Joy Pritts, Chief Privacy Officer, ONC

Dr. David Carmouche, CMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield - Louisiana

Joel Reich, MD, CMO, Eastern Connecticut Health Network

Dan Paoletti, CEO, Ohio Health Information Partnership (OHIP)     

Lauren Thompson, Director, Federal Health Architecture, HHS

Shyam Desigan, CFO and SVP IT, American Academy of Physician Assistants

Robert Tennant, Senior Policy Advisor, Health Informatics, MGMA-ACMPE

Dennis Horrigan, President and CEO, Catholic Medical Partners

Kirk Nahra, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP

Jeff Brown, CIO, Lawrence General Hospital

Nelson Teich, President, COI - Clínicas Oncológicas Integradas

Mike Tilkin, CIO, American College of Radiology

Stephen Morgan, Vice President, Clinical Informatics, Carilion Clinic

Patrick Wilson, Assistant Director of IT Security and Chief Technology Officer, Contra Costra Health Services

Rich Pollack, MS CPHIMS, FHIMSS, VP & Chief Information Officer, VCU Health System

David Vulcano, LCSW, MBA, CIP, RAC, AVP, Clinical Research, Hospital Corporation of America (HCA, Inc.)

Heidi Wied Albright, MHA, FHFMA, Director, Institute for Cancer Care Excellence

Damon Davis, Director of the Health Data Initiative, HHS

Dr. Jay Moskowitz, President and CEO, Health Sciences South Carolina

J-C Rey, CEO, Institute for Health and Economics

Patty Ryan, ISO, (a large pharmaceutical company)

Robert Mayer, CIO, ABQ Health Partners

David Levine, Vice President and Medical Director, Comparative Data and Informatics, University HealthSystem Consortium

Natasa Sokolovich, Executive Director, Telemedicine Services, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)

Richard Dutton, AQI Executive Director, Anesthesia Quality Institute

Dr. Steven Waldren, Director Of Center For Health IT, The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

Jacqueline Cole, Director of Compliance/Quality and Privacy Officer, Dakotacare Company

Rick Moore, CIO, National Committee for Quality Assurance

Katisha Harrison, MBA, BPM, Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt, Medical Economics Analyst, Bon Secours Health System, Inc., St. Mary’s Hospital

Sandra Elliott, Director, Consumer Technology and Service Development, Meridian Health

Victoria Richardson, RN-BC/Juran, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Clinical Informatics Director, Bon Secours Health Sytem, Inc., St. Mary’s Hospital

Nathan Castellanos, Director, Information Technology, Association of Academic Health Centers

Stanley Mierzwa, M.S., Director, Information Technology, Population Council

Karen Jones, RN, BSN, CPC, Juran Six Sigma Green Belt, Director of Project Management/Clinical Informatics, Bon Secours Health System, Inc., Memorial Regional Medical Center/Richmond Community Hospital

Howard Burde, Health Information Technology Lawyer, Howard Burde Health Law LLC

Brian Ahier, Health IT Evangelist, Mid-Columbia Medical Center

Melissa Barthold, Senior Clinical Solutions Strategist, University of Mississippi Medical Center

Jacob Krive, Ph.D., MBA, CPHIMS, Project Manager - Information Systems, Advocate Health Care

HTRAC Council Meeting Call for Speakers

The HTRAC Council is in the process of confirming speakers for its upcoming Council Meeting.  If you are interested in participating please contact our Co-Founder & EVP of Research Parham Eftekhari at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For further reference to the HTRAC Council programing, click here to view our April 2013 program.

  • Joy Pritts, Chief Privacy Officer, ONC
  • John Showalter, CMIO, University of Mississippi Medical Center
  • Steve Heilman, VP & CMIO, Norton Healthcare
  • John Mattison, CMIO, Kaiser Permanente
  • Victoria Richardson, Clinical Informatics Manager, Bon Secours Health System, Inc., St. Mary’s Hospital
  • Paul Tibbits MD, Deputy CIO for Architecture, Strategy and Design, Veterans Affairs
  • Michael Brown MD, CIO, Harvard University Health Services
  • Kristen Clickner, VP Information Systems, Sentara
  • Lt. Col. Michael Holmes, Deputy Director, Systems Development Defense Health Information
  • Management System, DoD
  • Joel Reich, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Eastern Connecticut Health Network
  • Deborah Kobza, Executive Director/CEO, Global Situation Awareness Center, The National Health ISAC
  • LeToia Crozier, Esq., CHC, Senior Vice President, Compliance Officer, Cogent HMG
  • Charles DeShazer MD, VP, Quality and Clinical Outcomes, BayCare Health System
  • Russell Esposito, SVP‐Chief Information Officer, Amerigroup Corporation
  • Tim Barker, Privacy Compliance Officer, Vanguard Health
  • Christopher Boutin, Chief Compliance, Assurance & Privacy Officer, Baystate Health
  • Suresh Srinivasan, CTO, NYU Langone Medical Center
  • Lauren Thompson, Director, Federal Health Architecture, HHS
  • Richard Pollack, CIO & VP, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
  • Nirav Shah MD, New York State Commissioner of Health, New York State Department of Health
  • Kirk Nahra, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP

Click HERE to View Full HTRAC Council

 

Featured Sessions included in the HTRAC Program

Creating Cultures of Innovation
David Vulcano, LCSW, MBA, CIP, RAC, AVP, Clinical Research, Hospital Corporation of America (HCA, Inc.)
Rich Pollack, VP and CIO, VCU Health System
Natasa Sokolovich, Executive Director, Telemedicine Services, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Stanley Mierzwa, M.S., Director, Information Technology, Population Council
Wes Ratlif, Eastern US Strategy, NetApp (Moderator)

Value vs. Volume: Leveraging Technology to Change the Perception and Delivery of Healthcare
Dennis Horrigan, President and CEO, Catholic Medical Partners
Dan Paoletti, CEO, Ohio Health Information Partnership (OHIP)
Dr. Richard Dutton, Executive Director, Anesthesia Quality Institute
Dr. Marcus Speaker, Medical Informaticist, Carilion Clinic

Making Friends out of Frienemies: The Culture and Technology of Effective Payer/Provider Collaboration
Dr. David Carmouche, CMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield ‐ Louisiana
Heidi Wied Albright, Director, Institute for Cancer Care Excellence, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
Gordon Moore, CMO, Treo Solutions
John Strapp, Managing Director, Integrated Medical Practice

CEO Roadmap: Emerging Roles, Priorities and the Need for Cross‐Functional/Cross‐Institutional Partnerships
Joel Reich, MD, CMO, Eastern Connecticut Health Network
LeToia Crozier, Esq., CHC, Senior Vice President, Compliance Officer, Cogent HMG Bre Jackson, CEO, Connected Health Technology (moderator)

How Informatics is Changing Decision Support Today and Will Revolutionize Healthcare Tomorrow
Shyam Desigan, CFO and SVP IT, American Academy of Physician Assistants
Jacob Krive, PH.D, Project Manager - Information Systems, Advocate Health Care
Mike Tilkin, CIO, American College of Radiology
Nelson Teich, President, COI - Clínicas Oncológicas Integradas
Victoria Richardson, RN‐BC/Juran, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Clinical Informatics Director, Bon Secours Health System, Inc., St. Mary’s Hospital (Moderator)

Balanced Security : Technology, Tying Privacy to Ethics, and Understanding Legal Implications
Joy Pritts, Chief Privacy Officer, ONC
Kirk Nahra, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP
Robert Mayer, CIO, ABQ Health Partners
Parham Eftekhari, Co-Founder & EVP Research, HTRA (Moderator)

IT Accountability and Challenges in ACOs/ICOs
Jeff Brown, CIO, Lawrence General Hospital
Rick Moore, CIO, National Committee for Quality Assurance
Andrew Sawyer, Vice President, Service Delivery, Falcon Consulting (Moderator)

Improving Wellness through mHealth, Population Management, and Patient Engagement
Dr. Steven Waldren, Director Of Center For Health IT, The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
Sandra Elliott, Director, Consumer Technology and Service Development, Meridian Health

Turning Data into a Strategic Advantage: Architecture, Interoperability and Security
Damon Davis, Director of the Health Data Initiative, HHS
Dr. Jay Moskowitz, President and CEO, Health Sciences South Carolina
Lauren Thompson, Director, Federal Health Architecture, HHS
Howard Burde, Health Information Technology Lawyer, Howard Burde Health Law (Moderator)

Reducing the Cost of Care and Driving Better Decision Making Through EHR Optimization
Katisha Harrison, MBA, BPM, Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt, Medical Economics Analyst,
Bon Secours Health System, Inc., St. Mary’s Hospital

Creating an Environment of Comparable Data
Melissa Barthold, Senior Clinical Solutions Strategist, University of Mississippi Medical Center

Legal & Compliance Trends: Preparing for the Future
Howard Burde, Health Information Technology Lawyer, Howard Burde Health Law LLC

ICD 10
Robert Tennant, Senior Policy Advisor, Health Informatics, MGMA‐ACMPE

Governance Strategies for Healthcare
Brian Ahier, Health IT Evangelist, Mid‐Columbia Medical Center

Breaking down Siloes between Payers & Providers
Jacqueline Cole, Director of Compliance/Quality and Privacy Officer, Dakotacare Company

Change Management: Reshaping Personnel Attitudes on Security, Privacy and the use of IT
Patty Ryan, Information Security Officer, Johnson & Johnson

Understanding Health Information Exchanges and their Impact on You
Corey Wilson, Vice President, Information Security & Security Officer, Cogent HMG

Lean IT for Healthcare
Wes Ratlif, Eastern US Strategy, NetApp

Adopting a Balanced Approach to Operational Risk Management
Karen Jones, Dir. Project Management/Clinical Informatics, Memorial Regional Medical Center/Richmond Community Hospital

Critical Success Factors for Effective Business, Clinical, and IT Collaboration
Nathan Castellanos, Director of Information Technology, Association of Academic Health Centers

HIPAA Privacy and Security Challenges and Best Practices
Kirk Nahra, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP