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Thursday, April 5 • 10:45am - 11:45am
Track 2: PLENARY - Lower Provider Reporting Burden and Improve Population Health Outcomes: Statewide Quality Measurement Solutions to Support Value-Based Programs

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States are engaging in complex health IT implementations to lower provider burden and improve quality measurement reporting as part of overall efforts to achieve the Triple Aim: improve patient experience, improve the health of populations; and reduce the per capita cost of health care. Proactive, actionable, real-time measurement of programs, care delivery, and outcomes can be successfully supported by IT infrastructure that proves its value to healthcare and other sectors. Data liquidity is critical to ensuring that provider workflows and proven healthcare interventions reach into every practice for every patient at the right time. Panelists will describe how states are using innovation dollars to ensure robust, statewide quality measurement systems are designed with community consensus about what and how to measure care. States and healthcare organizations will learn about and see specific models, methods, and work products associated with governance, stakeholder engagement, and consensus-based health IT system design to replicate successful practices in their own communities.

Moderators
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Elena Nicolella

Executive Director, New England States Consortium Systems Organization (NESCSO)
Elena Nicolella is the Executive Director of the New England States Consortium Systems Organization, a private, non-profit committed to supporting State Government Health and Human Service agencies. Elena previously worked for the State of Rhode Island’s Executive Office of Health... Read More →

Speakers
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John Fleming

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health Technology Reform, ONC/HHS
John Fleming, M.D., serves as ONC’s deputy assistant secretary for health technology reform. Prior to serving at ONC, Dr. Fleming served as a representative from Louisiana’s 4th congressional district from 2009-2017. Dr. Fleming is an early adopter and supporter of health IT... Read More →
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Johanna Goderre

Sr. Consultant, CedarBridge Group
Johanna is a public health analyst and implementer with many years of experience in planning and executing policy-relevant health research and informatics programs, evaluating research findings and care delivery metrics, and ensuring that high-quality data and systems support health... Read More →
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Burke Jensen

Health IT Project Manager, Office of Healthcare Policy Initiatives Statewide Healthcare Innovation Plan, Idaho
Burke Jensen is the Health IT Project Manager for the Office of Healthcare Policy Initiatives for the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. Burke has coordinated the efforts of the Idaho Health Data Exchange and Health Tech Solutions, a data analytics vendor, to establish a statewide... Read More →
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Amy Zimmerman

Rhode Island State Health Information Technology Coordinator, Rhode Island Executive Office of Health
Amy has served as Rhode Island’s State Health Information (HIT) Coordinator for the past 6 years. She is responsible for overseeing the continued development of RI’s Health Information Exchange by the State’s Designated Entity, the state’s Medicaid EHR incentive program, and... Read More →


Thursday April 5, 2018 10:45am - 11:45am PDT
Key Ballroom 12