Health Affairs Briefing: Health Information Technology Adoption And Use

Event Details
Open Source Event
July 9, 2013 - 8:30am - 11:00am
National Press Club
529 14th Street NW Holeman Lounge, 13th Floor
Washington, DC
United States

On Tuesday, July 9, Health Affairs will host a briefing to report latest trends in health information technology adoption among US health care providers and hospitals.

The event will feature remarks from Farzad Mostashari, the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the US Department of Health and Human Services, and coincides with the release of three Web First papers from Health Affairs, as well as the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s annual report on HIT Adoption. The Foundation has provided support for the briefing.


Tuesday July 9, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM EDT


National Press Club

529 14th Street NW

Holeman Lounge, 13th Floor

Washington, DC

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Among the speakers and authors who will discuss trends and present their findings are:

  • Julia Adler-Milstein, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan, Health Management and Policy, on Operational Health Information Exchanges Show Substantial Growth But Long-Term Funding Remains A Concern
  • Catherine M. DesRoches, Senior Scientist, Mathematica Policy Research, on Adoption Of Electronic Health Records Grows Rapidly, But Fewer Than Half Of US Hospitals Had At Least A Basic System In 2012
  • Chun-Ju Hsiao, Senior Service Fellow, National Center for Health Statistics, Division of Health Care Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on Office-Based Physicians Are Responding To Incentives And Assistance By Adopting And Using Electronic Health Records
  • Ashish K. Jha, Professor, Harvard School of Public Health, with Summary Observations
  • Michael Painter, Senior Program Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, on Health Information Technology In The United States: Driving Toward Delivery System Change, 2013