A Vision For Successful Interoperability - May 17 to 18, 2018

JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek
150 Clayton Lane
Denver, CO 80206


Join the Colorado HIMSS Chapter as we host our Spring Conference: A Vision for Successful Interoperability


Thursday, May 17th

7-9 PM – Happy Hour Conference Welcome Reception; JW Marriot, Social Fare

*Open to everyone, even if you cannot make the Friday conference. (register for one or both days)*

Friday, May 18th

JW Marriot Denver Cherry Creek, Grand Ballroom

7:30 – 8:15 am – Registration, Breakfast and Networking; JW Marriot, Grand Ballroom

8:15 – 8:30 am – Welcome, Sponsor Recognition

8:30 – 9:30 am – Keynote 

Interoperability: Where Have We Been, Where Are We Today, and Where Are We Going

Steve Hess, CIO, University of Colorado Health

9:30 – 10:30 am – Panel

What is Happening With Interoperability in Colorado and Nationwide

Moderator: Steve Hess, CIO, University of Colorado Health

Marc Lassaux, Chief Technology Officer, QHN
Morgan Honea, CEO, CORHIO
Jay Nakashima, Vice President, eHealth Exchange
Mike Baillie, Vice President Clinical Integration and Interoperability, United Healthcare
Barbara Antuna, Physician Informaticist, Health Language

10:30 – 11:00 am – Break

11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Panel

Patient Collected Data (Wearables)

Julie Reisetter, Vice President Innovation, University of Colorado Health

Dr. Brian Levy, HIMSS HIE and Interoperability Committee Member



12:00 – 1:30 pm – Lunch and Breakout Sessions

Functional Discussions on What Successful Interoperability Looks Like

1:30 – 2:45 pm – Keynote

How the EMR and Vendors are Collaborating to Improve Interoperability

MariJo Rugh, Vice President, University of Colorado Health

3:00  – 3:45 pm – Keynote

Disruptive Technologies: Blockchain vs. FHIR

Dr. Brian Levy, HIMSS HIE and Interoperability Committee
Leonard Kish, CEO, YouBase

3:45 – 4:00 pm – Prize Drawings and Closing Remarks


Discounted hotel rooms are available at the JW Marriot for this conference.