The all-day summit began at 8:00 on Thursday, May 10 with opening remarks from Kim Bimestefer, Executive Director at HCPF. Morning sessions included panels on care coordination and data liquidity, and the afternoon included breakout groups and panels discussing the integration of care using technology and the potential for blockchain. Lt. Governor Donna Lynne delivered the lunch keynote. Thank you for all those who attended and sponsored the event!
Morning discussions focused on three initiatives from the Colorado Health IT Roadmap: Care Coordination, Patient Access to Health Information, and Unique Patient Identifiers. Afternoon speakers discussed the importance of Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery Planning. Special thanks to our eHealth Commissioners and Colorado Chapter of HIMMS for such a great event.
On February 20, OeHI, with substantial input from the eHealth Commission, submitted comments to ONC on the proposed rule. See the comments here.