Pennsylvania eHealth Initiative
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Pennsylvania Medical Society
777 E. Park Drive
10:15am – 3:45pm
YOU MUST REGISTER ONLINE. Registration is NOW OPEN and space is limited!
Deadline for registration is August 26!
REGISTER ONLINE at
Note: Currently registered members of PAeHI are free! (This is a member benefit and included as part of your organizations membership). Your organization must have renewed their 2011-12 membership to receive the new userid and password to register online. Cost for Non-Members is $75.00
Welcome and PAeHI Introductions by Sharon Dorogy, Board Chair and Dr. Chris Cavanaugh, PAeHI Executive Director
“Pennsylvania eHealth Collaborative” Direction
Robert Torres, State HIT Coordinator
“The Care Connectivity Consortium: Decreasing the Cost of Health-Information Exchange”
James M. Walker, MD, FACP; Chief Health Information Officer, Geisinger Health System
Ed McCallister, UPMC Health Plan
Augusta (Gus) L. Kairys, VP for Provider Technology and Strategic Partnerships, Highmark, Inc.
Lunch and Networking with Colleagues
Committee Breakout Sessions (BAT, C&E, Finance, HIE, Membership, Policy)
Breakout Session Synopsis Committee Reports
Pennsylvania State Program Updates
DPW – Matt McGeorge, OMAP HIT Coordinator
PA-REACH -Don Wilson, MD, and Anita Somplasky, Project Director
Closing Remarks, Announcements, and Adjournment