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Why ONC Seeks New Authorities Over Health Data Blocking

Kyle Murphy, PhD | EHR Intelligence | March 23, 2016

Increases in EHR adoption and the growth of EHR use since the passing of the law creating the EHR Incentive Programs and defining the authorities of the Office of the National Coordinator require Congress to provide the federal agency with new powers related to health data blocking. That's what National Coordinator Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc, told members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform during a Subcommittee on Information Technology hearing on Tuesday...

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Will Trump Administration Back Rules Treating Health Insurance as a Utility, Not Luxury?

Howard Green | LinkedIn | June 18, 2016

On June 14, 2016 a Federal Court ruled that broadband internet is as essential to American as phones, electricity, water and sewer systems and should be available to all Americans as a utility, rather than a luxury that doesn’t need close government supervision. In the United States, public utilities are often natural monopolies because the infrastructure required producing and delivering a product such as electricity or water is very expensive to build and maintain. As a result, they are often government monopolies, or if privately owned, the sectors are specially regulated by a public utilities commission which severely limits the profits for the private utility company and the associated costs passed on to consumers of that utility...

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Without Sharing, Big Data Is Nothing

Zack McCartney | Healthcare IT News | September 4, 2013

Industry insiders say developing open data exchange was the key to unlocking big data’s potential Read More »

[BackChannel] The Promise Of "Small Data"

Jeffrey Warren | TechPresident | July 17, 2013

Big Data -- the idea that the ability to aggregate and sift through vast amounts of data can yield key insights about our society and provide the basis for better decision-making -- has a fatal flaw... Read More »

2016 VIVO Conference

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 17, 2016 - 10:30am - August 19, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: 
Denver Marriott City Center
1701 California St.
Denver, CO 80202
United States

The seventh annual VIVO conference in 2016 creates a unique opportunity for people from across the country and around the world to come together in the spirit of promoting scholarly collaboration and research discovery. The VIVO conference is an excellent opportunity to meet with VIVO team members from participating institutions, and offers an open and collaborative environment to share ideas and discuss topics related to adoption and implementation of VIVO, VIVO-based tools and the opportunities created by advancing data sharing and team science.

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11th DoD/VA and Gov Health IT Summit

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 4, 2016 (All day) - October 5, 2016 (All day)
Location: 
Mary M. Gates Learning Center/United Way
701 N. Fairfax St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States

Defense Strategies Institute is proud to announce their 11th DoD/VA and Gov Health IT Summit occurring on October 4-5, 2016. With the central theme of “Advancing the Coordination of Health IT,” the Summit will bring together senior leaders from DoD, VA, HHS, Federal and State agencies, along with leaders from Industry and Academia that support them, for two days of Government briefings and informal discussions in their "Town Hall" setting in Alexandria, VA. DSI has created a Summit that will bring together a variety of stakeholders in order to build out two days of discussion and debates that tackle many of the areas involved in modernizing the DoD and VA health systems in order to provide better care to our warfighters and veterans.

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OpenMRS 2016 Implementers' Conference

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
December 6, 2016 (All day) - December 11, 2016 (All day)
Location: 
Speke Resort Munyonyo Kampala
Uganda

The OpenMRS Implementers meetings began in 2006 as a way to bring members of the community together during a dedicated amount of time to collaborate, share implementation experiences, and find ways to improve OpenMRS. This year’s 2016 event is a blend of topics that include sessions covering traditional OpenMRS implementer as well as overarching OpenMRS topics. These sessions coincide with the planned as well as the unconference sessions. The meeting will provide an opportunity for health care team members, informaticians, developers, implementers, and end users to collaborate and innovate. As a result, developers improve their technical skills in OpenMRS, implementers share best practices from implementations, users and health care team members propose and prioritize their top features for future releases of the software to ensure that their needs are met.

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12th DoD/VA and Gov Health IT Summit

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 31, 2017 (All day) - June 1, 2017 (All day)
Location: 
Mary M. Gates Learning Center Alexandria, VA
United States

Held since 2011, DSI’s  Health IT Summits are a unique forum that allows for personnel from DoD, VA, Federal and State agencies to convene in one location along with leaders from Industry and Academia that support them. As the healthcare industry continues to evolve to better suit the needs of the patient, the role of information technology will continue to be an integral part in the efforts to link innovative IT solutions with advanced lines of communication to achieve a patient centered health system that focuses on enhancing delivery of healthcare. Although delivering military health care in an efficient and cost-effective manner is important, the goal is to first and foremost build a health care system focusing on improving the overall the health of the patient. In the efforts to support this health care system, tremendous strides have been made from multiple organizations ranging from the DoD, VA, Government Agencies, Private Industry, and Academia.

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