AFCEA’s Bethesda Chapter has just announced exciting speakers for their annual “Health IT Summit: Collaborating for a Resilient Health IT Ecosystem” to be held at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center on Tuesday & Wednesday January 17-18, 2023.
The Summit will be filled with keynote addresses, panelists specializing in Health IT initiatives, plus breakout sessions exploring telehealth, veteran care, cybersecurity, data science, emerging technology, and much more from a number of Federal agencies.
Today, technology provides an environment for collaboration among key players in the healthcare system, including government, private sector partners, and academia. So don’t miss out on the ample networking opportunities available at the Health IT Summit 2023.
The Speakers taking part in the two day Summit, will be top leaders from HHS, NIH, CMS, and many more from other agencies and other sources will be announced soon. Top agency officials will provide news and information on topics such as Federal telehealth, cybersecurity, emerging technologies, health equity, and strengthening cross-agency and industry collaborations.
A sampling of some of the stimulating speakers scheduled includes the CXO Panel Discussion with Rajiv Uppal, CIO at CMS (pending approval), to discuss his thoughts and ideas. In addition, a panel discussion on Acquisitions will be held with Ricky Clark, Deputy Director at NITAAC.
CMS Breakout Session will include a panel of CMS leaders who will share how innovative technology implementations can save the agency money, reduce burden, and improve the user experience. Learn how technology innovations are integrated into everything they do at CMS, from modernizing the claims payment process, to including health equity in all CMS initiatives.
Day 1 Breakout Session will include top officials from CMS such as:
- Arrah Tabe-Bedward, Deputy Director CMMI
- Lee Ann Crochunis, OIT Director, Applications Management Group
- Chandra Dyamangoudar, Group Director, CCSQ’s Information systems Group
- Marc Richardson, Senior IT Executive CMS
Andrea Fletcher, Director of Digital Services at CMS, will moderate the Session
Capt. Heather Demeris, the Director, for the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth at HRSA within HHS will also provide her thoughts and ideas on Day 1.
On Day 2, A Breakout Session will concentrate on Cybersecurity and ways to collaborate to meet new federal cybersecurity requirements.
Day 2 Breakout Session will have Gerald J. Caron III, Chief Information Officer (CIO, Assistant Inspector General for Information Technology, Office of the Inspector Genera, at HHS, will lead the discussion on cybersecurity. Jill Aitoro, SVP, Content Strategy CyberRisk Alliance will Moderate the session.
Another breakout session will discuss “Enabling Cross Cutting Health Equity Programs with Technology’ by Tom Harrel, IT Specialist/Sr. IT Policy Analyst from NIH’s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, leading the discussion.
Register today to reserve your seat! More speakers with vital ideas are being added daily to the list of speakers. Be sure to go to https://bethesda.afceachapters.org for more information. To find out more about sponsorship opportunities, go to email@example.com.