Chapter Advocacy and State Government Affairs Sessions at HIMSS17

During the HIMSS17 conference next week, join the HIMSS Chapter Advocacy Roundtable and State Government Affairs Team as they hold two exciting sessions featuring state and chapter leaders.

Session 1: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
8:30am-9:30am EST
Session location: W311E
Speakers: Esteban Gershanik, MD, MPH, MMSc, FAAP, FHM; Daniel Stein

Building Community-Based Solutions to Connect the Spectrum of Care
This session will bring insights from state leaders on the anticipated opportunities for expanded connectivity/interoperability across the spectrum of care – linking clinical, behavioral, public/population health and other non-health systems.  The presenters will share state recommendations for creating nimble and adaptive systems that improve responsiveness and quality of care when addressing health crises such as environmental threats (lead), opioid abuse, and natural disasters (e.g. Hurricane Katrina, Joplin Missouri Tornados, etc).

Session 2: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
10:00am-11:30am EST
Session location: W310B
Speakers: Valerie Rogers, Director State Government Affairs, Jim Geringer, Former Governor Wyoming, Daniel Stein, President, Stewards of Change

State Advisory Roundtable Exchange - Building Community-Based Solutions to Connect for Public Health
This session will focus on the effort to accelerate progress in healthcare, public health human services, and realms with which they intersect (ex., environment, schools, courts, etc.).