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The Sequoia Project Annual Member Meeting 2017

GAYLORD NATIONAL HARBOR, MD  |  DECEMBER 5-6, 2017

The Sequoia Project’s Annual Meeting 2017 provided an update on the non-profit’s programs and its initiatives – Carequality, eHealth Exchange, and RSNA Image Share Validation – with remarks from senior leadership, members, and government officials. We also held interactive workshop sessions outlining the way ahead.

Journey to Nationwide Interoperability

Speakers: Mariann Yeager, The Sequoia Project and Michael Matthews, CedarBridge Group

Industry Keynote

Speaker: Micky Tripathi, Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative

Sequoia Project Initiative Roundtable

Speakers: Mariann Yeager, The Sequoia Project; Didi Davis, The Sequoia Project; David Cassel, Carequality; and Jennifer Rosas, eHealth Exchange

Federal Keynote

Speaker: Scott R. Blackburn, Department of Veterans Affairs

The State of ONC

Speakers: Genevieve Morris, ONC and Elise Sweeney Anthony, ONC

Disaster Preparedness Strategies for Health IT

Speakers: Lee Stevens, ONC; Kristen Finne, ASPR; and Robert “Rim” Cothren, California Association of HIEs (CAHIE)

A Perfect Match

Speakers: Ryan Bramble, CRISP; Eric Heflin, The Sequoia Project; Lesley Kadlec, AHIMA; and Ben Moscovitch, The Pew Charitable Trusts

21st Century Cures Reaction Panel

Speakers: Mariann Yeager, The Sequoia Project; Chantal Worzala, American Hospital Association; John Kansky, Indiana Health Information Exchange; and Stephanie Zaremba, athenahealth

Closing Remarks

Speakers: Mariann Yeager, The Sequoia Project

2017 Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Journey to Nationwide Interoperability
Speaker: Mariann Yeager, The Sequoia Project, and Michael Matthews, CedarBridge Group
Sequoia Project Initiative Roundtable
Speakers: Mariann Yeager and Didi Davis of The Sequoia Project, David Cassel of Carequality, and Jennifer Rosas of eHealth Exchange  
Federal Keynote:
Scott R. Blackburn
Executive in Charge for Information and Technology and Chief Information Officer for the Office of Information and Technology (OI&T)
Department of Veterans Affairs
The State of ONC
Speakers: Genevieve Morris, ONC and Elise Sweeney Anthony, ONC
21st Century Cures Reaction Panel
Moderator: Mariann Yeager, The Sequoia Project
Speakers: Chantal Worzala, American Hospital Association, John Kansky, Indiana Health Information Exchange, and Stephanie Zaremba, athenahealth 
eHealth Exchange: National Perspectives Panel
Moderator: John Kansky, Indiana Health Information Exchange
Speakers: Jay Nakashima, DaVita and David Horrocks, CRISP
Disaster Preparedness Strategies for Health IT
Speaker: Lee Stevens, ONC, Kristen Finne, ASPR, Robert Cothren, CAHIE (California Association of HIEs), and Luis Belen, National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved
Carequality: Reports from the Field
Moderator: Dr. Matthew Eisenberg, Stanford
Speakers: Dr. Robert “Bo” Fried, Eagle Physicians and Associates and Dr. Steven Lane, Sutter Health 
Drowning in Data: Clinical Content Requirements for Success
Moderator: Dr. Michael Hodgkins, American Medical Association
Speakers: Dr. David Camitta, Dignity Health, and Dr. Margaret Donahue, Veterans Health Administration
Why Connect with Federal Partners
Speakers: Kitt Winter, Social Security Administration and Dr. Margaret Donahue, Veterans Health Administration
Closing Remarks
Speaker: Mariann Yeager, The Sequoia Project

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Industry Key Note
Speaker: Micky Tripathi, Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative (MAeHC)
A Perfect Match
Speakers: Ryan Bramble, CRISP, Eric Heflin, The Sequoia Project, Lesley Kadlec, AHIMA, and Ben Moscovitch, The Pew Charitable Trusts
Treatment Exchange Use Cases
Moderator: Robert “Rim” Cothren, CAHIE (California Association of HIEs)
Speakers: Tara Dragert, Rob Klootwyk, Epic, Surescripts, Navi Gadhiok, eClinicalWorks, and Lizz Restat, athenahealth 
Non-Treatment Exchange Use Cases
Moderator: AJ Peterson, Netsmart
Speakers: Melynda Brown, Wellstar Health System, Leslie Kelly Hall, Healthwise, Eli Rowe, WoMBA, and Eric Sullivan, Inovalon  
Staff Q&A
Speakers: Mariann Yeager, Eric Heflin and Didi Davis of The Sequoia Project, David Cassel of Carequality, and Jennifer Rosas of eHealth Exchange

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