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AFCEA Bethesda Presents: 
Health IT Day 2011

Wednesday November 2, 2011, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (EST) 
(Registration begins at 6:45 AM)

Mayflower Renaissance Hotel • 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW • Washington, DC 20036

For Vish Sankaran's presentation, click here.

For Kevin Plexico's presentation, click here.

AFCEA Bethesda is excited to move this year’s Fourth Health IT Day to its new venue at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C. Health IT Day is expected to bring together more than 600 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.

  • Keynote: Roger Baker, Assistant Secretary for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, VA
  • Keynote: Honorable Elizabeth “Beth” McGrath, Deputy Chief Management Officer and Performance Improvement Officer, DOD
  • Keynote: Vish Sankaran, Senior Advisor to the Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, HHS
  • Paul Bartley, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Program Support Center, HHS
  • Anand Basu, Director, Standards Division, Office of Standards and Interoperability, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, HHS
  • Col. Albert Bonnema, Deputy Chief Information Officer, Clinical Operations, USAF
  • Dr. Ahmed Calvo, Chief, Health Resources and Services Administration, Division of Clinical Quality, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Clinical Quality Improvement Branch, HHS
  • Leonard D’Avolio, Associate Center Director, Biomedical Informatics, MA Veterans Epidemiology Research, VA 
  • Jerry Davis, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information Security, VA
  • Roseanne Egan, Acting Regional Administrator, CMS
  • Ned Ellington, Program Manager, HIRTC, Office of the National Coordinator, Department of Health and Human Services
  • Michael Fischetti, Deputy Chief of Acquisitions, TRICARE Management Activity
  • Michael Fitzmaurice, Senior Science Advisor for Information Technology, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, HHS
  • Edward Gabriel, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Department of Health and Human Services
  • Dr. Jose Galvez, Director of Community Outreach and Special Programs, Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, HHS
  • Mark Goodge, Chief Technology Officer, Military Health System, DOD
  • Yael Harris, Director, Office of Health IT & Quality, HRSA
  • Jessica Kahn, Technical Director for HIT, Center for Medicaid and State Operations, CMS
  • Sanjay Koyani, Director, Web Communications, Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
  • Joseph Klosky, Chief Technology Officer and Senior Technical Advisor, Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
  • Dr. Caterina Lasome, Chief Operating Officer, Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, HHS
  • B.J. Lide, Senior Advisor for Health Information Technology, NIST
  • Rachel Lunsford, Special Assistant to the Chief Technology Officer, VA
  • Barbara Keller, Chief, Health IT Modernization, DOD/VA Interagency Program Office
  • Jon Walter McKeeby, Chief Information Officer, NIH Clinical Center, HHS
  • Joe Paiva, Executive Director, Virtual Lifetime Electronic Records, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Bakul Patel, Policy Advisor, Food and Drug Administration, HHS
  • Kevin Plexico, Vice President of Federal Information Services, Deltek
  • Dr. Chandan Sastry, Staff Scientist, Institute for Children’s Health and Development, National Institutes of Health, HHS
  • Matt Scholl, Deputy Director, Cyber Security, NIST
  • Keith Seaman, Associate Deputy Chief Information Officer, Product Development, Office of Information Technology, VA
  • Patricia Sengstack, Deputy Chief Information Officer, Clinical Informatics, NIH Clinical Center
  • Col. David Stanczyk, Chief, Air Force Medical Service Innovations, Air Force Medical Support Agency
  • Lauren Thompson, Director, Federal Health Architecture, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, HHS
  • Tony Trenkle, Director and Chief Information Officer, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, HHS
  • Capt. Michael Weiner, Chief Medical Information Officer, DOD/VA Interagency Program Office
  • Edward Wilgus, Senior Contracting Officer, NITAAC, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services

Register today and benefit from:
  • Networking opportunities with more than 600 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; health IT readiness; federal regulations and acquisitions; patient-centric care; reducing healthcare disparities; big data management; fraud, waste and abuse; telehealth; health informatics; healthcare delivery optimization; and performance improvement 
  • 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