#onc2015 Delivery Reform. A panel moderated by @SusanDentzer

The Monday Afternoon session kicks off with a panel session on Health Information and Delivery System Reform

Panel: Use – Health Information and Delivery System Reform (International Ballroom)

  • Moderator: Susan Dentzer, Senior Health Policy Advisor, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (@SusanDentzerWeb Site Disclaimers)
  • Patrick Conway, M.D., Deputy Administrator for Innovation & Quality, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (@CMSGov)
  • John Blair, IPA, Hudson Valley
  • Lew Sandy, M.D., EVP of Clinical Advancement, UnitedHealth Group (@myUHCWeb Site Disclaimers)

Talking about more efficient, higher quality system where people are incentivized to deliver better care.… [More...]

#ONC2015 Innovative Interoperability moderated by : @claudiawilliams

Share – Innovative Interoperability: Open APIs, Patient Engagement, and Health Innovation (International Ballroom)


#ONC2015 Jon White Introduces the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan

Jon White, Acting Deputy National Coordinator at ONCHIT introduces the next session:

20M Veterans eligible for care through the Veterans Administration

# Federal Health IT Strategic Plan

  • Barclay Butler, Ph.D., Director, Healthcare Technology Integration, Defense Health Agency
  • Seth Pazinski, Director Office of Planning, Evaluation, and Analysis, ONC (@SethPazinskiWeb Site Disclaimers)

Seth Pazinski introduces the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2015-2020

  1. Overview of the process
  2. Key Priorities
  3. Request for participation and support in shaping the plan


Fourth iteration of the plan.… [More...]

#ONC2015 Collect Big Data and Health Information to Improve Population and Public Health (

#ONC2015 Wen Dombrowski moderator of a panel to discuss Big Data. Panelists:

Collect – Big Data and Health Information: Improving Population and Public Health (International Ballroom)

Q: What are the opportunities and challenges with collecting Data:

Ivor Horn

Working with underserved patients and families.… [More...]

#ONC2015 Opening Remarks from Karen DeSalvo @KBDeSalvo

I am live blogging from the #ONC2015 Annual Meeting. Follow the stream on Twitter at #ONC2015

Opening Remarks

Karen DeSalvo reflects on her first year at ONCHIT. Her focus:

  • Break down silos using Interoperability
  • Listen to partners and collaborators

Moving from a 10 year catalyst role in stimulating Health IT and moving to a focus on Interoperability.… [More...]

#ONC2015 Annual meeting

Today and tomorrow I am at the ONC Annual Meeting in Washington. I will be live blogging from the sessions.

The event is being held at the Washington Hilton, Connecticut Ave, Washington DC. There are a number of healthca.mp participants here. It will be great to catch up with them.




Mark Scrimshire
Mark is available for challenging assignments at the intersection of Health and Technology using Big Data, Mobile and Cloud Technologies.