Advocacy Day


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2016 Colorado Health IT Advocacy Day 

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Join us for the seventh annual Advocacy Day!  A day packed with educational and networking opportunities on key state-wide HIT initiatives focused around the theme of eHealth in Colorado.


Morning Sessions ~ 7:45-11:45 AM ~ Old Supreme Court Chambers, Colorado Capitol

7:45-8:15 AM: Registration & Continental Breakfast, Old Supreme Court Chambers

8:15-8:45 AM: Welcome and Presentation of CHIMSS Health IT Day Proclamation with Senator Aguilar

8:45-9:30 AM:  eHealth Commission Panel

* Moderator: Carol Robinson, Cedar Bridge Consulting

* Marc Lassaux, CTO, Quality Health Network

* Morgan Honea, CEO, CORHIO

* Dr. Greg Reicks, Physician, Foresight Family Physicians

* Jason Greer, CEO, Colorado Community Managed Care Network (CCMCN)

9:45-10:45 AM:  eHealth Outcomes Panel

  • Moderator: Pamela Russell, CHIMSS Advocacy Chair

* Patrick Gordon, AVP, RMHP ACO

* Jonathan Mathieu, PH.D., VP of Research & Compliance and Chief Economist, CIVHC

* Renae Pemberton, ACO Program Director, Centura Health

10:45-11:45 AM:  eHealth Innovations Panel

* Moderator: Dana Alexander, Chair HIMSS BOD

* Dr. Larry Wolk, Executive Director  & CMO, CDPHE

* Jeffrey Nathanson, President & CEO, Prime Health

* Dr. Arthur Davidson, Physician, Denver Health

Afternoon Sessions ~ Noon-3:00 PM ~ Scottish Rite Denver Consistory

Noon - 12:45 PM: Lunch with Legislators and Presentation:

The Patient’s Perspective with Judy McCarthy, CTD, National Jewish Health

12:45-1:15 PM: Legislative Panel with Senate and House Health Committee Members

1:30-2:45 PM: Cybersecurity Panel

* Moderator: Sherri Hess, Associate Chief Informatics Nursing, Denver Health

* Kris Kistler, Centura Health, CISO

* Andrew Labbo, Denver Health CISO

* Chris Martinez, Aetna CISO

* Howard Haile, SCL Health CISO

2:45–3:00 PM: Closing


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