State Alliance for e-Health
Quarterly Conference

March 30 , 2007

Regency AB, Ballroom Level
2799 Jefferson Highway
Arlington, VA 22202


8:45 am Opening Remarks from the Co-Chairs
8:50 am Briefing on the American Health Information Community (AHIC) Activities and Other Related Federal Activities
  • Jodi Daniel, JD, MPH, Director, Office of Policy and Research, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), Department of Health and Human Services 
  • Mark Leavitt, Chair of the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology will provide an overview of efforts to certify ambulatory electronic health records and electronic health information exchange networks.
9:50 am State Legislative Activity on Electronic Health Information Exchange
  • Gerry Hinkley, JD, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine will describe legislative activities in the states around electronic health information exchange.
10:30 am

Report on Progress by Taskforces and Dialogue with State Alliance

  Members of the State Alliance for e-Health Taskforces on Health Care Practice and Health Information Protection will each report to the State Alliance on the results of their February and March 2007 meeting deliberations and outline their work plan moving forward.  The taskforce members will also engage in a discussion with the State Alliance members on scope and direction for the overall effort.
  • Sallie Hunt, Co-Chair of the Health Information Protection Taskforce, Chief Privacy Officer, West Virginia Health Care Authority

  • Holly Miller, MD , Member of the Health Care Practice Taskforce, Vice President and Chief Medical Information Officer, University Hospitals and Health System

  • Howard Burde, Member of the Health Care Practice Taskforce, Attorney, Blank Rome, LLP
12:00 pm

Break for lunch – closed to the public

1:00 pm

Landscape of Business Models for Electronic Health Information Exchange

  • Viki Prescott, principal investigator of a report produced by the American Health Information Management Association on health information exchange services that are financially sustainable will share the findings of that report. 

  • Anne Chapman, Senior Program Manager of Personal Health Record Programs at Digital Health Group/Intel Corp will discuss efforts of private-sector employers to fund the development of the Dossia Network - an independent secure, non-profit infrastructure for gathering and securely storing information for lifelong health records.
2:00 pm             Role of Publicly Funded Programs in Electronic Health Information Exchange
  • William Hacker, MD, FAAP, CPE, Commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Public Health will share some key considerations for the role of public health in electronic health information exchange.

  • Anthony Rodgers, Director, Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) will offer considerations for the role of Medicaid in electronic health information exchange and provide an overview of Arizona Medicaid’s effort to transform health care in the State  through health information technology and exchange.
3:00 pm Re-visit Scope of the Health Information Communication and Data Exchange Taskforce
3:30 pm Public Input
3:45 pm

Preparation for Next Meeting

4:00 pm Adjourn