Policy Changemakers Luncheon

Tuesday, April 18 at 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CT
West Building, Level 2 | Prairie A

Network with state, local, federal and international government officials, HIMSS Chapter Leaders and other health IT experts for this annual luncheon with presentations on public policy priorities. Awardees will be recognized for their achievements in advocacy and service to advancing health IT. We will then hear from a panel consisting of federal and state policy champions:

Unlocking the Full Potential of Digital Health: How Data Flow, Interoperability, and Modernization Advances Public Health and Patient Safety

Interoperability enables healthcare and public health systems to exchange information, however many complexities hinder this, leading to delayed responses, incomplete patient records, and compromised safety. Collaborators are working to modernize and incentivize information sharing to improve care. Join US Federal and State Experts in a discussion on improving health outcomes through collaborative modernization.

Government or Public Policy Professional, Population Health Management Professional, Public Health Practitioner


Josh Bailes
EVP/Managing Director, Health & Civilian


Alexandra Mugge
Chief Health Informatics Officer, and Director, Health Informatics and Interoperability Group
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS)
Umair Shah, MD, MPH
Secretary of Health
Washington State

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