Tuesday, March 23, 2010

eHealth Initiative Regional Extension Center Webinar Series

Getting Started: Developing a Business Model and Strategy Wednesday, April 7. 2010


Join the eHealth Initiative on Wednesday, April 7th from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. ET for the first in a series of FREE webinars on the Regional Extension Centers which were created through the passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to support widespread health IT adoption. The series will focus on the challenges and issues facing the Regional Extension Centers and provider communities. During the webinars, a variety of Regional Extension Centers will share insights and lessons learned.

The series will kick off with a level-setting session, Getting Started: Developing a Business Model and Strategy and will feature a presentation from the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) and from first round REC awardees. This session will offer an overview of the program and discuss strategies for implementation.


An Overview of Regional Extension Center Program Mission, Goals, and Milestones

Mat Kendall, Acting Director, Office of Provider Adoption Support, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC)

Reactor Panel - Moderated by Derek Schoonover, Vice President of Government & Strategy, McKesson Corporation

Sharon Donnelly, Vice President of Development, Health Insight
Jonathan Fuchs, Chief Operating Officer, Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care
Roger Holloway, Executive Director, Rural Health Resources Services, Northern Illinois University Regional Development Institute
Fred Rachman, Executive Director, Chicago Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center
Micky Tripathi, President and CEO, Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative

This webinar is sponsored by McKesson and RelayHealth.

Please contact Jennifer Knowles (jennifer.knowles@ehealthinitiative.org) with any questions about this event.

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