Health Information Exchange Leaders from A Dozen States Convene for Mid-Continent States Regional Forum in Kansas City, June 21 & 22
  • June 21 & 22, 2006 at the Hilton Kansas City Airport Hotel
  • Join key stakeholders from Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Texas in a discussion and planning effort to improve healthcare through the rapid development and implementation of Health Information Exchange
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  • Register Now for eHealth Initiative's Connecting Communities Mid-Continent States Regional Forum
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Contact: Katie Sawyer
Phone: (202) 624-3287
Our Hotel Block is Full. Please Contact the Hilton Kansas City Airport to Book Your Hotel Room. Rooms are Limited.

WASHINGTON DC USA -- HIT/HIPAA UPDATE NEWS SERVICE(TM) -- JUNE 16, 2006: This June, the eHealth Initiative will host the Connecting Communities Mid-Continent States Regional Forum June 21-22 at the Hilton Kansas City Airport Hotel. Interest in health information exchange is at an all-time high, but stakeholders need support in getting there. The eHealth Initiative plays a critical role in aligning national standards with efforts in communities, states, and regions across the United States.

The Mid-Continent States Regional Forum will include sessions on:
  • The Role of the State
  • Incorporating Health Information Technology and Health Information Exchange in a Rural Environment
  • Employer and Health Plan Involvement in Regional Collaboratives
  • Building a Sustainable Business Model
  • Kathleen Sebelius, Governor, State of Kansas
  • Julie Eckstein, Director, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
  • Dianne Mandernach, Commissioner of Health, State of Minnesota
  • John Moore, Lieutenant Governor, State of Kansas
  • Joe Thompson, MD, Surgeon General, State of Arkansas
  • Tim Turner, Chairman, Texas Health Information Technology Advisory Committee

For more information please contact Katie Sawyer at (202) 624-3287 and for sponsorship please contact David Dieterich at (202) 624-3267.