California Health and Human Service Agency to Participate at the 2009 Fall Health IT Summit

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The Institute for Health Technology Transformation announced today the moderator and key topics for their Health Information Exchange (HIE) Panel, for this year's Fall Health IT Summit on November 4-5, 2009 in Beverly Hills.

The Institute for Health Technology Transformation announced today the moderator and key topics for their Health Information Exchange (HIE) Panel, for this year's Fall Health IT Summit on November 4-5, 2009 in Beverly Hills.

The presentation entitled "HIE: Adoption, Roles, and Realities For Our Healthcare System," will lend invaluable insight on HIE strategies and realities. The panel will address which HIE services are critical to hospitals, providers, consumers, payers, public health, and government. In addition they will be discussing how services can sustain over the medium and long term.

The panel will also discuss how to ensure maximum participation of all stakeholders in the process of defining, developing, and using HIE services. They will also speak on how to ensure trust and support from all parties, and how to ensure that privacy and security are maintained and information stays secure.

Jonah Frohlich, Deputy Secretary of Health Information Technology, California Health and Human Service Agency has been selected to moderate this very timely panel. Jonah has a degree in economics from McGill University in Montreal, and a master's degree in public health from the University of California, Berkeley. He previously worked as a consultant to the California HealthCare Foundation as well as the manager of reporting and analysis for Brown and Toland Medical Group in San Francisco, and as the director of product management for WebOS, Inc. in Baltimore.

The Summit's attendees include CEO's, CIO's, CMIO's, VP's, Directors, and more from rural hospitals, health systems, single-family hospitals, IDNS', and other health care providers.

Sponsors for the 2009 Fall Health IT Summit include WiSpots, CynergisTek, Claremont University, Verizon, KeyInfo, Sensiotec, TabletKiosk, PlanNet, Computational Diagnostics Inc., My Medical Records.

The Fall Health IT Summit is designed to help top-level executives, legislators, physicians, regulators and technologists come to grips with the swirling forces of health information technology change, policy development and changing business models. The Fall Health IT Summit provides an intimate, high level forum that facilitates open avenues of communication amongst executives and stakeholders in healthcare fostering the growth and adoption of HIT resulting in safer, more efficient and cost effective healthcare.

About the Institute for Health Technology Transformation
The Institute for Health Technology Transformation is the leading organization committed to bringing together private and public sector leaders fostering the growth and meaningful use of technology across the healthcare industry. Through collaborative efforts the Institute provides programs that drive innovation, educate, and provide a critical understanding of how technology applications, solutions and devices can improve the quality, safety and efficiency of healthcare.
http://www.ihealthtran.com

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