iHT² [eye-h-tee-squared]: 1. an awe-inspiring summit featuring some of the world’s best and brightest. 2. great food for thought that will leave you begging for more. 3. a great way to connect and engage with those changing our world.

Each year, the Institute hosts a series of events & programs which promote improvements in the quality, safety, and efficiency of health care through information technology and facilitating knowledge exchange. iHT² programs are designed to support multi-stakeholder organizations who are navigating through health IT issues, policies and strategies in an attempt to improve care. Institute programs include a variety of guest speakers and keynotes representing many diverse sectors within health care. Speaker faculty provide expert advice, practical recommendations, solution-oriented best practices and reactions related to the most pressing issues.

The 2014 iHT2 Health IT Summit in San Francisco will bring together over 200 C-level, physician, practice management and IT decision-makers from North America’s leading provider organizations and physician practices. For two days, executives will be able to interact with a national audience of peers, thought leaders, and solutions providers at one of San Francisco's finest resorts. Areas of discussion will include: Meaningful Use, Health Information Exchange, Telehealth, Accountable Care, mHealth, Cloud Computing, and more. 

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  • conference program


    • 25 March 2014
      • 8:00 Registration Opens
      • 8:45 Introductory Remarks
      • 8:50 - 10:00 Panel "Health Care 2020: The Hurdles and Opportunities Ahead"
    • 26 March 2014
      • 8:00 Registration Opens
      • 8:50 Opening Remarks
      • 9:00 - 10:10 Panel "Enabling Delivery Models of the Future: Population Health Management and Analytics "

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  • 2014 conference presentations


    • Enabling Data Exchange with New Models for Interoperability
      • Compare current trends in public vs. private HIEs
      • Outline how data exchange is supporting new care delivery models like ACOS and PCMH
      • Discuss examples of health information exchange improving quality and reducing cost
    • The New Healthcare Information Economy
      • Understand how medical science and information systems are converging to improve the quality and affordability of care
      • Provide a new definition of prevention and integration
      • Discuss the shift of care settings beyond hospitals and medical offices toward spaces where patients live, work and play

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  • 2014 conference speakers


    • Gregory Poulsen Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer Intermountain Healthcare

    • Scott Young, MD Executive Director and
      Senior Medical Director
      Kaiser Permanente’s Care Management Institute Associate Executive Director
      for Clinical Care and Innovation
      The Permanente Federation

    • Sajid Ahmed Chief Information and Innovations Officer Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital

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