eHealth Exchange Annual Meeting 2019

Thank you for attending the 2019 Annual Meeting on December 4, 2019 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center.

The eHealth Exchange Participant Meeting is a must-attend gathering of health IT interoperability experts across the public and private sectors. The robust agenda includes product roadmaps, government representatives, data sharing case studies, technical tips and tricks, networking events, and much more.

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Watch 2019 Annual Meeting Recordings

eHealth Exchange Coordinating Committee Leadership Welcome

More Data, More Insights

Michael Lundie, Cognosante
Eric Heflin, The Sequoia Project

How to identify with whom you transact, volume, location, and share success with your community with the new eHealth Exchange Hub Dashboard.

HIE Synergies Spotlight

Moderator: Cindy Pan, VA VHIE
Speakers: Brandon Neiswender, CRISP
Mike Dittemore, LACIE
Dan Paoletti, OHIP

Why do more than 50% of regional and state health information exchanges participate in the eHealth Exchange network? Learn how HIEs leverage the eHealth Exchange network to expand connectivity for their customers, while using the time and cost savings to provide more value-added services. Once thought of as competitors, today the national and regional HIEs compliment each other to better serve providers and patients.

Electronic Case Reporting

John Loonsk, APHL

The eHealth Exchange is facilitating a new use case, Electronic Case Reporting. Learn more about plans for automated generation and transmission of case reports from electronic health records to public health agencies.

Content Remediation

Didi Davis, The Sequoia Project

One year into our enhanced content testing program we know more than ever what’s working – and not working – within the data. This update on the testing program will include tips and tricks for those organizations striving to pass the rigorous new standards.

State of the Network

Jay Nakashima, Executive Director, eHealth Exchange

Celebrating 10 years of health information exchange this year, the eHealth Exchange network continues to thrive and evolve to support the changing needs of our Participants. The Executive Director will provide insight on the dramatic changes this year, as well as what the future holds.

The Last Mile

Dave Cassel, Executive Director, Carequality
Jay Nakashima, Executive Director, eHealth Exchange

The eHealth Exchange is proud to support 75% of all hospitals nationwide, as well as many other healthcare settings. With the implementation of the Carequality Interoperability Framework, our network participants may connect to 92%* of acute care providers nationwide. Learn how we plan to expand connectivity by providing Carequality Connection access to our network Participants, as well as next steps to opt-out of exchanging with this community. (*at complete roll-out)

Federal Interoperability Progress and Promise

Moderator: Kevin Larsen, MD, CMS
Arun Gopalan, DaVita
Ganesh Persad, Memorial Healthcare System
David Camitta, MD, CommonSpirit
Jeff Anderson, MD, VHIE

The eHealth Exchange was founded on the principal need for health information exchange between and among federal agencies and their private sector partners. Learn how these relationships have evolved, how network participants can better work together, and opportunitites for future use cases.

Megatrends in Health Information Exchange

Moderator: Mark Segal, Digital Health Policy Advisors
John Rancourt, ONC
Alex Mugge, CMS
Paul Matthews, OCHINc
Walter Suarez, MD, MPH, Kaiser

With weekly headlines on information blocking, trusted exchange frameworks, and more coming from Washington, DC, we know it can get overwhelming and a bit confusing. Our panelists will provide a foundational overview of the critical issues and what they mean to our network participants.

Executive Director of eHealth Exchange, Jay Nakashima, ends the 2019 Annual Meeting with closing remarks.

Closing Remarks