Improving Health Through Interoperability and Information Sharing

KEYWORDS: BILL CASSIDY, HEALTH INTEROPERABILITY, JANET MARCHIBRODA, SHELDON WHITEHOUSE

WHEN: Tuesday, December 8, 2015 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET

WHERE: Bipartisan Policy Center, 1225 Eye Street NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC, 20005

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Rapidly emerging new models of care delivery and payment, advances in biomedical innovation, and increasing consumer demand are driving the need for greater electronic information sharing and interoperable health IT systems. Despite federal investments of more than $30 billion in electronic health record technology, nationwide interoperability across care settings has yet to be achieved. The Bipartisan Policy Center hosted a group of leaders who are taking actions to improve the level of interoperability and information sharing in the U.S. health care system.

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Improving Health Through Interoperability and Information Sharing

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Keynote remarks by:

Senator Bill Cassidy, MD (R-LA)
Member, Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee
@BillCassidy

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)
Member, Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee
@SenWhitehouse

Karen DeSalvo, MD
Acting Assistant Secretary and National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
@KBDeSalvo

Andy Slavitt
Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
@ASlavitt

Jeff Allen
Executive Director, Friends of Cancer Research
@CancerResrch

Steven E. Weinberger, MD
CEO and Executive Vice President, American College of Physicians
@ACPinternists

Mike Schatzlein, MD
Senior Vice President and Group Operating Executive for Indiana, Jacksonville, and Tennessee, Ascension Health
@Ascensionorg

Arien Malec
Vice President, McKesson Corporation
@amalec

Moderated by:

Janet Marchibroda
Director, Health Innovation Initiative, BPC