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PRESS RELEASE: Health Information Technology Symposium at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Features Harvard Business School Professor Michael E. Porter, MBA, Ph.D. on the Health Information Technology
- The Only in Depth Executive Education Event on Health Information Technology in the United States
- Sponsored by Health Affairs in conjunction with the MIT Center for Biomedical Innovation and Center for eBusiness
- Features Special Preconference session on Pay for Performance and Health Information Technology
- Features Detailed Presentations of Markle Foundation's Connecting for Health Common Framework and eHealth Initiative's Connecting Communities Tool Kit
- Tours of MIT Campus, Charles River Sunset Cruise (limited availability) or Play MIT Sloan Business School Beer Game (limited availability)
- Symposium Sessions Held at MIT's Stata Center for Computer, Information and Intelligence Sciences
- Opening Reception at the MIT Museum
- July 17 - 20, 2006, Cambridge Marriott, Cambridge, MA
Email: Email: registration@.com
Website: Email: www.HITSymposium.com
CAMBRIDGE, MA USA -- HEALTHCARE UPDATE NEWS SERVICE(TM) -- APRIL 19, 2006: The Health Information Technology Symposium at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, www.HITSymposium.com, July 17 - 20, 2006, announced today that it will feature a presentation by Michael E. Porter, MBA, Ph.D., Bishop William Lawrence University Professor, Harvard Business School.
In Association with
of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The HIT Symposium is the only in depth executive education event on health information technology in the United States. The HIT Symposium will bring together leading technologists; federal state and local officials and regulators; academic and foundation experts; employer and health plan representatives, healthcare provider, including hospital leaders and physicians; community leaders; and technology vendors. The HIT Symposium will address a range of issues from national HIT policy to practical approaches to RHIO formation and EHR implementation.
HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL PROFESSOR MICHAEL PORTER ON HIT:
On Wednesday, July 19, 2006, the HIT Symposium will feature a presentation by Michael E. Porter, the Bishop William Lawrence University Professor at Harvard Business School. A University professorship is the highest professional recognition that can be awarded to a Harvard faculty member. In 2001, Harvard Business School and Harvard University jointly created the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, http://www.isc.hbs.edu/, to further Professor Porter's work. Professor Porter, the author of 17 books and over 125 articles, is a leading authority on competitive strategy and the competitiveness and economic development of nations, states, and regions.
FEATURING THE FOLLOWING SPECIAL SESSIONS:
SPECIAL RATE OFFERED FOR GROUP REGISTRATIONS BY REPRESENTATIVES OF INSTITUTES OR COMMUNITIES REGISTERING TOGETHER:
- Pay for Performance and Health Information Technology
- HIE/RHIO Implementation Tools: The Markle Foundation's Connecting for Health Common Framework
- HIE/RHIO Implementation Tools: The eHealth Initiative's Connecting Communities Tool Kit
- Electronic Health Records: Overview, Acquisition and Implementation
- Roadmap to E-Prescribing and CPOE Implementation
- Successful HIT/RHIO Case Studies
- The International Perspective: What We can Learn from the Experience of Other Countries
To take advantage of the special group discount the following apply:
- Applications must be completed on the Symposium downloadable form
- Registration forms must be submitted together either via fax (760-418-8084) or mail to HIT Symposium Office, 7790 Barberry Avenue, Yucca Valley, CA 92284.
Masanori Akiyama, MD, Ph.D.
Visiting Professor, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Director, Medical Informatics/Internal Medicine, International Medical Center of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
Margret Amatayakul, MBA, RHIA, CPEHR, CPHIT, CHPS, FHIMSS
President, Margret\A Consulting, LLC, Adjunct Faculty in Health Informatics, College of St. Scholastica, Former Executive Director, Computer-based Patient Record Institute, and Former Associate Executive Director, AHIMA, Schaumburg, IL
Mark R. Anderson, CPHIMS, FHIMSS
Healthcare IT Futurist, and Chief Executive Officer, AC Group, Inc., Montgomery, TX
Geoffrey B. Baker
Chief Executive Officer and President, Med-Vantage, Inc., San Francisco, CA
Michael S. Barr, MD, MBA, FACP (Invited)
Vice President, American College of Physicians, Washington, DC
Douglas S. Bell, MD, Ph.D.
Senior Natural Scientist, RAND, Assistant Professor, Division of Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
A. John Blair, III, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer, Taconic IPA, Inc., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, MedAllies, Wappingers Falls, NY
David J. Brailer, MD, Ph.D. (Invited)
National HIT Coordinator, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC
William R. Braithwaite, MD, Ph.D.
"Doctor HIPAA", Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, eHealth Initiative, Former Senior Advisor on Health Information Policy, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Trinity Health, Novi, MI
Catharine Burt, Ed.D.
Chief of the Ambulatory Care Statistics Branch, Division of Health Care Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD
Molly Joel Coye, MD, MPH
Founder and President, Health Technology Center Board Member, CalRHIO, Former Director, California Department of Health Services, Former New Jersey Commissioner of Health, San Francisco, CA
Director, Office of Programs and Coordination, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Washington, DC
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Owings Millls, MD
Carol Diamond, MD, MPH
Managing Director of the Health Program, The Markle Foundation, and Chair, Connecting for Health, New York, NY
Project Leader, Health Care Initiatives, General Electric, Schenectady, NY
Douglas Emery, MD
Director, Payment Policy, eHealth Initiative and Foundation, Washington, DC
Mary Jo Flynn, RN
Audit Services, Allina Hospitals & Clinics, Minneapolis, MN
Maria A. Friedman, DBA
Senior Adviser, Office of eHealth Standards and Security, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Baltimore, MD
Mark Frisse, MD, MBA, MSc
Director, Regional Health Initiatives, Vanderbilt Center for Better Health, Nashville, TN
Robert S. Galvin, MD, MBA
Director, Global Healthcare, General Electric Company, Founding Member, The Leap Frog Group, Vice Chair, Washington Business Group on Health, Fairfield, CT
Daniel T. Garrett
Vice President and Managing Partner, Global Health Solutions, Computer Sciences Corporation, Berwyn, PA
Newt Gingrich (Invited)
Former Speaker, United States House of Representatives, Founder, Center for Health Transformation, Washington, DC
John Glaser, Ph.D.
Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Partners Healthcare System, Boston, MA
Director, Health Privacy Project, Research Scholar, Center on Medicine as a Profession, Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY
Director General, Information Technology, National Health Service, London, United Kingdom
Andrew S. Grove (Invited)
Senior Advisor to Executive Management, and Former Chairman of the Board, Intel Corporation, Santa Clara, CA
Lori L. Hack, MBA
Interim Chief Executive Officer, CalRHIO, San Francisco, CA
John D. Halamka, MD, MS
Chief Information Officer, CareGroup Healthcare System, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Trent T. Haywood, MD, JD (Invited)
Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD
W. Michael Heekin, JD, MBA (Invited)
Chair, Florida Governor's Health Information Infrastructure Advisory Board
Amy Helwig, MD
Medical Director, Clinical Strategy and Policy, eHealth Initiative and Foundation, Washington, DC
Eugene D. Hill, III
General Partner, SV Life Sciences, Boston, MA
Richard Hillestad, Ph.D.
Senior Management Scientist, and Head of the Management Sciences Group, RAND, Santa Monica, CA
Gerry Hinkley, Esq.
Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, San Francisco, CA
Program Manager, Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP), American National Standards Institute,
New York, NY
Charles Kennedy, MD
Vice President, Clinical Informatics, WellPoint, Inc., Woodland Hills, CA
Patrick Kennedy (D-RI)
United States House of Representatives, Washington, DC
David Kibbe, MD, MBA
Director, Center for Health Information Technology, American Academy of Family Physicians, Chapel Hill, NC
Director, Health Information Technology Practice, Avalere Health, Washington, DC
Missy Krasner, MA|
Former Senior Advisor, National Coordinator for Health IT, San Francisco, CA
Steven E. Labkoff, MD, FACP
Director, Healthcare Informatics, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, New York, NY
Steven S. Lazarus, Ph.D., CPEHR, CPHIT, FHIMSS
President, Boundary Information Group, Past Chair, WEDI, Former Executive, Medical Group Management Association, Denver, CO
Mark Leavitt, MD, Ph.D.
Chair, Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology, Medical Director, HIMSS, Chicago, IL
Jason Lee, Ph.D.
Director of Research and Policy, National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation, Washington, DC
Peter V. Lee, Esq. (Invited)
President and Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Business Group on Health, San Francisco, CA
Chief Executive Officer, eHealth Initiative and Executive Director, Foundation for eHealth Initiative and Connecting for Health, Washington, DC
Senior Vice President, Boston Consulting Group, Boston, MA
Blackford Middleton, MD, MPH, MSc
Director of Clinical Informatics Research & Development, Partners HealthCare, and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Robert H. Miller, Ph.D.
Professor of Health Economics, Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco, CA
Julie Vaughan Murchinson, MBA
Co-founder and Principal, Object Health, San Francisco, CA
Healthcare Industry Leader, Global and Americas, IBM, Former Chief Executive Officer, Healthlink, White Plains, NY
Richard A. Norling, MA, MHA
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Premier, Inc., Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Fairview Hospital and Health System, San Diego, CA
William D. O'Leary
Director of Health and Human Services, Microsoft Corporation, U.S. Public Sector, Redmond, WA
J. Marc Overhage, MD, Ph.D., FACP, FACMI
President and Chief Executive Officer, Indiana Health Information Exchange, Associate Professor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Senior Investigator, Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, IN
Herbert Pardes, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
Jonathan B. Perlin, MD, Ph.D., MSHA, FACP
Under Secretary for Health, Veterans Health Administration, Washington, DC
Eric Poon, MD
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Associate Physician, Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Michael E. Porter, MBA, Ph.D.
Bishop William Lawrence University Professor, Harvard Business School, Cambridge, MA
Pamela J. Pure
Executive Vice President, McKesson Corporation, San Francisco, CA
Mitt Romney (D) (Invited)
Governor of Massachusetts, Boston, MA
Michael Samuhel, Ph.D.
Senior Research Statistician, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC
Daniel Z. Sands, MD, MPH, FACP, FACMI
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Faculty, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Associate in Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
Sarah Hudson Scholle, Dr. PH, MPH
Assistant Vice President, Research and Analysis, NCQA, Washington, DC
Edward H. Shortliffe, MD, Ph.D.
Rolf H. Scholdager Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Professor of Medicine, Professor of Computer Science, Columbia University, New York, NY
Steven R. Simon, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA
Professor Peter Swire, Esq.
John Glenn Scholar in Public Policy Research, Moritz College of Law, Ohio State University, Of Counsel, Morrison & Foerster, and Former Chief Counselor, Office of Management & Budget, Office of the President of the United States, Columbus, OH
Peter Szolovits, Ph.D.
Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Professor of Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard/MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, and Head of the Clinical Decision-Making Group, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Paul C. Tang, MD
Vice President and Chief Medical Information Officer, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Chairman of the Board, American Medical Informatics Association, Palo Alto, CA
Micky Tripathi, Ph.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer, Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative, Boston, MA
Glen L. Urban, Ph.D.
Professor of Marketing, Chairman, Center for eBusiness, and Former Dean, Sloan School of Management, Co-author, Digital Marketing Strategy, Design and Marketing of New Products, Advanced Marketing Strategy, and Management Science in Marketing, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Executive Director, Center for eBusiness, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
C. Peter Waegemann
Chief Executive Officer, Medical Records Institute, Boston, MA
James M. Walker, MD
Chief Healthcare Information Officer, Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA
Scott Wallace, JD, MBA
Chair, Commission on Systemic Interoperability, President and Chief Executive Officer, The National Alliance for Health Information Technology, Chicago, IL
Marcy Wilder, Esq.
Partner, Hogan & Hartson LLP, Former Deputy General Counsel, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC
Scott Young, MD
Director for Health Information Technology, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD
Director, Government and Industry Relations, GE Healthcare Integrated IT Solutions, Director, EHR-VA Association, Waukesha, WI
For further registration information, go to www.HITSymposium.com/registration.html, call 800-684-4549, email Registration@HITSymposium.com or write:
HIT Symposium Registration
7790 Barberry Ave.
Yucca Valley, CA USA 92284
EXHIBIT & SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION:
For sponsorship and exhibit information, go to www.HITSymposium.com/promotional, call 800-546-3750, email Sponsorship@HITSymposium.com, or write:
HIT Symposium Exhibitors/Sponsors
100 North 20th Street, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103