CHIMSS 2018 Advocacy Day at the Capitol

    April 26, 2018
    7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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    Capitol Hill
    200 E Colfax Avenue
    Denver, CO 80203
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    Advocacy Day at the State Capitol 

    Please join us for the 9th annual CHIMSS Health IT Advocacy Day on April 26th: A day filled with educational and networking opportunities on key state-wide OEHI Health IT Roadmap initiatives and innovation in Colorado. 

    Online Registration Deadline is 4/19: CHIMSS 2018 Advocacy Day at the Capitol


    Morning Sessions | 8:00AM-12:00 PM: Old Supreme Court Chambers, Capitol Building, 200 E. Colfax Ave.

    Morning Theme: Bringing Focus to the Colorado Health IT Roadmap

    8:00-8:30 AM Registration / Continental Breakfast 

    8:30-8:35 AM Welcome & Overview of the Day – Bonny Roberts, MHA, CHIMSS Advocacy Chair

    8:35-8:45 AM Health IT Day Proclamation & Introduction of the Roadmap – Lt Gov. Donna Lynne’s Office

    8:45-9:05 AM Joint Technology Committee – Sen Martinez Humenik & Rep Jonathan Singer

    9:05-9:25 AM The Physician Perspective - Primary Care Physician – Whitney Kennedy, MD

    9:25-10:10 AM Panel: Patient Access to eHealth Information (Security & Blocking) – Roadmap Initiative #2

    Moderator: Nominee from eHealth Commission 

    10:10-10:20 AM Break 

    10:20-11:00 AM Panel: Care Continuum (TEF&CA) - Roadmap Initiative #1

    Moderator: Nominee from eHealth Commission

    11:00-11:15 AM Panel: Unique Patient Identifiers – Roadmap Initiative #14

    Introduction: Nominee from eHealth Commission 

    Speaker: CHIMA Board Member 

    11:15-11:30 AM Colorado State Health IT Roadmap: Key Points to Take With You 

    Speaker: Mary Anne Leach, Director, Office of eHealth Innovation, Governor's Office

    Lunch & Afternoon Sessions | 12:15-3:15 PM: Scottish Rite Denver Consistory, 1370 Grant St.

    Afternoon Theme: Are We a Disaster-Ready Community?

    12:00-12:30 PM Lunch & Networking 

    12:30-12:45 PM Introduction of Legislators (1st half)

    12:45-1:05 PM The Patient Perspective - Cancer Survivor - Rob Winter, BCH IT

    1:05-1:20 PM Introduction of Legislators (2nd half)

    1:20-1:40 PM Denver Public Health Emergency Preparedness – Explore the IT role in combating the opioid crisis and communicable disease 

    1:40-2:15 PM Mercy Health to speak on experience with Joplin, MO tornado

    2:15-3:00 PM Disaster readiness panel - Providers respond to how they’ve prepared and where gaps in prep remain

    1. Infrastructure Preparedness - High availability, Reliability, Resilience, Co-location, Redundancy in that case of complete destruction 
    2. Communication plan (and backup plan) – Phone use, Practice and leverage SWAT calls and Incident Command 
    3. Innovation 

    3:00-3:15 PM: Wrap-up 

    3:30-5:00 PM: Continued Discussion & Networking (Restaurant TBD) - Optional