HIT Day Activities of May 16-17

May 16, 6:00pm, EDT - 8:00pm, EDT

Join the Pennsylvania Chapters of HIMSS in celebrating PA HIT Day Tuesday May 17 at 12:30 for a FREE webinar on “Pennsylvania’s HIT Status 2016: TeleHealth, Health Information Exchange


Non-member Price: 
Overview and Agenda

Pennsylvania’s HIT Status 2016: TeleHealth, Health Information Exchange and Innovation 

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Meeting number:   920 802 204   

Meeting password:  StateGA@16.


Monday May 17

Reception for the Honorable Matt Baker

Pennsylvania 2016 HIT Legislator of the Year

6:00-8:00pm Harrisburg Hilton


Welcome – Mark Stevens

HIMSS Advocacy Day – Jeff Coughlin, Gov Affairs, HIMSS National

Award Introduction and Presentation – Chapter Presidents

Comments – Hon. Rep. Baker

PA Advocacy Day Overview and Asks – Joe Miller

Closing Remarks – Mark Stevens


Tuesday May 18

9:00-11:00 Morning visits with legislators to discuss the “Asks”

12:00   Recognition of PA HIMSS Chapters by General Assembly (TBD)

12:30-1:30 HIT Day Webinar Hosted by HIMSS National,

Room 108 Irvis Office Bldg (for local participants)

“Pennsylvania’s HIT Status 2016: TeleHealth, Health Information Exchange and Innovation”

Featured speakers:

Lauren Hughes, MD, Deputy Secretary for Health Innovation, PA Dept. of Health

David Grinberg, PA E-Health Partnership Authority


Welcome – Joe Miller

Recognition of Rep Baker

Speaker Presentations – Dr Hughes, David Grinburg

Review of 2016 “Asks” - Joe Miller

The Importance of Advocacy – Jeff Coughlin, Valerie Rogers HIMSS Gov. Affairs


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