The California Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA) is hosting the 4th California Health Information Exchange (HIE) in Emergency Medical Services Summit at the Sheraton Park Hotel, in Anaheim, California on April 4th and 5th, 2017.
The HIE in EMS Summit will convene for two full days, featuring selected keynote presentations, workshops, and a fireside chat. Participants will significantly expand their knowledge base for HIE, and build a network of support for HIE projects supporting pre-hospital environments. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn alongside of our federal partners from Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), California Health and Human Services Agency, Local EMS Agencies, health care partners, stakeholder groups, as well as our state partners implementing HIE.
HIE in EMS Summit topics include:
- National EMS Information System evolution, and integration with HIE efforts
- A demo of HIE projects in California ( +EMS, PULSE & POLST eRegistry )
- Health information exchange policy direction in California and nationwide
- Leading & Funding Opportunities for HIE in EMS
- Consumable Data and Data Governance standards development
- Health Information Exchange and Governance
- A Deep Dive in HIE in EMS Interoperability
- Introduction to HIE in EMS
The Summit is funded as a shared learning project through an Advance Interoperable Health Information Technology Services to Support Health Information Exchange Grant provided by the ONC and by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The views expressed in written summit materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
On April 3rd, the HIE Advisory Committee will be meeting in a session open to the public at the same location from 10:00am - 4:00pm.
Event and Hotel Information:
A hotel room block is available to attendees at the Sheraton Park Hotel at a rate of $120.00 a night until March 5, 2017. Please click here to access the room block.
- Continental Breakfast and Lunch will be provided on both days of the event.
- Complimentary Wireless Internet will be provided
- Self-Parking is $12 per day
- Continuing Education Units will be offered to BRN and EMS
***EMSA will accept cancelation and provide refunds up to March 20, 2017***
This event will be held in an accessible facility. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services to ensure accessibility such as language interpreting, assisted listening devices, materials in alternate formats or other accommodations, or who have dietary needs or restrictions, should contact: Rita Cervantes (916) 431-3730 no less than 7 days prior to the meeting.
For updates on this event and health information exchange activities in California, please visit our blog at: http://hieinemsinca.com/. Please direct all Summit related questions to Rita Cervantes (916) 431-3730 or send an email to: Rita.Cervantes@emsa.ca.gov.
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California EMS Authority (EMSA)
The mission of EMSA is to prevent injuries, reduce suffering, and save lives by developing standards for and administering an effective statewide coordinated system of quality emergency medical care and disaster medical response that integrates public health, public safety, and healthcare.