A major component of the Institute for e-Health Policy's programs is leadership of the 25-year-old Capitol Hill Steering Committee on Telehealth and Healthcare Informatics. Since 1993, the Steering Committee has convened more than 170 widely attended educational sessions and healthcare information technology demonstrations for members of Congress, congressional staff, key federal agency officials, industry professionals and the general public.
Topics in 2018 are expected to include:
- Engaging Underserved Communities using HIT Tools: Bringing Quality Care to Rural, Underserved, Minority and Disparate Populations
- Making Health IT Work for Patients - Interoperability, Standards, Data Exchanges, and Privacy and Security
- Mobile Healthcare Applications: Advances in Disease Monitoring / Chronic Care Management Technologies”
- Electronic Health Record Modernization & Interoperaiblity between the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs