The Government Health IT Virtual Briefing will discuss key components of health IT and its challenging environment in the era of the Affordable Care Act. Policy experts will address critical issues in health IT so that influencers and executives from federal, state and military health agencies can collectively understand how to transform healthcare and facilitate policy implementation to more efficiently and effectively improve patient care across the nation. The focus of the sessions will be on:
• Building and strengthening health IT from policy and implenmentation perspectives
• Integration of healthcare quality reporting to support necessary quality improvements and cost containment measures
• Adoption of health IT exchange standards and implementation guidelines to facilitate effective and efficient care across the care continuum
Explore the current state of health IT policy and its implications
Identify gaps and trends in healthcare quality reporting and alignment across federal quality initiatives and incentive programs
Discuss how a consistent adoption of health IT exchange standard is necessary to support the meaningful use incentive program stages and national healthcare transformation.