Adam Wong is a Management & Program Analyst at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. ONC helps coordinate a nationwide effort to implement and use the mots advanced health information technology and the electronic exchange of health information.
The new health care environment is continually moving into the hands of the individual consumer. The New Environment for Better Health Care Decisions, co-moderated by Indu Subaiya and Matthew Holt, addressed the issues and benefits of the integration of consumer data with clinical experiences. Ryan Beckland from Validic introduced the session as a sponsor. Speakers included Susannah Fox, Tim Kelsey, Neal Sofian, Jamie Heywood, Amy Cueva, David Whitlinger, and Lygeia Ricciardi. Demos exemplifying this shift included Dossia, Fitbit, Mana Health, and HealthifyMe.
Lygeia Ricciardi is back after more than a year directly representing consumers at ONC, and is acting head of a new office that suggests ONC is really serious about helping consumers and patients. This consumer empowerment is demonstrated through the Blue Button, giving people immediate access to online data for themselves as well as their loved ones.
Lygeia Ricciardi is consumerista of the ONC who is here to share with us the “Big Picture” of health care and the modernization of Health care technology with consumer based technology.
A must for Health 2.0 companies that handle health information or interact with people who could perceive themselves as patients. The expert panel will provide a brief overview of the latest requirements and agency interpretations. The panel will then discuss some actual examples of security and patient privacy breeches on the web and how they were handled. Practical tips on how to avoid security and patient privacy breeches will be discussed.
This is an opportunity to help shape the thinking on patient safety and innovation. This will be an open forum with leaders at ONC and FDA as they are beginning to develop approaches for a framework for health IT that promotes safety and innovation. Come share your view and learn how you can participate in future discussions.
Missy Krasner, Executive in Residence, and Matthew Holt Co-Founder of Health 2.0 opens the DC to VC event followed by the interview of Jeff Tangney, CEO and Founder of Doximity and Epocrates moderated by Rebecca Lynn, Partner at Morgenthaler Ventures. Then, there are financial presentations for Health IT by Partners from a variety of Venture Capital firms and a panel consisting of the Director of the ONC, HIT and the officials who are at the forefront of Health Care today.