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2019 Prime Health Innovation Summit
Join us for the 5th annual summit on health innovation and entrepreneurship! Save the date: May 6 and 7!
The Office of eHealth Innovation is conducting a series of focus groups across Colorado
The purpose of the focus groups is to gain insight into your perspectives on:
The sessions will be 2½ hours long and will be held at the following locations:
If you are interested in attending one of these focus groups, or would like to nominate someone else to attend, please email Kristi LaBarge in the Office of eHealth Innovation at Kristi.LaBarge@state.co.us
2018 Prime Health Challenge
Join us, Thursday, 5:30pm – 9:30pm, October 11th, 2018 at the EXDO Event Center for the 2018 Prime Health Challenge! Watch companies pitch their products live in front of a panel of healthcare executives for the opportunity to win part of the $150,000 prize money, and an opportunity to pilot their product at one of their healthcare institutions. To register, click here.
Connecting for Healthier Communities Summit
QHN and CRN's 2018 Summit, on Thursday, September 6th, will provide a full day of education and networking focusing on the social determinants of health and joining forces between our medical, behavioral and social service agencies to achieve a whole-person picture of wellness. Keynote speakers include eHealth Commissioner Michele Lueck, President and CEO of the Colorado Health Institute, and Kim Bimestefer, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing. Click here to register.
Colorado Selected for Technical Assistance by the National Governor's Association
Colorado was recently awarded Track 2 of the National Governor's Association Technical Assistance Program: Harnessing the Power of Data to Achieve State Policy Goals. This initiative will highlight data best practices in policy making, addressing data governance, cross-sector data sharing, and system capabilities to enhance data informed policy and capacity building across state agencies.
10.10.10 Cities (Health)
At the Monday, May 7 Big Reveal at Industry RiNo (3858 Walnut Street), 10 Serial Entrepreneurs were invited to Denver to develop breakthrough solutions to 10 Wicked Problems in Health. The program continued through the week, with the Grand Finale occuring on May 17th, also at Industry. For more information, click here!
Prime Health/OeHI Innovation Summit The all-day summit began at 8:00 AM, Thursday May 10 with opening remarks from Kim Bimestefer, Executive Director, HCPF. Morning sessions included panels on care coordination and data liquidity, and the afternoon included breakout groups and panels considering the integration of care using technology and the potential for blockchain in healthcare. Lt. Governor Donna Lynne delivered the lunch keynote.
Colorado CHIMMS Advocacy Day at the Capitol, April 26th from 8:00 to 5:00
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.
OeHI Submits Comments to the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) Regarding TEFCA (Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement)
On February 20, OeHI, with substantial input from the eHealth Commission, submitted comments to ONC on the proposed rule. See the comments here.
Colorado Health IT Roadmap Launch Party with CHIMSS and CHIMA
OeHI, in partnership with the Colorado Health Information and Management Systems Society (CHIMSS) and the Colorado Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) hosted a Colorado Health IT Roadmap Launch Party with over 150 health IT fanatics in attendance, including Mr. Hal Wolf, national president of HIMSS.