Jennifer Mueller, MBA, RHIA, SHIMSS, FAHIMA, President, AHIMA Board of Directors
Lauren Riplinger, JD, Chief Public Policy and Impact Officer, AHIMA
9:30 – 10:15 AM
10:15 –10:30 AM
10:30 – 11:15 AM
ADVANCING DATA FOR HEALTH
Priya Bathija, JD, President and CEO of Nyoo Health, moderates a discussion on health equity and social determinants of health. The session will feature Susan Fuehrer, President, Institute for H.O.P.E., The MetroHealth System, Maria Caban Alizondo, PhD, RHIT, FAHIMA, Director of Health Information Management, UCLA Health System, and Samantha Burch, MA, Director of Government Relations, OCHIN.
11:15 AM –12:00 PM
EXPLORING TEFCA IN 2023
Join Andrew Tomlinson, Director Regulatory Affairs, AHIMA, as he moderates a panel on the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) and what 2023 holds for those impacted. Panelists include Zoe Barber, MPH, Policy Director, The Sequoia Project and Laura McCrary, President and CEO, KONZA National Network.
12:00 – 1:00 PM
A GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS OUTLOOK FOR 2023
Lauren Riplinger, JD, Chief Public Policy and Impact Officer, AHIMA, moderates a lunchtime panel with Michael Williams, MBA, MPA, Founder and President, The Williams Group on what the political landscape looks like in 2023.
1:00 – 1:45 PM
PROTECTING HEALTH DATA PRIVACY IN AN INTERCONNECTED WORLD
Join Andrew Tomlinson, Director Regulatory Affairs, AHIMA, as he moderates a panel discussion with Elisa Jillson, JD, Attorney, Division of Privacy and Identify Protection, Bureau of Consumer Protection at the Federal Trade Commission, Valerie Watzlaf, PhD, Associate Professor Emeritus, University of Pittsburgh, and Tina Grande, MHS, Executive Vice President, Policy, Healthcare Leadership Council. The panel will discuss data privacy and how to navigate the data landscape at a time when privacy is under threat.
1:45 – 2:30 PM
ENSURING DATA QUALITY AND PATIENT SAFETY BY IMPROVING PATIENT IDENTIFICATION AND MATCHING
Join Kate McFadyen, MA, Director of Government Affairs, AHIMA, as she moderates a panel on patient identification and matching. Panelists include Rachel Podczervinski, MS, RHIA, Vice President of Professional Services at Harris Data Integrity Solutions.
2:30 – 2:45 PM
2:45 – 3:30 PM
ADVANCING THE END-USER PERSPECTIVE IN HEALTH IT POLICY AND STANDARDS
Join Chantal Worzala, PhD, Principal, Alazro Consulting, as she moderates a panel discussion on integrating clinical and administrative data. Panelists include Mary Greene, MD, Director, Office of Burden Reduction and Health Informatics, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Jennifer Mueller, MBA, RHIA, SHIMSS, FAHIMA, Vice President, Privacy Officer, Wisconsin Hospital Association, and Heather McComas, PharmD, Director, Administrative Simplification, American Medical Association.
3:30 – 4:15 PM
HEALTHCARE POLICY IN THE 118TH CONGRESS
Kate McFadyen, MA, Director of Government Affairs, AHIMA, moderates a discussion on the health policy priorities of the 118th Congress in the US House of Representatives and US Senate.
4:15 – 4:30 PM
4:30 – 4:45 PM
4:45 – 5:30 PM
CAPITOL HILL DAY OFFICE HOURS
Join AHIMA staff to ask any last-minute questions about Capitol Hill Day.
5:30 – 7:30 PM
7:00 – 8:30 AM
BREAKFAST PANEL: THE FUTURE OF AI
Join us for breakfast and hear a keynote session on the future of artificial intelligence.
8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
CAPITOL HILL DAY MEETINGS
AHIMA members travel to Capitol Hill to meet with their members of Congress.