Online registration is now closed. You can register on site at Bethesda North Marriott & Conference Center at 6:45 AM on Thursday, October 18, 2012.

Download Presentations from Health IT Day 2012

Enabling Health IT by Robin Crisp, click here.

Interagency Presentations by Barclay Butler, COL Joseph Grebe and Tim Cromwell, click here.

HHS IT Challenges and Requirements by Frank Baitman, click here.

Tackling Future CMS Requirements by Tony Trenkle, click here.

AFCEA Bethesda is excited to announce this year's Fifth Health IT Day is moving back to the Bethesda North Marriott and Conference Center. Health IT Day is expected to bring together more than 700 senior-executives and IT professionals from across industry and federal agencies such as the Department of Health and Human Services, the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense. The goals of the event are to foster better inter-agency communication among key stakeholders, share lessons learned and best practices, identify mission-critical IT issues that strengthen program management, align the acquisition and budget process with the technology cycle, improve accountability and increase engagement with industry.
Register today and benefit from:
  • Networking opportunities with more than 700 IT professionals and executives
  • Keynote presentations and panel discussions from key stakeholders at critical agencies such as FDA, CDC, CMS, NIH, ONC, HHS, VA, & DOD responsible for achieving Federal health objectives through the use of IT
  • Federal roundtables allow one-on-one Q&A opportunities to discuss challenges, trends and initiatives between government and industry that will lead to innovation and economic growth
    • Topics include: cloud computing; shared services; mobility; information sharing; electronic health records; privacy; big data; fraud, waste and abuse; telehealth; health informatics; and more
  • Program updates from IT program and project managers and Department leaders
  • Small Business Innovation Luncheon featuring more than 125 small business representatives and systems integrators to look at real and planned set-aside programs throughout the health IT community
  • Meet one-on-one with Federal program offices such as NITAAC to discuss future healthcare focused information technology opportunities and how the private sector can improve technology requirements
  • Receive continuing education credits from the Graduate School USA, an independent, educational, not-for-profit that prepares and advance your career in government, private sector and non-for-profit organizations
Continuing Education Credits (.6)
AFCEA Bethesda will be providing Continuing Education Credits to all symposium attendees from the Graduate School USA. The Graduate School USA is an independent, educational, not-for-profit institution with a rich history that spans nine decades. By providing challenging education and training opportunities to aspiring and seasoned professionals, the Graduate School USA prepares individuals to enter and advance in careers in government, as well as related pursuits with private and not-for-profit organizations. The Graduate School USA's range of programs and services includes continuing education, academic programs, career development and certificate programs—all designed to service the needs of organizations and individuals in both government and the private sector.
For more information on AFCEA Bethesda or to view the full event calendar, please visit
Thursday, October 18, 2012

Registration begins at 6:45 AM

Bethesda North Marriott and Conference Center, Bethesda, MD


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Keynote Speakers
Frank Baitman
Deputy Assistant Secretary for IT and CIO, HHS
Roger Baker
Assistant Secretary for IT, VA
Tony Trenkle
CIO and the Director of the Office of Information Services in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, HHS