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TAG Young Professionals Presents GA HIMMS Gwinnett Medical Resurgens Orthopedics and HealthIT Boa

4/10/2013 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Health IT Trends for 2013 – Mobile Health, Personal Health Records (PHR), Electronic Health Records (EHR), Telemedicine, Big Data, Meaningful Use, HIPAA transformation, ICD-10, Accountable Care Organizations (ACO). If you are working for a High Tech company, looking for a job at a High Tech company, are a vendor for the High Tech industry or simply someone who knows how the important being up to speed on health information technology advances are, chances are you have heard one of the above Health IT trend buzzwords. Atlanta is the epicenter for Health IT advancement in the US.

If you are a young professional in Atlanta, don’t miss this opportunity to gain insight and knowledge into the Health IT industry’s future as we discuss the 2013 HIT trends, all while rubbing shoulders with other ambitious young professionals and executives in the HIT space.

Topics of Discussion (The 2013 trends):

- $10B has been paid out in Meaningful Use incentives but has healthcare because more efficient as a result?

- EHR market to shrink…will ATL to see big players emerge?

- HIPAA/HITECH, data breach security risks to become a major concern, who should be concerned?

- Will Mobile Health get traction or continue to disappoint? What are the hurdles to implementation and risks being considered?

- Personal Health Apps and corporate wellness programs engagement? Watches reading heart rate, employee sponsored wellness platforms monitoring exercise to get health insurance cost credits.

- Telemedicine, $400M Healthcare Connect Fund by Federal Communication Commission to bring connectivity to rural communities.

- ICD-10 delays, original ICD rules wrote in 1979 are certainly outdated, but cost to update software/systems is too costly. How can Health IT help bring ICD to 21st century?

- Health Information Exchanges (HIE) to spread (see MA, Maine, OH examples). How will payers/providers leverage HIE to improve outcomes and reduce costs?

- States to adopt Health Insurance Exchanges (HIX) or default to Federal HIX in effort to meet 1/1/2014 deadline.

- How will Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) leverage technology to measure success?

- Healthcare data to the cloud. Are security risks as HIPAA business associates a real concern.

- Use of Big Data (predictive analytic technologies, population health management, inventory management)


Wayne Myers, Chief Operating Officer, Karna, LLC

Christopher Kunney, CPHIT, MSMOT, Executive Healthcare IT Strategist

Bradley Dick, Chief Information Officer, Resurgens Orthopaedics

Rick Allen, AVP – Information Systems at Gwinnett Hospital System

Dress Code

Business Casual


6:00 - 6:30 - Networking

6:30 - 8:00 - Panel Discussion

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