Health IT Summit - Collaborative event with Puerto Rico Hospital Association

August 24, 8:00am, AST - 5:30pm, AST


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Puerto Rico Hospital Association - HIT Summit
(Registration Form Attached)


6 Continuing Education Credits
Certified by the Continuing Education Program
Puerto Rico Hospital Association – Provider # 00041
HIMSS Approved Collaborative event - 6 CE Credits for CAHIMS, CPHIMS

When: August 24, 2018
Where: Intercontinental Hotel, Isla Verde, Caribbean Room

8:00 – 8:45             Registration

8:45 - 9:00             Welcome Remarks  
Jaime Plá Cortés, Executive President, PRHA
9:00 -  9:20        Introduction: Health IT Ecosystem - Enrique Baquero, MHSA, FACHE, 
Vice President, Development and Education, PRHA

9:20 – 9:50       Health IT: Closing the Gap for Health Equity - Antonio I. Fernández, Director, Latinos for Healthcare Equity 

9:50-11:00     Keynote Speaker
The Value – Based Healthcare Business Model: How Innovative Providers are Achieving Long Term Success – Jude Wimberger, Director of VBHC Strategy, Medtronic

11:00-12:00    Keynote Speaker
HIT Analytics for Value-Based Payment Models, Tomas Moran, Founder and Chairman of Health Metric System, Inc.

12:00-1:00        Lunch 

1:00 -1:40    Interoperability Among Providers, Hospitals, Patients and Insurers - Angel Javier Jimenez Jirau, Director, Health Center Control Network, Puerto Rico Primary Care Association

1:40-2:10    Exchanging Health Information: Where We Are and the Road Ahead - Inés Hernández Roses, MD, Chief Medical Officer, MCS Holdings

2:10 – 3:00     Engaging and Transforming Current EHR/IT Systems for the Future - José Abrams, Chief Information Officer, Sistema de Salud Episcopal and Past-President HIMSS Puerto Rico Chapter
3:00-3:30    HIT Safety and Joint Commission Standards - Enrique Vázquez, MD, Patient Safety Consultant

3:30-4:30    Puerto Rico’s Roadmap to Interoperability - Alexander Quevedo Pagán, Chief Information Officer, Puerto Rico Department of Health

4:30              Adjournment

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