This year’s national elections could be vitally important to the future of the country and have wide-ranging implications for a multitude of health IT stakeholders. How will this election affect the many facets of health IT? During this webinar, our experts will discuss the results of the election, the implications to our industry, and provide information and awareness on key challenges affecting organizations in this ever-changing environment.
- Discuss the possible impact of the election results for the health IT industry
- Identify trends and possible health IT related policy issue shifts resulting from the elections
- Discuss potential action HIMSS and our members can take to educate newly elected officials on the importance of health IT and possible policy implications.
Event Moderator: Scott Holbrook, MS, FHIMSS, HIMSS Board Vice Chair, Executive Vice President, Medicity
|11AM-11:25AM CT||An Analysis of State Legislative Election Results|
|Abstract: With over 6,034 state lawmakers elected, the partisan map of the United States has shifted slightly to the Democrats with twelve chambers switching party control. What impact does the Democratic majority increase from 15 to 19 legislatures have on the state legislators, coupled with the Republican control in 26 state chambers, with three legislatures split between the parties? Join us as we break down the election results, focus on selected ballot measures, and emphasize perspectives critical to you.
|11:25AM-11:45AM CT||An “Inside the Beltway” Perspective on the Presidential and Congressional Election Results|
|Abstract: President Barack Obama rode a wave of broad support from minorities, women and moderates to win re-election Tuesday, defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney in Democratic strongholds and key battleground states. Join us as we break down the election results, both from a presidential and congressional perspective, and emphasize perspectives critical to you.
|11:45PM-12PM CT||The Impact to Health IT: The Way Forward|
|Abstract: There is no doubt that the 2012 elections, from a local, regional, state, and national perspective will shape the health IT landscape for generations to come. Join us as we analyze the impact to the promise and the future of health IT for all Americans.
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