Law, Ohio State University
Former Chief Counselor, Office of Management & Budget
Office of the President of the United States
Washington, DC
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
Presentation Material (Powerpoint)

How HIPAA Applies to Health Information Technology
William R. Braithwaite, MD, Ph.D.
"Doctor HIPAA"
Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, eHealth Initiative
Former Senior Advisor on Health Information Policy
Department of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC
(Moderator)
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
Presentation Material (Powerpoint)
6:00 p.m.

The Employer Perspective: Can Health Information Technology Help Control Cost and Enhance Quality?
Robert S. Galvin, MD, MBA
Director, Global Healthcare, General Electric Company
Founding Member, The Leap Frog Group
Vice Chair, Washington Business Group on Health
Fairfield, CT
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
Presentation Material (Powerpoint)
6:30 p.m. Adjournment and Opening Reception at the MIT Museum





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